Monthly Archives: November 2010

End of November Beerfest at Wine Affairs

Wine Affairs is having their End of the Month beerfest. I missed the last one and will probably make it to this one. There are a few beers in the list below that I haven’t tried, or would like to … Continue reading

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Gordon Biersch Winterbock 2010 Tapping Party Recap

Sure as the leaves fall off the tree to signify the changing of the seasons, breweries brew up their version of winter warmers to welcome the cold, winter months. Gordon Biersch brews up a winter seasonal aptly named Winterbock. An … Continue reading

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5th Annual West Coast Barrel Age Beerfest Recap

A couple of weekends ago was the 5th Annual West Coast Barrel Aged Beerfest, held at The Bistro in downtown Hayward. As I mentioned before, this festival is probably my favorite of the year. All the beers have been aged … Continue reading

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Hopinions: CraftWorks or CraftBroken?

Hopinions is a regular collaboration post between myself and Mario from Brewed for Thought. The purpose of this series of collaborative posts is to spotlight things about craft beer or the craft beer industry that are important to us at … Continue reading

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BevMo! Holiday Beerfest 2010

In some ways, I envy my beer bloggers living to the north of me. They seem to have access to all the latest beers days, if not weeks, in advance before I even catch wind of them. Not only that, … Continue reading

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Third Thursday Firkin Tapping at Firehouse Brewery & Grill featuring Scotch Ale

Steve Donohue of Firehouse Brewery & Grill is hosting his monthly firkin party tomorrow at the brewpub. On tap will be his Scotch Ale. Here are the event details: Who: Firehouse Brewery & Grill What: Third Thursday Firkin Tapping featuring … Continue reading

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Gordon Biersch 2010 Winterbock Tapping Party

The common belief in social media is that you give a little to get a little. At the core of this phrase is the belief that if you share freely and sincerely, it will come back to you, and then … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada Celebrates its 30th Anniversary!

When discussing American craft beer, there is very little doubt that all conversations begin with Anchor Brewing. When Fritz Maytag pumped in several thousands of dollars to keep his local brewery from closing in 1965, no one would’ve ever suspected, … Continue reading

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SF Bay Area Beer Bloggers Meetup at Firehouse Brewery & Grill Recap

The SF Bay Area Beer Bloggers (BABB), as the name would imply, is a group of beer bloggers living in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. We have beer bloggers from Santa Rosa all the way through San Jose, and everything … Continue reading

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Brewmasters Dinner at California Cafe featuring Lagunitas Brewing

California Café in Palo Alto is hosting another Brewmasters Dinner featuring the beers of Lagunitas Brewing. I have been impressed with the cuisine, creativity and consistency coming out of the California Café kitchen. I have very little doubt this next … Continue reading

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