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First Draughts

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Sales and distribution: The side of beer that can get shady

There’s this commercial on TV a lot right now. I don’t know what it’s...

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Devoted to beer and wine? Perhaps you’ll recon-cider

One of my very first solo forays into fermentation was a cider, an oatmeal cider to be exact....

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What in the haze is this newfangled New England IPA?

I’ve spent most of my career as a brewing professional trying my damnedest to get the...

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What is a craft brewery to do about Flavor Drift?

I was talking to a marketing person from another brewery recently. I complimented her...

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Being a brewer is a joy and a privilege ... but it sucks

Brewing is a strange profession, one that is romanticized, misunderstood, always carries with...

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Pumpkin beer: The scariest thing about Halloween

The leaves are changing, the breeze has begun to bite with cold and nighttime has become...

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Beer and football: Distractions, d-bags and ‘Shut up and play’

This past Sunday afternoon will hopefully be a lot like the rest of my Sundays for the next 20...

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How I resigned from Ska: A love letter

As I’m writing this, I’m preparing for a trip back to Colorado to visit my...