Monthly Archives: December 2017

Year End Review

Since I always post on Friday, I am doing  the recap of my year today. My goal for this website was to post once a week. I started on January  6 2017 so this is my fifty-first post.  I feel … Continue reading

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Beer for the Holidays

Beer has traditionally been a summer drink and even today with complete access to refrigeration beer sales are greatest  in the summer. Post Repeal brewers who faced a changed retail landscape tried to start their selling season in March by … Continue reading

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Re-post: The Road from Repeal: The Three Tier System

As a followup to last week’s post about the impending tax legislation and it’s effect on the brewing industry, I am re-posting a blog from December 2008. At that time, in honor of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Repeal of … Continue reading

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The Tax Man Cometh

For several years  the brewing industry has been seeking a rollback of the beer taxes of 1991. Until now I was dubious that they would be successful during the Trump administration. The heinous tax bill that the Senate passed last … Continue reading

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New Computer

I bought a new computer a few weeks ago and it has turned out to be extremely complicated to get it up and running. A computer is a complex machine yet people are expected to know what to do without … Continue reading

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