Craft Draught Showdown – June 2021

Nature is healing and the Craft Draught has resumed! Last night Raquel, Colin, and I went out to The Carleton for another craft beer showdown. Last night it was Good Robot vs Brightwood.


preserved lemon, edamame, pickled beets

Round 1 beers
Round 1 beers and ricotta

Spring Onion Pakoras

chimenea batter, tamarind glaze, spring onions

Round 2 beers
Round 2 beers and pakoras

Risotto Arrabiata

toasted carnarolli rice, spicy tomato, pecorino

Round 3 beers
Round 3 beers and Risotto

Pork and Apple

breaded pork cutlet, apple gastrique, grilled broccolini

Round 4 beers
Round 4 beers and breaded pork cutlets

Pear Gelato

red wine reduction, blue cheese, vanilla crumble

Round 5 beers
Round 5 beers and gelato


The votes were close all through the night with Good Robot taking 3 rounds and Brightwood winning 2. The overall winner last night was Good Robot!

Lockdown restrictions have eased which means two things.

First the Carleton can host another Craft Draught Showdown!

Second it means it is another opportunity for a

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Apple Watch award for longest move streak.

Out on the town for our Anniversary dinner and Raquel is dressed for Halifax in June!

Lazy Sunday protocols have been enacted ☀️

In some ways it seems like a small thing, but learning that my employer was making Juneteeth a global holiday felt important.

We want everyone at 1Password to have the opportunity to reflect and learn about racial inequality, so we’re making Juneteenth a paid holiday for our team of 400+ people, across the globe – our (virtual) offices will be closed on Friday, June 18, 2021. In an effort to educate and inspire action, we shared information on the history/heritage of the holiday and ways 1Password employees can make a difference in their communities.

1Password is making the Juneteeth pledge

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I love the idea of describing what I do as “Sparkling DevOps”

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Luna was a bit overwhelmed by everything that early.

But hey, we got to see Fire Trucks 🚒

Luna being held in my arms while we stand with everyone and their dog outside our building

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Thankfully she leaves me able to reach the keyboard with both hands.

Luna sitting on my lap but sleeping on my chest.