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Foo Fighters and Oskar Blues

April 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

I get a bunch of press releases all the time.  I try and share with you, dear public, the good ones.  This one made me very happy all around.  I know, it isn’t much about beer, but still seems real cool.  Go Oskar Blues for being a part of this. Image by Jonathan Dowdell FOO […]

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Chocolate Salon

April 17th, 2011 · Comments Off

We had two different beer truffles at the chocolate salon today. First was from Socola Chocolatier in Oakland (an adorable pair of chocolatiers, if I do say so). They use Rogue’s Shakespeare Stout and we were actually first introduced to them at a Rogue beer and cheese pairing event that ended with their delicious truffle (the best […]

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Beer paired with…stories?

April 8th, 2011 · Comments Off

I was trying to hunt down pictures of the microbrewery Dieu du ciel in Montreal (wow, is it beautiful in there) and happened upon their news section. A few weeks ago they were part of an event with a storyteller where you would have a few of their beers and then “the storyteller will take […]

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Beer Week so far

February 19th, 2011 · Comments Off

A few highs and lows: Waiting in line for 45 minutes just to get in to the Friday night gala. I understand there were some issues with the fire marshall. Joe and I weren’t too worried once the line started moving. We knew we’d get in eventually, and only two or three places were out […]

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And the new Anchor beer is…

February 17th, 2011 · Comments Off

Brekle’s Brown.   The beer is a brown session beer with a blend of malts and just one hop – citra.   Sounds great and is fun to say.  Read more about it at Anchor’s site.

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