Yearly Archives: 2014

BBC 14: Day two quick notes

The second day of the Beer Bloggers Conference was a full one with a ton of great information—too much to fit into a single blog post, but I wanted to post a few salient notes. First off, a surprising (tech) fact: WordPress, the software that powers this and many other blogs, now accounts for an astounding 22% of all websites. As a web developer by trade that is pretty astounding to me. The Beer Blogging … Continue reading →

BBC 14: Live beer blogging

The signature event at the Beer Bloggers Conference; here’s their own description: It is a fast-paced, fun event that is sort of like speed dating with brewers. You will sit at a table with other conference participants as a brewery representative has five minutes to pour you a select beer, describe it, answer questions, and allow you to blog or Tweet about it live. Brewers will then rotate to a new table and you will … Continue reading →

BBC 14: Day one photo gallery

Here is a collection of photos we took from day one of the Beer Bloggers Conference down here in San Diego. Enjoy! Don’t forget to follow along on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Untappd!

BBC 14: Day one thoughts

Don’t forget to follow along on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Untappd! The first day of the 2014 Beer Bloggers Conference is behind us, and it was as expected: met interesting new people, great sessions (particularly the San Diego brewers panel), and of course there was lots (and lots!) of beer. We started the day with an excursion into downtown San Diego with Tiffany Adamowski to the Best Damn Beer Shop. I don’t know if it … Continue reading →

Pre-BBC outing: Blind Lady Ale House

The 2014 Beer Bloggers Conference starts tomorrow (Friday), but we arrived in San Diego today—via car, after a good long day of driving. After checking in to the hotel, we headed over to the Blind Lady Ale House for dinner and a quick pre-BBC excursion (since we’d missed the other actual excursions because of the drive). The Blind Lady was established in 2009 by former Stone Brewing brewmaster Lee Chase, and focuses not only on … Continue reading →