The SessionThe Session #116, and the next Session

Sad but true: I completely missed this month’s October edition of The Session, the topic of which was (of all things I should have written about!) Goses hosted by Derrick Peterman. #116 was the first Session I missed entirely (though I’ve been late on the deadline before). Be sure to … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #115: The Role of Beer Books

For this September edition of The Session, Joan Villar-i-Martí of Blog Birraire asks us to consider The Role of Beer Books: The discussion at hand is “The Role of Beer Books“. Participants can talk about that first book that caught their attention, which brought them to get interested in beer; or … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #114: Pilsners

I missed the August edition of The Session last Friday entirely due to what has become The Busiest Summer Ever™, but I couldn’t let it completely pass without a quick note. It was hosted by Alistair Reece over at Fuggled, with the style topic of Pilsners: What I want folks to … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #113: Mass Observation

This month’s edition of The Session is hosted by Boak & Bailey and they asked us to engage in a little bit of research study (Mass Observation): In the late 1930s a team of social researchers descended on Lancashire and spent several years observing the people of Bolton and Blackpool … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #112: The Other Beer Economy

This month’s edition of The Session is hosted by Carla Jean Lauter, The Beer Babe, who wants us to write about The Other Beer Economy: Growing alongside of the boom of breweries are many small businesses that are supporting, or supported by the craft beer industry. Yet, we rarely give … Continue reading

The SessionThe next Session: The secondary beer economy

Carla Jean Lauter, aka The Beer Babe, is hosting The Session #112 for the month of June. The topic: The Other Beer Economy. Growing alongside of the boom of breweries are many small businesses that are supporting, or supported by the craft beer industry. Maine is now home to a … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #111: A Beer Midlife Crisis

This past first Friday called for another beer blogging round of The Session, in which we look to our host-of-the-month to provide a topic upon which to write about. This month’s edition was hosted by Oliver Gray of Literature & Libation, and he has asked us to consider Surviving a Beer … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #110: Twitter

I actually did participate in this month’s edition of The Session—though not in the usual way. You see, April’s Session was hosted by the upstanding Sean Inman of Beer Search Party, and the topic was Twitter: With the possible lifting of word sanctions on Twitter, the Dickensian multi-part tweets from … Continue reading

The SessionThe Session #109: Porter

Today being the first Friday of March means it’s also time for another round of The Session! The Session is a collaborative beer blogging project whereupon we bloggers write a post predicated on a given theme or topic of the month, suggested by our host who will later aggregate all the … Continue reading

The next Session has been announced: Porter

Over on By The Barrel, my friend Mark (AKA the Bend Beer Librarian) is hosted next month’s Session and he has announced the topic: Porter. Yes, Porter—a style topic I couldn’t believe we hadn’t covered in a Session before, but here we are. Mark writes: I am not talking about … Continue reading