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A Quick One (While He’s Away!): A Beer Trip to San Francisco

Sunday, 1:20 pm:  The San Francisco Baseball Giants were depressingly continuing their early season streak of being down in the first inning while a mostly oblivious crowd of thirsty San

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GREAT AMERICAN BREWERY: Bear Republic | Sonoma County, CA

Come in and have a seat. This may be one of our most genuine breweries out there: its brewer/co-founder—moonlighting as an EMT/high school batting practice pitcher/graphic designer—who has been solely

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29 Beers Reviewed: BEAR REPUBLIC BREWING | Sonoma County, California

Bear Republic brewed over 100 different beers in 2018—about average output over the last few years. Warning: some beers reviewed below might not be currently available. Unfortunately, this is the

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Great Beer: THREE WEAVERS Knotty DIPA

THREE WEAV3RS BREWING is famous in Los Angeles for being one of the first breweries to be run by women (owner and head brewer), which IS a rarity in a

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Great Beers: Lagunitas Willettized and High West-ified Imperial Coffee Stouts

There may be talk about corprocratic this or that and ideas of domination or selling out… –Tony Magee, 8 May 2017 Humanoids accusing other humanoids of violating vaguely defined ethics

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Great Beer: Modern Times Devil’s Teeth, Bourbon Barrel-Aged with NOLA Coffee

A spontaneous decision to check out a venerable San Diego brewery’s new vegan restaurant/brewpub in downtown Los Angeles culminated in some world-expanding sips of the MODERN TIMES Devil’s Teeth, NOLA

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Craft Beer: “The Essentials” | FIRESTONE WALKER UNION JACK IPA

Our ongoing series on the essential craft beers that everyone ought to know.    Ask any ten beer lovers for a list of their favorite IPAs and, chances are, after

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Craft Beer: “The Essentials” | SIERRA NEVADA PALE ALE

Our ongoing series on the essential beers that anyone who’s interested in craft beer ought to know.  Continuing on my nostalgic trip down Beer Lane (refer to my last article

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Craft Beer: “The Essentials” | STONE IPA

Our ongoing series on the essential beers that anyone who’s interested in craft beer ought to know.  STONE IPA—the O.G. IPA, my first real (beer) love… This is the one

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Great Beer: Modern Times Blazing World Hoppy Dank Amber

I’ve been on a MODERN TIMES kick lately, snatching up their new offerings at the market and running home to try them. They’re quickly becoming one of my favorite new

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Great Beer: Anderson Valley Brewing Company The Kimmie, The Yink & the Holy Gose

There is water. Much more than what plants crave, the refreshing combination of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom is an (the?) integral part of beer. There’s often more

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Great Beers: Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across the World Multi-Pack

12 beers and 13 breweries. One of most recognized names in craft beer collaborates with a dozen breweries across the world to produce a multi-pack that’s to die for. Trust

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