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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. Beer In Ads #3207: Oktoberfest 2019 - Saturday’s ad is for the Munich Oktoberfest, from 2019. From the late 1800s until the 1970s, poster art really came into its own, and in Europe a lot of really cool posters, many of them for breweries, were produced. This poster is for the Munich Oktoberfest, which began September 21 and runs...

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  2. Historic Beer Birthday: Simon Fishel - Today is the birthday of Simon Fishel (December 14,1846-January 31, 1917). He was born in Bohemia, came to the United States, and was married to Rosa Zucker (also originally from Bohemia) in 1870. In 1892, Wenzl Medlin founded the Bohemian Brewery and hired Fishel to manage it. Three years later,...

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  3. Beer Birthday: Vic Kralj - Today is the 60th birthday — the Big 6-O — of Vic Kralj, who is the co-owner of The Bistro in Hayward, California. Celebrator publisher Tom Dalldorf used to own the Bistro, which was originally a wine bar that Tom re-invented for beer, and then Vic and Cynthia bought it from Tom (with one deadbeat...

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  4. Beer In Ads #3206: Oktoberfest 2018 Third Place - Friday’s ad is for the Munich Oktoberfest, from 2018, though it’s not the official poster for that year. This one was the third-place winner from that year’s contest to choose the official poster. From the late 1800s until the 1970s, poster art really came into its own, and...

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Beer by BART

  1. Bay Area Brewers Join The Craft Beer Tribes At The Great American Beer Festival 2019 - It’s nine A.M on a crisp Saturday morning in Denver. A steady stream of people files into the vast convention center, marching down the long hallway to the Bellco Theatre. Brewers, brewery owners, staff, friends and beer judges are headed to hear the results of the largest beer competition in the United States. They grabContinue reading "Bay Area Brewers Join The Craft Beer Tribes At The Great American Beer Festival 2019"
  2. Sierra Nevada’s OG System: on the Road from GABF to SF Beer Week - Ken Grossman put together his brewery in Chico, California, almost 40 years ago. Brewing equipment manufacturers did not make “microbrewery” brewing systems yet, so Grossman took welding classes and bought used dairy tanks to cobble together his brew deck. That’s not the Gemini II space capsule in the video. It’s the strangely similar-looking Sierra Nevada’sContinue reading "Sierra Nevada’s OG System: on the Road from GABF to SF Beer Week"
  3. Bay Brewers Claim Awards at Inaugural California Craft Brewers Cup - SF’s nearby brewers made out well in the first annual California Craft Brewers Cup event, organized by the regional brewers guilds around the state.  Thursday evening at the California Craft Brewers Association’s fifth California Craft Beer Summit, an industry gathering and trade show for independent brewers in the state, winners took the stage to collectContinue reading "Bay Brewers Claim Awards at Inaugural California Craft Brewers Cup"
  4. Amburana Wood: Flavors from Brazil Reach the San Francisco Bay - We just published two articles about an amazing spicy wood from South America. One is the main introduction to this curious spicy wood traditionally used to age artisan cachaça in Brazil — at CraftBeer.com, here: https://www.craftbeer.com/craft-beer-muses/american-brewers-fall-for-brazils-spicy-amburana-wood The second story is a Beer Currents special, where we talk about some of the stories behind the storyContinue reading "Amburana Wood: Flavors from Brazil Reach the San Francisco Bay"

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