• 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

Belgian / French beers

Beer Review: The Bruery’s “Mischief” Belgian-Style Ale

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

I’ve been hearing a lot of good things about The Bruery, albeit that they are relatively close and the freshness factor is a BIG plus.I saw their “Mischief” at my local beer store and picked
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Beer Review: Dogfish Head Pangaea

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

I was in the mood for something different. (No, not Zima), but something that broke away from “standard”.
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Beer Review: Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

It’s been awhile since I had a great Belgian beer and I’ve been craving one for the last couple of weeks.  While picking up some groceries at Whole Food, I made a quick pit stop at the beer
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Beer Review: Tripel Karmeliet

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Drinking a Belgian beer always makes me remember WHY I love beer.   It’s with Belgian beer that I started to really pay attention to how great a beer can be.  From “drinking for effect”
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Beer Review: Imper Ale Ubi Rossa

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

It’s been a little while since my last review. Drank a ’plenty from then to now, so I chose this selection not ONLY for the beautiful design of the bottle, nor that it was from Italy,
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