|When AAB's John Holl visited last year, we|
toured Cascade. Ron Gansberg started pulling
out treasures from the cellar--and even the
brewers were impressed.
|A cold, wet night in January--from inside|
the warmth of Pints Brewing.
|The dog of the pod making a homebrew |
appearance. (He's Patrick's.)
|Junket #1 in 2016 was a trip to Ireland to meet|
Michael Ash, the man who invented
nitrogenation at St. James Gate. (Mr. Ash
died six weeks after this photo was taken.)
|One of the many Irish pubs I visited.|
Locals call these "boozers."
|The Beer Bible picked up an IACP award |
in April. (Yay!)
|On junket #2, to Carlsberg, I got to meet|
these two blogging giants in the flesh.
(Martyn Cornell, left, and Ron Pattinson)
|The cellars underneath Carlsberg. Which led to|
more Carlsberg blogging.
|Pete Brown (L) and Stephen Beaumont (R) |
at War Pigs in Copenhagen.
|Bavik's brewer Yves Benoit points out a nuance |
of his beer to 10 Barrel's Whitney Burnside.
|Probably the less said about this the better.|
|Block 15's Nick Arzner zwickling some aging|
|At De Garde in Tillamook.|
|The annual hop-picking at Lucky Lab. That's|
Nicole Kasten in the center.
|Fresh hop season is upon us!|
|Wayfinder opens. No beer yet, but sky-high |
expectations. (Food's spectacular.)
|Some folks from Harpoon made a trek to|
Portland this year. Here's CEO and
co-founder Dan Kenary with John Harris.
|A Thanksgiving stopover.|
|At Novare Res, an amazing pub in Portland, |
Maine. (I didn't add the googly eyes.)
|My best beer shot of the year.|
|Sioux Falls, SD, where I attended a book |
|On the occasion of one of the |
Beervana Podcast's finest episode.
|We talked a lot about New England IPAs|
this year, didn't we?
Happy 2017, everyone--