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Entries Tagged as 'Tastings'

The Bistro’s Wet Hop Beer Fest Run Down

October 7th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Chill festival with loads of fresh wet hop beer. Good music and cool people all over the place. People’s Choice winner was Lagunitas Marshall Wet Maximus – made with Nugget and Cascade hops grown on Tony’s Hop Field in Marshall, CA (btw – you can get amazing oysters in Marshall – goes well with the […]

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Tags: Beerventures · Tastings

Brews on the bay – Fresh Hop Edition

September 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Last weekend we had a great time on the SS Jeremiah O’Brien for Brews on the Bay. The most memorable beers for me were two that I had never had before. ThirstyBear Wet Hop Harvest Ale and Beach Chalet Hop Patootie Harvest Ale. I put in a email and a call to ThirstyBear to see […]

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Beer on Both Coasts

September 15th, 2008 · Comments Off

  Whether you are in NY or SF this weekend there are beer events for you.First up New York City. NY Craft Beer Week begins in force tonight. There are events planned all weekend long. I am hoping to get a roundup of what breweries are there and what they are serving from two of my NY […]

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Toronado Lost Abbey/Port Brewing Report

August 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Loads of drunken fun last night at Toronado. The place was packed. Here are the draft beers I tried (most favorite first) Judgment Day – holy crap! I LOVED this beer – this is a dangerous beer – goes down real easy even though it is 11%. I want to make brownies with this beer. […]

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Writer’s Camp, ongoing

July 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

As expected, after the first few weeks we have mostly devolved into drinking hard liquor and cheap wine in our rooms on the weekends. Such is the dorm life. Tonight, though, I picked up a new kind of beer at the grocery store: Stone Mill’s Organic Pale Ale from the Green Valley Brewing Company. I managed […]

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Tags: Beer I can't get my hands on · Tastings