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Entries Tagged as 'Tastings'

Unibroue’s Quatre-Centieme

September 15th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Tonight Joe and I are drinking Unibroue’s Quatre-Centieme, a beer brewed to commemorate Quebec’s four hundredth birthday. It’s a Belgian style pale ale–we’re pretty sure we first tried it at the Jug Shop’s saison tasting (things got hazy towards the end). We definitely bought it there. I had assumed it was a saison, but that doesn’t […]

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Slam-dunk pairings: Wine and cheese seminar

August 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I love cheese to the point of obsession. I dream about cheese. I read newletters about cheese. I work in cheese. However, I know almost nothing about wine. In the last three years (since moving to San Francisco), I have learned the basic broad strokes of wine: Merlot is red and big and chocolatey, Pinot […]

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Bistro 2009 IPA Fest Winners

August 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Thanks for posting the results Jay! 1st Place: Head Hunter IPA (Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon) 2nd Place: Wipeout IPA (Port Brewing) 3rd Place: Aroma Coma (Drake’s Brewing) People’s Choice: The Hopfather (Russian River Brewing) I am very excited for Fat Heads – it was a great beer and deserved the accolades. I Will do […]

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5 tastes from SF CFW Opening Party

August 8th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I walked into the opening party tent at SF Chef. Food. Wine. and thought wow I don’t usually go to these kind of parties. For the first thing they usually are pretty pricey (and this one was too – disclosure – Jasmine and I got media passes to all the SF CFW events we are […]

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SF Chef Food and Wine Schedule

August 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

So many events – so little time. We will try to either live blog or at least keep everyone posted on all the beverage related events we go to  – but there might also be some that we can’t get to that would interest people. The full schedule is here. Below are some of particular […]

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Tags: Beer & Food · Beerventures · Non-Beer Beverages · Tastings