Monthly Archives: September 2012

California Cafe Brewmasters Dinner featuring Strike Brewing Company

My apologies for getting this information out so late. I usually try and publish information about upcoming events early enough for you to take into consideration when planning your social schedules but it would appear that I am a day … Continue reading

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Breaking Bread: How to Mill your Spent Grain

So, you’ve just finished homebrewing and now you’re staring at a huge pile of spent grain wondering what do do with it. Worst case, you could just throw it away, but that would be a waste of a perfectly viable … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Monterey Beer Garden

The 2nd Annual Monterey Beer Garden, hosted by Peter B’s Brewpub in the Portola Hotel, is this coming weekend. This is a great opportunity for you to head down to the Monterey peninsula and sample fantastic beers in a picturesque … Continue reading

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The Bistro 18th Anniversary Party

The Bistro, known for their IPA and Double IPA beer festivals, is now throwing a party to commemorate… well, themselves. This year marks their 18th Anniversary and they’ll be pulling out some of the good stuff to celebrate the miletsone. … Continue reading

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Original Gravity Public House Grand Opening

San Jose’s newest craft beer hotspot, Original Gravity Public House, is having their grand opening celebrations this coming weekend. Original Gravity has been open for several weeks already, in case you were curious, but have spent the past several weeks fine … Continue reading

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2012 BetterBeerBlog Hop Harvest

If you don’t already know, hops are the cone-shaped flowers of the hop plant. These flowers are more than just ornamental, they are responsible for giving the craft beers we love their distinctive bitterness, flavors, and aromas. We grow 4 … Continue reading

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Los Gatos Brewing Company 20th Anniversary/Oktoberfest Party

Los Gatos Brewing Company (LGBC) is their hitting their 20th year in business! This is an incredible milestone that is only made the more impressive in today’s economic environment. I had the opportunity to speak with LGBC’s Brewmaster Kent Wheat … Continue reading

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

The New Belgium Brewing Lips of Faith tap takeover at New Belgium Brewing was a rousing success. This event took months of planning and resulted in 17 New Belgium beers being on tap all at the same time. Many of these … Continue reading

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