Hello Craft Beer

Featured Contributor J.M. Hammond @JMIheartBeer Hello craft beer enthusiasts, hipsters, beer fans, home brewers, and Sommbeer readers! I wanted to take a moment and provide a proper introduction of myself to all those who follow the great stories at Sommbeer and enjoy the site. I am JM Hammond and I was previously with for a year, and if you want to get a better idea about what makes me tick, you can check out my work there that I did for the last year, but…

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Proper Title…Maybe It is Crafty

Editors Note: This post features contributions from Rod Jones, John Fahrner and Don Manfredi   A thought from my last visit to Chicago was what do we do with breweries like Goose Island and their place? Many have looked to exclude them as craft beers since they had been purchased by AB InBev, but they still produce a fine quality craft beer. I have heard companies like this beginning to be described as ‘crafty.” What are your thoughts? I can see the “crafty” title, but…

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Happy 1st Anniversary

Featured Contributor Matt  @SportsNCraftBeer Happy 1st Anniversary! Craft brew enthusiasts champion the idea of community and exudes that quality. The contributors include blue-collar workers and a marketing agent; a poet and a historian; married folks and a stay at home dad; Australians, Canadians, and Americans; and those who love pumpkin beers and some who detest them. And that’s just the writers.’s community involves avid readers, social media friends, and even quite a few that own their own beer blogs. Isn’t that what…

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Sommbeer’s Favorite IPA’s

As a beer loving community the Sommbeer crew has decided to do a series of collaborative post’s that we will be calling “Sommbeer’s Favorites”.  The purpose of these posts are just to give a brief look at some of each contributors favorite brews are of a particular style.  This post is dedicated to Sommbeer’s favorite IPA’s Alex: I am a big fan of Boulevard Single Wide IPA. This is the beer I got my start in craft beer with. It is a nice crisp beer.…

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The SommBeer Team

A Tribute to the Sommbeer Team Contributors – We’ve grown so much since that first contributor dared to write for this site (@hopscanary 7/24/14).  In a very short period of time, we’ve grown into a beer community and now boast a full team of contributors.  Let’s keep growing, I’m enjoying the ride. – David   Adam McIntosh      @The1MacAttack Adam is a craft beer and mustache aficionado who majored in philosophy to implore the nature of craft beer. He is also an avid Detroit sports fan…

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