Vikings/Packers Recap: A Dolphins Fan Walks into a Bar …

Eww. The first thing we see when the channel gets changed is Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews being interviewed by Michele Tafoya. One man yells "Go Packers!" I can't quit looking at Clay Matthews'...

The Day I Buzzed 15 Breweries and Cooked My Own Burgermeister

Perhaps you've heard I have an online radio show about beer now? Well, I do. Since I'm not what you'd call "known" among the beer industry's key names, I introduced myself to some Saturday ... by...
Frank Haataja's media pass for the 2017 Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado

Great American Beer Festival Diary: Day 2

You can read Day 1 of my Great American Beer Festival diary here. I wake to the sound of a cat. It's 3:30 a.m., Friday. I try to go back to sleep, failing in doing so....

The Trippy, Vibrant, Many-Colored Sunset of Harriet Brewing

Harriet was one of the first. When the Surly Bill passed in 2011, it summoned a stampede and Harriet Brewing was at the front of the herd. Co-founder Jason Sowards and team burst open in their...

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