Brookston Beer Bulletin posted the divisions, and winners for this year’s California State Fair awards! Click the link to see if any of your favourites won! I’m stoked to see some of my favourite brewers/friends/beers won, so mucho congrats to Bison Brewing, High Water Brewing, and Auburn Ale House!
LOVE this idea. I know I am guilty of looking at my phone far too often, and I DEFINITELY know I am not the only one. All bars need these!
This is an amazing, interactive chart developed by the New Yorker to view by state the growth of craft breweries, expansion, and production. So freakin’ cool! Check this out, and share with your friends.
The San Francisco Chronicle did a great bit on the history of the German hefeweizen, comparing it to American-styles, and why (thank god) it’s blasphemous to put a piece of fruit in your beer! If there’s one thing that irks me more as a beertender it’s serving someone a traditional hefe or wit beer, and someone asking for a lemon slice. There’s a great shout out to Cerveceria de MateVeza, and Sierra Nevada as well. I could really go for a Kellerweis now….
Have I mentioned how much I love Flying Dog’s can art/collaborations with Ralph Steadman???? If not, here it is.
This last weekend, K and I went up to visit Bike Dog Brewing in West Sacramento. They haven’t completed their taproom, nor started distribution, but this was… Read more “League Event at Bike Dog Brewing”
Last week, I had the fortune of driving down to San Luis Obispo with K$ to visit Tap It Brewing with his distribution company. I had never… Read more “Tap It Brewing”
The BeerUpYourLife family has officially expanded! We just got little Stevie today, and when I was shopping for her I found these dog treats made with malted… Read more “Dog Treats with Malted Barley”
Last night, here at my work we fortunate to host New Belgium, and a four of their “Lips of Faith” craft beers on draft, along with some… Read more “New Belgium Pint Night at The Abbey Trappist”