There’ll be no blogging here today.
Consider it a symbolic moment of silence to honor the memory of Michael Jackson, simply the best writer about beer there ever has been.
His death was reported this morning and I’m sure that news stories and tributes will appear soon enough elsewhere on the Internet.
You don’t need details from me and I don’t much feel like writing.
When I do I promise to pass along a story or two about him that will help us regain our smiles.
Added late in the morning: All About Beer Magazine has posted the last column he wrote for the publication, which was due to appear next month: Did I Cheat Mort Subite?