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No More “The”

There's been one major issue with this site as we slowly approach it's fifth birthday this upcoming December. The problem has been there from the very moment I registered the domain name. And it's confused people that I've shared the website URL with over the years. "The"... That damned "the"…

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The Barley Blog Goes Mobile

I'm addicted to web traffic stats. There isn't a moment when I don't have real time reports running on any of the sites that I maintain. One of the interesting items that I've been noticing — and really a telling tale of how people are starting to access the Web…

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New Barley Blog Logo

Over this past weekend, I decided to finally get down to reworking The Barley Blog's logo a bit — a task I've had on various to-do lists for quite some time. I love the masthead graphic and really didn't want to mess with the overall feel. It was a fun…

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BarleyBlog Site Maintenance

Update Seems everything is back to normal and running fine. Just a quick note to let you all know that the site will be going through an upgrade on the backend today starting momentarily. Things may get a little silly as files are moved, deleted and updated, so sit back,…

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Barley Blog on Twitter

Just a quick note for you Twitter users out there. You can now follow The Barley Blog as each post on this site will be echoed there, as well as other good stuff.

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Announcing Brewery Search

Last month I was messing around online trying to find companies that brewed beer (breweries and brewpubs) in a couple of locations that I was thinking of dragging the wife and kid to. Through my searches I kept finding myself using a combination of 3-4 sites to gather all the…

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Where Are You?

I don't know about you, but I'm relaxing in low 70 degree weather in OBX, enjoying some tasty brews with the family. Regularly scheduled blogging will continue in a day or two. Hope you're having as much fun as I am.

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Barley Blog Image Suggestions

After the initial launch of this site just last month, I thought it would be interesting to offer up a different masthead image every now and again. The creation of the brewery scene above took some time, but I enjoyed the process thoroughly and can't wait to tackle a few…

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“…for a drop of sweet beer.”

The Barley Blog is all about beer, but like a fine micro-brew or import this site is a complex mix of flavors and ingredients. There are many facets to beer that need to be explored. And those can only be fully probed by drinking great beers. "I would kill everyone…

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