Archives for the ‘Site News’ Category

Five Years of Mapping Beer!

By • Nov 3rd, 2010 • Category: Beer, Site News

Boy, time does fly when you’re having fun! Come celebrate Five Years of Beer Mapping at Small Bar Fullerton in Chicago (Beer Mapping Link) on Friday, November 12th. At 7pm the first of five special casks will be getting wacked with the hammer. Come out and hang out with Beer Mappers and our friends over [...]

Introducing New Map Navigation

By • Jul 25th, 2010 • Category: Feature Updates, Site News

We’ve done a small revamp on our maps over the past week; changing the way they look and altering some of the ways that you may use the maps. We have tried our best to only add features and not remove any that you might be already used to. It may take you a few [...]

Chicago Rare Beer Night!

By • May 17th, 2010 • Category: Beer, Other Stuff, Site News

Beer Mapping and Hop Cast have joined forces to present this awesome event at Small Bar Fullerton. There will be barrels of rare beer poured as well as a couple of firkins sitting on the bar. Our goal was to get local breweries to bring us something that is rarely seen on tap. We hope [...]

Google sees our reviews!

By • Apr 2nd, 2010 • Category: Site News

Ok, we’ve been showing up on Google search results for locations and other things for a while now. That isn’t big news. We’ve been the top result for US Breweries since sometime in 2006. Cool, but not really that helpful for bringing new eyes to the site. Well, the big news today is that we [...]

12 Sexy Ways to Achieve Satisfaction when Beer Mapping

By • Jul 20th, 2009 • Category: Site News

Beer Mapping got a mention in the August 2009 issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine! We’ve taken a few small pictures of the article (entitled “12 Sexy, Totally Free Dates”), but if you would like to read more; this issue is currently on the newsstands. As you can see from the picture, we are mentioned on page [...]

Personalizing Your Own City Map

By • May 18th, 2009 • Category: Feature Updates, Site News

This is a feature we announced a few weeks ago in the forums. It was originally suggested in this forums thread, and then the feature went on to be fully flushed out and announced here. Basically this feature adds the ability to hide any locations on the city maps that you have already reviewed. If [...]

Big Numbers, Big Numbers, No Whammys!

By • May 14th, 2009 • Category: Feature Updates, Site News

One section of the site that very few people check out, are our statistics. We like to be open about things and we intentionally expose many of the numbers that show how active (or inactive) parts of the site may be. On our Statistics Page, you can see how many approved locations we have in [...]

Can you Pick the Winners? Fantasy Draught 2008!

By • Sep 21st, 2008 • Category: Site News

Fantasy Draught Season is upon us again! There is a little Beer Festival held in Colorado once a year that gives out awards to Breweries. Last year, we decided that if all other sports can have a “fantasy” side where people pick and manage teams, we could do the same with that beer festival. So [...]

Point of Interest Subscription System

By • Mar 19th, 2008 • Category: Feature Updates, Site News

We have finalized the system that allows users to download custom point of interest files from the Beer Mapping Project’s database. The system is custom built based on the approved locations available via a Location Lookup. The downloadable files are available in comma separated value format that should be able to be imported into most [...]

We Accept the Nomination!

By • Jan 10th, 2008 • Category: Beer, Site News

There is an article in Beer Magazine this month entitled: Beer on the Web (by Brad Ruppert). In that article, Ruppert, describes and he declares that “someone should give [us] the Pulitzer Prize”. Well, we are touched by his comment (on page 80 of issue 2 – Jan/Feb 08) and we think if you [...]