WLVR Flight Club

WLVR Flight Club

Introducing Flight Club! Flight Club airs Thursday nights at 7:44 p.m., Friday afternoon at 2:33 p.m., Friday evening at 5:44 p.m. and Saturday at 5:35 p.m.

On WLVR’s Flight Club, Christine Dempsey and Devan Kortan will visit a local brewery each week. They’ll sit down with the Brewer, talk beer and test out a flight. You’ll have a seat at the table as they discover some interesting concoctions and the backstory of how they were conceived. 

Hosted by Christine Dempsey and Devan Kortan

Want to attend Flight Club IN PERSON? Check out our next Member Exclusive event May, 25 at Funk Brewery!

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WLVR Flight Club 001 McCall Collective Brewing

Flight Club for Thursday, May 5

McCall Collective Brewing is Allentown’s first female-owned craft Brewery and was founded by CEO Kaitlin McCall. Her husband, Chris McCall is the co-founder and CFO and Chris’ brother Matt McCall is the Head Brewer. McCall Collective Brewing was the site of WLVR’s first public member Flight Club.

Christine’s Flight 

  • Shucksquehanna – Cream Ale
  • Hittin Diners – Raspberry Sour Fruited Berliner Weisse

Devan’s Flight

  • Who Runs The Wort – Pale Ale
  • Little Lehigh -IPA

WLVR Flight Club 002 Funk Brewing Company

Flight Club for Thursday, May 12

Funk Brewing Company has been micro-brewing in Emmaus since 2014.  They recently expanded to a Tap Room at 518 Bank St. Scott Adams is one of their co-owners and also the Head Brewer. Like many, Scott started brewing in his kitchen with a home kit, before bartending at Funk then working his way up the Funk Brewing ladder.

Christine’s Flight

  • Banana Stand – Tropical Stout
  • Look Left (2020) – Irish Red

Devan’s Flight

  • Citrus – IPA
  • OGC – IPA

WLVR Flight Club 003 HiJinx Brewing

Flight Club for Thursday, May 19

The motto of this brewery is, “Drink some HiJinx and let the tomfoolery begin!” HiJinx Brewing Company has a real community feel to it.  So much so that owner and Brewer Curt Keck gets ideas for brews and names for the creations from his patrons. HiJinx was born in Keck’s garage, before becoming an official brewery in 2014.

Christine’s Flight:

  • Earth, Wit & Fire – Imperial Witbier with ginger, lemongrass and white pepper
  • Stolen Heart – Raspberry Imperial Stout

Devan’s Flight:

  • Potable Pilsner
  • Smoked, Two Joints – Smoked Brown Ale

WLVR Flight Club 004 Cave Brewing Co.

Flight Club for Thursday, May 26

When Jeff Bonner Jr was growing up, his dad, Jeff Bonner Sr, would head to his man cave to do some home brewing. Flash Forward some years later and father and son are working together producing ales, lagers and seltzers, except now Jeff Jr is the brewer.  This brewery is hidden to the garage, and even the their space is small, the beer is bursting with flavor. 

Christine’s Flight:

  • Peach-Mango – Witbier Sour
  • American Craft Pilsner

Devan’s Flight:

  • Blood Orange Sour
  • Hop Nectar – IPA

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Have a question for Christine or Devan, or have a brewery suggestion?


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