Out with Sara: Beer-related events on tap

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image from lh6.googleusercontent.comI’ve pretty much traded in my usual crisp whites and light-bodied red wines in favor of beer this summer. All kinds of beer, in fact.

My mom and I are big believers in Coors Light early in the beach day (tastes best after a quick dip in the ocean, much like we practiced last weekend), and I’ve been trying craft beers, such as Chicago’s Finch Beer (we washed down a Delmonico and salad with their blonde ale), all season long.

If your summer sounds anything close to this — or you want it to — you’re in luck. This weekend, there are several beer-related events, sure to sate your curiosity for new tastes and interesting brews.

It begins Saturday with not one, but two, beer festivals — oh, and a wing festival at a brewery.

BrewFest

Following the success of this year’s Music & Wine Festival, Dauphin County will host its first BrewFest from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday in Fort Hunter Park. Read more …

Mount Hope Estate

Meanwhile, just a short jaunt down the turnpike, Mount Hope Estate & Winery will host the third annual Blues & Brews and all-you-can-eat crab and beer fest on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. Read more …

Wing Fest

A little closer to home, perhaps, will be Appalachian Brewing Co.’s inaugural Wing Fest, also held on Saturday. Read more …

Launch party

Last but not least, we welcome Maryland-based brewer, DuClaw Brewing Co. to Pennsylvania on Sunday with a launch party at Al’s of Hampden. Read more …

Out with Sara: Several beer-related events on tap this weekend | PennLive.com

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