As I write this I’m currently sitting at the Beer Bloggers Conference during the presentation by the Brooklyn Brewshop on small-batch homebrewing, and so far it’s been a good start; in particular the keynote from John Foyston and Fred Eckhardt has been standout. Shortly we’ll be leaving for the hop fields, but in the meantime you can follow along with my “live” blogging aspects on my Twitter account.
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We are now three days away from the start of this year’s Beer Bloggers Conference! It looks like there are now 88 registered attendees, and registration is still open if you would like to attend—yes it’s fairly last-minute, but I think this is going to be a really good conference and Portland is a premier beer city to be holding it in. I do believe I’ve settled on bringing up some bottles of Bend Brewing … Continue reading →
With the Oregon Brewers Festival wrapped up, the next big beer event is the Beer Bloggers Conference in Portland in a few weeks. I am happy to report that I am officially signed up, and will definitely be attending! Since I’d last posted about the BBC, the agenda has crystallized a lot more: Thursday, August 18, 2011 5:30 PM Portland Pub Crawl organized by Portland Beer Bloggers Friday, August 19, 2011 12:00 … Continue reading →
This year’s Beer Bloggers Conference (which I don’t believe I’ve talked about yet) is talking place August 19th through 21st in Portland (Oregon)—relatively close to home for me. The overall agenda is still being finalized, but so far it’s looking really good: a dual-keynote speech from Fred Eckhardt and John Foyston; tours of Oregon hop fields; a Thursday-evening pub crawl organized by Portland beer bloggers; closing keynote from Jay Wilson. Of course there will be … Continue reading →
Or, as is more likely when you’re reading this, the Beer Bloggers Conference begins today. Alas, I will not be attending. I had hoped I would have been able to, but the timing of various other events prevented it. It’s gonna be great, too, I think—even for a first-time conference (where there will be snafus and kinks and the usual birthing pains for this type of thing). There are something like 103 registered attendees and … Continue reading →