Beer Bloggers Conference

Beer Bloggers Conference #6: Live Blogging Madness

Beer Bloggers Conference #6: Live Blogging Madness

Indianapolis, July 2012  The format is pretty simple.  A room of 120 beer bloggers seated at tables of six to eight people, laptops live.  One or two reps from each of five craft breweries.  Fifty minutes.  Ten minutes at your table, the bell rings, and they move on to the next. Now, I […]

Beer Bloggers' Conference #4: Garrett Oliver and Spiegelau

Beer Bloggers’ Conference #4: Garrett Oliver and Spiegelau

Garrett Oliver is a beer god.  We all know it.  It’s not enough that he was the first brewmaster at Brooklyn Brewery’s brand new,  heroically placed plant in the heart of a very, shall we say, discouraged section of Brooklyn where, once up on a time, there had been many […]

Beer Bloggers' Conference #3: Trade Show and Julie Herz' keynote

Beer Bloggers’ Conference #3: Trade Show and Julie Herz’ keynote

Beer Bloggers Up to This Point…bloggers meet in Chicago for dinner at Goose Island and pub crawl, then take a bus to Lafayette Brewing for lunch. Last Friday afternoon our bus rumbled into downtown Indianapolis and pulled up to the Marriott.  Since we’d just had a faboo lunch at Lafayette Brewing Co., […]

Beer Bloggers Conference 2012 #0: The Planning

Beer Bloggers Conference 2012 #0: The Planning

I leave for the third annual U.S. Beer Bloggers Conference  (BBC12) on Thursday, so I thought I’d better get myself organized a bit; the way work is rocking I know I won’t have time to be sensible during the week.   There are all sorts of intriguing factors.  I’ll be sharing a room with […]

Signing the Declaration of Brewing Independence and the MD Craft Beer Festival

Signing the Declaration of Brewing Independence and the MD Craft Beer Festival

May 11-17 is American Craft Beer Week.  This is important to know. This is the Mother of all Beer Weeks.  If you like craft beer, this is the week that your local favorite tapster will have their best available and probably at a discount. This week there will be specialty […]