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Entries from February 2009

SF Beer Week: Beer and Nosh Beer Dinner

February 21st, 2009 · 2 Comments

Work has gotten in my way and I have fallen behind on my beer week postings. But I’m back, so let me try and share a few memories of the awesome Beer And Nosh dinner last week. Jesse was our hostess with the mostest for the evening. And boy, did he do a good job. […]

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Tags: Beer & Food · Tastings

Sad news – Bill Brand 1939 – 2009

February 20th, 2009 · Comments Off

I just heard that Bill Brand has passed away. Not much to say but that I will miss him. I only talked to him a few times but seeing him at beer events around the bay area or reading his column made me very happy. Bill – enjoy the beer up there – you deserve […]

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Tags: General

SF Beer week: East Coast/West Coast Slam

February 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Monday night was the East Coast/West Coast slam with Dogfish Head and 21st Amendment – “Wanna git my Eastern Peanut Butter in yer Western Chocolate”. Joe and I had the pleasure of sitting across from Amy and Pete (of Pete’s Wicked Ale) Slosberg, who invited us to the beer and chocolate event they’re hosting at […]

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Tags: Beer & Food · Tastings

SF Beer Week: Sour Sunday

February 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Real busy today with non-beer job type stuff, but wanted to get up some pictures from the Sour Beer day at Triple Rock and Jupiter in Berkley last Sunday. Sour beers continue to amaze me. I love the challenge and the fun of it all. Some are WAY sour – one from Moonlight hit us […]

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Tags: Beerventures · Tastings

Thinking of Bill Brand

February 9th, 2009 · Comments Off

I just heard the news that retired Oakland Tribune writer, beer enthusiast, and all around amazing guy Bill Brand was hit by an N Judah Muni train last night. I know we at Beer At Joe’s and the bay area beer community are praying for him. I have talked to Bill at a few events, […]

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