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Entries from September 2008

Brews on the bay – Fresh Hop Edition

September 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Last weekend we had a great time on the SS Jeremiah O’Brien for Brews on the Bay. The most memorable beers for me were two that I had never had before. ThirstyBear Wet Hop Harvest Ale and Beach Chalet Hop Patootie Harvest Ale. I put in a email and a call to ThirstyBear to see […]

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Tags: Beerventures · Tastings

Burgers, Beer, and Hubert – Oh My!

September 17th, 2008 · Comments Off

Hubert Keller’s Burger Bar is coming to San Francisco (or well it it has been coming here for a long time but now has a venue). Beer and burger lovers rejoice: “The restaurant is known for its build-your-own-burger concept, with 40 to 50 sides, toppings and buns; fries, salads, milk shakes, “a great wine list,” […]

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2008 NY Brewfest

September 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The Tools Originally uploaded by spike666 I am very excited to introduce Beer At Joe’s first guest poster, my good friend Spike. He braved the rain and drank some beer all for the sake of the blog (and good beer of course). Take it away Spike: Ah, yes. Beer. On friday, September 12, I went […]

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Beer on Both Coasts

September 15th, 2008 · Comments Off

  Whether you are in NY or SF this weekend there are beer events for you.First up New York City. NY Craft Beer Week begins in force tonight. There are events planned all weekend long. I am hoping to get a roundup of what breweries are there and what they are serving from two of my NY […]

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Tags: Beerventures · Tastings

Trying a Red Eye

September 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I am currently taking a UC Berkley extension class on food writing. So far the class is great. Here is a beer related excerpt from our first homework: Flipping through the Ultimate Bar Book, by Mittie Hellmich, I was looking for another drink to fling my tomato water at. I am a beer geek so […]

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