It’s time to say goodbye to 2016! (Bye, Felicia!) But first, let’s take a look back at the beer stats, “beercations”, festivals, new brewery visits and more that make up my 2016 review of my year in beer. Let’s start with the number of new breweries I’ve visited this year! This year… drumroll please… I […]Read More “Happy New Beer”! – Janée’s 2016 Year in Beer Recap
Beer education is incredibly important to me. There’s a great big world of beer information out there, and it can be a daunting task for people to experiment with flavors or learn about styles. But beyond flavors and styles, beer has a story. Beer isn’t just a beverage. The story and history of beer is […]Read More A Beer Museum Is Brewing
Day 3 was our day with the most driving and the least number of stops. But Ben and I agreed that it was our favorite day out of the whole trip! We stayed in Oregon the night before and drove into California. Our main mission for the day was to drive on Avenue of the […]Read More Cali Beercation, Day 3 – The Redwoods & Anderson Valley
Merry Christmas to me! My goal for this year was to become a Certified Cicerone®, and I found out last night that I’ve joined the ranks! It had been about 5 and a half weeks since I had taken the test (around the same time frame when I found out my results last time!), so […]Read More Janee Farrar… Certified Cicerone®!
Most of you know I just made my second attempt at becoming a Certified Cicerone! I wanted to give you a brief update on how I feel things went! Also, if you’d like a better breakdown of how the test works, you can check out my previous post after my first attempt here. The Certified Cicerone […]Read More Attempt Number Two
“One should always be drunk. That’s all that matters… But with what? With wine, with poetry, or with virtue, as you choose. But get drunk.” Passionate people, no matter what their passion, are some of my favorite people in this world. At one point when I was younger, my passion was singing. I always had […]Read More One Should Always Be Drunk (How I Got A Job In Craft Beer)
A few days after taking the Certified Cicerone test, I still have no clue what just happened to me! They said they’ve recently been getting test results out around 4-6 weeks after the test. So I’m starting this horrible waiting game! I went from feeling confident while filling out the first 5-6 pages of the […]Read More The Certified Cicerone Test
My name is Janée. (It rhymes with “hey”.) And I love beer. It’s a way of life. There’s almost nothing a great craft beer can’t do for me. To me, it’s limitless. It’s an adventure. I never get bored with it, and I’m always learning new things about it and exploring tastes and flavor combinations […]Read More My Story