Monthly Archives: March 2010

I’m teaching the Hombrewing 101 seminar at the Top of the Hops Festival

I’m sure most of you from Greenville have heard by now, but on April 10, the Top of the Hops Festival is coming to the Bi-Lo Center from 2-6 pm. This is the first major beer festival to be held … Continue reading

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the Brick Store Pub

I had the opportunity to go to the Brew Your Cask Off Festival at the Sweetwater Brewery in Atlanta this weekend. It was an awesome time, there were some great casks, and there were some, well, not so awesome casks. … Continue reading

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hitting up the Sweetwater Brew Your Cask Off festival

This weekend is going to be bittersweet for me. I was supposed to run the ING Georgia Marathon, but a little over two weeks ago, I had a pretty painful experience with my knee on my final long run, a … Continue reading

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Budweiser – The Natural Drink of America

Courtesy of my friend Tony, this ad appeared in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on September 4, 1908. Amazing how advertising has changed in 100 years. They used to sell beer as if it were a medicinal tonic: “In every glass is … Continue reading

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additional Brewvival thoughts & Grady Hull from New Belgium

The Charleston Brewvival festival was last weekend, and let me tell you, it was something like a phenomenon. As a beer geek, I was totally in heaven. I tried around 25 new beers that I’ve never had before, at least … Continue reading

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