Monthly Archives: May 2012

Josie Bones (and Bright ‘Harvest 150’)

If I go missing one day, if you can’t find me for a while and have no idea where I’ve gone, check the cupboards and crawlspaces at Josie Bones in Melbourne. I’d only been there an hour before I was … Continue reading

Posted in Diary entries, Location reviews | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

GABS Glass #1: Garage Project ‘Double Day of the Dead’

At GABS, I was understudy for Local Taphouse’s Guy Greenstone, who was set to host ‘Beerista’ introductory tasting sessions at the ‘Craft Beer College’ series of free seminars running at the festival. He had a run-in with pneumonia, but was … Continue reading

Posted in Diary entries | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

GABS Paddle #1: Everything ≤ 4.5% ABV

As I’ve mentioned a few times when talking about GABS, my Friday was very sleep-deprived; I only had two hours sleep on Thursday night — my nocturnal nature meshes not at all with early-morning flights — and wound up awake for some … Continue reading

Posted in Diary entries | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GABS 2012: Day Two & Three Photos, with Afterthoughts

GABS Weekend was genuinely awesome — and pretty-much exhausting. I just never caught up on the fact that my trip started with 26-odd-hours awake running on a mere two hours sleep. But these are trifling #firstworldproblems; I was having a marvellous time, … Continue reading

Posted in Random reports | Tagged | Leave a comment

Resolute ‘Zaragoza’ Molé Stout

Last week was massively distracted, in my brain and many others, by the run-up to GABS and Good Beer Week in Melbourne — but it (i.e., the week) still found time for the (North Island) launch of a new contract … Continue reading

Posted in Diary entries | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

GABS 2012: Day One Photos

So, I’m back in my dear old Melbourne taking full advantage of my well-timed unemployment to attend GABS: the Great Australasian Beer Spectapular. It’s rather a treat, and will warrant a proper write-up (or several), but I just want to … Continue reading

Posted in Random reports | Tagged | 9 Comments

Beer Diary Podcast s02e01: Collaboration

Back for a second ‘season’ — are more-or-less arbitrary division, but we watch a fair amount of (good) TV and can’t help but think of things like that — George and I sat down a little while ago to talk … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast episodes | 6 Comments