Ten things I learned working in the teaching brewery for two weeks.

I am way more out or shape than I’d thought. Back to the Fitbit and the gym. Custom insoles are my friend. Steel-toed rubber boots are my friend. Aleve is my friend. Self-doubt creeps in at the oddest times. Every machine has a quirk. Once you know that quirk, you will be one efficient badass on that machine. However, getting to know that quirk can be time-consuming and irksome. Help is there for the asking. Cleaning never ends. Never. Sampling beer at 9am is part of the bottlers job. A bad day working in a brewery is still better than a good day where …

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Because Beer

So glad I was able to check out the Because Beer Festival in Hamilton this weekend. Great beer, great food, great music, great location, great vibe…and that was just Friday! Kudos to Brandi and the other organizers who made herding that many cats look easy, and thanks to Victor of Garden Brewers for letting me hang out and help.