A New Way Of Looking At ‘Best Of’ Lists…

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One diligent (or bored) reader over at BeerAdvocate compiled his own Best of BA list, taking the top beer from every style listed on the site. Whereas the ratings sites tend to heavily favor a small number of styles (with Imperial Stouts dominating) to the exclusion of many others (lagers generally speaking), it provides an […]

The End Of The Year: A Time To Express Less Cynical Thoughts…

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With fire-colored leaves gently falling from the sky and intensely fresh and cooling breezes cascading, autumn is the season many people secretly long to enjoy. Despite the inevitable and unavoidable promise of a chilly future, the atmospheric changes of scenery often more than make up for what follows. It also doesn’t hurt that the changing […]

Draft Magazine Surveys The World, Reports The News, Calls Everyone ‘Massive’ Drunks…

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I occasionally review other blogs (usually through the excellent aggregator at Real Simple Beer Syndication) so it was with a light chuckle that I came upon these two news updates from Draft Magazine’s online news blog. The first post, which informed readers that brewer and pub owner JD Wetherspoon would be offering its customers pints […]

Very Quiet Around Here Lately…

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…and it will continue for some time. A combination of a substantial legal work load, the holidays, and final touches on my book have led to a serious dearth of posts here. I’m back from my vacation and returning to work so perhaps when I knock out my final book sections we’ll get back to […]