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Beer

From IPAs and sours to pale ales and lagers, there's truly a type of beer for everyone. We've gone beyond the frat party days of our youth and into the microbreweries of the future to showcase some of the world's most prized pints. So pull up a barstool, cheers a stranger, and enjoy everything we have to offer on the bubbly alcoholic bev.

The Best Beer Clubs and Subscription Boxes for Suds Lovers

If you're looking for the best beer club or beer subscription box in 2020, these are all worth a try. A beer subscription box is hands down the best way to try beers you can't find in your local shop...
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Best non-alcoholic beverages: share your favorites!

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by gutreactions 18 days ago

Want to cut back on my alcohol consumption during this pandemic. We enjoy our wine and beer, but we want non-alcoholic alternative drinks, too. Especially when dining out. A friend recently tried H...

Tommy's Joynt to re-open Oct. 29

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Yes, it's true! Tommy's Joynt is getting ready to re-open. Talked to the manager yesterday and the target opening date is Thursday, Oct. 29. Its boarded up, graffiti'd doors have been one of the sa...

Newer beers that disappoint, old beers you miss

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by BigG 1 month ago

So, there is a mind numbing selection of beers out there. Holy cow, the variety. Sours, IPAs, etc. galore. Now, I know what I like and what I don't. I don't do IPAs, generally, because even the ses...

Beer Type for Beer Batter?

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by zackly 25 days ago

I made beer battered halibut over the weekend and it came out great. It was very crispy and simple to make which is my goal. I don't want to go through the trouble of whisking egg whites. I used e...

The Tri-Tipery in Ballico?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Recently The Tri-Tipery in Ballico was recommended to me for . . . yes, you guessed it . . . Tri-tip. First, I searched for a website, which clued me in to this being a fast-casual spot that serves...

Triple IPA

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by ElsieB 2 months ago

Got introduced to the triple ipas with 10% abv, and love them. But, they are not always easy to find. If there is a market for high abv beer and there are many beer companies, why the scarcity?

Summery drinks on the rocks - any suggestions?

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by damiano 4 months ago

So, it's official - we are in a heatwave! I'm talking about Western Europe now. Time for a drink - but nothing fancy, something that is easily put together, preferably containing some ice. What do ...

Looking fo Taj Mahal beer sales

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by profkaf 4 months ago

Where can I buy Taj Mahal beer in Maine or New Hampshire ( grocery or liquor stores)?

Substitute for Goose Island Honkers Ale

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by scificionado 4 months ago

Honkers Ale, my favorite beer, is now only sold on tap at the Goose Island bar in Chicago. Can anyone recommend a nationally available beer that's similar in taste? Or at least one available in T...

The Bay Area is drinking 42% more alcohol than usual during Covid-19 stay at home orders

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

We are such over-achievers. " . . .During the first week of sheltering in place, Bay Area residents drank more alcohol than usual — 42% more than usual, in fact, according to data from BACtrack,...

Long Beach Beer Lab for challah and baking supplies (and beer!)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Long Beach Beer Lab has pivoted from gastropub to seller of sundries. In addition to beer and pizza, it's offering eggs, milk, flour, yeast, bread, etc. for pick up or delivery via postmates. http...

Which USA-domestic beers contain propylene glycol?

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by sweet100s 6 years ago

Does anyone happen to have already researched which domestic beers contain propylene glycol? I have developed an allergy to propylene glycol. My reaction that I endured several years ago: the...

Big Chicken!

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by seefoo 10 months ago

A great double IPA. Nice to live in Santa Rosa, with respect to beer.

Alps Village | Palm Desert

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Anyone tried Alps Village in Palm Desert? It promotes itself as "Oktoberfest Every Day". What makes me especially curious about it is that besides German specialties, it offers cuisine of the form...

Curry Pizza House | Palo Alto

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

After meeting up for a glass of wine, a friend and I wandered into Curry Pizza House for a bite. The new Palo Alto location had opened softly in August a few days eaerlier. It's the 7th restaurant ...

Beer low in Gluten/Gluten light?

Hershey Bomar
by Hershey Bomar 12 years ago

I'm not allergic to gluten but I'm pretty intolerant. I also love beer. I've noticed that Heineken doesn't (seem to) make me sick. Ironically Michelob Ultra Light, a low carb beer makes me ver...

What to do with smoked beer?

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by LookingBusy 1 year ago

My husband ended up buying this VERY smokey beer - which both of us normally enjoy - but the smoke flavour is just way too strong to drink an entire bottle. We have 3-4 bottles of it left. Any id...

When/where did you first taste it?

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

While having cocktails with friends at a local happy hour spot, we got into when we had our first taste of certain foods and beverage. Well, it was fun recalling our earliest culinary memories and ...

Balboa Block Party, Nov 9, 11a-6p, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

WHAT: The PlumpJack Foundation and president Hiliary Newsom are proud to introduce the first annual Balboa Block Party to take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019, with the goal of rais...

Tacos & Tapas, Fri 10/25, 6-9pm, El Pajaro CDC, Watsonville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Tacos & Tapas will celebrate 40 years of El Pajaro CDC helping local entrepreneurs reach their small business dreams. It takes place from 6-9 p.m. at the Kitchen Incubator, 412 East Riverside Drive...