Musings

Craft Beer Can Learn From Western Mass

If you measure success by volume, number of breweries, or fan-base size, craft beer is growing strong. What does that mean to craft beer and its bloggers?

The Food Network Needs A Great British Baking Show

The contestants are wonderful and real, the challenges are exciting to watch, and the judges and hosts entertain and educate without being jerks.

Why Julia Herz Is Our New Hero

Herz shows beer bloggers a lot of love, but points out that something many of us have in common, other than beer, is that we aren’t necessarily welcoming the uninitiated.

The Problem With Beer Festivals

Do beer festivals actually care about local craft brewers and the fans who drink their beer? We’d love to hear your opinions.

Tipping Well For Bad Service

How should tipping go after you’ve had an across-the-board disaster?

Craft Breweries Can Learn From Wineries

While most wineries make and keep new fans on social media, many breweries seem to be completely asleep at the wheel when it comes to their online presence.