Day Drinking with Drongo

Day Drinking with Drongo

I have a soft spot in my heart for nerds. Software engineer, video game enthusiast, stock investor and beer snob, Kevin “Drongo” Drongowski is the epitome of the term. For a while, Drongo even looked the part. When we first met he wore wire framed Harry Potter-esq glasses and carried a flip phone. I know, right?! If it wasn’t for his wife, his wardrobe would consist of free t-shirts with classy ironic sayings, like “funny words” or “black is the new black.” I have spent the better park of my …

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Plastered with Petey

Plastered with Petey

Gather round, for I have news to share about a man, nay, a legend. Midwesterner by birth and Red Wings fan at heart, this PBR loving, beer chugging, father-of-one is evangelizing the importance of the oxford comma by day and living the suburban American dream alone in his man cave at night. Don’t let this unknown, baby-faced, middle manager fool you. He is a force of immeasurable patriotism to God, country and beer. His name is Petey and (after this interview), I dare use the term …

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Catching Up With Johny B

Catching Up With Johny B

Meet Johny B., a former co-worker, “New Belgium” enthusiast and home-brewer. Last December, Johny and his family left the Pacific Northwest and moved to Warren, Minnesota, a small farming community about an hour drive from the Canadian border. Recently this craft-beer fan started working at a distillery Far North Spirits, and took some time to fill me in on his new life outside of Washington.

Q1. You’re a Brazilian living in Minnesota, how’s that working out for you?

A: I have survived the winter! There were times when I would not go outside …

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