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…
(Keep scrolling down so you can get to the Drinking Pants Pageant, J.’s Senate Testimony, Pints & Poses, and J.’s Beer Drinker of the Year crown!)
The Exchange with Ben Keiffer (Iowa Public Radio) (Click on the April 24, 2011 episode)
Craftbeer.com (written by Rock Bottom brewer and Illuminator collaborator Eric Sorensen)
LA Weekly (2-part interview)
And last, but not least, the Beer Advocate reviews for my Illuminator Doppelbock
Beer Drinker of the Year:
Or, there’s Pints & Poses.
And one time, I testified before a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the ABI/SAB Miller merger.