craft beer

The State of Craft Beer in Ireland

The State of Craft Beer in Ireland

I went to Ireland and checked in on the state of craft beer.  (I suffer so for my art.) I simply had to go to Dublin  this summer.  The European Beer Bloggers Conference was there, and it was a good excuse to go to Ireland, not that I really needed […]

U.S. Beer Blogging in five minutes or fewer

U.S. Beer Blogging in five minutes or fewer

Ring, ring. It’s two days before I leave for vacation in Ireland and Scotland. I’m ending the trip with the European Beer Bloggers’ Conference in Edinburgh.  I brim with anticipation, excited as a child, delighted to the tips of my fingers dancing happily over the keyboard; I can’t wait to board that plane.  Then […]

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., […]