Getting a free ticket to the WBC Awards Dinner and watching Doug Odell get a Silver Medal for their tasty IPA.
Drinking free leftover beer from the judging at the pre-reception.
Seeing Randy Mosher tell the servers that the judges get the beer first and now during the beer and cheese session.
Having Mike Hale of Hale Brewing ask if he could could join me for breakfast and then saying hi to George Reisch and he joins our table followed by Ken Grossman saying hi and stopping to talk to George.
Meeting Harry Schuhmacher and his gang.
Going out to eat in downtown San Diego with the Odell Brewing gang.
Our breakout sessions during wholesaler day, lots of discussion on the problems we face.
Having Arlan Arnsten from Stone Brewing stop in to the A-B wholesaler breakout and lay a few thoughts on us.
Having Arlan stare at me while I was tinkering with the video recorder while focused on him during the time he's giving us the message about not quoting people without their consent.
Getting a picture of Curt Widmer with Mitch Steele.
Interviewing Curt and Rob Widmer about their new beer Omission Pale Ale and Omission Lager.
The reception at the San Diego Zoo with lots of great beer.
Enjoying the reaction people had when I suggested they should be serving Bacon Beer or Coffee Stout during breakfast.
Meeting Dan Del Grande and Ashley Routson.
Seeing our Tucson brewers there, Dennis Arnold of Barrio Brewing, Eric Greene of Dragoon Brewing, and Blake Collins of Borderland Brewery.
The social media presentation during wholesaler day.
Increasing my Untapped unique beer number from 95 to 133.
Planning and drinking the Symposium beer as my 100th unique beer and getting my Artisan Badge on Untapped.
Stalking Adam Lambert, VP Sales at Dogfish Head Brewery. He believes that my colleague and I are stalking him because we have "bumped" into him at three CBC meetings and two GABF's. Numerous times at each one; I guess that would be stalking.
Much more to add but I killed those memory brain cells during the week.