Here is the roundup of entries for this month’s edition of The Session which I hosted, our 132nd edition of the monthly group blogging project. I chose the topic of “Homebrewing Conversations” and though it was a late announcement, there was some excellent conversations started from the entries that I … Continue reading
My latest article that hit the stands yesterday is on a style and a beer that I wouldn’t have expected to see from the like of Bend’s Boneyard Beer: Dunkelweizen! And their Creepy Dunkel. For whatever reason, dunkelweizen is somewhat rare among American brewers, so I reached out to Boneyard … Continue reading
Hello again. It’s been awhile. What have I been up to? A lot, behind the scenes mostly with social media on a few projects since I’m not much of a writer. Been drinking a bunch of ciders, but not writing about them as some are favorites, but some are new … Continue reading
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