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Posts ByKindsey Bernhard, Author at PorchDrinking.com

Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Jenny Pfäfflin Dovetail Brewery

July 21, 2021 |

In Episode 49 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Jenny Pfäfflin, Brewer and Creative & Marketing Manager for Dovetail Brewery in Chicago.

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Shippingport Brewing Wants to Be a Catalyst for Change in Louisville’s West End

July 20, 2021 |

When Amelia Pillow decided to open her own brewery, she wanted to pick a location that could be a catalyst for change for the neighborhood she calls home. Pillow opened Shippingport Brewing in the Portland neighborhood of Louisville, KY, becoming the first taproom and brewpub to open in Louisville’s West End.

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Campaign Launched to Make the Kentucky Common the Official Beer of Kentucky

July 15, 2021 |

A campaign has been launched to make the Kentucky Common the official beer of the state of Kentucky. Michael Moeller, co-founder of Louisville Ale Trail, sent a request to Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s office to consider naming the Kentucky Common the official beer style of Kentucky through executive order.

Kentucky has a state flower, a state tree, a state mammal, a state horse, a state food, a state dance, and many more state insignias. It’s time to add a state beer to the list.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Zoe Licata Brewbound

July 14, 2021 |

In Episode 48 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Zoe Licata, the editorial assistant at Brewbound.

Licata joined the team at Brewbound in May after several years of working in print and digital media.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Betsy Lay Lady Justice Brewing

July 8, 2021 |

In Episode 47 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Betsy Lay, co-founder of Lady Justice Brewing in Aurora, Co.

The idea of Lady Justice was dreamed up while Lay and her two other co-founders Kate Power and Jen Cuesta served in AmeriCorps in 2010 when they asked each other the question, “Why can’t we brew beer and give back to our community?”

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Atrium Brewing Partners with Louisville Bats to Launch “Bat Boy”

July 8, 2021 |

Atrium Brewing has partnered with the Louisville Bats, a Triple-A Affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. The Louisville brewery and minor league baseball have teamed up to launch Bat Boy, a blackberry lemonade Sour Ale beer branded exclusively for the Louisville Bats. Read More

Falls City Beer | Lou City Kölsch

June 22, 2021 |

Louisville City FC was founded in 2015 as Kentucky’s and the city of Louisville’s first professional soccer club. LouCity is part of the United Soccer League (USL) and the team quickly made its mark in the league, winning back-to-back USL Cup Final championships in 2017 and 2018.

LouCity’s success extends beyond the pitch. The Boys in Purple have had major success off the field by creating a large following and support from fans. LouCity fans were seminal supporters for the newly built Lynn Family Stadium, which is now home to LouCity and NWSL’s Racing Louisville FC.

To show support for the hometown team, Falls City Brewing Co. partnered with the two-time USL Cup Final champions to brew Lou City Kölsch Style Ale.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Laura Bruns Factotum Brewhouse

June 16, 2021 |

In Episode 46 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Laura Bruns, owner of Factotum Brewhouse in Denver Colorado.

Bruns and her brother, Chris, founded Factotum Brewhouse in 2015 with a notion of a homebrewer-driven brewery.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Libby Crider 2nd Shift Brewing

June 10, 2021 |

In Episode 45 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Libby Crider, owner and general manager, of 2nd Shift Brewing in St. Louis, Mo. Read More

Mile Wide Beer Co. Partners with Queer Kentucky to Release First Pride Beer

June 3, 2021 |

Mile Wide Beer Company is celebrating Pride Month with the release of Dorothy’s Riot, a Belgian-Style Witbier brewed with raspberries. The Lousiville, KY brewery has partnered with Queer Kentucky to release its first-ever Pride beer. Queer Kentucky is a platform for Queer people from all around our great bluegrass state to share their lives with others.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Alicia Valenski & Mel Fox ‘Work For Your Beer’

June 2, 2021 |

In Episode 44 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Alicia Valenski and Mel Fox, co-founders of Work For Your Beer.

Work For Your Beer is a community is a group of like-minded individuals who strive to live a healthy, balanced lifestyle without sacrificing the things we love.

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Ultimate 6er | Beers to Celebrate Pride Month

June 2, 2021 |

June is Pride Month and we are highlighting six beers you need to try this month! Before we get to the beers, here are six facts you should know about Pride Month:

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Kentucky Breweries Join Effort in Raising Awareness of Mental Health

June 1, 2021 |

The COVID-19 pandemic was instrumental in shining a light on the importance of mental health. While society was taking steps in raising awareness of mental health before COVID-19, it became even more important during COVID-19. It especially became important in the craft beer world, an industry that was extremely affected by the shutdowns and restrictions.

To continue to normalize mental health in the craft beer industry and community, Hope For The Day, a non-profit movement empowering the conversation on proactive suicide prevention and mental health education, has partnered with Eagle Park Brewing, Hopsmash, Malteurop Malting Co., Egoproof and Hollingbery & Son Hops for an international beer collaboration.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Kate Russell & Jennifer Glanville

May 26, 2021 |

In Episode 43 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Kate Russell, owner and brewer at Hopkinsville Brewing Co., and Jennifer Glanville, brewer and director of partnerships at Boston Beer.

Russell was named the winner of Samuel Adams’ 8th Brewing the American Dream Experienceship program.

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Sonder Brewing Releases Collaboration Beer With Kings Island Amusement Park

May 24, 2021 |

After an eight hour day of riding every roller coaster and ride possible at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, there was nothing better than ending your day with the infamous blue ice cream while sitting under the Eiffel Tower look-alike overlooking the fountain. While attempting to not spill the blue ice cream on yourself, you realize how much your feet hurt and that you forgot to apply that second coat of sunscreen. At that point, nothing tasted better.

To take us back to those summer afternoons, Sonder Brewing has released Blue Ice Cream Ale, a collaboration beer with Kings Island Amusement Park.

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MadTree Brewing to Open Restaurant & Bar in Cincinnati’s Historic Over-the-Rhine District

May 20, 2021 |

Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines the world “alcove” as a small recessed section of a room. That’s exactly what MadTree Brewing‘s newest location is going to be—an alcove. The Cincinnati brewery announced its second location, a bar and restaurant located in Cincinnati’s historic Over-the-Rhine (OTR) district.

Properly named MadTree Alcove, the new location will feature a full tap list of MadTree beers, cocktails and upscale farm-to-table offerings with two private event spaces. The two-story space will feature a large bar, light-filled lounges, dining areas and an intimate private dining room for small groups.

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Scout & Scholar Brewing Co. Honors Bardstown’s History & Future

May 18, 2021 |

The city of Bardstown, KY was founded by two brothers, William and David Bard, in 1780. William was a surveyor, land agent and frontiersman and, after drawing the first lots of Louisville in 1779, he explored beyond Louisville and laid out the city of Bardstown 40 miles away. David was a graduate of Princeton College, where he studied theology and later became a Presbyterian Minister. His goal was to bring the community of Bardstown together. 

Now, after 240 years, Scout & Scholar Brewing Co. opened in downtown Bardstown, paying homage to William Bard, the “Scout” and David Bard, the “Scholar.”

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Kentucky Brewer Named Winner of Brewing The American Dream

May 17, 2021 |

When Kate Russell of Hopkinsville Brewing Co. got the call she was named the winner of Samuel Adams Brewing The American Dream Brewer Experienceship program, she thought she was being pranked. It was no prank, and Ashton Kutcher was not hiding behind Hopkinsville’s brewing tanks ready to tell Russell she was on an episode of “Punk’d”. Russell was, in fact, the winner of Samuel Adams’ 8th Brewer Experienceship program.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Maggie Skinner The Fermentorium

May 12, 2021 |

In Episode 42 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard converses with Maggie Skinner, the director of sales and marketing at The Fermentorium in Cedarburg, Wisc.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Brittany Canterbury Beale’s Beer

May 5, 2021 |

In Episode 41 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard converses with Brittany Canterbury of Beale’s Beer.

Canterbury is the general manager of Beale’s Beer in Bedford, Virginia.

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