Media Attention

Brewvana’s Diary of a Part-Time Monk side project garnered broad media attention during Lent of 2011. J. did numerous interviews telling the story of doppelbock as well as reporting his experience in surviving on doppelbock and water for 46 days. A few notable pieces didn’t make it to a website (breaking the fast with a bacon smoothie while chatting with BBC comes to mind) and a few links no longer appear to be working (Des Moines Register, the Catholic Herald and a pair of articles in the Chicago Tribune).

Believe it or not, what follows is merely the tip-of-the-iceberg…

Chicago Tribune (1)

Chicago Tribune (2)

Toronto Star

KCCI-TV Des Moines, Part 1

KCCI-TV Des Moines, Part 2


CNN, Part 1

CNN, Part 2

Men’s Health

Fox News

Michael Feldman’s Whad’Ya Know?

The Exchange with Ben Keiffer (Iowa Public Radio) (Click on the April 24, 2011 episode)

DRAFT Magazine

The Brewing Network (written by Rock Bottom brewer and Illuminator collaborator Eric Sorensen)

And last, but not least, the Beer Advocate reviews for my Illuminator Doppelbock

And then there’s that Beer Drinker of the Year thing:

Or, there’s Pints & Poses.



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