Monthly Archives: August 2008

The Amstel Light PedalPub in San Francisco on Thursday, Aug 28!

Lately I’ve been thinking about commuting to work on a bicycle. My wife is skeptical but after taking my co-worker’s bike for a spin around the parking lot yesterday, I am even more pressed to at least try. I figure … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: Kona Wailua Wheat

The wife and I decided to go out for dinner last night. After dropping off a cake sized version of the triple chocolate shooters we had at our Let’s Get Lit event, she decided to head over to Hukilau in … Continue reading

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Beer and Food Pairings on the horizon

It looks like Beer and Food Pairing Events are catching on. Here is a list of upcoming events that I know of ranging from closest to furthest away on the calendar: New Belgium Beer and Food Pairing Event Where: Hopmonk, … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Lit: A Beer, Food and Cigar Pairing Recap

I have always been fascinated with cigars. There’s just something about them that I find sophisticated and cool, old school yet timeless. And, if you haven’t noticed by now, I am a big fan of beers. After one night of … Continue reading

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New Belgium Beer and Food Pairing Event at Hopmonk

Jeremy from New Belgium Brewing Company sent me an email letting me know that he’s set up a beer and food pairing event feature the beers of New Belgium with the cuisine of Hopmonk. Here are the details: Where: Hopmonk, … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairings the Sargento Way

It’s no secret that we love our beer and food here at the BetterBeerBlog. We love it so much so that we host our own beer and food pairing events every few weeks or so. The one beer and food … Continue reading

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Mall for sale, Hofbrauhaus future uncertain

It looks like homeowners aren’t the only ones going into foreclosure. Just read this article in the San Jose Mercury News today. The latest victim in our country’s current economic slowdown is Cupertino Square, formerly known as Vallco Mall. Having … Continue reading

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American Mavericks Beer and Food Pairing Recap

Fellow Bay Area Beer Blogger Rob of Pfiff! held a beer and food pairing event this past Sunday aptly titled, “The New American Mavericks” showcasing some of the best of the “American wild ale” style. To explain further, I’ll take … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Lit

In our continual quest to bring you new, fun and unexpected ways to experience the bad-ass world of craft beer, BetterBeerBlog has partnered up with Rocco’s Cigar Lounge to bring to you “Let’s Get Lit: A Beer, Food, and Cigar … Continue reading

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2008 IPA Festival Recap

Every good beer bar usually specialized in one thing, that’s what makes them good. The Trappist in Oakland specializes in Belgian beers while San Francisco’s Toronado has more of a craft beer flavor. The Bistro located in Hayward is another … Continue reading

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