Category Archives: Blogs

200 and Counting

The post I did last week on the Women’s March was my two hundredth  on this WordPress blog. It was my 238th post if you count the thirty-eight I did  when I had a website hosted by Network solutions which … Continue reading

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Bad Blue Host

This website is hosted by Bluehost.  I had been satisfied with their service for several years. Two days ago I stated getting very aggressive phone calls from a company named Sitelock. They claimed that there is malware on my website. … Continue reading

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Jacob Ruppert Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Today, Jacob Ruppert, legendary owner of the New York Yankees and a prominent New York brewer, was elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the Pre-Integration Era Committee. This committee considers players, owners, and umpires “whose contributions to the … Continue reading

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Statistics

Since  I  moved my website from Network Solution Servers to Bluehost servers, the statistics for the site have been reset. I thought it would be interesting to look at what were my top blog posts for the almost three years … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to my renovated website. If you are a first-time visitor, I am very glad you are here. I first started having a website in anticipation of the publication of my first book, Brewing Battles: A History of American Beer. … Continue reading

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Beer Radio

I will  talk with Ginger Johnson from WomenEnjoyBeer on her radio show, BeerRadio, today at 8 p.m. est. Please tune in.

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On the Radio

I will be a guest on “A Book and a Chat” on blogtalkradio, Tuesday March 1st  – 6:30pm. “A Book and a Chat” has proved a hugely popular radio program with people of all ages. With two hundred shows already … Continue reading

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76 Years of Beer Cans

Today is the 76th anniversary of the beer can. In To commemorate the occasion, I am posting an excerpt from Brewing Battles: A History of American Beer (Algora, 20070), pages 106-107. The American Can Company had developed a viable beer … Continue reading

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Onto Next Year

I don’t usually make specific New Year’s resolutions. I do frequently make lists and sometimes they include more long-term goals or projects. Over a year ago, I started tweeting, which led to a chain reaction where I wound up blogging … Continue reading

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Repeal 77 Years Later

December 5 was the seventy-seventh anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition. Jay Brooks has a video from the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) on his site. Two years ago, to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary, I wrote a series of posts about … Continue reading

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