I met up with Emily Leaman, who pens the Blogger Beat for the Washingtonian, and her husband/photographer Chris Leaman, at the Franklin’s Restaurant, Brewery and General Store in Hyattsville, MD.
Today her interview with the Beer Activist (hey, that’s me!) appeared in the Washingtonian.com I think it turned out pretty nicely. The intro is below. Just click at the bottom to have a look-see at the whole story.
This week, for our Wednesday blogger fix, we knock back a few cold ones with beer blogger Chris O’Brien, local author and beer activist.
Silver Spring author and blogger Chris O’Brien started the Beer Activist blog five years ago when he was living in Ethiopia and working on his book, Fermenting Revolution: How to Drink Beer and Save the World. He wanted a way to organize his thoughts about the environmental and social impacts of the corporate beer industry.
For his book, published in 2006, Chris traveled all over the world researching local brewing traditions, even working for a time as a brewer at the Zululand Brewing Company in Eshowe, South Africa. His conclusion: You can change the world by having a (locally brewed, organic) beer. He explains how and why below.
Read the whole story right here.