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Local Beer Blog Spotlight: February 27, 2014

This week’s Local Beer Blog Spotlight looks at local venues, local breweries and local fundraisers. There’s also a nice discussion on the differences between cans, bottles and draft and a look back at the year in a life of a

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Posted in Beer dinners, Blogging, Local Breweries, Local Restaurants/Bars/Pubs, Regional Breweries

Writing About Beer

Carla and I spent most of this past weekend in Lexington, KY attending a writing conference focusing on craft beer. We did the Cincy Winter Beerfest Friday night, then got up Saturday to drive down to the UK Student Center

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Posted in Blogging, Local, Miscellaneous, Opinion

Thankful For the Better Beer in Cincinnati (and beyond, too)

Lo, the many years ago, when I first started writing for Hoperatives (that is, back in the fall of 2010, when I had way more free time and dinosaurs still roamed the Earth), one of the very first posts I

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Posted in General Comment, Holidays, Local, Miscellaneous, Opinion

Help a NKY Native Win The World’s Best Beer Trip

Check out this information from Campbell County native Jordan Flinchum and then go vote for him before Monday at 8:00 pm Cincinnati time (Tuesday at 1:00 pm New Zealand time). The World’s Best Beer Trip is a contest put together

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Posted in Breweries Beyond, Miscellaneous, Regional Breweries

Past Due Beer Review: Sebago Bonfire Rye

Well… I’m writing again, which I suppose is a start. It took months of prodding, some beer and an unreasonable amount of patience on Tom and Carla’s behalf, but I picked up the computer. So onto the beer! Bonfire Rye

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Posted in Beer Tastings, Breweries Beyond, Opinion, Reviews, Roadtrip!

A Disturbance in the Force

This post may be a little too much inside baseball stuff regarding the Cincinnati beer blogging community for some tastes, but so be it. A change is happening that deserves mention and acknowledgement. No matter what the topic, no blog

Posted in General Comment, Local, Miscellaneous, Opinion

iPhone App Pivo Helps You Order Beer in 59 Languages

This is rather clever. At just 99 cents (or 69p), I knew I needed it. Thirsty travellers jetting off around the world this summer will be able to indulge in an ice-cold beer whatever their destination, thanks to newly launched

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Posted in Miscellaneous

Father’s Day and Beer. You see how this works, right?

It’s been a slow week here at Hoperatives. Carla has been otherwise occupied, and … well … you know how I’m always going on about how much work she does for Hoperatives?  Well, this week’s the demonstration of that. The

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Posted in Holidays, Local Restaurants/Bars/Pubs, Miscellaneous

Two Kickstarter Projects You May Be Interested In

We love Kickstarter and have backed several projects there over the last year or so. Here are two Ohio based beer relates projects that we wanted to let you know about. They are both ending soon so check them out

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Malt Liquor Monday: Colt 45

A funny thing happened to me a few weeks ago.  I was on my way home after a long night of auditioning chimpanzees for the title role in my new street play, “Puddin and the Primate’s Revenge: Episode One of

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Posted in General Comment, Humor, Miscellaneous, Opinion, Reviews


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