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Entries from December 2011

Not my new house

December 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment

I have thought this over…and finally decided I will not be buying the Coors mansion. Extreme Pricechopper: Presidio Heights Mansion Built by Beer Loses its Foamy Head (from curbed) (Image from unofficialnetworks.com)

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Top 100 wines of 2011

December 7th, 2011 · Comments Off

Kind of a cop-out post – but it is a good list – I have not had most of these wines – but the few I have had ( 2009 Freeman Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir for example) are fantastic. Try them all…(over an extend time period of course) Chronicle’s Top 100 wines of 2011

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Tags: Around the Web · Non-Beer Beverages

Not always what you think

December 6th, 2011 · 2 Comments

I get asked constantly about pairing beer and wine with cheese, so I’m going to tell you all the secret to it right here, right now: if you have good drinks, and good cheese, it will taste…good. Seriously. Mostly. The thing is that most people want to make grand generalizations and think they’re good suggestions: […]

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O Canada (beer video edition)

December 4th, 2011 · Comments Off

And now for some Canadian beer videos from the lovable Vancouver Craft Beer Week crew: First the funny one (note – it is kind of loud – but worth watching till the end). (Either JavaScript is not active or you are using an old version of Adobe Flash Player. Please install the newest Flash Player.) […]

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

The new Starbucks affect

December 4th, 2011 · Comments Off

I already fell a post behind. Oh well – two posts for tonight. So I was at work the other day and found myself up against my usual foe, the coffee machine. This “simple” espresso maker makes pretty darn good coffee, but pretty much always seems to need help. I consider it the turtle of […]

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