The SessionThe Session #132 Round-up

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

The SessionThe Session #132: Talking about homebrewing

This month’s edition of The Session is hosted by yours truly, and I’ve asked folks to start a conversation about homebrewing: “the good, the bad, your experiences, ideas, (mis)conceptions, or whatever else suits you!” I’ll be compiling links to all the participating posts next week, to give everyone who wants … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #131: Three Things In 2018

Happy first Friday—of 2018! This month’s edition of The Session is hosted by Jay Brooks, who put it together quickly after we realized the holidays had thrown us off and nobody was lined up to host! Jay came up with the topic, which is Three Things for 2018: For my … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #130: Create Your Own Beerfest

This month’s edition of The Session is hosted by friend and fellow beer writer and blogger Brian Yaeger, recently relocated from Portland, OR to Santa Barbara, CA, who is asking us to Create Our Own Brewfest: I’m honored to be hosting for the second time, first back in 2009, and … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #129: Missing Local Beer Styles

This 129th edition of The Session for this first Friday of November is hosted by the Brussels Beer City blog, and the topic brings it home, in a manner of speaking: Missing Local Beer Styles. In 2017 it might seem odd to think that there are beer styles missing from … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #128: Bottle Shops: Good, Bad & The Ugly

This month’s edition of The Session is hosted by Jack Perdue of Deep Beer, and the topic he’s chosen is one I’m a bit surprised we haven’t touched on before. (Though to be fair, I haven’t dug back through the archives to verify if this is one hundred percent accurate.) … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #127: Oktoberfest

This month’s edition of The Session tackles a topic that, even though it’s now September (how is it already September?), seems a bit early: Oktoberfest! Our host is Alistair Reece of Fuggled, and he says: “Oktoberfest, in September?!” I hear you exclaim, but as I am sure you know, Oktoberfest begins … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #125: SMaSH Beers

This month’s edition of The Session is being hosted by friend and fellow beer blogger, Mark Lindner, the Bend Beer Librarian, and he’s chosen a topic deceptive in its simplicity: SMaSH Beers. Our local, annual SMaSH Fest, part of Central Oregon Beer Week, happened two weekends ago. Sadly, I missed it this year due … Continue reading