Inverted 9’s and dingbats, Fat Head’s new location, and machines vs. people.
Adam Nason is the founder and operator of Beerpulse, the world’s leading beer news website. We discuss how a nighttime hobby transformed into a business with the explosion of the craft beer industry, the challenges of monetizing publishing in the digital age, the debate over ethics in blogging, the death of embargoes, the future of beer media, and much more. For anyone with an interest in the writers and the technological tools they use to narrate the craft beer movement in America, this episode is a must-listen conversation with one of the most quietly influential individuals in the industry.
Brother Barley and Slouch Sixpack are back taking on the week’s top beer news stories*. Topics include:
Sam C to helm the Brewers Association; doesn’t miss opportunity to crap on beer geeks
Schlafly Brewmaster: “Please end distinction between beer and craft beer so this AB/Inbev thug releases me and my family…”
Check your calendars; almost time for pumpkin beer!
You’re cut off! Alpine ends growler fills after seeing Exponential Hoppiness on eBay
2nd place in the Sierra Nevada sweepstakes wins you= Jack Shit
And our favorite beer news site has a new url
Slouch and Barley are mad as hell, and they’re going to sit at home and talk about beer news.
With Brother Barley on assignment Slouch, Beerford, Mashtun, and Hordeum discuss Sierra Nevada and New Belgium on the hunt for east coast real estate, impressive Southern Tier growth, Widmer and Red Hook continuing to disappoint Daddy Big Beer, and 2011 Sam Adams Utopia hits store shelves for $150.
Brother Barley “apologizes” for the Aleheads general lack of accuracy. Sort of. Kind of. Not really.