Author Archives: Mike

Making Pictures of New Beer

When a new (yet to officially open their doors to the public) brewery comes along with some beer and wants photos I can’t say, “no”! After all, I have a duty to share and to inspire, right? When Brandon at … Continue reading

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Is There Time For This

Between making a living, staying responsible, managing the family life, and being an artist I have had all but no time for this site/blog. I had no idea so much time had passed since my last post. YouTube consumed A … Continue reading

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Do Profits Control Quality?

I posted a new video on the YouTube channel. It was a difficult video for me because I do love Lagunitas beer. The fact they sold a 50 percent stake in their business to Heineken bothers me because I don’t … Continue reading

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One Beer Always in My Refrigerator

Do you have that one beer you typically always have on hand? I’m sure you are out scouring the planet for those mystical beers your UNTAPPD buddies are raving about, but what do you always have in the refrigerator? Locally, … Continue reading

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The Thirsty Muse is on YouTube!

I’m happy to announce The Thirsty Muse is now on YouTube! You may not want another notification coming at you, but it would mean a great deal if you subscribed to the YouTube Channel!

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A Drink With Skekzi

Last month I packed up some gear, and drove to the Skekzi rehearsal space to have a few words over a drink with the band. We talked about the band, I got to hear some great tunes, made a few … Continue reading

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It’s OK – Only 11% Of Us Actually Drink Craft Beer

  Apparently the King of Beers would like to eliminate all craft beer and continue to offer rebates to distributors who do not distribute craft beer. The tiny space given to craft beer is  common and routinely accepted among most … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to ‘Take Your Shot’?

Ohio is getting cold-cocked! That’s right, I said it — cold-cocked. The rocking’ folks at Zeiler Spirits in San Diego, California have started distributing their flagship brand, COLDCOCK American Herbal Whiskey to Ohio, and I am wicked excited about it. I was starting to … Continue reading

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Halloween – Beer – Masks – And The Creative Soul

Samhain (pronounced Sah-Win), sunset October 31st to sunset November 1st, marks the end of harvest season and the beginning of the darker months. Traditionally, this is the time when the space between our world and the other world(s) is thin … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid to Approach This Green Bottle of Booze

Jägermeister is like that dark mysterious friend you have. It takes a while for people to approach, they may be hesitant, they could be afraid, they may not even like what they find; but the moment that one person decides … Continue reading

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