Monthly Archives: January 2011

Gordon Biersch 2011 Blonde Bock Tapping Party

My hometown brewery is at it again. Gordon Biersch will be having another one of their tapping parties, this time featuring their Blonde Bock. Described by Gordon Biersch as, This strong, golden lager has just the right level of bitterness … Continue reading

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2011 Meet the Brewers, aka, Food Truck the Brewers

I’ve been working with Tied House in a supporting role to get this event planned and promoted properly that I totally forgot to publish a post about the event. I’ve put together a landing page for the even, it’s up … Continue reading

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End of January beerfest at Wine Affairs Recap

Vrienden is the Flemish word for “friend”. Whether by coincidence, mailing list or tweet, Mrs. BetterBeerBlog and I saw a few of our friends at Wine Affairs for their End of January beerfest. We spent a few hours catching up … Continue reading

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End of January Beerfest at Wine Affairs

Wine Affairs is having their End of the Month beerfest. Simply put, it’s a time when they discount many of their craft beer bottles, with some up to 50% off. Here are the event details and beer list: Who: Wine … Continue reading

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Brewing Network’s 2nd Annual Winter Brews Festival

This Saturday marks the arrival of the Brewing Network’s 2nd Annual Winterbrews Festival. The cold winter months are usually a dead spot in the year with regards to beer festivals but with the climate much more temperate here in the … Continue reading

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A Night With the Trappists Belgian Beer Dinner at the Duck Club Restaurant

Certified-Cicerone Nicole Erny is teaming up with Chef Courtney of the Duck Club Restaurant to put together a Belgian Beer Dinner featuring Trappist beer. This is not the first time Erny has worked with Chef Courtney. Nearly a year to … Continue reading

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Hopinions: Emerald Glasses

Hopinions is a regular, semi-bi-weekly collaborative post penned by myself and Mario from Brewed for Thought. In each iteration, we talk about the craft beer topics that have caught our respective attention at the time. In this edition, BetterBeerBlog co-blogger … Continue reading

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Firestone Walker Beer Tasting at Artisan Wine Depot

Firestone Walker Brewery is one of my personal favorites. They’ve brewed some exceptional beers in recent memory and I find them a “safe bet” to pick up whenever I’m in my local bottle shop. Their Pale 31 Pale Ale remains … Continue reading

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South Bay SF Beer Week 2011 Events

San Francisco Beer Week 2011 is right around the corner. In fact, it’s a little less than 3 weeks away. The entire San Francisco Bay Area craft beer community is abuzz, and for good reason, the festival gets better every … Continue reading

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Pete’s Support v2.0 brew day recap

I should just go around saying that I’m the “Pete” in Pete’s Support, but that wouldn’t be entirely true. A Belgian IPA, Pete’s Support is the latest seasonal brew coming out of Firehouse Brewery & Grill headed by brewmaster Steve Donohue. The … Continue reading

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