Craft beer changes so much, at least when it comes to can releases. It’s easy for a beer to get released and forgotten about very quickly. Even though, tons of work went into that beer, including the label art.
So I’m starting a series on the blog, remembering cool label art I have come across, with maybe a few thrown in that I have not acquired yet but would love to have a chance to “label buy” someday – labels I’m Looking Out For, if ya will.
Please enjoy the first round of a brief collection of recent labels I have come across and love.
Best Notebook and tasting journals for a Beer Geek.
While most people use Untappd for their beer journaling and tasting notes, putting pen to paper is still a thing us beer geeks do. In fact, we can do both. We’re multitalented with our drinking that way.
Maybe you’re looking for gifts for beer lovers or you’re a home brewer looking for a proper recipe journal or just need a new beer journal, this is the post for you.
You can get real simple and have something for just writing down basic beer stats, or you can do some advanced sketchnotes like the one pictured at the top by Catherine Madden.
I have gathered the best beer notebook options for you, so let’s see what looks good.
The Moleskine Beer Journal
This is part of Moleskine’s “Passion” series of notebooks. Moleskine is my favorite brand of notebook to use, it would make sense to get this one. It says on Amazon there is only one left. Not sure if that is a ploy to get you to buy it and then as soon as you do there is still magically one again. They don’t seem to be producing it anymore so this may be a collector’s item. You can find one on Bookshop.org too, btw.
Beer-themed shapes embossed on its cover.
Traditional Moleskine stickers but with a beer theme.
Five themed sections for tasting notes.
Section for notes about the place you purchased your beer.
Glossary for beer tips.
Has 240 pages and is large format size 5 x 8.25 inches.