Posts Tagged: About A Good Beer Blog And Its Readers
Posted by Alan McLeod on Sunday, November 12, 2006 in Contests, About A Good Beer Blog And Its Readers - 2 comments
It's been a busy week here at the good beer blog with a trip to Toronto as well as working my way through an a amazingly good history of beer and brewing as well as another not so amazing history of beer in America. And working. And having a life. All the while, the emails have been coming in with …
Posted by Alan McLeod on Monday, November 6, 2006 in Contests, About A Good Beer Blog And Its Readers - 1 comment
Two more submissions of three pictures each to share today. Both are Eastlakians in their own way, one eastern Ontarian and one Upstate New Yorker. But both consider the hop and both are dependents of a sort on Rochester. • First, Ian in Ottawa, author of La Biere a Ian, sent me the submissions …
Posted by Alan McLeod on Saturday, November 4, 2006 in Contests, About A Good Beer Blog And Its Readers
I just had to share this submission for the beer blog's photo contest from Darcey out in Alberta, the guy running Dust My Broom and DJ of a blues and beer every Friday night. • Email your submissions or post them at your site and let me know. Remember - this time there is a real prize...really.
Posted by Alan McLeod on Tuesday, October 31, 2006 in Contests, About A Good Beer Blog And Its Readers - 2 comments
Thanks to the good folks at Harcourt Publishing, I have two review copies of the new history of brewing in America by Maureen Ogle entitled Ambitious Brew. And you can get one of them in the mail. To your house. Sure I have yet to actually get the CDs from the last contest in the mail yet but … read more »
Posted by Alan McLeod on Friday, October 27, 2006 in About A Good Beer Blog And Its Readers - 3 comments
I have a bunch of work to do around here. Man-o-man. It is tough getting to the point that you realize there is too much going on to actually just sip and review outstanding craft beers. • First, books! I still have to do a proper review of Pete Brown's outstanding Three Sheets to the Wind but …
Posted by Alan McLeod on Monday, October 16, 2006 in Beer Art, Language and Writing, About A Good Beer Blog And Its Readers, Books and Book Reviews - 6 comments
This is what I am talking about. I would love to get a copy of this book but - wow! - one hundred and fifty-four clams. Don't get me wrong. A History of Brewing in Holland 900-1900: Economy, Technology and the State by Richard W. Unger (2001) would fit very nicely beside his next following text …
Posted by Alan McLeod on Saturday, October 7, 2006 in Contests, About A Good Beer Blog And Its Readers - 2 comments
Well, it has taken a week to get the ballots all back in and counted for the beer blog's contest sponsored by Rock Ridge music. At stake are three copies of the CD We Couldn't Think of a Title by the band Psychostick featuring their single entitled "Beer". We thank all the contestants who took up …
Posted by Alan McLeod on Thursday, September 28, 2006 in Contests, About A Good Beer Blog And Its Readers
Just a quick reminder that there are two days left in the beer blog contest with a real prize of a real CD from a real band with a real song entitled "BEER!!"
Posted by Alan McLeod on Friday, September 22, 2006 in Contests, About A Good Beer Blog And Its Readers
I have just realized that the ill-placed use of the cursed character known as an ampersand in a few recent titles has cut out the RSS feed for A Good Beer Blog so just to be fair to the 50% of you who read this blog via aggregation, we are having a contest with real prizes. Join in.
Posted by Alan McLeod on Tuesday, September 19, 2006 in Contests, Beer Art, Language and Writing, About A Good Beer Blog And Its Readers - 26 comments
Well, I told you I get emails and last week I got a good one from Kim Frankel of Rock Ridge Music out of New York, New York. Kim asked if I would be interested in the band Psychostick which has just released their first CD We Couldn't Think of a Title and their single entitled "Beer". Why yes … read more »