Month: September 2015

Best way to savor beer: clear glass, open mind: Tastings, The Register-Guard

There is so much more to tasting beer than, well, just tasting it. I had a great time talking with the folks at Eugene’s Ninkasi Brewing about how they make sure their beers are up to snuff. It’s easy to think of something as tasting good or bad. Yet, as with wine and spirits, tasting … Read More

Ten Years of Teaching and Tasting At The Bier Stein – Oregon Beer Growler

In the August 2015 issue of the Oregon Beer Growler: A decade of hindsight later, it must have been a sign.After months of planning, construction and delays, on July 5, 2005, Chip Hardy was finally ready to open the doors of Eugene’s The Bier Stein to the public. Soon, people would be able to purchase … Read More

New Article: From Food Cart to Award-Winning Restaurant: A Success Story | LivePlan

In a nutshell, this is why I loved talking with Colleen and Stephen Sheehan, co-owners of Delacata food cart and Elk Horn Brewery, for this article on Palo Alto’s Live Plan blog: We didn’t come from a lot of money. We put it together by the skin of our teeth, put up everything we had. … Read More

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