In a Post-Craft World, Let’s Just Try Transparency

My new column in BeerAdvocate Magazine this month is out and has already sparked some heated exchanges on Twitter. I’ve always been a drink whatever I like kinda consumer, basically drinking something that interests me or hopefully just tastes good. Beer politics are always fun debating among buddies but it doesn’t often influence my beer […]

Sixpoint Pulls Out of ABInBev Associated OctFest, Others See Value

A new beer and music festival, run by an online publication receiving financial support from Anheuser-Busch InBev, is stirring up some controversy among craft brewers. In January, the online music and culture magazine Pitchfork announced that it was partnering with ZX Ventures, the venture capital arm of Anheuser-Busch InBev, to launch a new online publication. […]

Trillium Brewing Reopens, Additional Details Of Closure By State Revealed

Multiple outlets are reporting today that the Trillium Brewing Company, located in Boston’s Fort Point neighborhood, has reopened today after a several week closure. The reasons for the brewery’s closure were shrouded in considerable mystery, with its owners making few public statements, usually on, about the situation. With the re-opening, more details are now […]

Session #86 – Beer Journalism: Looking to the Future.

This post contains a number of firsts. It is the first time I have participated in The Session, “a monthly beer blogging get together founded by Jay Brooks at Brookston Beer Bulletin and Stan Hieronymus at Appellation Beer” as my friend and Session idea adviser Heather Vandenengel noted. This project has been going on for […]