Beer

(CBS Local)

Six Local Brews To Keep An Eye Out For At This Year’s SF Beer Week

SF Beer Week is nearly upon us again in all its hoppy, microbrewed, and malted glory. Beer crafters from all over the Bay Area are gathering in San Francisco (and all around the Bay) to show […]

01/15/2015

(L-R) A Sierra Nevada IPA and a Lagunitas IPA. (CBS)

Beer Battle Over IPA Label Between Lagunitas And Sierra Nevada Fizzles Out

After threatening to sue Sierra Nevada Brewing Company over the styling of the IPA in the company’s Hop Hunter beer, Petaluma-based Lagunitas Brewing Company has done an about-face.

01/14/2015

Sierra Nevada's 'Hop Hunter IPA' (Source: Sierra Nevada Brewing Company)

Lagunitas, Sierra Nevada Beer Makers Going To Court Over ‘IPA’ Lettering

Two Bay Area beer makers are going to court over how their brews are labeled.

01/13/2015

(Holly Quan/CBS SF)

Overturned Big-Rig On WB I-580 In Dublin, Loaded With 6,000 Cases Of Beer, Causes Huge Backup For Morning Commute

The California Highway Patrol Thursday morning issued a Sig-alert following a crash involving an overturned big-rig on Interstate Highway 580 in Dublin that has caused a huge backup for the commute.

01/08/2015

(CP+B Copenhagen)

Eye On The Beer: Who Says Beer Can’t Solve Your Problems? Introducing ‘The Problem Solver’ IPA

A Copenhagen microbrewery is running with the idea that moderate alcohol intake improves innovation and creativity with their beer ‘The Problem Solver.’

12/29/2014

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10 Beers To Try At Your Next Football Watch Party

Nothing goes better with football than an ice cold beer. Chad Polenz, author of The Handbook Of Porter’s & Stouts, has 10 beers to try at your next watch party.

12/17/2014

(Lagunitas Brewery)

Strong Storm, Flooding Shuts Down Lagunitas Brewery In Petaluma

A powerful storm sweeping through the Bay Area Thursday gave employees at Lagunitas Brewery something else to swim in for a change.

12/12/2014

Manufacturing in San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco Creates New Plan To Keep Manufacturing Jobs In The City

San Francisco’s manufacturing sector is getting some love from the city in an attempt to keep jobs in the area.

11/30/2014

Anchor Brewing BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red

Eye On The Beer: Anchor Brewing BigLeaf Maple– Big Flavors, No Syrupy Cloying Sweetness To Ruin A Great Flavor Pairing

Fall and beer are perfect pairs, and while I love pumpkin beers, and coffee beers, and spiced beers, Anchor Steam’s BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red was my first time sampling a maple beer. It’s a brilliantly crafted pairing of opposite flavors — an oxymoronic concoction of alcoholic excellence.

11/18/2014

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