I’ve most mostly offline these past few days, because I was recovering and cleaning this site (along with a bunch of others) from some malicious code that got inserted into the blog files due to the server account they reside on being exploited—or, in other words, the blog was hacked. From a technical perspective it was innocuous enough: a bit of encoded PHP code (“PHP” is the programming language WordPress is built on) got inserted … Continue reading →
Category Archives: Blogging
I missed the boat on this the first time around, but Lew Bryson is the public face of a new Kickstarter project: “American Beer Blogger“, a proposed television show. AMERICAN BEER BLOGGER is a half hour television series dedicated to all facets of the ever growing craft beer market. From home brewing, to micro beer; viewers will experience the very best of the craft beer culture. In each episode, Lew will visit a different brewer, … Continue reading →
There are changes in store for The Abbey Pub here in Bend: owner Geoff Marlowe has sold Pub to a group that is planning on expanding and adding an even larger beer selection. The announcement was included in the latest emailed draft list: Finally, as some of you know I have sold the Pub and a new group of people are coming in. This is going to be exciting to see the changes that they … Continue reading →
Or, as befitting a beer blog, “Beery Christmas and Hoppy Holidays!” I hope everyone’s having a beer (or two, or three) with their Christmas dinner—I am enjoying a friend’s homebrew as I write this—and maybe something special later as well. (I have a magnum of 2010 Anchor Christmas Ale we’ll be opening with everyone.) Blogging is going to be light through the rest of the year most likely (I may or may not do the … Continue reading →
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! I hope you’re having a safe and fun holiday and have plenty of beer to enjoy with your meal (of course). Some of what’s on tap for today includes 10 Barrel’s Precursor (barrel-aged Imperial Red), my homebrewed Pumpkin Ale, Telegraph Winter Ale, Fresh Hop Mirror Pond from Deschutes, Karl Strauss Tower 10 IPA, Bison Brewing IPA, and more. Plenty to be thankful for! Have a happy holiday everybody!