Month / February 2012

From the “wires” this week… Gerry Frank’s picks: Bull Ridge Brewpub, TW Bronze and more The Oregonian Fri, 24 Feb 2012 05:12 AM PST Bull Ridge Brewpub, TW Bronze, Madaline’s Grill, and Diego’s Spirited Kitchen. Brewing coming back to Pearl San Antonio Current Thu, 23 Feb 2012 21:07 PM PST A new brewpub and barbecue Read More

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Beer and Chocolate The first time I ever heard about eating chocolate and drinking beer at the same time was reading about a beer tasting conducted by one of the first writers to consider beer worth studying. Fred Eckhardt was one of the first to seriously study the, at the time burgeoning microbrew industry, in Read More

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21st Amendment Brewery 563 2nd St San Francisco, California 94107 (415) 369-0900(415) 369-0900Preface: This can of Bitter American Session Beer was sent to me on request from the folks at 21st Amendment Brewery. These notes have not been influenced by reading promotional material or any other review of this brew. I am including this preface Read More

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 The folks at AB-Inbev aren’t letting any questions of style stymie them: Shock Top Hops Up Portfolio with Wheat IPA ST. LOUIS (Jan. 30, 2011) – … Shock Top Wheat IPA, which hits store shelves Feb. 6… Is a unique hybrid style that brings the refreshment and smoothness of a wheat beer and marries it Read More

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The thirst for beer, conversation and social company speeds you on your way to your favorite watering hole. Anticipation is a powerful force… and then… you are confronted with the following…     There is no “Why” or “What happens now?” Just the word CLOSED Yes, there are other shelters from the storms of life Read More

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