*** Note: There should totally be “I Survived Pliny the Younger Day” t-shirts next year. *** Last week I posted my own personal tentative SF Beer Week Schedule, but (despite my best cloning efforts) there’s truly no way any one person can get to everything on the massive SF Beer Week calendar. In no particular [...]
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My original thought was to post a reasoned, piece-by-piece dissection of Martyn Cornell’s recent broadside against Ratebeer… but I was unable to find much of an argument to dissect and reverted to the ever-grounding “If it’s not fun, I’m probably doing it wrong” approach to craft beer appreciation. Moving on… Pliny the Younger release. San Francisco [...]
The last time we were up at Raccoon Lodge in southwest Portland, home of Cascade Brewing, my wife and I were just about the only two people in their downstairs den. Our traveling habits at the time (a road trip centered around brewpubs and campsites) frequently resulted in our arriving to beer destinations at odd [...]
Sour Monday at Triple Rock Brewery and Jupiter in Berkeley was one of the most anticipated events of SF Beer Week, featuring 60 bottled and draft selections from brewers fond of the funk. Brett, Pedio, Aceto, and Lacto were all in attendance, as well as numerous craft beer industry heavyweights including Joe Tucker, Tomme Arthur, [...]
With Pliny the Younger prematurely kaput and the Opening Gala merely a memory, San Francisco Beer Week kicked into full swing this weekend with high-profile events at The Bistro, City Beer Store, and Toronado. Highlights inside. [...]
Russian River Brewing Company has gotten San Francisco Beer Week off to a fast start. While past years of the Pliny the Younger release have tended towards quiet, nonchalant affairs, this annual event seems to have grown in a similar fashion to events like 3 Floyds’s Dark Lord Day and Lost Abbey releases.
Can’t decide between the 180+ (and growing) San Francisco Beer Week events? Wish you knew more about different beer lists and special taps? Does the full SFBW schedule seem like both pornography and homework? Well, you’ve come to the right place. [...]