Bay Area Rep. Jackie Speier Revives Proposal Allowing Alcohol Shipments Through MailRep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) has revived a proposal allowing for alcohol shipments through the U.S. Postal Service, which would end one of the last vestiges of the Prohibition era.
200 Gallons Of Prison-Made 'Pruno' Liquor Seized At Santa Rita Jail Ahead Of Inmate Super Bowl PartyDeputies at a jail in the East Bay confiscated 200 gallons of prison-made liquor that inmates were making for a Super Bowl party.
SF Startup Creates World's First Molecular Whiskey Aged Without Barrels Aging spirits like wine, cognac, even beer, has called for wooden casks, often oak, for aroma and taste. Now a new San Francisco startup called Endless West is making whiskey without using any barrels and they're doing it in much less time.
Cheers! Teslaquila May Be Rolling Into Liquor Stores SoonBillionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk may be going into the liquor business. The Palo Alto-based automaker has filed an application to trademark 'Teslaquila' with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Alameda Distillers Release 'San Francisco In A Bottle' - A Vodka Made With Local FogAlameda distillery Hangar 1 has released Fog Point, a first-of-its-kind vodka, cut and blended with water from San Francisco fog.
Yes, San Francisco, That Is Meat In Your CocktailSan Francisco is always known as being one of the leaders in culinary trends in this country. One that has recently popped up is savory cocktails with a rather unique twist – they have some variation of meat in them.
Black Market Bars Selling Booze Popping Up In Bay Area Homes, GaragesIt looks like any other house on the block, but inside police say it’s the modern day version of a speakeasy, selling something called summer coolers.
Cocktails Make A Comback: 'The Essential Bar Book' ReviewedThe Essential Bar Book by Jennifer Fielder is an A-to-Z guide to spirits, cocktails and wine; including 115 recipes. Narsai David says with cocktails making a comeback, this might be a a necessary buy.
San Rafael Mayor Looks To End Cheap Alcohol Access For City's HomelessAfter hearing complaints of drunk homeless people loitering on downtown streets, Mayor Gary Phillips wants liquor stores to stop carrying low-end vodka and malt liquors. He says the high-alcohol content beverages are often targeted at addicts the homeless and teens.
Caught On Camera: Oakland Liquor Store Clerks Fight Back Against Aggressive Thief Who Cops IgnoredOakland liquor store workers have fought back against an alleged serial thief after they say police refused to become involved.
Brisbane Bar's Liquor License Suspended After Illegal Gambling Uncovered A Brisbane bar had its liquor license suspended Friday after illegal gambling was discovered on the premises during an investigation, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control said today.
Caltrain Conductors Attacked In Mountain View, Passengers May Have Been DrunkTwo Caltrain conductors were attacked in Mountain View over the weekend by a pair of allegedly drunken passengers, but Caltrain says it will continue to allow alcohol on trains.
Suspect Identified In Brazen San Jose Liquor Store Robbery, Attack On ClerkThe Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who was caught on camera in a brazen attack on a liquor store clerk in unincorporated San Jose earlier this month and is asking for the public’s help to find him.
Violent Armed Robbery In San Jose Liquor Store Caught On Camera; Gunman On LooseA violent armed robbery at a South Bay liquor store was caught on camera, and the gunman is still on the loose.
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