Author Archives: Jon Abernathy

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 →

Received: Redhook American Pale Ale

These new ones came this week: Redhook‘s latest, their red, white, and blue-themed American Pale Ale just in time for the holiday.

Central Oregon: Beverages Farm Tour (tomorrow)

It’s a bit of last minute notice, but here in Central Oregon there’s an event taking place Saturday, June 25 (that’s tomorrow!) that might be of interest to beer-minded folks: a Beverages Farm Tour with High Desert EATs (Educational Agriculture Tours). Full details are below, but be aware you will need to sign up/purchase your tickets today for $35 (Friday the 24th). Join us in the third farm tour event in the Jefferson County Farm Tour … Continue reading →

2 Towns Ciders: Hop & Stalk and La Mûre

I’ve been remiss in mentioning that it is currently Oregon Cider Week, the fifth annual one in fact, so I decided to write up my reviews of the two ciders sent to me recently by 2 Towns Ciderhouse of Corvallis. Without getting spoilery of the reviews themselves I will say that 2 Towns has really been impressing me lately with their interesting, complex cider offerings. Seek these two out. Imperial Hop & Stalk This “imperial” … Continue reading →