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From the Hop Press: The Economics of Beer

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s Hop Press… posted on Saturday, December 5th. Practically all of us know someone that has been severely impacted by the downturn in the world’s economy… layoffs, spending cutbacks,...

A VTHopHead Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving at the VTHopHead house is all about family, close friends, great food, football and, of course, good beer. While most people are focused on the turkey n’ stuffing, cranberries and pumpkin pie (I like these too) for my son Jamie and I it is also a time to pull out a “special” beer (or few) to add to the holiday cheer.

Featured Writer at The Hop Press

I have joined a small group of beer writers/bloggers on a new RateBeer.com endeavor called “The Hop Press” that can be found at www.hoppress.com. I am really happy to be a part of this select group. As one of their featured writers, my column will appear on Saturday each week on the Hop Press site.

Rock Art Wins “Monster” Battle!

Late in the day on Wednesday Rock Art Brewery, makers of “The Vermonster” beer, and Hansen Beverage Company, makers of Monster energy drinks, reached an agreement that will allow Rock Art to continue to use the name “Vermonster” for its beer, so long as it stays out of the energy drink market.

Las Vegas – Land of Beer?

I spent the better part of last week in Las Vegas at a conference. During the few days that I was there, I was able to add an incredible 16 new beers to my...