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Pliny the Younger – More Exciting than Santa Claus

Pliny the Younger – More Exciting than Santa Claus

It’s “Younger” Time!! Pliny the Younger is to beer loving adults like Santa Claus is to children under 10. We make our plans for the day or days we will wait in line, make lists of what we will bring to occupy our time, and […]

Drink Up, it’s Time for SF Beer Week

Drink Up, it’s Time for SF Beer Week

SF Beer week is one of my favorite times of the year; it’s my birthday and I get to enjoy copious amounts of amazing beers from all across the Bay Area and beyond. Beer week is an action packed week filled with beer dinners, beer […]

Craft Beer + Foie Gras in Wine Country

Craft Beer + Foie Gras in Wine Country Chef’s in amazing food areas like Manhattan have been lavishing in this mouth watering dish even while it was banned in California. So after the banned was recently lifted we saw in all of the food blogs […]

Big Island Brewhaus

Big Island Brewhaus On a rainy drive back from Hilo to Kona we decided to take a detour and hit the big Island Brewhaus. The Overbourd IPA we had picked up from the market across from where we are staying and fell in love. Unlike […]

Beer VS Wine

  At a recent wine tourism conference we had a session about beer and wine tourism. What are these breweries doing that wineries are not doing in order to be more successful? What separates out the beer industry from the wine industry? It’s the connections. […]

Big Al Brewing

Big Al Brewing Brewery number 204 was cool. It was everything a brewery should be: small, funky, serves great beers, and the local beer makers hang there. We chatted with the locals and the beer-tender about all the cool spots we were planning on visiting. […]