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Sad day for Cincinnati beer

Carla and I were saddened this morning to learn of the death of Ohio Valley Distributing’s Jim Hennessey. We don’t know what happened, other than it did. If you love good beer and live in Cincinnati then Jim Hennessey’s life

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Fresh Fest at MadTree – Saturday, Nov. 1st

Last year, Queen City Fresh blogger Chris Stevens came up with the idea of hosting Fresh Fest, an event that featured the two things his blog was all about: local beer and local music. Plus it was a chance for

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Local Beer Blog Spotlight: March 13, 2014

This week’s Local Beer Blog Spotlight covers two weeks since Carla was traveling last week. We’ll have a Traveling Tuesday post on one of the brew pubs she visited there up soon. In the mean time, you can check out

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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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Pints for Paws event at Flipdaddy’s Union – Feb. 13th

As part of Cincinnati Beer Week, Flipdaddy’s Burgers & Beers in Union, KY is hosting a Pints for Paws event next Thursday, February 13th. For every pint of Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. Emancipator Dopplebock sold that day, they will be

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Local Beer Blog Spotlight: Dec. 19, 2013

With the holiday upon us, there tends to be less blog posts since bloggers are busy celebrating rather than writing. (At least, I know that’s the case with us.) With that in mind, we’re going to skip next week and

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Cincy Beer Bloggers’ Beers at Fifty West’s CannonBLOG – Dec. 12th

One of the first questions we get when someone finds out that we have a beer blog is whether we brew our own beer. But, other than a few home brew kits that Tom tried out, the answer has always

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Cross-post: Battling Burn Out (In Blogging and In Life)

I wrote this blog post for my personal blog at and shared it with Tom. He told me that I should cross-post it here. So I’m taking his advice and posting it here too. — Carla I was at

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Local Beer Blog Spotlight: Oct. 17, 2013

We got a really nice response to our first Local Beer Blog Spotlight last week. We hope to keep it a weekly feature, but will switch to biweekly on occasion. Let us know if we’re missing any other blogs. The

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A Craft Beer Weekend To Remember

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last month or so, you probably know that this past Friday and Saturday was the two night Cincy Winter Beerfest along with the 5B conference at the Cincinnati Duke Energy

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