Every other Thursday, Brewed for Thought and BetterBeerBlog are teaming up for a piece called Hopinions. We will alternate who picks the topic and trade emails on the subject, two apiece. This week my topic for this collaborative effort was inspired by Pete Brown and a contest he’s hosting which asks “Why Beer Matters.” Continue reading Hopinions: Why Beer Matters
Lately I’ve been prepping for the onset of middle-age by spending more time with a book. This started with the camping trip I just got back from when I decided it was tiome to read Pete Brown’s Man Walks Into a Pub. Well, that was a couple weeks ago, and I just got around to finishing the book, so now it’s time to share my thoughts. Continue reading Man Walks Into a Pub
Normally, I just write whatever comes to mind, quality be damned. Now that I have a paying job to write a column for the Northwest Brewing News, I’ve find myself actually contemplating the words I expect the public to see. So facing the first deadline of my “career,” I have found little time to actually devote to my loyal readers. In response, I’m going back to my roots, with a stream of consciousness type post. Enjoy! Continue reading Facing a Deadline
Let’s face it, I’m no professional writer. In high school I squeaked by, doing the bare minimum when it came to English. In college, I had to take Berkeley’s version of remedial writing. It is with this in mind that I am amazed that I have managed to retain some regular readers and most recently, some people who are actually paid to write about beer. Continue reading Affirmation, Baby!