The Session 71: Brewers and Drinkers

The first Session of 2013 comes from John at the Home Brew Manual.  Session #71: Brewers and Drinkers Brewers and Drinkers is about your relationship with beer and how it’s made. Do you brew? If so why? If not, why not? How does that affect your enjoyment of drinking beer?Here are some things to think…

The Sessions: Don’t Believe the Hype

This month’s session (#70) is hosted by David J. Bascombe from Good Morning….  The subject this month is overhyped beers and how does the hype affect our perception of them.  From his blog; “How much does hype have an effect? Are we much better off knowing nothing about a beer, or is it better to…

Session 69

The Session this month is hosted by Jorge from Brew Beer and Drink it.  Ever feel like there are many things in this world that are backwards, upside down, wrong… that just don’t make sense?Like local craft beer not being considered ‘domestic’ in the menu of many restaurants in the US…Or like having a beer…

Session 68: Novelty Beers

The Session, a.k.a. Beer Blogging Friday, is an opportunity once a month for beer bloggers from around the world to get together and write from their own unique perspective on a single topic. Each month, a different beer blogger hosts the Session, chooses a topic and creates a round-up listing all of the participants, along…

Session #67: How many breweries in 2017?

The session this month is hosted by Derrick Peterman from Ramblings of a Beer Runner.   The question he poses this month is “How many breweries will we have in the year 2017?”  Why 5 years from now?  Is this just an arbtrary round figure?  You see 5 years ago we had roughly 1400 breweries in the US. …

Session 66

The Session #66: The One Beer to Rule Them All The Session this month comes from, Craig Gravina, at Drink, Drank; the subject: The One Beer to Rule Them All.  The first question we have to ask, what exactly does that mean?  Of course the thought process here is for the One Ring.  This really…

The Session #65

The Session 65: So lonely… The Session is a monthly event for the beer blogging community which was started by Stan Hieronymus at Appellation Beer. On the first Friday of each month, all participating bloggers write about a predetermined topic. Each month a different blog is chosen to host The Session, choose the topic, and…

Session 63: The Beer Moment…

In the Session this month, Pete Brown, asks us what does the “beer moment” mean.  Honestly, this one has given me a bit of trouble.  Quite a few images come to mind but I am not sure that any of them really mean anything at all.  Maybe we should just do a bit of exploring…

The Session #62: What Drives Beer Bloggers?

The April session being hosted by Angelo De Ieso II, from Brewpublic, poses the question “What Drives Beer Bloggers?”  When I look back over the time I have been writing this blog, I realize that I haven’t so much as changed what I originally started this for; I have expanded on my original ideas.  Originally,…