A new nerdy beer trend starts here!
So I assume if you’re ready this weird and nerdy beer blog, you have probably been to a beer venue that has an Untappd Board. If you haven’t seen one, it is an electronic board above the bar, that you can see yourself displayed at the bottom of the board, checking into the beer you’re drinking at the venue.
If there are not many people checking-in while you’re there, you can have your name take up all the check-ins being displayed. You can “Sweep The Board!”
There it is. That’s the term we are calling it. Sweep The Board.
This was birthed on the Perfect Pour podcast, but we have been calling it different things. “Run the board”, “Own the Board”, “Board Sweep”.
I wanted to tighten it up and make a universal term that we can all start using, making it easier to start trending and try and make this become a thing among users of Untappd. Sweep The Board.
Here is what it looks like in real life from famous L.A. Beer Geek, ChewYourBeer:
See how Chew is kind of unsure of what to call it? (Although “Board Control” sounds kinda cool.)
Please feel free to laugh at my nerdness of all this because it probably deserves to be laughed at, but I think starting a beer trend is pretty damn cool so laugh it up, Fuzzball.
Just remember to use #SweepThe Board when you’re done laughing.
Since we’re here and in case ya didn’t know: Untappd User Name: dorktown (or search for Mikey Top Pour).