A Good Beer Blog


Have you read The Unbearable Nonsense of Craft Beer - A Rant in Nine Acts by Alan and Max yet? It's out on Kindle as well as Lulu.

Maureen Ogle said this about the book: "... immensely readable, sometimes slightly surreal rumination on beer in general and craft beer in particular. Funny, witty, but most important: Smart. The beer geeks will likely get all cranky about it, but Alan and Max are the masters of cranky..."

Ron Pattinson said: "I'm in a rather odd situation. Because I appear in the book. A fictional version of me. It's a weird feeling."


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Travis -


I remember taking trips into Vermont and all the convenience store had a solid selection...nothing like this, but Long Trail, DFH, Magic...you get the point. As soon as we crossed the boarder we would stop at the first one we saw and stock up. They used to sell singles to boot!

Thomas -

Place around the corner from move is on this level of good. While the have the Bud and other mass produced. They also carry a 15ftlong frig with nothing but regionals and anotherfrig with Belgians.

Western Post in Flagstaff AZ, if you are passing through stop in.

Tom from Raleigh -

There are some great convenience stores in North Carolina. Sam's Blue Light, aka Sam's Quick Mart, has arguably the best beer selection in North Carolina and certainly the best beer selection for a place that sells gas and pork rinds.


Mary Young -

Hi beer lovers,

I admit to being totally ignorant about beer, other than I like it. I work for a non-profit that helps out small business owners. I am trying to find good ways to promote Big Star Beers in north Seattle. This lady imports about a 1000 different beers. Her store is import beers period, she sells nothing else.

She has kids and one is disabled. I get nothing out of this other than doing my job and hopefully helping her. She works seven days a week. She needs some promoting. If you have suggestions for me, please let me know.

Mary Y

Convenience Store -

A store in Addison, NJ. That sells a huge collection of beers and wines.