From The Optimist

Blabbing on the radio about beer

Hey ho! Yours truly (Sean) will be on WUNC radio's The State of Things at noon today to discuss "drinking local." If you'd rather hear the show at...

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A Radical Backup Society

While we shore up the details of our (hopeful) location, here's a short essay written for Fullsteam by Dr. David Frauenfelder. David muses on a wide...

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Favorite albums from 2008

A few weeks before the holidays hit a fever pitch, we reached out to a few beer people and asked them: "What was your favorite album purchased in...

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A successful party!

TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL PRIVACY LAWS, THE IDENTITIES OF THE PEOPLE IN THIS PHOTOGRAPH HAVE BEEN OBSCURED. EXCEPT THE BACK OF HAMMER'S HEAD -- PRETTY...

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Rewriting the Rules.

Fullsteam is rewriting the rules about beer in the South. Founder Sean Wilson was co-founder and president of Pop The Cap, a lobbying organization...

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Road trip to Oxford, Mississippi

Antique tools in Taylor, Mississippi We're back from our trip to the Southern Foodways Alliance symposium in Oxford, Mississippi. Well, we've been...

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Brewery as bakery

Chris and I are hard at work, still checking out potential locations. A few are in East Durham; several are in Durham's Central Park district. One is...

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dot ag

You can now reach Fullsteam by visiting us online at fullsteam.ag (as in agriculture). Of course, fullsteambeer.com still works, and based on our...

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We bought a beer truck!

I've loved the Dodge A100 for some time. There's something about its blocky van-meets-pickup truck that really appeals to me. So I bought one on...

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