Category Archives: Events

3rd Annual Better Brews Tasting Garden at SubZERO Festival

Yes, kiddies, it’s that time of the year again. The Better Brews Tasting Garden will once again be pouring in the heart of the 6th Annual SubZERO Festival. I’m finding it hard to believe that this will be the 3rd … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Repeal of Prohibition!

Prohibition, also known as the Noble Experiment, was a dark time in American history. This 13 year ban on the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol had well meaning roots, but instead, fueled corruption in government and law enforcement, as well … Continue reading

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2012 Kraftbrew Winterball Festival

  Naglee Park Garage and Giant Creative have combined resources to host the Kraftbrew Winterball Seasonal Beer Tasting & Holiday Ball. This holiday themed beer fest will feature many of your favorite breweries pouring their winter seasonal beers. If Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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7th Barrel Aged Beer Festival at the Bistro

Beer is essentially brewed up with 4 main ingredients: malted barley, hops, water, and yeast. These 4 variables can yield a nearly infinite number of different styles of beers. But there is a 5th ingredient that is slowly making its … Continue reading

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Mikkeller Night at Original Gravity

Mikkeller is often referred to as a “gypsy” brewer. They are called that because they don’t really have a brewery to call their own, and instead, contract their beers to be made at several breweries around the world. Because of … Continue reading

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California Cafe Brewmasters Dinner featuring Lost Coast Brewery

The skies are cloudy, rains have fallen, and the leaves are starting to turn color and fall. It’s finally starting to feel like autumn! Lost Coast Brewery is the featured craft brewery in what could possibly be the final Brewmasters … Continue reading

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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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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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