Anyone who's met Scot Blair knows that he’s not one to mince words. He’s unabashedly opinionated, ruthlessly direct, and can frequently come off as righteously self-assured. But those who truly know him also know that the bluster is borne of a true passion for the craft of brewing and true conviction about what great beer is. For more than a decade, Blair has been on the front lines of the San Diego craft beer scene.
It wasn’t long ago that Karl Strauss’s brewpubs were each given the task of regularly brewing a specific beer (or beers) at that location. Eventually, the brewers at those brewpubs started to ask for the freedom to do more experimental things, to create and brew new recipes, and to explore styles and techniques that had previously been off-limits. KS management said yes to that freedom, and now they’re really glad they did.
Anyone who lives in San Diego—or even visits—can see the presence and prevailing influence of the military on our city. The military is, in large part, responsible for San Diego becoming a full-fledged city, now the eighth largest in the country. Despite all the recent growth in our brewery community, and the inevitable involvement of veterans in many of those breweries, there are almost none that actually focus attention on the culture and communities of the military.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".