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Entries Tagged as 'Tastings'

The Perks of Being a Cheesemonger

June 14th, 2013 · Comments Off

Working in the artisinal food industry is not easy. You don’t generally make much money, the hours are long, you’re usually on your feet, and the conditions are never cushy. You have to truly believe that what you’re doing is bettering the planet, or humanity, or animal lives, or whatever it is that drives you. […]

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Tags: Beer & Food · Tastings

Firestone Walker Epic

March 20th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Joe can be sort of a hoarder. When it comes to magazines (need a Bon Appetit from 2007? Come on over.), brewpub t-shirts (how else will we remember that we’ve been there?), and special beers (honey, I bought these for you because you like this kind. Uh-huh.), there is no such thing as too much […]

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Beer at Joe’s cheese & beer tasting at La Trappe

February 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

Ah, Beer Week. Joe and I agree that this was our best Beer Week experience ever, possibly because we’ve learned how to do it properly–plan ahead, mix up the type of events you go to, take a day off work (why not?), and once you get there, chill. Beer might run out. The lines will […]

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Beerunch

February 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

Beautiful day in San Francisco at Public house for Beerunch

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Tags: Beerventures · Tastings

A (nearly) vertical tasting

January 27th, 2013 · Comments Off

Joining a wine club always seems like a great idea, especially after you’ve had a few free pours in the tasting room. Over the years we’ve joined different ones and always dropped them within the year, overwhelmed with a backlog of pretty-good bottles. Except Medlock Ames. We joined almost five years ago, back when the […]

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