The Session is a monthly get-together of beer bloggers all posting on a common topic, and yours truly is hosting the next one! The Session was started by Stan Hieronymous and Jay Brooks, and has been around for almost 3 years. It's produced some great topics and some great posts, so go check out the past Sessions here.
I recently drove out to Colorado for a concert, and realized this was a perfect opportunity to stop at as many "beer destinations" as I could. I researched, plotted routes, looked at maps, and generally planned the entire trip around beer. What I was surprised to find was that despite all the amazing stops I planned, one of the best beer experiences of the trip was completely accidental. I found great beer in the last place I thought to look for it.
Has this happened to you? Maybe you stumbled upon a no-name brewpub somewhere and found the perfect pale ale. Maybe, buried in the back of your local beer store, you found a dusty bottle of rare barleywine. Perhaps a friend turned you on to a beer that changed your mind about a brewery or a style. Write about a beer experience that took you by surprise.
So here's how it works: write a post based on this topic on December 3rd, then post a link to your blog in the comments section here. I'll post a "roundup" of everyone's posts the next day. That's it!