Monthly Archives: July 2009

Homebrew Session: Hopricot, Apricot Hefeweizen

The impetus for this beer is a can of apricot puree I have sitting in my house. Intended to have been used in another hefeweizen, it just never happened. Then I came across Dogfish Head’s Aprihop, a fruit ale intended … Continue reading

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Hopinions: Regionally Drinking

It’s that time of the month again when Mario and I tackle on a subject for our Hopinions segment. Normally we alternate with who comes up with the topics we will be talking about, we both write about it, we … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Oregon Brewers Fest Recap

I will start off by saying that we at BetterBeerBlog did not make it to the Oregon Brewers Festival (OBF) this year. Chances are pretty good that we will be skipping out on the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) to … Continue reading

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Santa Clara Valley Beekeepers at Rabbits Foot Meadery

For those who may not be aware, in addition to brewing my own beer, I also brew my own mead. Despite the fact that mead is probably the oldest alcohol beverage known to man, it is the least known. You … Continue reading

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Trevese Brewers Dinner Recap Supplemental

The Trevese Brewers Dinner featuring the beers from Devils Canyon Brewing Company (DCB) took place just about a week ago. I did the main write up on Beer Connoisseur (BC), you can read the post here. I’m not going to … Continue reading

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2009 Microbreweries Battling Breast Cancer Brewfest Recap

You couldn’t have asked for better weather this past Saturday for the 9th Annual Microbreweries Battle against Breast Cancer Brewfest. The brightly shining sun helped to not only set a festive summer stage but also helped to shine the light … Continue reading

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Trevese Brewers Dinner and Beer Pairing

Devils Canyon Brewing Company will be working with Michelin star rated restaurant Trevese to put on a Brewers Dinner and Beer Pairing event at Trevese next Tuesday. I covered a little bit of this already in my last Hopinions post … Continue reading

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Hopinions: Beer & Food Pairing Dinners

Maybe it’s because I follow the craft beer industry but it seems like beer dinners are popping up all over the place nowadays. Is this the year beer & food dinners go “mainstream” or will they continue to be a … Continue reading

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Double Jack Imperial IPA Release Party Supplemental

“Supplemental” is kind of a silly word to use to title a blog post but I’m not sure what else to call this. You see, I’ve already devoted quite a few words to the Double Jack Imperial IPA release party … Continue reading

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Upcoming BJCP Exam Prep Course

I received word from BetterBeerBlog friend and Mad Zymurgist Brian Cooper that a BJCP Exam Prep Course has been scheduled and is coming up. For those of you interested in becoming a BJCP judge, this is a great course to … Continue reading

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