Beer with Strangers

Give the Gift of Brewing

I do a weekly podcast about homebrewing. It’s my hobby. I’m not on anyone’s payroll, but, because people are looking for gifts this season, we did a show about getting people started in homebrewing that I thought was worth promoting. So I apologize in advance if I sound a little pitchy. I blog a bit about the brewing industry, but think about the brewing culture way more often. Brewing is one of those endeavors where,Read More

Brewing is about community

Jimmy Sharp measures his grain into the mill one recent Saturday at Xtreme Brewing The first time I went to Xtreme Brewing, in Millsboro, Del., I was hooked on the homebrew culture. I am not a homebrewer, but, rather, have always described my self as a hobby collector. I love to learn about other people’s hobbies, what drew them to their passion and why they pursue it so ardently (or, when they don’t, why theyRead More