Monthly Archives: February 2011

2011 SF Beer Week Event: Chocolate & Beer Pairing Contest at Firehouse Recap

The Chocolate and Beer Pairing Contest featuring Pete Slosberg at Firehouse was not my idea. I wish it was because I thought it was great. In actuality, all credit goes to the man who’s name is on the marquee: Pete … Continue reading

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Hopinions: Making Mountains out of Molehills

On the heels of another successful SF Beer Week, Mario and I discuss the South Bay craft beer scene. There is a flourishing craft beer community here in the South Bay and, much to my chagrin, people don’t really know … Continue reading

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2011 SF Beer Week Opening Gala Recap

Now that 2011 SF Beer Week is in the books, I can finally catch up on all the recaps. It was a long week that, at one point, saw me host/participate in 5 events in as many days without a … Continue reading

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2010 SF Beer Week Event: Homebrew Demonstration with 510 Brewing

This is it kiddos! This is the homestretch! How will you be spending the few days left in 2011 San Francisco Beer Week? If you’re not going to this little party I hear about in Berkeley, feel free to stop … Continue reading

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2011 SF Beer Week: New Beers from Bridgeport Brewing

Bridgeport Brewery, Oregon’s oldest craft brewery, will be releasing two new beers Café Negro Coffee Infused Porter and Kingpin Double Red Ale. Both beers will be making their appearance at a 2011 San Francisco Beer Week event. Here are the … Continue reading

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2011 SF Beer Week specials at Faultline Brewing Company

While not on the official SF Beer Week schedule, Faultline Brewing Company will be running specials on many of their beers during SF Beer Week. Here are the details of their promotion: Who: Faultline Brewing Company What: 2011 SF Beer Week … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: Hermitage Brewing Company

With 2011 SF Beer Week just hours away, I thought I’d take the time to put the spotlight on a few of the breweries that will be participating in the myriad of events that make up 2011 SF Beer Week. … Continue reading

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2011 SF Beer Week Event: Hitachino Nest Tasting at Koji Sake Lounge

I was worried about this event and wasn’t quite sure if things were going to pan out. Thankfully, they did. Koji Sake Lounge, the only place of its kind here in the South Bay, has decided to throw a 2011 SF … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Beer Contest with Pete Slosberg at Firehouse Brewery & Grill

Pete Slosberg is a pioneer of the craft brewing industry and a veteran chocolatier. Habitual readers of this blog will recognize the name, but for those of you who aren’t up-to-date, Pete Slosberg is the “Pete” in Pete’s Wicked Ale … Continue reading

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South Bay Brewmasters Dinner at California Café

If you’ve been keeping up with this blog for the past several months, you’ll undoubtedly know that I am a big fan of California Café in Palo Alto. Their General Manager Andre’ Hall and their Executive Chef Mark Pettyjohn have … Continue reading

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