March
4
2008

If I Can Make It There…

We’ve hit the big time
When famous Czech beer writers
Have haiku contests.

Written by Captain Hops.

References: I was perusing the Really Simple Beer Syndication this morning, when this article caught my eye. It seems that Evan Rail the author of Good Beer Guide Prague and the Czech Republic and writer of the Beer Culture column at the Prague Daily Monitor is having a beer themed giveaway in the form of a beer haiku contest. Send him your beer themed 17 syllables by March 31, 2008 for a chance to win some fabulous Czech Republic brewery related prizes. Good luck!
Thing of the Day: Rick Steves’ Prague and the Czech Republic 2007

February
26
2008

2008 Beer Drinker of the Year

honor and duty
as Beer Drinker of the Year
to carry that flag

Written by Captain Hops.

References: Matt Venzke was proclaimed the 2008 Beer Drinker of the Year at the 12th annual contest held by the Wynkoop Brewing Company in Denver, Colorado. Jay Brooks has the story and press release.
Thing of the Day: Denver Then and Now

November
16
2007

Kegerator Give-Away

hospitality
is an endless beer fountain
or something quite close

Written by Captain Hops.

References: Kegerators.net is having a kegerator give-away contest. To win you need to write and submit the best story of how you would put your new kegerator to good use. All of my readers are deserving of a new kegerator. Send in your story and don’t forget to invite me over to break it in when you win. Cheers!
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Thing of the Day: Outdoor Beer Kegerator

July
14
2005

I’m going to win a blog design from Digitally Essential!

Digitally Essential – Turning code into beauty

If you haven’t already heard, Digitally Essential is giving away blog designs to the 4 blogs that create and submit the best haiku by July 22, 2005. Since haiku is the theme of this blog, I really couldn’t ignore the call. Besides, it’s a fun idea.

Here is my entry:

How sad my blog looks
it cries out for fulfillment
like an empty mug

Good luck to all participants!

SFM