Today marks the 80th anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition in the United States! On December 5th 1933, Utah (ironic enough) was the final state to ratify the 21st Amendment, fulfilling the 1/3 majority vote needed for its passage. And thus, the 18th Amendment - banning the sale and manufacturing of alcohol - was repealed! […]
Candy with beer? Why not! After some grueling and palate-intensive research and taste testing, I’ve come up with beer pairings recommendations for some of the most popular Halloween candies on the market. Whether your night consists of handing out candy, taking the little tikes out on a candy crawl, or partying like a rocktar — […]
The craft beer industry is quite possibly the best industry in the world. From vendors to distributors to brewers to the media–I am constantly blown away by the amount of kindness, generosity and love that is given and shared amongst our amazing community. Last week, I broke the very sad news to my friends and […]
With the addition of Sierra Nevada’s new taproom, The Torpedo Room, as well as the new all-sour beer project, The Rare Barrel––Southwest Berkeley is quickly becoming a new craft beer destination in the Bay Area.
I’m proud to share a project that I have been working hard and diligently on over the past few months with my team over at Bison Organic Beer. Meet The Beer Wagon–a community-focused, sustainable mobile beer garden that donates 100% of its profits to local charities. And we need your help!
Well, it is quite apparent that SOME breweries did not attend the Social Media seminar during the 2013 Craft Brewers Conference—where we clearly and quite strongly advised AGAINST using social media to wage a war, legal or not, against another brewery. And if said breweries did attend the seminar, they obviously were not listening. So […]
Oh yes, folks. It’s that time of the year again. Now excepting nominations for the 2013 “Most Eligible Bachelors of Beer” awards.
Five years ago today, I launched this website. If you asked me back then, where I thought I would be in five years, I would never have thought I’d be where I am today. But, that is a good thing - a very good thing. The embarrassing truth is that I really, really wanted to […]
Look out red wine and Champagne, chocolate beer is Cupid’s new favorite liquid of love. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Whole Foods Market Global HQ and I have teamed up to co-host a chocolate beer tasting love fest - LIVE on Twitter. On Feb. 7 from 7-8 p.m. CST, join Whole Foods Market (@WholeFoods) […]
With the goal of increasing engagement in the community, especially between breweries and fans, I’ve developed a working list of all the craft breweries that I know of that are on Instagram.