Monthly Archives: January 2009

Beer Pong: Spreading the Word

The idea for Beer Pong stemmed from a conversation with Mario from Brewed for Thought. The basic premise is that one blogger will pose a question and each participant will take about 2 rounds of emails to state their opinions. … Continue reading

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Beer School, Back in the BJCP

This past Wednesday marks the third week Sammy and I have been going the BJCP study group held at the More Beer! store in Los Altos headed up by BJCP Grand Master John Watson. I managed to convince Sammy to … Continue reading

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New Russian River Beers available soon!

Just in from my email, Russian River Brewing Company will be releasing their new beers in the near future. Here’s a list of the beers they’re talking about: The ever-popular Valentine’s Day Belgian-style black ale, REJECTION Cabernet barrel-aged sour beer with … Continue reading

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Beer and Dessert Event at Wine Affairs

Update: I’ve set up an event’s page for the Beer and Dessert Tasting Event. You can view it here. All the major event details are listed on that page, especially how to reserve your spot! As the event draws closer … Continue reading

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Speakeasy Brewery’s End of the Dark Ages Party

This past Saturday Sammy and I were able to get out of the house for a few hours and head up north to San Francisco’s Speakeasy Brewery, located near Candlestick Park, or whatever it’s called nowadays. Despite the foul weather, … Continue reading

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Weird Food Night at the Estaniel House

I get to watch a lot of TV. It’s a guilty pleasure of mine. I particularly enjoy shows where I get to learn stuff, so you can imagine I watch a lot of HGTV, Discovery Channel, TLC, and the Travel … Continue reading

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Beers in Review: Winterkoninkske and Solstice d’Hiver

A few months ago I was invited to The Trappist for a tasting event to help celebrate their 1-Year Anniversary. It was a very fun time and I got to reacquaint myself with some people I had met there a … Continue reading

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Beers in Review: Steelhead Bourbon Extra Stout, Bear Republic Old Scouter and Black Diamond Winter Ale

I managed to make it to the Bistro on Saturday night to meet up with friends Mike and his wife Diane. I met Mike at Beer and Winemakers of America homebrew shop one afternoon. It was a fun time and … Continue reading

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Beer in Review: Old Chub

With a name that comes right out of a geriatric porno, Old Chub caught my eye as I strolled down BevMo the other day. What really captured my attention, besides the name, was that this beer is canned. It used … Continue reading

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Beer Pong, it’s not what you think this time

Beer Pong is the brainchild of Mario from Brewed for Thought. He approached me one day with the idea. Basically, one person poses a question and the two people participating go back and forth via emails. The resulting email conversation … Continue reading

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