Marin Brewing's Arne Johnson knows a thing or two about fermentation. His parents, both avid homebrewers, began to show him the ins and outs of beer production when he was only 13. Thirteen. At that age, we thought we were big kids for selling our He-Man action figures at a garage sale. Dozens of me ... More >>
When raising money for charity, people are generally required to put in a little effort. At a minimum, you'll likely have to walk 5k. Heck, you might even be asked to run a marathon. This summer, you can answer the charitable call and do your part to fight breast cancer. And, all you need to do is i ... More >>
Hand-pumps, casks, firkins, and real ale. If these terms sound foreign, then all the more reason to attend this weekend's 10th Annual Bay Area Firkin Fest at Triple Rock. Around 20 Bay Area breweries will contribute 'real ale' -- brews poured from a cask or 'firkin'. This traditional method of ... More >>
We know you like to rock. Perhaps you're reading this from your cubicle, and your colleagues have no idea there's an Iron Maiden t-shirt lurking underneath your sweater vest. You love live music, but every time you reach the front of the line at a concert concession stand, you're faced with overpric ... More >>
Moylan's Giants tribute beer, a black ale flavored with orange zest.Peanuts and Cracker Jacks are just swell, but if you're like SFoodie, you'd rather celebrate your Giants pride with a festive beverage. As of today, the torture is over! In honor of our reigning champs' home opener, Public Ho ... More >>
Jason HenryThe Alembic's Vice Grip."You got your chocolate in my peanut butter!"
"You got your peanut butter in my chocolate!"
Sometimes the sum of a culinary collision is greater than its parts. Over the past couple years, this concept has been thoroughly explored in S.F.'s thriving cockta ... More >>
B. YaegerThe lineup ranged from Anglo to Cali.For this month's blind beer-tasting, we gave in to the dark side. Stouts originated in England in the mid-18th century, and might have fizzled out had it not been for the Irish. Deriving its name from particularly strong or "stout" porter, stout i ... More >>