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Back from the east – Boston Day 1

July 28th, 2008 · Comments Off

Boston was a blast. Very cool city. It had been a long time since I had been to Boston and I don’t think I have ever really explored the city. It was always somewhere I went to visit a friend or go to an event, never to just drink and eat (which of course I […]

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A trip to my local good beer store

July 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I went out with a friend last night, drank a good bit, ate some awesome pizza, and then took a bus home. The bus drops me off right in front of my local good beer shop, and it wasn’t too late, so of course I had to “check in” and see if they had anything new. […]

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Writer’s Camp

June 14th, 2008 · Comments Off

This summer I’m away at a 6 week writing workshop (don’t worry, Joe has plenty of beer for company). Though I’m focused on writing and critiquing and such, I took a break last night to sample some of the local brew with the fun folks in my workshop. It’s been a while since I got to […]

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Dispatch from NYC

May 22nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

Joe and I got a minute to drop by a place called Spitzer, in the lower east side, enticed by the “40 Beers on Tap!!” sign out front. The inside is wood and steel, strangely austere, though I imagine on weekends it’s probably nice to have all that space. No half pints, no samplers. Tasty […]

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Beer in Oakland

May 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I’ve had the chance recently to check out two different beer places in Oakland, both within a few blocks of the BART - Pacific Coast Brewing and The Trappist. First, Pacific Coast Brewing, since I went there first. Many small brewpubs, I’ve come to realize, brew a standard roster of beer: one IPA, one stout, one […]

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