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Talking beer with Turkey Joe Friday on WYPR

Going on WYPR Midday with Dan Rodricks Friday 1- 2 p.m. Will be joined by Turkey Joe Trabert, a man who not only visited many Baltimore bars, he owned one.

Another satisfied customer

Jim Burger and I ran into former colleague and old friend Fred Rasmussen (and several beers) at Grand Cru this weekend. He looks to be enjoying the book.

Sailing Heavy Seas on Saturday

Looks like this weekend will be devoted to beer-making. Saturday I will be at Clipper City taking tours and watching their crew make Heavy Seas brews. Sunday afternon at H. L. Mencken’ s House, I’ll be talking about H. L.’s home brews, as well as signing books.

Busy schedule ahead of Father’s Day

We’ve got three nights until dad’s big day, and I’ll be signing books on each one – sometimes in multiple locations. If you’re still looking for your signed copy to give — or get! — come find me at one of these events. Tonight, Thursday, June 14, 5:30-7 p.m.: Book signing at Donna’s Cross Keys … Continue reading

Giveaways for Father’s Day

Since so many struggle with what to get dear old Dad for Father’s Day, we’re making it a bit easier for you this year with contests to win free copies of “Baltimore Beer” on both Facebook and Twitter. Entry to win is simple: Just share a memory of your Dad, or why he would enjoy … Continue reading

Practicing penmanship

I am practicing my penmanship for a week of book signings. Here is the schedule: Friday, June 8, 7-9 p.m. Atomic Books 1100 W. 36th St., Baltimore, Md. Sunday, June 10, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Boog Powell will join me and photographer Jim Burger at the Pratt Street Ale House, 206 W. Pratt St.