Monthly Archives: May 2009

Fermentation Friday: Brewday Joy & Stress

I’ve been meaning to participate in the Fermentation Friday write-ups but I always seem to forget. You can chalk it up to poor planning on my part. I never really plan out what I’m going to write, I just document … Continue reading

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Beer in Review: Moinette Belgian Ale

*Sigh* The day job has been taking its toll on the night job. As a result, the night job (aka, BetterBeerBlog) has been suffering. Thankfully, there are some new beers in my near future as well as another beer festival … Continue reading

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Hopinions: What makes a craft brewery?

In this edition of Hopinions Mario and I discuss what makes a craft brewery. Is it a numbers game? Is it technicalities? Or is it what the company does? Read on to see what we have to say. From: Peter … Continue reading

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Spring Beerfest at Wine Affairs

It certainly helps to be on a business’ mailing list. I really had no plans for this Tuesday night but I got an email from Wine Affairs in downtown San Jose about a Spring Beerfest they were having tonight. They … Continue reading

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2009 GABF Tickets Now on Sale – Members Only Pre-Sale

As the title of the post says, 2009 GABF Pre-sale tickets available to members only are now on sale. There’s a 2-ticket limit for the Members Only tasting session but I believe there’s no limit for the other sessions. There … Continue reading

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Beers in Review: Avery Brewing, Part 2

I needed to clear some room in my beer fridge to make room for more beer. It’s the rule of equivalent exchange, somethings out, somethings in. I decided to go with Avery again because I just happened to have a … Continue reading

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Beers in Review: Sonoma Chicken Coop

Sonoma Chicken Coop was not our original destination. Sammy and I wanted to grab a couple of beers from the Tied House. I am admittedly not a big fan of Tied House beers. I’ve found the line of beers they … Continue reading

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Beers in Review: Faultline Brewing Company

American Craft Beer Week is slowly coming to a close. I did a piss-poor job of planning any events to commemorate the event or even highly relevant blog posts. Instead, I did what was asked of me; I went out … Continue reading

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Beers in Review: Ninkasi Brewing Company

Work has been taking up much more of my brain time than usual, something I’m not too thrilled about. In light of recent developments, this sort of thing is not unexpected. Unfortunately this has had a negative impact on this … Continue reading

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What’s a beer worth, supplemental

It seems quite the discussion arose from the latest Hopinions piece where we discuss the cost of a beer versus it’s perceived value. Whether or not we like to admit it, cost does matter and it does drive much all … Continue reading

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