Join me on Patreon
Oct14

Join me on Patreon

Last night I made an announcement on IGTV NIGHT LIVE. I’m inviting all of you to join me on my *NEW* Patreon account. I’m sharing exclusive content (all on one place) to serve all of your beer & cider needs: blogs, recipes, tutorials, live chat, and more. I work really hard with education in the industry and helping businesses with marketing and branding.  Check out my page & subscribe. Cheers!! Click here to...

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Finally All Together Now
May14

Finally All Together Now

More than 700 breweries have come together to brew Other Half Brewery’s world-wide collaboration beer,“All Together,” 6.5% double-dry hopped India Pale Ale,” with proceeds supporting those in the hospitality industry who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19. Variations of this beer have been collector items to beer enthusiasts, except those who are gluten-intolerant. Celiacs were left out in the dark to...

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Supporting the Industry During COVID-19
Mar23

Supporting the Industry During COVID-19

As of today, the COVID-19 has infected over 360,000 people, over 15,000 deaths. It’s expected to see this toll rise within the next few months. It’s a scary time for us, wondering about our health, job security, mental and emotional state, etc.. As someone who suffers from anxiety, I was surprisingly calm during this chaos the last few weeks until last week when I finally had a meltdown thinking about people who have...

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Craft Brewers Conference – CANCELED
Mar12

Craft Brewers Conference – CANCELED

Due to the situation around COVID-19, the Brewers Association announced on March 12 that the Craft Brewers ConferenceⓇ & BrewExpo AmericaⓇ and World Beer Cup™ have been canceled. All BA-produced events will also be canceled. The BA released the following statement: “We have been closely monitoring updates and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), as...

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First Gluten-Free CBC
Oct21

First Gluten-Free CBC

The first annual Gluten-Free Craft Brewers Conference (GFCBC) took place at Holidaily Brewing Co. in Golden, Colorado on Wed. Oct 2. With research data showing that the gluten-free beer market is expected to climb 14% by 2022, gluten-free breweries from across the country gathered to collaborate on education, branding and marketing, and innovative ways to continue pushing the gluten-free beer industry forward. Participating breweries...

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Gluten-Free Craft Brewers Conference & GABF
Oct01

Gluten-Free Craft Brewers Conference & GABF

I am humbled to announce that I am giving a presentation on marketing, branding, and social media at the Gluten-free Craft Brewers Conference in Golden, Colorado on Oct 2. Coincidentally, the conference will take place during the week of the Great American Beer Festival (GABF). This is the first time in craft beer history that a conference will be dedicated to the gluten-free craft beer market. Other tracks taking place tomorrow...

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Craft Brewers Conference ’19
Apr05

Craft Brewers Conference ’19

Next week, over 13,000 professionals in the beer industry will be united for the Brewers Association’s Craft Brewers Conference (CBC). The conference is held from April 8-11 in Denver, Colorado. Additionally, about 1,000 exhibitors will be at BrewExpo America and over 55 events will take place around the Denver area to celebrate craft beer. “We’ve got a roster of smart, engaging speakers across 96 seminars who are eager to...

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The Need for Mead on Long Island
Feb21

The Need for Mead on Long Island

WA Meadwerks, which opened September 2018, is the newest and only meadery on Long Island. Founded by Joseph Abruzzo and Roger Wanner, the taproom is located 26 West Hoffman in Lindenhurst. Mead (wine made from honey) can be made with fruits, spices, and anything in between. The styles range from dry to sweet, typically gluten-free, with an ABV from 4.5% to 16%.  WA Meadwerks encompasses these styles through the 16 meads available on...

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Cider Association Unveils Certified Pommelier Exam
Jan26

Cider Association Unveils Certified Pommelier Exam

The United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) unveiled the second level of the Certified Cider Professional (CCP) program, Certified Pommelier™. Until recently, the CCP program only had one level, geared toward cider servers. Next month USACM administers the exam for the second level of the CCP program for the first time. It will be offered in Chicago during their annual trade conference, CiderCon. Those who pass the...

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Ghostfish Brewing Company Expands Gluten-Free Beer to Colorado
Aug30

Ghostfish Brewing Company Expands Gluten-Free Beer to Colorado

Ghostfish Brewing Company announced a new distribution partnership with Crooked Stave Artisans Distributing. This relationship will facilitate Ghostfish beer to be available within nearly all areas within the state of Colorado. Crooked Stave Artisans Distributing (CSA) will start off distributing draught and package versions of Ghostfish Brewing’s award-winning dedicated gluten-free beers including Grapefruit IPA, Meteor Shower Blonde...

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