Category Archive: The Session

Apr 04

Reading about beer? It’s not all beer journalism

The Beer Hobo, Heather Vandenengel, is hosting The Session this month. Her topic: BEER JOURNALISM. She writes, “There was this Beer Advocate thread titled “Why is ‘beer journalism’ so bad?” Jacob McKean, founder of Modern Times Brewery in San Diego, recently wrote of beer journalism in an opinion piece, “In an industry with an almost …

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Jan 31

For the love of beer

Earlier this week I made a proclamation on my facebook page: Yesterday I realized what my New Years Resolution should be: To rediscover joy. After I spoke at a conference last year, a person in the audience commented on my “frustration.” Yesterday I read an article that cited me as “arguing” a point. I have become more cynical. I am tired. …

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Oct 06

The Session #68 Round-Up: Novelty Beers

All craft beer is novel to the dedicated fizzy yellow beer drinker. Today a fellow and his wife entered the store, standing in front of Cooler Door #8, he exclaimed, “$25 for a beer?! What makes this so special?” And I found myself explaining to him what makes a Gypsy Brewer’s beers more expensive than …

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Aug 20

Novelty Beers: A shout-out for October’s The Session

The project: The Session The Session, a.k.a. Beer Blogging Friday, is an opportunity once a month for beer bloggers from around the world to get together and write from their own unique perspective on a single topic, such as Novelty Beers.

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Apr 06

3 things that drive me to blog about beer

The question posed by Angelo Brewpublic for The Session, #62: April 2012, is “What drives beer bloggers?” Most beer bloggers review beers, beer places, and events. Some post press releases.

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