Category Archives: Blogging

Latest print article: IPA!

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 several Central Oregon brewers for their thoughts on the style and what makes a good IPA. And if you want to go real deep into … Continue reading →

Latest print article and The Little Woody

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.

Beer Bloggers Conference – Day 3 & Post Conference excursion

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: Start by being inclusive; Own it; Collaborate; Evolve; and achieve and sustain success. They are a cute couple and I enjoyed their session. The next … Continue reading →

Beer Bloggers Conference – Day 2

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, review keyword research every 6 months and building relationships. You are the producer, commentator, gatherer, joiner, observer, who is understanding options and adapting for a … Continue reading →

Beer Bloggers Conference – Day 1

(Apologies for a later than normal wrap-up blog post. It’s been quite the busy summer for our family!) After having a rough start to our trip, we had a few hours of sleep and then went downstairs to the conference rooms to say hello to friends we have known from previous Beer Bloggers Conferences and introduce ourselves to new friends. We chose a table and sat down for a warm introduction from Reno Walsh (conference … Continue reading →