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San Francisco Beer Week Event Recap | Berkeley Media Preview

January 24, 2020 |

It’s that wonderful time of year again where Craft Breweries and Craft Beer lovers alike rejoice in copious new beer releases, fantastically planned events, and can all relate to being both excited for San Francisco Beer Week (SFBW) to be here and counting the days until their livers aren’t screaming at them. Our writers in the San Francisco Bay Area were invited to preview some of the local wares and can releases for this year’s SFBW and we wanted to share the good word you! Read More

The OGs of Craft Beer | Russian River – Pliny the Elder

August 9, 2018 |

Neither Vinnie nor Natalie Cilurzo are likely to read this piece about Russian River Pliny the Elder.

Not that it is anything personal; it is just that when you are in the nonstop process of brewing world-class beer while expanding from a 17,000 BBL system to a 70,000 BBL system, you tend to lack the time to Google yourself. Read More

Ultimate 6er | Steven Universe

April 18, 2018 |

There’s nothing quite as special in the world of animation as Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe. Rebecca Sugar created this pastel wonderland out of her love of classic anime, space opera, and enchanting melody. The result of her hard work is not only one of the best cartoons of this decade but an incredible examination of sci-fi-infused LGBTQ discovery.

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2017 Guide to Finding Pliny the Younger in Colorado

January 31, 2017 |

In an age when cult beers have grown to become more and more plentiful. The standard bearer that still moves the needle when it comes to the zenith of release hype begins and ends with Russian River’s Russian River Brewing‘s Pliny the Younger.

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What We’re Drinking | July 8th, 2016

July 8, 2016 |

Alas, it is Friday. Despite the extended holiday weekend, I’m sure this week dragged on for most given the inevitable hangover we all tackled on Tuesday. Fear not, beer lovers. This weekend is chock-full of beer and good times. Here’s … Read More

Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

June 20, 2016 |

Left Hand brews are headed to cans, Russian River finally expands, and Sierra Nevada’s Mills River brewery achieves LEED Platinum certification. The beer world is bustling and it is time for you to catch up. Read on to catch the details of the latest craft beer news in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

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2016 Where to Find Pliny the Younger in Colorado

February 5, 2016 | 4

Pliny the Younger, Russian River Brewing‘s highly sought after Triple IPA, will return once again in limited availability beginning the week of February 20th. Elite Brands, which distributes Russian River products in Colorado was kind enough to share the complete … Read More

Russian River Brewing | Blind Pig IPA

November 7, 2014 |

ABV: 6.1%
IBU: 70

Bear with me, folks. I’m going to take the scenic route to my beer showcase today. And the route goes through bourbon country.

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Roundtable Discussion: Best Brewery in America

July 24, 2013 |
Tristan– The Daily Meal recently posted a survey asking readers to vote on the Best Brewery in America. They prefaced this, as they should, with the reminder that the term Best Brewery in America could mean a number of different things to each voter, most medals won, most beers sold, etc. Which got us to thinking, “What factors should go into determining the Best Brewery in America?”

Beervana: Portland, OR (Part 2)

September 12, 2012 |

Oregon Brewers Festival (OBF from here on out): So let’s first go over some of the logistics of OBF.  As I said in my previous post, there were about 80 or so breweries present, and it’s all outdoors. Unlike other beer fests, you also choose how much beer you get at each booth. Do you only want a sample? That’ll be one token. A full mug of beer? Four tokens. It’s really a beautiful system. Read More