Monthly Archives: October 2005

Meeting with Pat Lynch

Lee, David, and I had a productive meeting yesterday with Pat Lynch, Michael Schilleci, and Harry Kampakis, representing Birmingham Budweiser, Supreme Beverage, and Birmingham Beverage, respectively. It would not be appropriate for me to publicly divulge many of the details discussed at the meeting, but I will say what I can. Most importantly, Birmingham Budweiser [...]

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About That "Beerlicious" Comment

That’s been the hot topic of discussion ever since people started seeing promos for the bit on Sunday and Monday. There were extenuating circumstances. I don’t normally talk like that. The second it escaped my mouth, i knew it would end up on air making me look dorky, but it was funny nonetheless, so i [...]

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Oktoberfest

Thanks to everyone at the Birmingham Oktoberfest. Just got back and we had a really good time. They had a nice selection of good German beer. Paulaner and Spaten Oktoberfests. Blue Moon Pumpkin (not German of course). Warsteiner Dunkel. And others. Great food, too. Bratwurst, knackwurst, saurkraut, potato salad, and a host of other tasty [...]

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Congratulations, Jamie Ray

Free The Hops extends a hearty congratulations to Jamie Ray, head brewer of both the Olde Auburn Ale House and Montgomery Brewing Co., for taking home a bronze metal in the rye beer category at the Great American Beer Festival.  As someone whose studies focused on English and American literature in college, I especially appreciate [...]

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