Tag Archives: San Jose

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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2012 Winter Kraftbrew Festival Recap

At the end of January, the Winter Kraftbrew Fest unofficially kicked off the craft beer festival season, at least in the South Bay. The event was put on by Giant Creative and Naglee Park Garage and featured beers from over … Continue reading

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Inaugural Winter Kraftbrew Beerfest 2012

Historically, the winter months have been very slow with regards to craft beer related events. The days are shorter and cold (well, cold compared to the weather we usually get here in California), and the general feeling is that people … Continue reading

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Left Coast Live Event to feature Beer Garden Hosted by Good Karma

Left Coast Live is a multi-faceted, family-friendly, music festival featuring over 2 dozen local artists. The original idea was to revive music in downtown San Jose but it has quickly grown beyond that initial scope to introduce several sub-cultures to … Continue reading

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2011 Oktoberfest at Naglee Park Garage Recap

Naglee Park Garage is one of those hidden, neighborhood gems. Housed in what was once a garage, this tiny restaurant is serving up big flavors and is a huge hit with the neighborhood that supports them. In addition to serving … Continue reading

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Better Brew Tasting Garden at subZERO Festival Recap

Early June marked the 4th Annual subZERO Festival. A spin-off of the ZER01 Art and Technology Festival, subZERO took over several streets of the South of Market (SOMA) district of downtown San Jose. On display were a multitude of local … Continue reading

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Anderson Valley Brewing Company Pint Night at Harry’s Hofbrau Recap

About a week ago, Mrs. BetterBeerBlog and I headed over to Harry’s Hofbrau in San Jose for a pint night featuring the beers from Anderson Valley Brewing Company (AVBC). AVBC has been brewing beers in Boonville since 1987. Up until … Continue reading

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Inaugural 2011 KraftBrew Fest in San Jose

Be careful of what you wish for, it just might come true. I have long wished for other people to step up here in San Jose and organize many things craft beer. And outside of my personal efforts, alone and … Continue reading

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IPA Beer Tasting at Wine Affairs

Wine Affairs continues to “fight the good fight” by bringing in new and interesting craft beers. On the docket is a tasting of the very popular India Pale Ale style of beer. Here are the event details : Who: Wine … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: Trials English Pub

On the same night I paid a visit to Teske’s Germania, I walked the grueling 12 paces to pay Trials a visit. I had only visited Trials twice prior. The first time, I was out was for an evening business … Continue reading

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