SAVOR, Beer Writing and Ethics, Totally Unrelated Topics In This Post…

Posted on 3 CommentsPosted in Beer Writing, Brewers Association, SAVOR, Washington DC, Wine

Things have been pretty quiet here lately, with some traveling, legal work, and more recently, work on the new book project. And I expect it’ll be quiet here, a bit of a summer hiatus perhaps. I’m leaving on Thursday for DC to attend the second annual SAVOR event and the promotion for this year’s event […]

The Washington Post Sends A Shot Across The Brewers Association’s Bow…

Posted on 3 CommentsPosted in Boston Beer, Brewers Association, Craft Beer, Defining Craft Beer

In an article in today’s Washington Post, author Greg Kitsock writes a lengthy column on the long-running dispute over the Brewers Association’s restrictive and political definition of craft beer. Loyal and unloyal readers alike will recall that the definitional debate is something we have covered here on a number of occasions, and here, here, and […]

Craft Beer and the Economy…

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in BeerAdvocate Mag, Craft Beer, Economy

With massive layoffs, precipitous drops in consumer spending, and a near complete drying up of the credit markets, the American economic scene looks positively dreadful. And while things look bad in the broader economy, beer industry people have been biting their fingernails over how their businesses will fare. In recent months, beer lovers across the […]