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Anchor Steam Beers (Anchor Brewing Company)

Beer Shortage A Side Effect Of Freighters Waiting On Port Labor Dispute

Getting San Francisco’s famous Anchor Steam beer to overseas markets is getting harder, and Europeans who prefer the hoppy Northern California ales may find the West Coast ports labor dispute literally sobering.

02/13/2015

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Okay, Men — Time To Reclaim Valentine’s Day

It’s time to reconsider what Valentine’s Day is all about. Forget the guilt. Forget the pressure, and forget the pink ribbons and incessant flowers. It’s time men get in on the gift-getting. What are you getting YOUR guy, women?

02/13/2015

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Brewery sans the Brew: Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

I went to the Half Moon Bay Brewing Company in Half Moon Bay and failed to order a brew . . .

02/10/2015

Dallas Cowboys fans tailgate

TGF: The Best Of Tailgate Fan Food

Tailgate Fan looks at the best tailgating foods, course by course. Dig in, and drink up.

02/06/2015

Pliny the Younger being poured at the Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa. (CBS)

A Sneak Peek Inside Russian River Brewing Company, Makers Of Pliny The Younger

On Friday, the Russian River Brewing Company will offer its annual release of Pliny the Younger. KPIX 5 was able to get a rare sneak peek inside the brewery that makes one of the world’s most sought-after beers.

02/06/2015

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Must-Go Events During SF Beer Week 2015

SF Beer Week is the largest, most anticipated, and prestigious gathering of the Northern California craft beer community…

02/03/2015

A man drinks a pint of beer. (Graeme Robertson/Getty Images)

Narsai David: Craft Beer Tasting At San Francisco’s Fort Point Beer Co.

Craft beer is nothing new, but visiting Fort Point Beer Co. in San Francisco was new to our food critic, Narsai David. He was surprised that the brewery, located in the historic Presidio, is already a year old.

01/23/2015

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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

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