Category Archives: Commentary

Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

Prevalence An estimated 5.2 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease in 2014, including approximately 200,000 individuals younger than age 65 who have younger-onset Alzheimer’s. Almost two-thirds of American seniors living with Alzheimer’s are women. Of the 5 million people age 65 and … Continue reading

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Feeding America – Go Orange Campaign

Take Action Against Hunger This September and Go Orange September is Hunger Action Month, when the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks unites to urge individuals to take action in their communities.  The goal of Hunger Action Month is to mobilize … Continue reading

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Toyota Refuses Support of Pints for Prostates

A bizarre decision from a sport that used to be sponsored by tobacco companies… whose products have cause the early death of millions of people world-wide… Toyota Racing has declined to allow entry of a Pints for Prostates design for … Continue reading

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Socially Responsible Beer

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s The Hop Press… posted on Saturday, February 27th. It is fairly common these days for all sorts of businesses to maintain that they include a “socially responsible mission” as a part of doing business … Continue reading

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Support Pints for Prostates

A very worthwhile organization… Supporters can purchase tickets for a fund raising raffle to support this cause… 1st prize is a free trip to the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver, CO in September! Tickets will be available where … Continue reading

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From the Hop Press: Back to the Future of Organic Beer

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s The Hop Press… posted on Saturday, January 9th. There are in today’s marketplace many examples of beer being sold as “organic”. Today we will look at what it means to be organic, examine a … Continue reading

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From The Hop Press: 2009 in a Nutshell

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s Hop Press… posted on Saturday, December 12th. As 2009 winds down in a big holiday rush, I thought that I would take a look back at a few of the things that were important … Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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