Brats & Beer Oktoberfest in Kingman

This year was the ninth Brats & Beer Oktoberfest in Kingman. It started on a Friday afternoon, October 7 and I arrived around 3:30, about half an hour after official start time. Not much was going on yet as I entered the gate. There were about fifteen booths compactly arranged and forming a corridor leading…

A Conversion, A Party, A Business – Part One of an Interview With Black Bridge Brewery’s Owner

Early in October, Tim Schritter consented to be interviewed. Many of you out there may already know much of the story and many of the facts he related to me regarding himself and Black Bridge Brewery. It was all new to me and I thank him for the time he spent answering my questions. This…

By Any Other Name

How can I not be happy that the craft beer cosmos is expanding in Kingman? You're right. I cannot. So I am glad that the Kingman Club is becoming a craft beer bar. I just wish it wasn't plagued by a lack of creativity. House of Hops? Derivative. One dimensional. Should I have expected better?…