Monthly Archives: July 2010

Hopinions: The End of Hopistory

Normally, Hopinions is a collaborative effort between myself and Mario, blogger of Brewed for Thought. We take turns picking a topic, writing about it and then hosting the collaborative post on our respective blogs. For the past few years, this … Continue reading

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Mid-Summer Brewer’s Dinner with Jack’s Brewing Company

Jack’s Brewing Company is having a Mid-Summer’s Brewery Dinner this week. Check out the details below: Who: Jack’s Brewing Company (San Ramon location) What: Mid-Summer Brewer’s Dinner Where: 2410 San Ramon Valley Blvd, San Ramon, CA, 94583 map When: Thursday, … Continue reading

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Devil’s Canyon Brewery Dinner at California Cafe Recap

The Devil’s Canyon Brewery Dinner, held at the California Cafe in Palo Alto, ended up being one of the best beer dinners I have ever been to. It was the perfect storm of many things awesome. Having had a few … Continue reading

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The Grain Trust

San Jose has a new homebrew club. It’s called The Grain Trust. But wait, doesn’t San Jose already have the Silicon Valley Sudzers? Why yet another San Jose based club? Don’t these guys get along or something? Far from it. … Continue reading

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Third Thursday at Faultline

Just a quick note that the Silicon Valley Sudzers (a San Jose homebrew club) will be having their informal monthly get together at Faultline Brewing Company tomorrow (Thursday 7/21) at 7pm.  This usually happens every third Thursday of the month, … Continue reading

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Devil’s Canyon Brewery Dinner

Belmont’s Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company, along with the California Cafe in Palo Alto, are having a brewer’s dinner this coming Wednesday, July 21st. The last time I attended a brewer’s dinner featuring Devil’s Canyon Brewing, it was quite the affair; … Continue reading

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Sunday School: Beer Classes at Wine Affairs

One of the stereotypes of growing up Catholic is having to go to Sunday school. For better or worse, I never went to Sunday school; the classes I went to were on Saturday. By comparison, Sunday might’ve been better as … Continue reading

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Homebrew Session: Kong’s American Hefeweizen

Each year, the American Homebrewers Association organizes an annual Big Brew event that is not so much a centralized event but a collection of Big Brew events held throughout the country by homebrewers such as you and me. The 2010 … Continue reading

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Faultline Brewing Company Tip-A-Cop® Fundraiser

It’s very late notice, I know, but Faultline Brewing Company is having a fundraiser today. I wanted to post this up a little earlier but I didn’t receive the information until a few minutes ago. Who: Faultline Brewing Company & … Continue reading

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Beer in Review: Mission Street Brown Ale

Trader Joes is an extraordinary place. They are a microcosm of good things. I don’t go there enough, simply because there are no locations close to where I live. That being said, when I do go, I always find something … Continue reading

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