Tag Archives: Firehouse Brewery & Grill

2012 Los Gatos Brewing Company Firkin Festival Recap

Several weeks ago, Los Gatos Brewing Company hosted a firkin festival in their San Jose location on San Pedro Square. It was a fun event featuring many local breweries and helped to illuminate another facet of craft beer culture. Los … Continue reading

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Brewmasters Dinner at California Café featuring Firehouse Brewery & Grill Recap

Finally got around to recapping the Brewmasters Dinner at California Café featuring the beers from former Firehouse brewmaster Steve Donohue. I could easily say that my plate was full, pardon the pun, but that would only be part of the … Continue reading

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End of an Era – Steve Donohue Steps Down as Firehouse Brewmaster

This is actually not new news. Donohue hasn’t been at Firehouse Brewery & Grill for nearly 2 weeks now. Some might say this was a sudden change, while those of us who know Donohue fairly well will ask what took … Continue reading

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Brewmaster’s Dinner at California Café featuring Firehouse Brewery & Grill

Yes! YES! I know I haven’t even posted the recap of the Brewmaster’s Dinner featuring Moylan’s Brewery & Restaurant. Sue me for going on vacation and spending quality time with Mrs. BetterBeerBlog. That said, the next Brewmaster’s Dinner is right … Continue reading

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Have beer? Will Travel. Good Luck to Gootz

Last week I was honored to have attended the “Farewell Party” for former Firehouse Brewery & Grill assistant brewer Jason Gutierrez. Gutierrez decided to take a brewing position at Southern Star Brewery where he will be part of a 3-man brew … Continue reading

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Beer in Review: Hardly Thomas Barleywine from Firehouse Brewery & Grill

Had the opportunity to visit Firehouse Brewery & Grill recently to try their latest seasonal. The newest brew is called Hardly Thomas and it’s an example of an English-style barleywine. The name Hardly Thomas is a clever nod to an infamous English-style … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Brewpub Crawl 2012

For anyone who knows me, I’m not the biggest fan of St. Patrick’s Day. It’s not even a legitimate holiday. Over the years, it’s morphed into an excuse to drink, which is fine if you’re into that sort of thing. … Continue reading

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SF Beer Week 2012 Event Recap: South Bay Brewmasters Dinner at California Café

In my humble opinion, the South Bay Brewmasters Dinner at California Café was one of the “marquee” events here in the South Bay. This event was the combination of a lot of good things: the great tasting cuisine from California … Continue reading

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Beer Revolution 2nd Anniversary Recap

It's hard to believe that Beer Revolution is only 2 years old now as it seems like they've been a staple in the craft beer community much longer. That shouldn't be taken as a negative more than it is a … Continue reading

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SF Beer Week in the South Bay: South Bay Brewmasters Dinner at California Café

The craft beer awesomeness continues in the South Bay for SF Beer Week. My friends at California Café Palo Alto are up all kinds of good with the 2nd Annual South Bay Brewmasters Dinner. Unlike the other dinners in the … Continue reading

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