Category Archives: Blowing My Own Horn

Blast From the Past: June 2007

Prowling through the archives just now looking for a post I vaguely remember which, if it exists, has some information that would brighten up a column I am trying to write, I ran across this instead. Enjoy. Or ignore. Whatever … Continue reading

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The grouch is not only back, he is in the house.

See the post beneath this one to make sense of it all. Or not. Earlier this evening. The telephone rang. A brief conversation. Shortly thereafter, a knock on the door. Troegs sales guy extraordinaire and fine human being Nick Johnson … Continue reading

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Return of the Grouch.

My Beer Buzz this morning has the most exciting and heartwarming news of…oh, I dunno…maybe the last 15 minutes or so. From Troegs: We released two Scratch Beers today! The first, #178 – Rye Ale features Experimental “06277” (aka “Nuggetzilla”) … Continue reading

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John Myerow is my new hero.

Remember I told you what the rules would be in my bar should I open one? Well, read this. It’s not easy being ahead of the curve….oh wait, yes it is if you actually are. PS: Here’s a link to … Continue reading

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