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Entries Tagged as 'Tastings'

Nun Beer: an interpretive history

March 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I’ve always wondered why Monks get to have all the fun in making beer–what about the nuns? They have the same resources, time-frame, and spacious stone religious settings that the men do, so why don’t they make any beer? It turns out, they do. Well, they used to. For my birthday some friends gave me […]

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Tags: Tastings · Women in Beer

SF Beer Week: Barleywine Festival

March 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off

This year something marvelous happened at the Barleywine Festival: we got a table. We arrived sometime around 9:30am, ate breakfast in line, and when the doors were opened, raced straight back to the last table in the back room. Victory! That combined with the fact that we had 3 other people with us this year […]

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Tags: Beerventures · Tastings

SF Beer Week: Beer and Nosh Beer Dinner

February 21st, 2009 · 2 Comments

Work has gotten in my way and I have fallen behind on my beer week postings. But I’m back, so let me try and share a few memories of the awesome Beer And Nosh dinner last week. Jesse was our hostess with the mostest for the evening. And boy, did he do a good job. […]

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Tags: Beer & Food · Tastings

SF Beer week: East Coast/West Coast Slam

February 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Monday night was the East Coast/West Coast slam with Dogfish Head and 21st Amendment – “Wanna git my Eastern Peanut Butter in yer Western Chocolate”. Joe and I had the pleasure of sitting across from Amy and Pete (of Pete’s Wicked Ale) Slosberg, who invited us to the beer and chocolate event they’re hosting at […]

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Tags: Beer & Food · Tastings

SF Beer Week: Sour Sunday

February 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Real busy today with non-beer job type stuff, but wanted to get up some pictures from the Sour Beer day at Triple Rock and Jupiter in Berkley last Sunday. Sour beers continue to amaze me. I love the challenge and the fun of it all. Some are WAY sour – one from Moonlight hit us […]

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Tags: Beerventures · Tastings