So in case you aren’t from Minnesota–the Minnesota State Fair is kind of a big deal to us. Often called “The Great Minnesota Get-Together” this epic event is one of biggest, most crazy state fairs around. This is the time when we passive-aggressive, stoic, Nordic/German/Whatever types can shed our restrained skins and take part in something huge, chaotic, hot, and […]
Continuing the story of Beer Dust’s first NHC!
The previous afternoon of busy booth duty at the Expo and the epic craft beer tasting that was Pro-Brewer’s Night had resulted in a group of very tired Beer Dust staff! I couldn’t quite get myself out of bed in time for a 9 AM lecture, desiring more sleep instead of beer knowledge. […]
My last post covered setting up our booth at the NHC Homebrew Expo, exploring San Diego breweries, street-fighting, and hobnobbing with the homebrew industry. This post covers Thursday, the first official day of the conference.
The morning dawned bright, but soon to become overcast. I had signed up to help judge the final round of the National Homebrew Competition (the biggest […]
With the National Homebrewer’s Conference (NHC) being held in San Diego this year, I was very excited for the excuse to get out to that beer-centric city. Even better, with our first run of Beer Dust IPA packs ready, we were able to take almost our whole company out there as well! I’ve been to several NHC’s over the years […]
With Beer Dust being live for almost two weeks now, we’re starting to get the word out about our product and what we’re doing. Obviously in this day and age, social media (this here blog, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) plays a big part in getting your name “out there.” However, being a small company made of real people and not some […]
Eric here! I thought I’d give a little background on myself and Beer Dust. I’ve been homebrewing for over 25 years, learning the ropes from my mom back in the late 80’s to early 90’s. Doing the math, I’ve been homebrewing for more than half of my life! Over the past 10 years or so, the knowledge of the craft as […]