Monthly Archives: June 2012

Drakes Barrel House 1-Year Anniversary Recap

Drakes Barrel House (DBH), the retail arm of Drakes Brewing Company, celebrated their 1-year Anniversary last Saturday. Not many people knew what to expect when the brewery broke the news that they would be opening a tasting room, but one year … Continue reading

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Hermitage Brewing Company Releases Ale des Dieux Biere de Garde

Last Friday, Hermitage Brewing Company introduced their latest craft beer, a biere de garde they named Ale des Dieux. The release party, located at Tied House Brewery & Café in Mountain View, was an invite-only event that debuted this new beer … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Hops N’ Barley Festival is this Saturday

In case you haven’t gotten your fix of beer festivals yet, the Hops N’ Barley Festival is coming up quickly. In its 3rd year, this community beer festival, run by the local community, is a family-friendly affair that will see … Continue reading

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Brewmasters Dinner at California Café featuring Uncommon Brewers

No sooner do I finish a recap of a beer and food event does another come up. The guys and gals from California Café Palo Alto are back with another Brewmasters Dinner featuring the uncommon craft beer from Uncommon Brewers. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Restaurant James Randall Beer Dinner with Stone Brewing Company Recap

Restaurant James Randall in Los Gatos served as the backdrop for a beer dinner pairing several of the beers from Stone Brewing. The restaurant is no stranger to beer dinners having held them in the past, although this is the … Continue reading

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Beer in Review: Quadruple style Ale from Hermitage Brewing Company

I count myself lucky to have been able to try this beer. This was a winter seasonal Hermitage Brewing Company had released last year in very limited quantities. I kept hearing good things about it from various people with palates … Continue reading

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Brewmasters Dinner at California Café featuring Firehouse Brewery & Grill Recap

Finally got around to recapping the Brewmasters Dinner at California Café featuring the beers from former Firehouse brewmaster Steve Donohue. I could easily say that my plate was full, pardon the pun, but that would only be part of the … Continue reading

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2012 Better Brew Tasting Garden at SubZERO Recap

Even though SubZERO 2012 has been over a few weeks, I though I’d take the time to recap the event as I saw things. When compared to last year, the Better Brews Tasting Garden at SubZERO made significant strides. We had … Continue reading

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Inaugural Brewing Network’s Summer Fest 2012 is on Father’s Day

With Father’s Day right around the corner, last minute gifts can be challenging. Do you get him that tie you know he’ll never wear? Perhaps you take him out to a fancy dinner at the local steakhouse? How about you … Continue reading

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Beer in Review: Inception Belgian-style Ale from Triple Voodoo

I believe this is my first time reviewing a craft beer from Triple Voodoo Brewing. I’ve heard of this brewery before but they’re not readily available in the South Bay. I also believe they used to be called Cherry Voodoo … Continue reading

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