The beer world comes full circle.

You may remember that in October, I posted a picture of the U.S. Army’s CPT Daniel Reid, who was standing near the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan, wearing his Free The Hops t-shirt. Saturday night in Hoover, I went to the FTH Christmas party, and was honored to meet the man in person. It turns out we are both fans of Greg Mortenson, and had a good chat about him and his work. Even cooler than that- in the dirty Santa (fueled by beer….it was FTH, after all) CPt Reid wound up with the bottle of Dark Lord Imperial Stout I’d placed in the ring. He plans to open it new year’s eve in Times Square. Sounds like a pretty good plan to me.

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