Made In the Shade Beer Festival

The wife and I arrived around noon at the Cocnino Fairgrounds in Flagstaff, AZ. It was June 22nd, a clear, warm, sunny day in Flagstaff, with a few gusts of wind - the same gusts that have been plaguing us here in Kingman. I was distressed that they followed us to our getaway. We checked…

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The Session #70 – The Hyping of the Beer

To publicize or promote, especially by extravagant, inflated, or misleading claims. That’s what I found to describe “hype”.  This month's beer blogging topic is all about the hyping of beer.   Here are some examples that I thought of regarding beer hype. Budweiser - “king of beers”. Utter marketing hype. No one believes this. Not even…

A Glass Of Friday – Somersault by New Belgium

The imagery of summer is the most sublime. Crisp blue sky; verdant lawns dripping with cool water; children riding bikes and running and jumping, having been freed of schoolroom shackles; the list goes on. And the geniuses at New Belgium think they can bottle the greatest season of them all. Let us see if the…