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Entries from January 2008

Beer Table

January 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment

Another cool looking Brooklyn beer destination. I like the ever changing beer idea to match the ever popular change the food daily idea. And hey communal tables – why not! Now let’s just move it to the west coast. Thrillist fills us in.

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Tags: Around the Web · Beer I can't get my hands on

Commonwealth Beer Panel, with cheese

January 30th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Last Friday, Joe and I attended a beer panel at San Francisco’s Commonwealth Club. On it were (from the announcement): JUSTIN CROSSLEY, Radio Host/”Brewcaster,” The Brewing Network and CBS Radio JOHN FOSTER, Co-host, Beerschool.com Webcast NICO FRECCIA, Beer Journalist; Co-owner, 21st Amendment Restaurant and Brewery DAN GORDON, Co-founder and Master Brewer, Gordon Biersch DAVID MCLEAN, […]

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Tags: Tastings · Women in Beer

Coffee Geek Nirvana

January 24th, 2008 · Comments Off

(pic via nytimes.com) – Blue Bottle Coffee, San Francisco, CA “At Last, a $20,000 Cup of Coffee”

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Tags: Non-Beer Beverages

Pacific Standard – Brooklyn, NY

January 18th, 2008 · 4 Comments

I just read about a bar, Pacific Standard, that sounds really cool and unlucky me it is back in Brooklyn, NY – rather far away from San Francisco. I will have to check it out next time I visit good old New York. If any of the many new yorkers I know, or ones that […]

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Tags: Beer I can't get my hands on

The All-Important Questions

January 14th, 2008 · Comments Off

Here in Wisconsin, there is only one question more important than Bud or Miller, and that is Ford or Chevy? I’m from a Ford family. My dad drives an F-150 (that’s a rather large pickup truck, not an airplane) and my mom drives a Ford Taurus, her second in ten years. At one time, my […]

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Tags: General