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    December 4, 2013
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    September 19, 2013

    This Friday: Welcome Fall With a Moon Festival and Harvest Beer

    Yeah we know, going out on Friday night can be hard -- we can't count the number of times we've made fun plans, only to find that the crushing grind of the week necessitates a night on the couch with sweats, takeout, and Netflix. But this weekend marks the autumn solstice, and if you can rouse yours ... More >>

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    June 17, 2013

    Celebrate Summer With Boozy Events This Week

    Summer is here, and while in the Bay Area it might not necessarily mean warm weather, it does mean that there will be plenty of festivities to celebrate. From cocktail-inspired gelato to restaurant celebrations and martini contests (making them, not drinking them), there are plenty of ways to kick o ... More >>

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    June 3, 2013

    Chipotle's Throwing a Food Festival in Golden Gate Park This Weekend

    On Saturday, Chipotle brings its Cultivate Festival to Golden Gate Park, an event that blends cooking demos from well known chefs, interactive lessons on sustainable food practice and musical acts like Mayer Hawthorne, The Walkmen, and Walk the Moon. Even though it's a major marketing effort for Chi ... More >>

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    May 31, 2013

    Taste the Best of the West Coast at Sunset Magazine's Celebration Weekend

    If there's one thing people in Northern California hate to do, it's travel to Southern California, especially Los Angeles, and the parts surrounding it. Over the years, I've learned that putting such pettiness is aside is worth it to gain access to the booming culinary and cocktail scene found in th ... More >>

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    May 15, 2013
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    May 8, 2013

    Where To Celebrate Session Beer Month in the Bay Area

    Don't get us wrong, we love big, bold, "extreme" beers as much as the next beer geek. That being said, sometimes you just want to have a few beers with friends on a sunny afternoon without losing the ability to walk or speak English. For the last couple years, the pendulum has been swinging back in ... More >>

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    March 6, 2013
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    February 11, 2013

    SF Beer Week: Monday Event Roundup

    There's no such thing as a "case of the Mondays" during SF Beer Week. The streets are awash in bubbly nectar, and you need to do your part to consume it. To ease you back into the groove, today we'll focus on casual "Meet the Brewer" style events. See Also: SF Beer Week: Your Weekend Schedule Stro ... More >>

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    February 5, 2013

    Beer Week Gets Even Better With a Special Hop-On, Hop-Off Shuttle

    As a life rule, we tend to avoid any situation that requires us to board a party bus, but this hop-on, hop-off bus from Brewtruc might just be the exception. As Haighteration reports, the beer-tap-equipped shuttle is helping solve the pain of hitting up multiple Beer Week destinations in a night by ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    Strong Beer Month -- Your Beer Week Training Regimen

    T-minus one week and counting until SF Beer Week consumes your every waking moment. While you sleep soundly, comforted by fantasies of sugar plums and craft brews, your poor liver lies awake, staring at the ceiling and pondering its inevitable demise. Never fear! Today marks the beginning of the 11t ... More >>

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    December 4, 2012

    A Celebration in Honor of Ratification: The Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition

    Celebrating the End of Prohibition Where: The Royal Exchange (301 Sacramento St.) When: Wednesday, December 5 from 2-9:30 p.m. Why: Because you are no longer required to be sober by law. The rundown: On December 5, 1933, the passage of the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution le ... More >>

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    November 28, 2012
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    November 9, 2012

    Beer and Music: The Bay Brewed Blends Some of the Best of Both

    Since events that mix cool music with fancy things to put in your body (like food or booze) are increasingly going to become the norm in S.F. -- this being a trend we're somewhat conflicted about -- we at least hope they'll be really good. Good like new music fest the Bay Brewed (put on by the folks ... More >>

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    October 30, 2012

    Epic S.F. Beer Crawl Chronicled on Chowhound

    A group of six Chowhounders drank every beer made in the city in an admirable 10-hour brewery crawl a few weeks ago. In a post titled "11 miles, 10 hours, 50 beers -- the epic SF brewery crawl," Chowhound user bbulkow outlines the quest, which took them from Magnolia on Haight out to Social Kitchen ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    Combat the Fall Doldrums with the 'BRU/SFO' Belgian Beer Month

    This coming weekend, you'll be forced to take part in one of our most perverse rituals: daylight savings time. Almost immediately, you'll switch into hibernation mode as the sun creeps past the horizon just after you get home from work. The best way to combat seasonal fatigue is to fortify the body ... More >>

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    October 16, 2012

    Praise for Bay Area Brewers and Chefs at the Great American Beer Festival

    Disney may have already trademarked the phrase, but we're pretty sure that Denver's Great American Beer Festival is actually the "happiest place on Earth." As soon as the doors open, thousands of wide-eyed beer aficionados storm the enormous hall, gleefully hustling to their favorite brewery booth f ... More >>

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    October 9, 2012

    Two Local Pumpkin Beers To Get You Excited About Fall

    With Halloween right around the corner, the season of the pumpkin is upon us. Pumpkin patches have popped up overnight, cute sugar pie pumpkins sit alongside their strictly ornamental gourd brethren at the Farmers Markets, and pictures of your kids playing in corn mazes and on hay bales clog our Ins ... More >>

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    July 18, 2012

    Outside Lands Introduces Beer Lands to Fest, Summer Pairings Series Starts This Weekend

    Outside Lands returns to Golden Gate Park on August 10-12 and makes a bid for being one of the city's biggest food fests with even more edible options than ever. A Taste of the Bay Area features 58 local food vendors including new businesses such as the Del Popolo monster pizza truck and brick and m ... More >>

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    June 26, 2012

    Twenty Five Lusk Offers Monthly Beer and Food Flights

    Craft beer has come a long way in Bay Area restaurants. Thanks to local chefs such as The Monk's Kettle's Adam Dulye and The Homebrew Chef, the phrase "beer dinner" no longer raises eyebrows. Neighborhoods are increasingly serviced by brew-centric bars, bottle shops, and restaurants with a knowledge ... More >>

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    May 14, 2012

    Bay Area Beer Culture Takes Over the Craft Brewer's Conference and World Beer Cup

    The annual Craft Brewer's Conference is unlike other professional gatherings. Every expo hall reeks of hops. The hospitality suite boasts 140 free-flowing taps. And, the attendees are significantly more bearded. As usual, the Bay Area beer scene was heavily represented at this year's event, held l ... More >>

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    April 24, 2012

    This Weekend, Enjoy a Slow Beer at Golden Gate Park

    It looks like we're due for another sunny weekend, a perfect time to slooooow down a bit and spend an afternoon in Golden Gate Park. And while you're there, be sure to stop and smell the beer.On Saturday, the SF Brewer's Guild collaborates with Slow Food San Francisco to bring you a Slow Beer celebr ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    March 7, 2012
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    January 31, 2012

    Begin Your Liver Training: It's Strong Beer Month

    They say you are what you eat. Since February is Strong Beer Month, you're going to get pretty buff over the next few weeks. Buff and tipsy, most likely. For the tenth year, the Magnolia and 21st Amendment brewpubs are serving up a dozen special brews over 8% abv. For the second year, Social Kitchen ... More >>

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    December 2, 2011

    This Saturday: Slow Food Crab Feed

    ​What: 5th Annual Slow Crabs Dinner Where: Women's Building When: Saturday, Dec. 3, 6 p.m. Cost: $60 Slow Food members, $65 general admission The rundown: Roll in the start of Dungeness Crabs eating season with the folks at Slow Food San Francisco. The feed will be cooked by California Culina ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    October 26, 2011

    Enjoy a Staycation with the 'BRU/SFO' Belgian Beer Month

    ​Everybody seems a little tense these days. With all the worldwide protests and political squabbling, we'd like to pack up a suitcase and go #Occupy the Belgian countryside for a while. Some sugar waffles and a goblet of rich, Belgian ale would do the trick. Well, a boy can dream. Thankfully, ... More >>

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    October 4, 2011

    The Great American Beer Festival: Bay Area Brewers and Chefs Bring the Brew

    In 1982, the inaugural Great American Beer Festival showcased 47 beers from 24 breweries. The lucky 800 attendees had a fair shot at trying every beer in the room. Thirty years later, even the most hardened liver shudders in fear of how the festival has grown. With 466 breweries pouring 2,400 beers ... More >>

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    March 10, 2011

    What to Do This Weekend, Mar. 12-13

    Eating About BeerCheers! See the Winter Homebrew Dinner, Sun., Mar. 13.​Craving more? Scroll through additional listings here. Sat., Mar. 12: New Taste Marketplace St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church, 500 De Haro (at Mariposa), noon-5 p.m. This Saturday brings the fifth installment of this ... More >>

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    March 9, 2011
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    March 1, 2011

    Drank, Drunk: Drink

    ​DRINK: SF Weekly's Beer, Wine, and Cocktail Tasting Where: Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason (at California), 772-5000 When: Sat., Mar. 12, 7-9 p.m. Cost: $50 general admission, $75 VIP early admission; see below for a $20 SFoodie discount The rundown: We're not saying that SF Weekly's first-eve ... More >>

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    February 20, 2011

    On Day 10 of Beer Week, a Last Gasp of Liver Abuse

    bittermelon/FlickrAll-day beer cocktails at the Alembic.​Sunday, Feb. 20 ​Your training regimen paid off! You've survived to the last day of SF Beer Week. Everything you sip today is just gravy. Begin your victory lap at 21st Amendment: Brewers' Sunday Tea Where: 21st Amendment Brew ... More >>

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    February 18, 2011

    Pulling an All-Nighter, All Day: Beer Week Gets Brainy on Day 8

    bittermelon/FlickrOffice hours: Cramming at City Beer Store.​Friday, Feb. 18 You've been wearing your party hat all week. On Day Eight of SF Beer Week, it's time to prove you're a gentle(wo)man and a scholar. Throw on that tweed jacket with suede elbow pads ― today's all about taking a scho ... More >>

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    February 13, 2011

    Sunday, Beery Sunday: Day 3 of SF Beer Week

    Annie&John/FlickrWake and slake: Beer brunch at 21st Amendment.​Sunday, Feb. 13 Onward, soldiers! Day Three awaits, and we're going for the trifecta. Pickle your liver at these lazy Sunday events: ​Start bright and early this morning with some hair of the dog at 21st Amendment: Big Be ... More >>

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    February 2, 2011

    Chocolate Meets Beer in Richmond

    Chocolate and Beer Festival​Second Annual Chocolate and Beer Festival Where: Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbour Way, Richmond, 510-735-1133 When: Sat., Feb. 19, 2-6 p.m. Cost: $28 (includes parking, entry, four chocolate tickets, and two beer tickets) The rundown: This sweet spot in SF Beer ... More >>

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    February 1, 2011

    Leave the Car at Home ― It's Strong Beer Month

    expatriotact/FlickrTaking it strong at 21st Amendment.​Huddle up, team. The mirage of SF Beer Week is beginning to take shape, with the festivities looming in less than two weeks. It's high time to ramp up our daily training regimen. Lucky for us, the good folks at Magnolia and 21st Amendment ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010

    Prohibition's End Celebrated at Repeal Day Festivities

    The 21st Amendment was ratified on dec. 5, 1933, driving a stake through Prohibition's heart.​"To alcohol! The cause of ― and solution to ― all of life's problems!" -Homer Simpson The modern cocktail revival comes with a near-fetishizing of the pre-Prohibition and Prohibition eras many o ... More >>

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    November 10, 2010
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    November 10, 2010

    Slow Crab Festival Teams Up with S.F. Brewers Guild

    being1628/FlickrMerry Dungeness.​Northern California's Dungeness crab sport-fishing season opened last weekend. The commercial season launches next week, an occasion as momentous for San Franciscans as the first drift of cherry blossoms from the trees at Tokyo's Ueno Park. That means it's not ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    World Series Specials? Most Places Near the Ballpark Just Want to Survive

    chuck l./YelpPublic House is the rare place offering World Series food specials ― some of them geared toward Rangers fans.​With AT&T Park in the national spotlight Wednesday for Game One of the World Series, you'd think South Beach restaurants would be busting out specials oozing with Fear t ... More >>

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    October 4, 2010

    Trio of Events Keeps Oktoberfest Alive

    OaktoberfestThree oompah-pah fests keep Oktoberfest alive for another week.​Oktoberfest is over. Long live Oktoberfest! The original Oktoberfest in Munich ends today, but that doesn't mean you can't still get your polka on. For three days in a row this week, starting in the city, moving up to ... More >>

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    September 21, 2010

    NorCal Brewers Score Big at the Great American Beer Festival

    Brian YaegerSocial Kitchen brewmaster Rich Higgins, manning the SF Brewers Guild booth in Denver.​As the 51-week wait for next year's 30th Great American Beer Festival begins, let's look back at the last few days in Denver, where 462 breweries converged inside the Colorado Convention Center, a ... More >>

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    November 4, 2009

    Get Out of the House Tonight and Drink. Here's Where

    bloodmeridian/FlickrThree animals and beer flights? Dude.​What the hell? Game Six of the World Series is bumping Glee? Make yourself feel better by checking out one of two drink-soaked events in the city tonight: • City Dish is touting tonight's Dubonnet party at Eastside West (3154 Fillmo ... More >>

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