Someone posted a comment on Friday, March 31 at 12:52 p.m. indicating that “if you try to go to the [Wild Hop Lager] website now, you’ll find it’s down.” I checked it again a few hours later and it was still down, which is a little strange. Websites don’t usually go down for maintenance in the middle of the day and if they do, it’s usually for a short period of time. I tried to visit the website again this morning but it’s still down. All you see there now is a blank white screen with “This page is temporarily down. Please check back later.” It’s written in small black text which makes it a pretty sparse placeholder. In internet time, being down almost forty-eight hours is a very long time, indeed. I wonder what it will be like when it’s finally back up? It should be interesting to see what changes they’ve made.
UPDATE (Apr. 3, Noon): The website was still down as of Noon.
UPDATE (Apr. 4): Still down today. That’s four days now it’s been “temporarily” down.
UPDATE (Apr. 5): Day five of the website being “temporarily” down.
UPDATE (Apr. 7): Okay, it’s been seven days now. I’d say a week of being “temporarily” down strains the definition of “temporarily” quite a bit.
UPDATE (Apr. 9): Day nine of the website being “temporarily” down.
UPDATE (Apr. 17): Day seventeen and the website is still amazingly “temporarily” down.
UPDATE (Apr. 20): Day twenty of the website being “temporarily” down.
[…] At the end of March, someone posted a comment that the Wild Hop Lager website was down. This was a couple of days after I did a phone interview with Bob Scowcroft, Executive Director of the OFRF about the nature of the donation they were to receive “with every purchase of Wild Hop Lager,” as the website indicated. […]