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Session #94 – My Role in Beer

It's been quite some time since I actively participated in The Session — 39 of the Beer Blogging Fridays have come and gone over that long period. I had always enjoyed taking part in past events, but things come up, life keeps a person busy and, frankly, there weren't many…

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The Session #58 Announced

And just when I was back to getting into the Session a transition in jobs left me without much time to think about this past month's topic. Hopefully, that won't be the case with December's Session: A Dickens of a topic for December 2011 The idea for me was based…

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Session #56 Announced

It felt good to get back into the flow of The Session and get involved with this month's topic last week. Hopefully, that will be the momentum I need to keep up with the monthly Beer Bloggers' writing event. October's Session topic has been announced by The Tale of the…

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Session #55: Label, Coaster and Cap Art

Running The Barley Blog is a hobby — a tasty, tasty hobby. The full time job has me fully immersed in Web design and development. As much as I enjoy coding around Internet Explorer's faults, it's the design aspect of my job where my heart lies. So, it's fairly understandable…

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Session #55 Announced

It's no secret that my participation in The Session — the monthly beer bloggers' opportunity to get together and write from their own unique perspective on a single topic — has been, how shall I say it... lacking. Call me lazy, or just plain uninterested in some of the topics…

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Session #52 Announced

The 52nd running of The Session has been announced, and it takes a bit of a departure from the previous writing assignments. Hosted by Brian Stechschulte, we've all been tasked with not discussing a specific beer or style, but instead "...the material that plays a supporting role. Bottles, coasters, cans,…

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Session 50 Announced

Holy crap! The Session hits 50 — FIFTY! — next month and Alan at A Good Beer Blog has selected the topic of "How Do They Make Me Buy The Beer?" For more on next month's topic: Buying beer. I mean takeaway. From the shelf to you glass. What rules…

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The Session #49: Regular Beer

Had you asked me what my go to beer — you know, that beer that's always in the fridge as your standard, daily drinker — was a few years back, I'd have answered with something smart-assed like, "Sam Adams is my Miller Lite." Now, that's not to put down the…

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The Session #49 Announced

Four years after co-founding the monthly beer blogging event known simply as The Session, Stan is back with a topic that appropriately feels, at least for myself, like a reset of sorts. I've been lacking in my involvement with The Session for several months now, but this seems like the…

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Session #45 Announced

I've been rather slack in my participation with The Session. It's been way too long since I've joined in the monthly beer blogger's event. With #45 (hosted by BeerTaster.ca), there's a shift to "...get back closer to the roots of the Session and pick a topic which was simple and…

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The Session #37: The Display Shelf

This month's Session is brought to us by The Ferm. The topic: "The Display Shelf: When to Drink the Good Stuff." I'm still relatively new to cellaring, having only started my meager collection in the winter of 2006/2007. I've got a variety of stuff tucked away in the back corner,…

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