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At WSJ on Beer

When I’m not in the food biz, I work as a freelance journalist and my most visible regular outlet is the Wall St. Journal, where I write about jazz. In 2014, they let me write about beer on occasion.  These … Continue reading

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When Will They Get It

I wish owners owners of places with great beer programs would understand the value of what they have. Last night, I was at a bar/casual restaurant, a couple of barstools down from two young women and the owner was chatting … Continue reading

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NYC Beer Renaissance Notes

Inspired by legwork on this article http://www.wsj.com/articles/craft-brewers-and-brewpubs-gain-popularity-in-new-york-city-1421976473 NYC Beer Renaissance And Local Cheese to Match 92Y January 28, 2016 Instructor Martin Johnson Stillwater Yacht (Lager, 4.5% ABV, gypsy) Nancy’s Camembert (Pasteurized Sheep’s Milk, Chatham, NY)   Finback Age of Reason … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairing Notes January 5

Beer and Cheese Pairings January 5, 2016 My series of pairings featuring dark beers and blues got off to an excellent start. Both Sunday and Monday, people were receptive to the offerings, and that was my primary concern. In the … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairing Notes, December 2015

My apologies for the infrequency of these dispatches, they have become a casualty of my success both with the beer program and with the writing phase of my professional life. In other words, the beer program’s success began to involve … Continue reading

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Some More Recent Posts from Beer Geeks TV Blog

On Great NYC Beer Bars At Beer Geeks TV Blog on Three Great NYC Beer Bars. http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/12/4/new-york-craft-beer-bars Three Great Barrel Aged Beers http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/11/27/barrel-aged-and-perfect-for-the-season Beers and Thanksgiving http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/11/20/bird-and-brew

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The Beer and Cheese Pairings Will Return Soon

I’ve been dealing with a flare up of carpal tunnel.

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