Monthly Archives: November 2009

Thanksgiving Beer Depletion Party

Every since I started blogging about beer, Sammy and I have been collecting bottles of beer wherever we go. Many times, we just hit up our local BevMo and bottle shops. Some bottle we enjoy right away, other bottles we … Continue reading

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Beers in Review: Firestone Walker XIII and DFH-SN Life and Limb, Limb and Life

Firestone Walker just released their Quercus Alba Thirteen (XIII). XIII is their fourth barrel aged beer release and, as the name would strongly suggest, it is their thirteenth anniversary beer. Firestone Walker’s barrel cellar topped off at 120 but only … Continue reading

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Gordon Biersch Winterbock Tapping Party Recap

Gordon Biersch has these tasting parties just about every quarter, usually to celebrate the release of their new seasonal. This time around, they’re celebrating the release of their Winterbock. Winterbock is a dark brown beer with a lasting tan head. … Continue reading

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2009 4th Annual Barrel-Aged Beerfest Recap

The 2009 4th Annual Barrel-Aged Beerfest is hands down my favorite beer festival for many reasons. First, I really enjoy the intimacy of the festival. Unlike some of the Bistro’s other beer festivals, this one is not yet mainstream and … Continue reading

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Gordon Biersch Winterbock Tapping Party

I know this is kinda late notice but in case you didn’t already hear about it, Gordon Biersch is having a tapping party for their Winterbock. Here are the details: Who: Gordon Biersch What: Winterbock Tapping Party “A strong, dark … Continue reading

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Hopinions: Does the Money Matter?

It’s Mario’s turn to host Hopinions this time around. He brings up an interesting question: does the money matter? If a craft brewery is partially owned by a macro brewery, is their product any less worthy of being called a … Continue reading

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Weekend Full of Festivals – 4th Annual Barrel Aged Beerfest and BevMo! Holiday Beerfest

Correction: I was informed by Gail from Beer by Bart that the barrel aged beerfest at the Bistro is their 4th, not their 6th as I had originally written. If you’re a craft beer lover living in the Bay Area … Continue reading

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Product in Review: The Hangover Cure

To comply with the new FCC guidelines, I received a sample of The Hangover Cure (THC) for free. Whoever manages their Twitter account contacted me and sent me a sample soon afterwards. I had wanted to document my experience with … Continue reading

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