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About- Chris & Sylvia Hollands

Chris & Sylvia Hollands

Chris & Sylvia Hollands

A craft beer couple who love experiencing new beers while exploring all this world has to offer! You will often catch us at a concert or traveling from brewery to brewery. The craft beer community is an amazing group and we are so proud to be a part of it. Cheers! Follow us on Instagram @chrishollands & @sylily

Posts By Chris & Sylvia Hollands

Uinta Brewing Company | Red IPL

August 17, 2015 |

6.2% ABV | 57 IBU

This time last year we found ourselves in the middle of summer and a social media frenzy. The buzz was everywhere with the ‘brrr’ of buckets being gleefully poured over anxious participants. Being nominated to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge ourselves, we experienced the excitement firsthand. It’s great to have fun while spreading awareness about a serious condition (and not to mention raising some serious cash to benefit research to find a cure). Read More

Event Preview | Utah Beer Festival

July 29, 2015 |

What: The 6th Annual Utah Beer Festival

When: Saturday August 15, 2015 from 3 to 8 PM

Where: 200 E & Library Square (Downtown, Salt Lake City)


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PorchDrinking Playlist | Covering The Beatles

July 21, 2015 |

What does a music nerd need more than anything? Boom! A 99₵ three month subscription to Spotify Premium. Legal access to tons of your favorite artists. Who wouldn’t want that?! Insert my credit card number, pay my 99₵, buy a $299 bluetooth speaker and we are raring to go. Spotify Premium has it all — or does it? Wait a minute, where is Tool, Prince, Garth and Taylor (oh wait, we know where she is, maybe we are not looking) and, of course, The Beatles?
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Deschutes Brewery | Pinedrops IPA

July 14, 2015 | 2

ABV 6.5%
IBUs 70

In the pines, in the pines, where sun don’t ever shine, I would shiver the whole night through. —Kurt Cobain

Welcome to the affectionately-known Great Northwest, a place where craft beer rains down more often than mother nature. Read More

Ultimate 6er | Bottle Share Shakedown

June 24, 2015 |

It’s always a good start to the weekend getting a group text from your friend: “Hey, I brought back a different beer from each of the countries I’ve visited in Europe and I’d like to host a bottle share.” Granted, this friend would be flying back that morning! So, round up the troops, snag a couple of brews from our stash and head on down the way.

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Odell Brewing | Myrcenario

June 22, 2015 |

On our far-too-few trips to the Centennial State, we continuously find more reasons to want to stay. From your endless walking trails linking the bustling city life to the eternal wonder of the great outdoors, we are left feeling like we are visiting our true home. We are truly lucky knowing we are a mere short flight or a beautiful drive through your mountains. The people have been friendly, the weather mostly sunny and housing the most amazing craft beer scene. Read More

Shades Of Pale Brewing | Misdirected IPA

June 5, 2015 |

4% ABV- Session

If a bottle had a label that said ‘Beer’, would you be interested? We think some people might be, just because trying to ‘not to be cool’ seems to be a form of ‘cool’ these days. It is just as likely in the beer world if there isn’t something interesting on the label, it might not hit the table. These days, label art has been taken to a new level, which proves the unconditional love many brewers have with their liquid gold.

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Uinta Brewing Co. | Tinder Rauchbier

May 22, 2015 |

One of the great things about warmer weather is spending time with family and friends. Whether it’s an impromptu poker game, gathering for a BBQ or heading to the hills to sleep under the stars, there doesn’t have to be another boring weekend indoors. We truly are lucky to live in Utah, a place where we ‘usually’ have four seasons, each possessing benefits. As the affectionate weather trend continues, we can’t help but turn on the deck lights, powder off the outdoor speakers from the inside out and lounge on the porch with interesting brews. Read More

Uinta Brewing | Tinder

May 14, 2015 |

One of the great things about warmer weather is spending time with family and friends. Whether it’s an impromptu poker game, gathering for a BBQ or heading to the hills … Read More

Red Rock Brewery | Elephino

March 19, 2015 |

8% ABV

The evolution of a hophead: You drink pils and lagers until your beer geek friend offers up a Uinta Cutthroat or Squatters Full Suspension (not hoppy by today’s standards). You take the first sip and ….. BOOM! Flashback to Keystone’s Bitter Beer Face campaign from the 90’s. Then you avoid the crazy ‘bitter beers’ for years, maybe even a decade, only to try one when there are no tame options. Read More

The Ultimate 6er | Finding Beer in Utah on a Sunday

February 18, 2015 |

The taboos associated with Utah seem to be broad and polarizing. Locals are protective of their state. From the outside looking in you can only imagine men with five wives who belong to a cult that won’t allow you to drink alcohol. Visitors to the state seem to revel in its beauty, gloating over world-class ski resorts to the vast red rock desert in the southern regions and are often puzzled over the strange Utah liquor laws.
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Epic Brewing | Big Bad Baptist

December 31, 2014 |

ABV: 11.2%

Big Bad Baptist | Batch #44 Charming Beard

Who says you can’t get a good beer in Utah? We think Utah is crafting some exceptional beer.

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