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Entries from May 2009

The #12 SF Muni Beer Bus

May 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments

One thing I have always loved about living in a city is the ability to find something new out all the time. A new block, restaurant, or park is usually around the corner sitting quietly by for you to discover it. Public transportation while not as good as some cities is pretty good at getting […]

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Tags: Beerventures

Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels

May 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

Another beer cocktail from B Bar and Restaurant. Our gracious bartender, Devan van Eyck, whipped this one up for us first. It was a recipe from his Cocktail Lab cohort Tim. The idea behind this drink, the Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels was a drink made up of just booze. Soda? Ha! Juices? No […]

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Tags: Beerventures · Tastings

Breakfast of Champions: more beer cocktails

May 18th, 2009 · Comments Off

After a rousingly successful Session about beer cocktails, we just can’t stop thinking about them here at Beer at Joe’s. A few weeks ago, Joe made contact with Tim, one of the mad geniuses over at Cocktail Lab. He agreed to whip up some beer cocktails for us and we set a date to come […]

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Tags: Tastings

Esquire – Best Bars in America

May 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Esquire LOVES lists – and here is another one…Best Bars in America – Here is the California list (SF did pretty well) BAR NAME TOWN RATING Zeitgeist San Francisco 78 Vesuvio San Francisco 76 Veranda Bar at the Hotel Figueroa Los Angeles 74 Tosca Cafe San Francisco 73 Toronado San Francisco 81 The Sportsman Sonora […]

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Tags: Around the Web

Your Kidneys’ Final Duet

May 8th, 2009 · 2 Comments

My friend Victor recently had a kidney removed to donate to his father. They’re both doing great (thanks for asking), and he recently asked me this in an email: “Also an important question that crossed my mind pre kidney donation – if you were to have one last beer on this earth – what would […]

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Tags: Beer I can't get my hands on · General