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Hedonist Beer Jive

  1. WE HAVE A NEW HOME
  2. THE HEDONIST BEER JIVE 95
  3. I LOST BELGIAN ROULETTE - DES GEANTS "SAISON VOISIN"
  4. A FEW MINUTES WITH A NEW GLARUS “COFFEE STOUT”

Brookston Beer Bulletin

  1. Historic Beer Birthday: Peter Stroh - Today is the birthday of Peter Stroh (December 18, 1927-September 17, 2002). He was the great-grandson of Bernhard Stroh, who founded Stroh’s Brewing Co. in 1850. When he became president of Stroh’s in 1968, he was the sixth family member to run the business. Here’s Stroh’s...

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  2. Historic Beer Birthday: George K. Schmidt - Today is the birthday of George K. Schmidt (December 18, 1869-January 1, 1939). He was the son of Kasper George Schmidt, who founded the K.G. Schmidt Brewery. He and his father also founded a bank and he opened a branch brewery in Logansport, Indiana. Here’s a short biography from...

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  3. Historic Beer Birthday: Henry Boddington - Today is the birthday of Henry Boddington (December 18, 1813-August 19, 1886). After joining the Strangeways Brewery in Manchester as a salesman in 1832, Boddington became a partner sixteen years later, in 1848, but in 1853, he bought out the partners and became the sole owner, renaming it...

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  4. Beer In Ads #2857: Enjoy Life Or I’ll Shoot You - Monday’s ad is for Miller Brewing, from 1939. This ad features a man out hunting with his dog. I know he’s staring off at the sky, most likely looking for his prey, but I can’t help but think it also looks like he’s looking at me (or us), too, in a vaguely threatening...

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Beer by BART

  1. Vinnie Cilurzo Tells Why Russian River Brewery Beers Are About To Get Even Better - As those who have followed the history of RRBC know, co-owner and brewmaster Vinnie Cilurzo has played an enduring, influential role in the history of American craft brewing and in a quest for beer finesse. You'd expect the production side of his new facility to have amazing bells and whistles to make the processes even more effective and the beers even more compelling. You'd be right.
  2. Magnolia Brewing Returns to the Dogpatch - On September 26, an excited crowd gathered to celebrate the rebirth of a brewery in San Francisco’s Dogpatch Neighborhood. The front of house of Magnolia Brewing Company’s 30-barrel brewery has been transformed from the Smokestack BBQ restaurant to a new restaurant with a  more diverse menu, new seating options and table service. Still in placeContinue reading "Magnolia Brewing Returns to the Dogpatch"
  3. Bay Area Brewers Bring Home Gleaming Medals - Today 2,404 breweries competed for hardware and a moment in the spotlight in Denver, Colorado. A total of 8,496 brews from 49 States plus DC were thoughtfully evaluated over several days of blind judging. (Looking at you, Mississippi!) After the ceremonies, brewers from 280 medal winning breweries, including 31 first timers, were able to walkContinue reading "Bay Area Brewers Bring Home Gleaming Medals"
  4. City Beer Moves Up: How one small underground shop changed the SF beer scene - [By Steve Shapiro and Gail Ann Williams] San Francisco’s City Beer Store has reopened in an attractive modern building that’s larger and closer to the Civic Center BART station, at 1148 Mission Street. Emerging from 12 years underground – literally – on a gritty block of Folsom Street in the South of Market neighborhood, virtuallyContinue reading "City Beer Moves Up: How one small underground shop changed the SF beer scene"

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