Beer career

A visit to Brewery Ommegang

Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown, New York during Belgium Comes To Cooperstown. The times they are a-changing in craft beer.  In particular, the age of the founder-managed brewery is fast fading. The [Read more]

September 18, 2017 // 2 Comments

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 Jolly Pumpkin

I visited Jolly Pumpkin, one of the world’s foremost showcases of artistry in brewing, and emerged with enough insight and knowledge to fill a favored old foeder. Northern United Brewing [Read more]

August 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

An interview with Diggs

I met with Diggs, a man with an unusual career in beer.  What does it take to manage a brewery’s social media? Read on to find out. Brian “Diggs” Diggelman, Director of Digital [Read more]

July 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

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