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Entries from December 2011

Autumn Aged Sake Tasting

December 31st, 2011 · Comments Off

Last night we were lucky to try a few aged sakes from Corkage sake bar and shop. You are probably asking  - Joe – ok I know sake but what is Autumn sake. Good question! I had never really heard of this either. I think this year it is being brought to America as a […]

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Tags: Non-Beer Beverages

Mountainbeering – Tomales Point Trail

December 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

Fog, hills, ocean, and elks – oh my!  One of the best hikes I have ever done, the Tomales Point Trail along the Point Reyes National Seashore. Worth it just to see all the elk close up, let alone the great views.  A 9.5 mile hike there and back hike. Not too bad, with only […]

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Tags: Mountainbeering

Bourbon in the Times

December 26th, 2011 · Comments Off

Bourbon’s All-American Roar – NY Times

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Tags: Around the Web · Non-Beer Beverages

Happy Chanukah! Now brew some beer

December 21st, 2011 · Comments Off

My wonderful Aunt Jackie posted this on Facebook.  I love these types of NPR pieces – simple – a bit light – but still a fun piece. I encourage you to listen to the story and not just read the article.  I MUST try eight malty nights one of these days (in Portland of course).  Jews and Booze! With […]

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

CB and CB = Sausage and Beer

December 20th, 2011 · Comments Off

This just in from the wonderful Tablehopper e-newsletter – I can’t wait to while away a Tuesday night with some great beer and tasty sausages. The next time you’re gettin’ your suds on at the recently expanded ~CITY BEER STORE~ on Folsom, you’ll also be able to get your sausage on (I know, that sounds kind […]

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Tags: Beer & Food