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Entries Tagged as 'Tastings'

Boobs! Beer! Charity!

August 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off

Good title right? Well a great beer fest deserves a well titled post.  The 2011 brestfest beer festival happened back on July 2nd at Fort Mason in San Francisco.  This beer fest benefits various breast cancer related charities. It used to take place over the bay at Marin Brewing in Larkspur but it got too big […]

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Drinking on the Job

July 31st, 2011 · Comments Off

I love working in retail. I really actually do. But the fact is that it pays beans, you always have to work weekends, and customers can be…challenging (and don’t think that doesn’t include YOU). So when the perks pop up, I’m always grateful. Like when you stay late one night to do inventory and your […]

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Eric’s Choice

May 8th, 2011 · Comments Off

The Jug Shop is one of those places that we love, but try to love quietly. Eric Cripe, the in-house cicerone, puts on amazing tastings that we give huge props to…but we don’t want them to get crowded, now do we? Currently, they are almost always full, or at least very busy, but we only […]

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

Peerahol

March 6th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Come on  – drink it – we all are – man up!  Down it!  This is the usual peer pressure situation that happens all the time when alcohol is involved.  It usually involves very powerful shots or sometimes the volume of beer to be consumed. But in certain groups this is changing some. Are you […]

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Tastings, Beer Dinners, Events – Oh My!

February 15th, 2011 · Comments Off

Beer week continues on.  The gala was a rambunctious and drunk good time (and a bit annoying  – but that is for a different time).  There was of course a bunch of stand out beers (Sour Stout from Anderson Valley, Two weeks notice from Moonlight, and the beers from a new brewery in Belmont – […]

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Tags: Beer & Food · Beerventures · Tastings