Since the dawn of beer, there’s been many ways to serve and store the beloved brew. In historic descriptions of beer drinking, beer was served from communal bowls and ceramic pots. Medieval monks in Europe stored beer in barrels and, after years of trial and error and shattered glass, it was first bottled in glass in… Read More Bombers, Crowlers & Growlers: How to Take Your Favorite Craft Brews Home
On April 15th (just before tax day!) forget about your tax wows and head to the Barlow for the inaugural IPA 10K and Beer Mile Invitational in Sebastopol. This event is put on by Destination Races, the half marathon race experts who started the Wine Country Half Marathon in the heart of Dry Creek and… Read More IPA 10K and Beer Mile Invitational – Running with Beer? Yep!
Brewers made the trek from all over Northern California to pour their beers at the opening gala for SF Beer Week in San Francisco. Mayor Ed Lee was there to lead media and bloggers in a toast with the SF Brewers Guild Collaboration Ale: New Frontier. Sonoma County breweries came in full force with new… Read More SF Beer Week – A Huge Success!
No big bash is complete without a good guacamole dip! We all want to indulge but don’t necessarily want to pay the prince the next day after we have eaten EVERYTHING on the tables because all the sides and snacks just looked too good to pass up… this is great with healthy-style “chips: Serve with lettuce… Read More Good Ol’ Fashioned Guacamole Dip
Big Brewery Birthday Bash Coming Up in Santa Rosa Fogbelt Brewing Company turns three this year, and the Santa Rosa brewery certainly have a lot to cheer to: a series of great events, an ever busy taproom, a phenomenal chef serving up seasonally inspired dishes and, of course, loads of fantastic beers. To celebrate their… Read More Fogbelt Celebrates Third Birthday!
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 tell all of our friends how excited we are for… Read More Pliny the Younger – More Exciting than Santa Claus
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 pairings, educational seminars with brewers and brewery owners, sensory seminars… Read More Drink Up, it’s Time for SF Beer Week
I’ve got you covered. I hunted down the 3 breweries in Sonoma County that are hosting an epic New Year’s Eve bash: comedy, music, games, food, pairings… what could be better?! Not much 🙂 Stay close to home and visit Cooperage Brewing for music and food, Barrel Brothers for comedy, and Fogbelt Brewing for comedy… Read More Need Something Fun to do on New Year’s Eve?
Get fishy with St. Florian’s Brewery today and tomorrow (November 19th and 20th) from 4-8pm. Viva la Baja will be there serving up some great tacos, burritos, and enchiladas. This delicious fare is made up of all kinds of fresh fishy goodness: shrimp, shrimp, and more shrimp, plus a little salmon and other types of… Read More St. Florian’s rainy day fun!!
On the hunt for new beers to enjoy with my classic Thanksgiving dinner, I asked Matt Fenn, local beer expert and co-owner of Beercraft bottle shop and taproom in Rohnert Park, what beers he recommends for Thanksgiving. Check out the full article and what Matt recommends here on SonomaMag.com. I hope you enjoy these beers as much as I… Read More 5 Beers to Have at Your Thanksgiving Table