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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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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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ICYMI: Some Posts for Beer Geeks TV Blog

On Craft Beer in Chicago http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/9/11/sipping-in-chicago On Saisons http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/9/4/saisons-for-every-season On Beer Lists, or at least ones that are not generated by Paste. http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/8/28/lose-the-lists On the Big Apple Beer Renaissance http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/8/21/the-big-apple-plays-catchup On Diversity in the Craft Beer World http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/8/14/diversity-in-the-craft-world On The … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairings August 23 and 24

I used to think that the hardest transition in offering downtown New Yorkers top flight beer and cheese was from Sunday, when the vibe was typically chill, to Monday when the hustle bustle often came just short of violent. I’ve … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairings August 16-21

There hasn’t been much time for either pairing or blogging this week. At the store, Westside Market East Village, we’re without our stock guy, who quit after calling out for two weeks. This means my boss and I have to … Continue reading

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At The Root on Five Summer Beers

I chatted and corresponded with Michael Ferguson of Beer Geeks TV about his five favorite styles of summer beers. http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2015/08/_5_perfect_beers_for_summer.html?wpisrc=topstories

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