Marin Brewing

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Beer of the Week: Cellarmaker Hop Slangin' IPA

    When it comes to beer, the sky's the limit. Want to try a pineapple rye porter aged in used Tabasco barrels with wild yeast and smoked herring? Somebody's probably considering brewing it as we speak. And we're all for keeping it fun -- sometimes bells and whistles go a long way. That being said, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    Beer Event Roundup: Abbot's Cellar Turns 1 and The Trappist Celebrates Saisons

    Here's the thing about first birthday parties -- they never have enough alcohol. "Pin the tail on the donkey" is fun and all, but we prefer parties where the magician makes beer flow from a keg, rather than twisting up a puppy made of balloons. Thankfully, Abbot's Cellar has planned an appropriately ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2013

    Drink Beer and Fight Cancer at Breastfest

    This weekend you have a unique opportunity to help eliminate cancer and your sobriety in one fell swoop. Let's face it, sampling beers from over 80 breweries while listening to live music and noshing on bites from local restaurants isn't the worst way to spend your Saturday. Undertaking those activi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Beer of the Week: Marin Bourbon Barrel-Aged Old Dipsea

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Drink Beer, Save Breasts at Breast Fest

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Triple Rock Brewery Fills A Room With Firkins

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    At The Bay Brewed, Rock Out With Your Craft Beer Out

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Drink to the Giants' Return with These Opening Day Brews

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Brews, with Booze: Our Favorite Beer Cocktails

    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 >>

  • Dining

    June 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    Our Local Beer Experts Blind-Tasted Stouts. Guess Who Won?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Wine & Beer Events, April 17-26

    This week's hot event is Friday's three Louis/Dressner tastings.

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