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This really feels like the good ‘ol days. Drinking rye whiskey, quiet cabin in the woods without Internet and Coldplay blasting on my speakers. I haven’t had a writing session like this in a very long time. I read a few of my birthday blog posts from the last few years and realized, just now, …

★ Year in Review and 2021 Plans in Beer

Before we begin, here are previous years: Year in Review and 2012 Plans in Beer Year in Review and 2013 Plans in Beer Year in Review and 2015 Plans in Beer Year in Review and 2016 Plans in Beer Year in Review and 2017 Plans in Beer Year in Review and 2018 Plans in Beer …

Year in Review and 2020 Plans in Beer

I’m just realizing that I skipped the 2019 post. What a shame. Seriously. Here are previous years: Year in Review and 2012 Plans in Beer Year in Review and 2013 Plans in Beer Year in Review and 2015 Plans in Beer Year in Review and 2016 Plans in Beer Year in Review and 2017 Plans …

★ Year in Review and 2018 Plans in Beer

I had this post ready a few weeks ago but was once again held up by RateBeer’s 2017 year in review page that just went live today. Let’s start with the 2017 stats! This blog and Flickr did pretty well. 5.3 million views on my photos and 7900 views to this blog from 3500 unique …

★ Year in Review and 2017 Plans in Beer

ReadME: I’m posting this late because RateBeer posts a year in beer annually for each userID. This year, they were a week late in posting this and the page is very buggy so you’ll see below some marks saying “waiting for year in beer 2016”. I’m going to check the page monthly and a few …

★ Year in Review and 2016 Plans in Beer

If you’re curious, here are the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Years in Review Overview of my 2015 Goals: Go to Akkurat in Stockholm Complete my 3 Fonteinen ratings Visit Champagne and Burgundy Continue buying Hill Farmstead and Bruery beer along with Lambic Trade Less or trade at the same rate as last year Move more …

★ Year in Review and 2015 Plans in Beer

For the past 2 years, I’ve posted a year in review that contains Untappd, RateBeer and Cellar stats along with overall views of my spending both in beer and trading (shipping, packaging, etc). I’m going to include some stats in this post but this is more of an overview of 2014 in written form with …

Year in Review and 2013 Plans in Beer

This was a great year in beer. There isn’t a single area of this hobby where I feel too many shortcomings remain at least when it comes to taking on beer. My personal shortcomings and issues of “gotta catch them all” continues to be something I battle with but in my efforts to spend less …

Year in Review and 2012 Plans in Beer

This post is intended to summarize my last 12 months in beer. I’ve been drinking beer since age 21 but, only in the last 18 months have I taken things a step further and jumped into a community of beer lovers who discuss it, trade it and review it. It has been just another one …