Monthly Archives: January 2016

Five Beer Articles You Need To Read And Why, 1/29/16

Friday is here.  I have a weird relationship with Fridays.  I don’t have Saturday’s off so Friday is just another day for me.  For you, however, it is probably the end of the week.  Go out and enjoy pretending to work this afternoon as you wait for the clock to finally get to 5:00.  On to the links.

Five Beer Articles You Need To Read And Why, 1/28/16

The week moves on and Thursday is here.  This has always been a weird day to me.  The week is almost over, but not quite.  You still have to work the next day, but you know the atmosphere is a little more relaxed.    Anyway, with legislative sessions around the country getting started this month, there is a lot of movement in the beer law front. To continue yesterday’s theme, here are a few articles on beer and alcohol laws around the country.

Five Beer Articles You Need To Read And Why, 1/27/16

Yesterday, I had every intention of doing the Five Articles, however, the events of the night before prevented me from having the mental acuity or consciousness to put together a string of sentences with any coherence whatsoever.  So, to get back into the groove today, I’m going to offer a roundup of beer law stories.

Five Beer Articles You Need To Read And Why, 1/24/16

There are days when the beer news is a desert of silly fluff pieces and “this is the world of craft beer” stupidity.  Today is one of those days.  Currently, my car sits at the bottom of my driveway.  I came home last night and was only able to get the back end off the road.  The roads all the way to my house from work were clear, but my driveway was/is a sheet of ice.  At some point, I have to get out to go to the grocery store. The sun is out so things will start melting soon.  Anyway, here are five beer articles to read. These are the most interesting of a bad lot and I am full of the necessary sarcasm and snark.

Five Beer Articles You Need To Read And Why, 1/22/16

It is a snowy Friday. Let me take that back and explain to people not from North Carolina what is going on here. There is maybe 3 inches of snow on the ground. That isn’t the problem. The problem is the sleet and freezing rain that follows and then the fact that the melting snow will freeze again tonight.  Also, the reason we don’t plow the roads is we don’t have enough snow plows because this happens maybe twice a year in this part of the state.  Anyway, here is some beer news.

Five Beer Articles You Need To Read And Why, 1/21/16

Sunny and frigid. It looks like it is a wonderful spring day from my window.  Then I look at my phone and I see it is 28 degrees.  I’m better today. Funerals aren’t for the dead, they are for the living.  They allow the living to move on and find some form of closure in one of the few parts of life that actually has closure.

Five Beer Articles You Need To Read And Why, 1/20/16

Another late start to the day.  I’m working on my reviews and columns for the next issue of Gravity Magazine and working a full-time job and working on new blog post ideas for this website and trying to keep up a good reading schedule and studying for the Cicerone exam.  So, there is sleep and work of some kind.  The only relaxing thing I do is read and actually write. Anyway, on to the Five Articles.

Five Beer Articles You Need To Read And Why, 1/19/16

I missed yesterday and I’m late today.  Sorry for that. Bluntly, I’m not having a good week and we’ll leave it at that. Here are the five articles.

Five Beer Articles You Need To Read And Why, 1/17/16

You know you’ve worked really hard when people at the grocery store mistake your countenance for being hung over when it is merely something akin to exhaustion.  Anyway, the Five Articles are terribly late today because of almost 24 hours of work in the last 48. So, here are four beer articles and one from one of my favorite non-beer/sports websites.

Five Beer Articles You Need To Read And Why, 1/15/16

The Five Articles are a little late this morning, but here they are.  This is the first day this year, where I had more articles than I had slots.  That is a good feeling.  The world is starting to right itself after the holiday season.  Onto the list.