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A Baltic Porter brewing story with the Common Thread Craft Beer Collaboration, Wisconsin brewers with the Wisconsin Brewers Guild, and highlights from the process this year with participating brewers. Filmed at Ale Asylum in Madison, Wisconsin. Check the YouTube video “cards” for more information on CTCBC, past events, and MadCraftBeerWeek. And a special thanks […]

2017 CTCBC – A beer collaboration


A Valentine’s Day video that went astray. I guess it’s part of the process.

My Horse and Me



Two perspectives on Contract Brewing provided by Page Buchanan, at House of Brews, and Isaac Showaki, at Octopi Brewing. They talk about the options for brewing in small to large batches, the advantages for start ups and brewers in operation, and the philosophies behind contract brewing.

Contract Brewing


Highlights from the Good Day Market Event at Octopi Brewing in Dec 2016; with comments from Isaac Showaki – Octopi and Sarah Artz – One-One Thousand on what the event is about. Includes vendors from Madison to Minneapolis, Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee and beyond. With free to use YouTube music “By the […]

Good Day Market at Octopi


Jim, at the Parched Eagle Brewpub, got me going again on music video’s so I made a couple new ones recently. Stores are Opening and Flying to Mars were a couple for his Dec. 9th open mic; others in this playlist are from the 1st open mic where I also hid behind […]

Roger on Open Mic at the Parched Eagle



I wanted to experiment with creating photospheres, fast-motion video’s from time lapse photos, and play with my cameras; Octopi Brewing opened their doors the me recently and was a great help. Here are some of the results from the past few weeks. This is an interactive photosphere of the brewery. […]

Recent visits to Octopi Brewing


Photo’s of wild parsnip from around Wauankee and Westport. Details for identifying in 1st photo… Deeply ridged stem, compound leaves, umbrella shaped flowers, will grow well over 4 foot tall, and they love sun. Chemicals from within the plant (when broken open) can cause phyto-photo-dermatitis (severe burning, itching, and blisters) […]

Wild Parsnip


My wife says I’m obsessed, my nephew agrees, but I’m known to be very honest and fair, so why can’t I obsess when I feel slighted. Is a 12 ounce pint okay with you? Would you buy a gallon of milk that was short a quart and not stop to question? […]

The Short Pour of Beer – 12 oz. in a pint