Two Thousand Twelve

Wow. It’s been way too long since I’ve written something around here. The Holidays really took it out of me. Party after party after party then getting sick didn’t help matters with getting some decent writing done. Without further delay, I present to you 2012’s year in review.

This year was the year I dove head first into craft beer. I’ve been dipping my toes in the water for a while now, mostly relying on what’s available locally. It started with trying as many variety packs as I could, to visiting close by breweries like Ommegang, to trying stuff that looks interesting or maybe has a high number shelf talker on it. I made my first two trips to The Alchemist in the last few months of 2011, and while that was a big step into craft beer for me, 2012 was definitely the year I went kinda nuts about it. It’s also been a great way to meet a lot of awesome folks this year: Continue reading