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A visit to Santa Monica Brew Works

“What’s the local beer?” is a common question in bars.  But it’s rarely the foundation of a business plan. Except in the case of Santa Monica Brew Works, the first and – so far – only [Read more]

February 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

An interview with Matthew Curtis

Don’t know quite why, but this shot is so very London to me. Taken from the spot I met Matthew Curtis, beer writer, near Bermondsey’s Brew By Numbers. A beer writer I’ve long [Read more]

February 21, 2017 // 1 Comment

A visit to Fremont Brewing Co.

Fremont Brewing Co.’s new Ballard brewery on a beautiful day. Picture, for a moment, the image that pops into your head when I say, “Founder of a craft brewery”. How about if I extrapolate: [Read more]

December 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

O captain! My captain!

A7E8GA DEAD POETS SOCIETY Robin Williams in the 1989 Warner film To fully understand poetry, we must first be fluent with its meter, rhyme and figures of speech, then ask two questions: 1) How [Read more]

December 10, 2016 // 3 Comments

A beer dinner for and from the ages

This picture has nothing to do with this post except it shows people clinking beers, one of which looks dangerously full.  (I don’t like using stock photos any more than you do.) I’m not [Read more]

December 2, 2016 // 3 Comments

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