Krups/Heineken BeerTender: I braved the northside for shopping on Saturday and ended up in Williams-Sonoma, where I spotted the BeerTender. It looks pretty cool, but they're charging $299 for it. I still think that's crazy but at least it's not going for the originally planned $400.
BadaBoomz: We popped in for dinner on Monday and finally met and chatted with Mike DeWeese. Cool guy! He let us know two interesting tidbits. First, they apparently sold almost none of the Vintage Beer Tasting from this past Saturday (Bell's Batch 7000 and Sierra Nevada Bigfoot '00 & '03). Fortunately, the beer is still in the coolers so if you ask for it this week, they'll still be able to pour the samples for you (5oz of each for $9). Second, in celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the