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Supplication

June 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off

Cracked open a Supplication from Russian River the other night. I have tasted this beer only once before and I instantly loved it the first time. I think it might even be the first Russian River beer I ever tried. It is a beer that both challenges and excites. It’s sour but the cherry and […]

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Barleywine Festival 2008 at Toronado

February 18th, 2008 · Comments Off

This year we got to Toronado before the doors were open, but even that didn’t snag us a table. It did, however, give us a little time to taste and do some videos before it got TOO insanely crowded. My friend Mary joined us for some tasting. She ships out in a few weeks, and […]

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

Valentines Day 2008: Beer and Chocolate Part 1

February 15th, 2008 · Comments Off

Jasmine and I aren’t really big into Valentine’s Day. I mean we want to do something together and romantic but we go out to dinner enough that deciding to NOT go out on Valentine’s Day is fine with us. So last night we stayed in and had a simple dinner made up of veggies from […]

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Tags: Beer & Food · Tastings

Commonwealth Beer Panel, with cheese

January 30th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Last Friday, Joe and I attended a beer panel at San Francisco’s Commonwealth Club. On it were (from the announcement): JUSTIN CROSSLEY, Radio Host/”Brewcaster,” The Brewing Network and CBS Radio JOHN FOSTER, Co-host, Beerschool.com Webcast NICO FRECCIA, Beer Journalist; Co-owner, 21st Amendment Restaurant and Brewery DAN GORDON, Co-founder and Master Brewer, Gordon Biersch DAVID MCLEAN, […]

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Tags: Tastings · Women in Beer

Deus Brut Des Flandres

January 6th, 2008 · Comments Off

Update by Joe: Was reading Michael Jackson’s Great Beers of Belgium last night and came to the section about Deus. He, along with Garrett Oliver and Fred Eckhardt, tasted it and thought it was one of the best beers they had ever had. The flavor profile was also real different then what we tasted. I […]

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