• Toronado Pub, San Francisco

    Once you arrive and push the salon-style swing doors, you walk into a Mecca, a drinkers haven.

  • Beer Paradise in the East Bay

    I was fairly caught off guard by the appearance of the place. Once inside, I made my way to the beer section. Wow!

  • Ben & Nick’s

    I love the locale of it, right down the street from BART


Interview: Brewer Series #2, Stone Brewing & Mitch Steele (Repost from 2010)

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

For “Brewer Series: Interview #2″, I feature Mitch Steele, the head brewer at Stone Brewing Co. in Escondido, California.
Stone Brewing was a natural choice as a selection for the “Brewer Series”, not because it’s one of my favorite breweries, but because they put out such great varieties of beer and do it extremely well! Each beer is solidly made and very consistent . It takes true craftsmanship to achieve this and “Mitch Steele” has done a fantastic job. (would you expect any less from a man with that name??)
On with the Interview…

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Interview: Brewer Series #1 – Oskar Blues & Dave Chichura

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

This will be a first in a series of brewer interviews. For the grand introduction of “Brewer Series: Interview #1”, I feature Dave Chichura, the head brewer at Oskar Blues Brewery in Lyons, Colorado.
The main focus of this interview is the Gubna. Their version of an
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