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About the Author
Lauren, "The Hoppy Mommy" is our self-proclaimed Disney beer expert. She is a Florida native who is often found drinking at the most magical place on Earth, the beach, or a local brewery. From German imports that follow the Reinheitsgebot laws, to local craft beer, she is helping us find all the best brews throughout Disney World, and Central Florida. She is also half of our spinoff podcast, 'Hops GEEK News.'

Star Wars in Chronological Order

In a Galaxy Far Far Away As someone who got into Star Wars later in life, many people recommended watching the originals first. Well, as the whole universe continues and NOT in chronological order, things can get confusing for a casual, new, or even experienced fan. While my co-host can keep track of the timeline…

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The Beer Geek’s Guide to Cruising with Mickey

Tips on Enjoying ‘Good’ Beer on a Disney Cruise Ship Whether you tear up every time you hear, ‘When you Wish Upon a Star’ or you’re one of those that rolls your eyes at the concept of ‘Disney Adults’ (we can be absolutely ridiculous at times) Disney Cruises are top tier. The customer service, cleanliness,…

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Comic Book Creator: Steve Urena

X-Maschina by Steve Urena & Misty Graves Never has Santa Claus been so relatable. From festive vulgar insults, to fun Star Wars references, this comic has it all.  A few months back, Matt and I, had Steve and Misty on our podcast to discuss their latest project. X-Maschina, “The Futuristic Holiday Horror Comedy Comic.” At…

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HOPPY Easter!

Easter Beers: Do they exist? Easter is probably the one holiday that most do not associate with beer at all. However, there are some connections between Easter and beer, and not just using the word hoppy as a pun. https://youtu.be/_-sHRFJMjDU?t=2572 Let’s Start With Monks! Leading up to Easter is lent. Some give up alcohol, some…

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My Favorite Spots to Enjoy a Beer at Disney World

Beer at the Most Magical Place on Earth! “The Magic is strong! And so are the drinks!” -Alma ‘Abuela’ Madrigal BEER at Disney is twice as magical and twice as expensive than anywhere else. So you must fully enjoy the magic. To help you do that, these are my favorite spots to easily grab a beer…

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Links to our Stone V. Molson Coors Hoppy Hour

Stone Brewing V. Molson Coors In this week’s LIVE Hoppy Hour, we sat down with Brad from Common Law Brewing. We discussed the Grand Opening of his brewery, and we discussed the recent Trademark Infringement lawsuit between Molson Coors and Stone Brewing. Below you can find the links from the articles we discussed, as well…

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*Non Spoiler* Invincible Comic Book Review

Invincible Comic Book Review I absolutely loved this entire comic from Issue 1 to Issue 144. If you didn’t love the show adaptation on Prime, do not judge the comic for that. If you have not seen the show, read the comic first! While it starts a little slow, by Issue 11 you’re picking your…

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The Voice of ‘Ahsoka Tano’ came to Disney Springs!

Ashley Eckstein is ‘Ahsoka Tano’ March is Women’s History Month, and to celebrate, Disney Springs, in Orlando, FL, had Ashley Eckstein come talk. This was a free event open to anyone! Ashley truly brought Ahsoka Tano to life, and Ahsoka is so much more than just a fictional character to her. While Ashley gave us…

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Happy GREEN BEER day!

The Origin of St. Patrick’s Day To kick off the 2022 St. Patrick’s Day celebration here’s a recap of last year’s beer school! We now go LIVE on Thursday nights, and will have more festive beer school for our 2022 episode. CHEERS! Snakes on an Ireland 1,550 years ago on March 17th, it is believed…

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Beer Geek Guide to Epcot’s Festival of the Holidays 2021

Epcot’s Festival of the Holidays 2021 It’s the most wonderful time for a beer, and Epcot is the most magical place to enjoy it!! Especially after they took down the Osborne lights over at Hollywood Studios. That still hurts every holiday season. It’s like Andy leaving Woody all over again. From festive beers, to international…

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