Monthly Archives: February 2010

2010 Extreme Beer Fest Videos

In case you missed the BeerAdvocate.com Extreme Beer Fest (EBF) this year — don’t worry, so did I — the folks at FloridaSPL.com shot some video interviews with a few of the brewers on hand discussing the extreme beers their brewed for the festival. Watch them and feel like you were there. Or even more bummed that you missed it. …

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Check me out at DrinkWithTheWench.com

If you want to learn more about yours truly than you ever thought you needed to, then check out the interview I just did with good friend and fellow beer blogger, Ashley “The Beer Wench” Routson over at her blog, DrinkWithTheWench.com (click here for the interview). For those just coming here for the first time from her site: welcome, thanks …

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How Much Would You Pay for a Craft Beer at a Ballgame?

That’s the question. Apparently there’s a big hullabaloo about it in Twins Nation (thanks to Beernews.org for bringing it to my attention). Target Field, the will-be new home of the Minnesota Twins organization will be selling cans of Surly Brewing Co. beers at games for a whopping $10 a pop. I guess the high price point (which I assume is …

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The Brainchild Behind BeerMeMaine.com

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Chris Avantaggio of Beer ME Maine recently to discuss his new brand of Maine & beer-inspired duds and the brand he is silently but explosively building throughout the state (and beyond). Chris was also kind enough to pass along a “review copy” of one of their shirts and pint glasses so I …

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A Great Way to Keep Track of Your Beer Reviews

The following is a guest post video from beer blogger Billy Broas of BillyBrew.com. Billy’s on a mission to teach the world about craft beer. He thanks Luke for the opportunity to share his beer-geekdom with the Blog About Beer readers. (editor’s note: if you would like to contribute a guest post to BlogAboutBeer.com, please contact me)

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All-Time Top 25 Beers, Breweries, Pubs, Etc.

I’m a sucker for lists. The Top 10 This, the Best 5 That. So I had a bit of fun when I got my hands on the latest issue of Beer Advocate magazine (yes, they have a magazine. And it’s actually pretty good. I’d never pay for a subscription, but if you can find one of their free drop spots, …

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New Free Open-Source Homebrewers Tools

A new open-source application has hit the Interwebs designed specifically for the homebrewers among us. The application, entitled Brewtarget, is designed to help homebrew enthusiasts create and organize their beer recipes. Apparently, it’s a free, open-source version of Beer Tools. From the Brewtarget homepage, I was fed up with the lack of good open source beer software, so I thought …

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Bottle Cap Wall Art (AKA A Year in Beer)

The following is a guest post from Jesse King (AKA “Finks”). If you would like to contribute a guest post to BlogAboutBeer.com, please contact me. Enjoy! I love beer! I have known this since I was 18, errrm I mean 21 officer. I was raised in a home where my Dad drank Geary’s and my Mom Milwaukee’s Best Light. So …

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Nominate BlogAboutBeer.com for the 2010 Portland Phoenix Best Of Awards

Nominations have begun again for the annual Portland Phoenix Best of Portland awards. As always, I’m making a minor organic push for votes. If you’ve got a second — even if you’re not a local reader — please take a moment and click here (or on the 125 x 125 Phoenix banner you see on the right-hand sidebar) and enter …

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