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Hogun’s Mace (Accidentally Sour) Robust Porter

I made reference to this beer yesterday.  It was days away from being bottled when fermentation seemed to be kicking back up.  Steamtoberfest had recently become infected and it looked like this was going the same direction.  1,023 more words


Steamtoberfest: Patient Zero

I brewed Mocktoberfest Ale in 2012, just before brewing my first lagers. In 2013, I decided that I would go ahead and use lager yeast, using the water bath method to try to keep the temperature down. 564 more words


Evergreen IIPA Take One

I recently wrote about my Evergreen IIPA. It was a good recipe that turned out be a good beer when fresh, but eventually became over carbonated. 656 more words


What Not to Do During a Job Interview

Job interviews aren’t just about looking the part — it’s also about acting the part, too.

I’d like to think most of us know how to behave during an interview, but given a candidate I recently had to interview for an open position where I work… I’m not so sure. 844 more words


The Path to Supernatural

Some people are naturals. Everything they touch turns to gold. They walk into a situation, take charge, and without breaking a sweat, everything turns up roses. 396 more words

Upside Down Kingdom

Restaurant Lessons From Olive Garden Failures

Olive Garden doesn’t know how to cook pasta, soaks its salads in too much dressing, dumps sauce haphazardly atop its dishes, forgets to sell wine, and has strayed far from its Italian roots with dishes no one in Italy would touch. 994 more words


Eating on the Cheap ... Failure

Day 4 of eating on the cheap.

Confession of a mindless spender.

“I ran to the famers market after work to grab my box before I drove 30 minutes away for a meeting.  125 more words