Category Archives: Competitions

Congratulations to all the Bay Area Craft Breweries that Earned Medals at the 2012 Great American Beer Festival

Another year well on its way and another Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in the books. This annual beer festival is one of the largest in America and is a celebration of the American Craft Brewing industry. For a few short, … Continue reading

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Congratulations to all the SF Bay Area Craft Breweries who won at World Beer Cup 2012 Winners

It has been said by many that the World Beer Cup professional beer competition is the “Olympics” of the craft beer industry. That comparison isn’t far from the truth. While the Olympics come around every 4 years, the World Beer … Continue reading

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Homebrew Competition Alert: World Cup of Beer

The World Cup of Beer Homebrew Competition is one of the few large local competitions where winning a ribbon earns you bragging rights. In past years, the number of entries have regularly exceeded 600 many of which come from some … Continue reading

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2011 Dickens Fair Best of Beer Competition Recap

A couple of weekends ago, I was given the privilege to judge at the Best of Show table at the Worts of Wisdom sponsored Best of Brew homebrew competition. The Best of Brew competition is a little different than other homebrew competitions … Continue reading

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2011 3rd Annual CANFEST – Reno International Canned Beer Festival

There are many reasons why canned craft beer is good. It’s better for the environment. Canned craft beer can be taken to places where glass isn’t allowed. Canned craft beer cools down faster than its glass counterparts. Canned craft beer … Continue reading

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Congratulations to all the SF Bay Area Breweries who medalled at the 2011 Great American Beer Festival!

Just because I wasn’t able to make it to the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in 2011 doesn’t mean that I can’t celebrate and recognize the San Francisco Bay Area breweries who earned medals this year. There were approximately 11 … Continue reading

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Faultline Brewing Company “Battle of the Breweries” Chili Cookoff Recap

A little over a week ago, Faultline Brewing Company hosted the Battle of the Breweries Chili Cookoff, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. This was an event that featured chilis and beers from 6 different breweries and a coffee … Continue reading

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2011 National Homebrew Conference Recap – Day 2

Day 2 of the 2011 National Homebrew Conference (NHC) started off a little late for Mrs. BetterBeerBlog and I. Unlike many of our fellow homebrewers, we only purchased the “NHC Social Package” and weren’t able to attend any of the … Continue reading

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Double IPA Tasting at Cork N Bottle Liquors

Cork N Bottle Liquors has 3 new Double IPAs in stock and are doing a special tasting where you can check them out. Plus, they’ll be bringing out an “off-centered ale” in addition to the 3 DIPAs they’ll be pouring. … Continue reading

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2011 Share Your Wares Homebrew Event at Wine Affairs Recap

For 2011 SF Beer Week, I did what I could to bring interesting events down here to the South Bay. Of course there’s only so much a single person can do. So when a local business like Wine Affairs contacts … Continue reading

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