Schlemiel. Schlimazel. Hasenfeffer Incorporated.

We’ve been a little late on getting our Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference updates, we promise Kendall’s interview with Frank Boon will be out soon. But we did get together with Julieanna & Dave from Sips, Suds & Smokes to record our Milwaukee wrap-up. We’ll follow up with later with even more pics! Listen to … Read more

The Beer Capital of the World

Milwaukee, here we come! It’s time again for our annual pilgrimage to the Beer Bloggers and Writers Conference. This conference is Kendall’s sixth straight and my fourth. It’s always a good time with old and new friends, tasty beer and informative sessions. Last year in Tampa we had a sneaky suspicion we were going there for … Read more

Independence on Our Mind

With memories of fireworks still on our minds, it’s hard not to pause and think about the independent spirit that gave birth to America. This nation started as a country of free people set on determining their individual way, and it’s pretty much the same today. That spirit is ingrained deep in the soul of … Read more

A Certified Cicerone® takes the MBAA Beer Steward Exam

I recently passed the Master Brewers Association of the Americas’ Beer Steward exam. Some friends have asked why I bothered with it since I’m a Certified Cicerone®? It’s true, but I’m also a student of beer, and I’m a teacher of beer. There’s nothing I enjoy more than leading Craft Beer 101 at a local … Read more