Category Archives: beer

A Day in the Life of a Successful Beer Blogger

I had an interesting day earlier this week. Actually, it was a series of interesting days. Actually, that series of interesting days was an intense couple of weeks. Along with Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito, Brewers Association CEO Bob Pease, … Continue reading

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I should drink in KC more often

In an absurd point of fact, I’ve lived about two and a half hours from Kansas City for nearly eight years but have only showed up a few times. Two of those were trips to the airport (which full-blown don’t … Continue reading

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Reviewed: A Visual Guide to Drink

A Visual Guide to Drink By Ben Gibson & Patrick Mulligan Avery Look, I got rid of my (really cool looking) coffee table for two reasons: 1) it was somewhat oversized for my current TV room, and 2) if there’s … Continue reading

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Reviewed: Beer, Food, and Flavor

Beer, Food, and Flavor By Schuyler Schultz Skyhorse Publishing If there are two things I love alongside my wife, two boys, dog, coffee, hiking, music, bacon, beer, traveling, and photography, they are beer and food, and Schuyler Schultz’s expanded second … Continue reading

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Reviewed: Beer Pairing

Beer Pairing: The Essential Guide from the Pairing Pros By Julia Herz & Gwen Conley Voyageur Press A lot of books position themselves as the “essential guide” to this or that, and while some disappoint, the upcoming Voyageur Press offering … Continue reading

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Reviewed: Brew Better Beer

Brew Better Beer By Emma Christensen Ten Speed Press From the earliest days of my homebrewing obsession, I’ve constantly sought to brew better beer. To that end, I’ve read books, tasted beers, and asked a lot of questions. If you’re … Continue reading

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The great fest

There are two sorts of great: that of exceptional quality and that of grand size. After my second trip to the Great American Beer Festival in Denver recently, I’ve concluded that it is both but especially the latter that describes … Continue reading

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Selden: ‘I can’t get no satisfaction’

“I am never satisfied.” -Will Ferrell as Chaz Michael Michaels, “Blades of Glory” Dave Selden of 33 Books calls his Lunar Eclipse Special Edition of 33 Bottles of Beer “a design idea I feel I’ve probably taken way, way too … Continue reading

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Reviewed: The Beer Bible

The Beer Bible By Jeff Alworth Workman Publishing Once upon a time I was in a restroom chatting with Jeff Alworth. It was a brief washing-your-hands-at-the-same-time conversation about beer, books, and publishing. I’d just finished a book, and Alworth was … Continue reading

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The Clash of Beer Festivals

The Clash of beer festivals, the Great Taste of the Midwest features over 1,000 beers from 150 Midwest breweries. While there are other fests that are larger in size, the Great Taste is quite possibly “only beer fest that matters.” … Continue reading

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