Eye On The Beer

(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

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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Best Beer Destinations In America

Many vacations are planned around different things, including visiting historical sites, the beach and different wineries. Beer enthusiasts can also have the vacation of their dreams by planning a beercation.

10/27/2014

(Pabst Brewing Company)

Eye On The Beer: Pabst Blue Ribbon Sold To Russian Company

Say it ain’t so! Pabst Blue Ribbon has been acquired by Russian company Oasis Beverages. Along with PBR Oasis also takes on Rainier, Lone Star, Old Style, Colt 45, Schlitz and more, thereby pretty much cornering the market in ironic Americana beer drinking.

09/19/2014

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EYE ON THE BEER: Coffee Beers More Common, Lagunitas, Ruhstaller, and Speakeasy Breweries All High On The List

Coffee and beer are my two favorite beverages, and these three beers combine the two incredibly complex and rich flavors in such skillful and tasty ways that it’s impossible to choose a winner from these three stouts and porters brewed with coffee.

07/18/2014

(credit: 21st Amendment Back In Black)

BEER REVIEW: Back In Black, Black IPA, 21st Amendment Brewing Company, San Francisco

CBS Local’s Bradford Hornsby reviews “Back In Black” one of the latest year round craft beer offerings from…

07/14/2014

Chef Adam Dulye & Liam Mayclem (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap Pairs Beer With Food With Chef Adam Dulye, Owner of Abbots Cellar

Stop by this Valencia Street hot spot for a brew and really good eats!

07/14/2014

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Your Guide to San Francisco’s Finest Breweries

The city plays host to many breweries, but there are many, many other smaller companies tucked away…

07/11/2014

Heal The Bay IPA, Golden Road Brewing

BEER REVIEW: Heal The Bay IPA, Golden Road Brewing, Los Angeles

I’m a sucker for a good label as much as a good craft beer, and Heal the Bay IPA from Golden Road Brewing in Los Angeles delivers on both with a beautiful label, and a powerful citrus explosion from Citra, Centennial and New Zealand hops.

07/07/2014

Halloween Cocktails Beer

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area — Week Of June 21st-June 29th

Beer, mustaches, free jazz, outdoor dancing, and movies on the waterfront are just some of the mostly free things to do in the Bay Area!

06/19/2014

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