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 [...]
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This column kicks off a new collaborative effort with Lew Bryson’s The Session Beer Project™. We visit Russian River Brewing, chat with Vinnie Cilurzo about his approach to well-crafted session beers, and get reminded why low alcohol doesn’t mean low taste.
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. [...]