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A Muggle’s Guide to Finding Beer at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

-Orlando, FL ~ October 2020- https://youtu.be/YTbjHI6XqUQ As a Muggle raising a Wizard, my first thought before I even entered this Wizarding World years ago was, there better be good beer. Well, the beer options are good, and the Wizarding World is quite impressive. No detail was spared. The Universal Studios in Florida has two (non…

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OKTOBERFEST! The Most Wonderful Time for BEER! Oi! Oi! Oi!

The origin, history, and beer of the World’s Most Famous Beer Festival, Oktoberfest.

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Lions & Tigers & BEER! Oh, my!

Lions and Tigers and BEER! Oh my! Finding beer at Disney’s Animal Kingdom during a Pandemic.

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Beers, Cheers, & Yoda Ears!

Where to find beer at Disney’s Hollywood Studios during a Global Pandemic.

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Beer School Recap: Proper Glassware – It’s Not Just for Beer Snobs

Does Beer Even Need a Glass? If you’re at home or a bar, then YES! Camping, hiking, and drinking near the ocean are exceptions (or drinking a Heady Topper). What does the glass do that a beer can or bottle doesn’t? It can actually decrease how burpy you get. When beer is poured into a…

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Black is Beautiful – How an Imperial Stout is Making a Difference

Hoppy Hour Recap The Black is Beautiful Initiative https://youtu.be/YJvsUEro3kQ?t=2605 The Black is Beautiful initiative was started by Marcus Baskerville from Weathered Souls Brewing in San Antonio, TX just a couple months ago. It is a worldwide “collaborative effort to raise awareness for the injustices people of color face daily and raise funds for police brutality…

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Feelin’ Lucky Podcast – Episode 0 Airs Tonight!!! Here is the link to watch and a Drinking Game for the Pilot

Welllllllll well well, it is finally here. This has been teased on Hoppy Hour for probably a month at this point, but the day is finally here. The pilot for Feelin’ Lucky drops tonight at 7pm CST!!! You can find it HERE!!!!!!!!!  If you are a member of the Hops News Family, you saw this…

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Beer School Recap- Gose

Beer School recap from our LIVE Hoppy Hour. Learn about the old school German sour, Gose.

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Wake up with our June 4, Hoppy Hour

I am not normaly one to toot my own horn..but toot toot. I have received more positive feedback about this weeks episode than any that we have put out..and I believe it was for good reason.   So, thank you to everyone that hung out with us and I’d like to encourage everyone who has…

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Remembering the Fallen Soldiers – Beer Edition

What does Memorial Day mean to you?  To me it usually means friends, burgers, beer, and the start to my favorite season (#sundresseason). While it is one of, if not the best drinking day on the calendar, it also has a much deeper meaning. For many, it is a time of grieving, or celebration, of…

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