Beer Camp is hitting the road on an eight-city festival tour, and every craft brewer in America is invited to join. San Francisco will be holding their festival on June 3rd! It's a can't miss event with lots of amazing one-off beers and local brewery participation.
When most people think of barrel-aged beers, the first thing that comes to mind is dark beer. For some it’s a rich, chocolate stout; for others a boozy, sweet quad. While this year’s Festival of Barrel Aged Beers in Chicago had and incredible array of bold dark beers, it also had a plentiful selection of light—and often sour—barrel aged beer. Here of some of my favorites from the lighter side of FOBAB.
For most ice cream enthusiasts around the US, this would be the time to try out that new gelateria in town or some new trend like Taiwanese snow ice cream. Fortunately, I believe ice cream is edible in any season - even winter! So grab your blankets and curl up next to the fireside with one of these innovative ice cream creations.
Long-time neighbors and friends-in-arms, Chris and Rob have been brewing up this concept for the last 3+ years. Each step of the way has been a small journey towards ultimately opening a long-lasting legacy in the Point Richmond industrial complex. Amongst the freight ships and docking stations sits their project, East Brother Beer - a beacon of light and main protagonist of this story.
I've written about food beer pairings before during my Rogue x Block 34 beer dinner. That was my first foray into this world of culinary tastings. At the dinner, I had a Chocolate Bacon Bread Pudding with Double Chocolate Stout Ice Cream paired with Rogue's Double Chocolate Stout that seriously blew my mind.
SF Weekly calls it the "city's premier gastronomic orgy" where guests can interact with their favorite chefs and have ample breathing room to explore and experience every nook and cranny.