Category Archives: Bay Area Beer Bloggers

SF Bay Area Beer Bloggers Meetup at Firehouse Brewery & Grill Recap

The SF Bay Area Beer Bloggers (BABB), as the name would imply, is a group of beer bloggers living in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. We have beer bloggers from Santa Rosa all the way through San Jose, and everything … Continue reading

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14th Annual Fairfax Brewfest Recap

Update: Here are the results from the Taste It and Rate It part of the festival: LAGER 1. Lagunitas Pilsner 2. Brokeen Drum PALE ALE 1.New Belgiuym Mighty Arrow Pale Ale 2. Drake IPA DARK/AMBER/STOUT 1. Anderson Valley Stout 2. … Continue reading

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Beer Judging 101 & 201 Seminar Recap

It’s the final day of SF Beer Week and it’s pouring cats and dogs. The big event of the day is the Celebrator party happening in Oakland later on in the evening. I briefly considered going but opted against it … Continue reading

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SF Beer Week Kick Off Event at Anchor Steam plus Beers in Review: Firehouse OTIS and Petrus Oud Bruin

SF Beer Week officially started yesterday with a kick-off event at Anchor Steam. I actually started my SF Beer Week celebration a little earlier by heading over to Firehouse Brewery & Grill in Sunnyvale. I went over there for lunch … Continue reading

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Firestone Walker 12 at Toronado Recap

It wasn’t until this afternoon that I took a look at this post again and I completely omitted any mention of me having tried Firestone Walker’s XII. Thanks to Nicole, I was able to sample a little bit of “12″ … Continue reading

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Kölsch tasting with Brewed for Thought

A few weeks ago, Sammy and I were in Windsor for the long weekend. While up there, I made plans to meet up with Mario from Brewed for Thought to hang out and drink some beers. I initially wanted to … Continue reading

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SF Beer Week

This is pretty exciting news. The west coast is already known for the quality of its craft beers but it’s nice to see the “Yay Area” getting some props. While nothing is set in stone just yet, SF Beer Week … Continue reading

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American Mavericks Beer and Food Pairing Recap

Fellow Bay Area Beer Blogger Rob of Pfiff! held a beer and food pairing event this past Sunday aptly titled, “The New American Mavericks” showcasing some of the best of the “American wild ale” style. To explain further, I’ll take … Continue reading

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Bay Area Beer Bloggers BBQ Recap

This was one of the better Fourth of July weekends that I’ve had in some time. I managed to spend some time at the beach, catch the fireworks show in downtown San Jose, party up with some friends while squeezing … Continue reading

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Reppin’ the Yay Area!

It all started off innocently enough. I sent and email to JJ, aka TheThirstyHopster, to see if she wanted to meet up in Boonville as I knew she was going to be there. She wrote a post about it, I … Continue reading

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