Limited beer releases at good breweries are holidays for craft beer fans. Lines form well before the brewery opens giving aficionados plenty of time to discuss significant topics like which year’s batch of Dark Lord is the best or how Pliny the Younger compares to a really fresh Heady Topper. It’s also a great time to drum up excitement for the brewery and the local beer scene. Until recently, Lakefront Brewery’s annual Black Friday release on the day after Thanksgiving cornered the market.
The Milwaukee Beer Society celebrates Oktoberfest at Best Place (901 W. Juneau Ave.) from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost is $10 to sample a few tastes of the style. The Wild Wednesday Craft Beer Cruise wraps up its season by hosting 3 Sheeps Brewery. Choose between 5:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Tickets are just $29. Boulder Brewery takes over the taps at Ray’s Growler Gallery (8930 W. North Ave.) starting at 5 p.m.
The scene inside Third Space Brewing (1505 W. St. Paul Ave.) during the Wisconsin IPA Fest in early August was a pleasure to witness. The judging area in the massive warehouse was filled with brewers from all over the state, a few beer experts and a handful of extremely grateful beer writers. The group of beer aficionados traded stories, tasted beer and passed around a barrel-aged bottle or two. It was a show of community that simply wouldn’t have been possible a year or two ago.
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".