|So it’s a new year and my resolution is to make blog posts here more often than every six months, which has been my rate for the last year or so. I could give you readers a litany of excuses, but what’s the point? Let’s just move on and talk about craft beer.
If you’re one of the folks out there who reads my Alaska column in the Northwest Brewing News, then I’ve got some bad news for you. My column (along with the one for British Columbia) has been permanently cut from that publication. The past few months have been very rough for print publications about beer: Celebrator has ceased print publication, All About Beer has folded, and even Beer Advocate has gone from a monthly to a quarterly format. In the case of Northwest Brewing News, ad revenues are down and pages had to be cut. Apparently, Alaska and B.C. don’t produce much ad revenue in the best of times (which these certainly aren’t), so ours were the necks to feel the axe. On the plus side, if no one is willing to pay me to write, …
Source: Drinking on the Last Frontier
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