Tag Archives: Vinnie Cilurzo

Hopinions: Craft Beer Hall of Fame

It’s been a while since I’ve penned a Hopinions piece with my fellow craft beer blogger Mario, from Brewed for Thought. I think I found a topic that I think many of our readers will enjoy, and hopefully foster some … Continue reading

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Bottling Consecration at Russian River

I was enjoying a beer at a “Beer Depletion” get-together when Pete Slosberg turns my way to ask me a question, “Do you want to take a day off work to help us bottle at Russian River?” “Umm… Hell-to-the-YES!” (Not … Continue reading

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2009 National Homebrewers Conference Recap, Day 2

I suppose I owe my readers a bit of an explaination regarding my last post. After all, when I lead in with, “With the exception of some bullshit that happened during Pro-Brewers night…”, I’m bound to pique the interests of … Continue reading

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2009 Savor Beerfest Recap

BetterBeerBlog friends and readers, Diane and Michael, have provided the content for today’s post. I met these two people at the Beer & Chocolate Dinner Firehouse Brewery & Grill in Sunnyvale hosted for SF Beer Week. Turns out that Diane … Continue reading

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Bistro 5th Annual Wood-Aged Beer Festival Recap

The Bistro is one of the great beer bars. In addition to having an outstanding tap selection that is constantly revolving, they have a decent Belgian beer selection on bottle. The Bistro is also responsible for the Double IPA and … Continue reading

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GABF Gold Medal Dinner at the Kitchen

As soon as I heard about this dinner, I had to sign up for it. This dinner was a pretty special occasion. Not only was it the very first day of our GABF experience but the breweries in attendance included … Continue reading

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