Author Archives: Jon Abernathy

BBC 16 Live Beer Blogging

We are smack in the middle of the annual Beer Bloggers Conference and while most thoughts will be recorded later, it is time for the signature “live beer blogging” event — “You will taste ten beers from ten breweries in 50 minutes, each of whom has five minutes to pour and explain their beer while you taste, judge, and write your views on your social media or blog – live!” I’ve live-blogged this at the … Continue reading →

Latest print article: Pilsners!

My latest article for the Bend Bulletin is out today in print and online: Pilsner: The underrated summer beer. A little bit of a dive into the style, why I love it for summer, and some of Central Oregon’s examples. Enjoy!

Social media feeds and the Beer Bloggers Conference

We’re gearing up to head out to the Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference in Tampa and in addition to following along here on the blog, I wanted to make sure I had a current list of social media feeds you might want to follow for all of the good stuff! Twitter: @brewsite Facebook: TheBrewSite Instagram: brewsite And if you’re on Untappd you can follow my account there And if you’re interested you can also follow along … Continue reading →

The Session #113: Mass Observation

This month’s edition of The Session is hosted by Boak & Bailey and they asked us to engage in a little bit of research study (Mass Observation): In the late 1930s a team of social researchers descended on Lancashire and spent several years observing the people of Bolton and Blackpool as they went about their daily lives. As part of that, in 1937 and 1938, they made a special study of pubs, which led to … Continue reading →