Monthly Archives: August 2012

Breaking Bread: Baking Bread Using Spent Grains

Below is a bread recipe that stemmed from one of my initial ideas for utilizing  spent grain to feed people. My initial thought was simply adding the milled grain to a bread recipe; basic incorporation with little effort and a … Continue reading

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Brewmasters Dinner at California Café featuring Black Diamond Brewing Company

California Café in Palo Alto is brewing up another event in their Brewmasters Dinner series, this time featuring the craft beers of Black Diamond Brewing Company. Based out of  Concord, California, Black Diamond started off as brew pub. After a period … Continue reading

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It’s Official, I am Unemployed No Longer

As of today, I can no longer count myself among the unemployed. I have accepted a position with Hermitage Brewing Company as their Brand Manager. Despite being a craft beer blogger for the past 5 years, I can now honestly … Continue reading

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Chef and Brewer Autumn Dinner at Rock Bottom

Looking to finish up your month with some craft beer and food? Rock Bottom in Campbell is hosting a craft beer and food pairing dinner. This is the first beer dinner that Rock Bottom is throwing that I know of. … Continue reading

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2012 Beer vs. Wine Dinner at The Duck Club – Stone Brewing vs. Moët Hennesy USA

The 3rd Annual Beer vs. Wine Dinner at the Duck Club, featuring the craft beers of Stone Brewing Company, is nearly upon us! I’ve had the good fortune to have been able to attend the first two, and in both … Continue reading

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Breaking Bread – Introducing BetterBeerBlog’s newest contributor – David Peeler

As David will no doubt tell you below, we just happened to meet by chance at an SF Beer Week event at Harry’s Hofbrau. I noticed this guy at the end of the bar taking copious tasting notes on the … Continue reading

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Gordon Biersch Cheese, Sausage, and Beer Tasting Recap

Last week Gordon Biersch held an intimate craft beer and food pairing event in their San Jose brew pub location. Held in the loft space near the bar, San Jose Gordon Bierch brewmaster Jeff Liles hosted the event where he … Continue reading

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New Belgium Brewing “Lips of Faith” Tap Takeover at Harry’s Hofbrau

I’ve had a soft spot in my craft beer heart for New Belgium Brewing Company. This is a fairly large craft brewery (relatively speaking) that allows their brewing staff to continually come up with new craft beers while still producing … Continue reading

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“Breast Friends” American Cancer Society Fundraiser at Faultline Brewing Company

Sunnyvale craft brewery Faultline Brewing Company is hosting a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, humorously named “Breast Friends”. All proceeds will be going to the charity, which is great to hear. Here is the event information. Who: Faultline Brewing … Continue reading

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Strike Brewing Company Beer Dinner at Palace Cafe

The run of beer and food events continues! This time Strike Brewing Company will be having a beer dinner at the Palace Cafe in Sunnyvale. The 5-course menu, at least the preliminary one I’ve seen, looks very interesting. Strike Brewing Company Beer … Continue reading

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