Our Thoughts Are With Bill Brand…

Posted on Posted in Beer Writing

After returning from New York, it was with great sadness that I learned that Bill Brand, a longtime Bay Area beer writer and reporter with the Oakland Tribune who writes a well-regarded “On Tap” on-line piece, was hit by a municipal train and critically injured. It is my understanding from other web reports that he is in a coma and I am joining the chorus in wishing him a full recovery and his family my best wishes during this difficult time. While I have at times been critical of beer blogging, there are a handful of blogs that I read with regularity and Bill’s is one of them. Another upside to blogging is that I get to interact with people I might not have otherwise met. Bill is one such person. We’ve never met in person but have traded emails, website comments, and his blog posts have inspired and informed my own. I look forward to hearing some positive developments on his condition…

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *