A popular blog topic that makes the rounds this time of year, often starting at Black Friday, is the holiday gift guide. I’ve done some of those in the past and they can be fun roundup. Both Brewpublic and The New School published their guides with some good ad fun … Continue reading
The latest print work I’ve written up hit this week, with my bi-weekly Bulletin column covering the ecclesiastical ales of Easter—Trappist beers! I chose Trappists because they are the best representation of monastic brewing, and the monks-Lent-Easter connection made sense to me. (Bonus, I did a Facebook Live tasting session … Continue reading
Happy Thanksgiving to all! I hope this day finds you well, safe, and warm, and I hope you have some great beers on hand to enjoy throughout the day. My latest print article is also out this day: Beers to be thankful for. Thanksgiving meal and beer pairing ideas, suggestions … Continue reading
My latest article for the Bulletin is out today: Incredible Pulp Blood Orange Extra Pale Ale is no fiction. I got a chance to deep-dive into Boneyard Beer‘s latest year-round offering, Incredible Pulp. It’s a good beer and I suspect it’s going to be a big hit—well technically it’s already a … Continue reading
I hope it was a spooky one!
My latest article for the Bend Bulletin’s GO! Magazine came out this week: Beers that will haunt your Halloween. It’s a round-up of (mostly pumpkin-free) Halloween-themed beers—all available locally, of course. I always have fun writing about beers and this holiday. Go check them out and see what you think!
My latest print article to appear in the Bulletin’s GO! Magazine supplement this past Thursday (still out now) is on IPA: What makes an IPA great? In addition to covering a bit of the style and history of India Pale Ale (very abridged due to space constraints, of course!), I asked … Continue reading
My latest print article for the Bend Bulletin is out this week, and it’s on the region’s best beer festival: The Little Woody, which is taking place today. You’ll want to check out the article, and then go to the Woody, of course.
View Day 1 here, and Day 2 here! The last conference morning started out in a fun way. The first session was “Over a Pint – Building Community in a Creative Way” by Elle and Troika Brodsky who met at BBC11, which was our first conference in Portland, Oregon. Notes: … Continue reading
After day 1, we started bright and early on day 2 with two breakout sessions. I went to “Increase Your Followers and Engagement on Social Media” and “Shareworthy (and Awesome) Visual Content Creation with Little to No Budget.” I learned about how things change and you should post new content and design, … Continue reading