The guys at Beer Army have something quite in common with Jeffrey Jay, even though he lives 2,986 miles away. I'm not talking about the love of craft beer (that's something we ALL have in common). No, I'm talking about taking a dream born as a homebrewer and turning it into a public brewery so that they can share their craft with the world.
In fact, the guys at Beer Army are going to be pouring their first beer to the public this…Continue
Living in the San Francisco Bay Area leaves no shortage of craft beer tasting opportunities, but would you believe me when I told you that living in Novato gives me one of the best sample chances in the region?
Have you ever heard of Novato? It's home to Moylan's Brewery (and what puts my Marin County city "on the map," as far as I'm concerned), and it's ultimately the first stop anytime I take one of my visiting friends on a beer tour.
It's just a few exits up 101 from…Continue
Winter is a great time to drink beer. So are summer, fall and spring, obviously. But the wintertime is one of my favorite times for beer festivals in the Left Coast.
We're right smack in the middle of SF Beer Week -- a big-time beer fest that goes far beyond San Francisco but incorporates much…Continue
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As online news manager for WCTI-TV, I had the pleasure recently of talking with Dustin Canestorp about the new Beer Army Outpost, and his vision for the future of craft beer in New Bern and the rest of ENC. That same day, I also had to pleasure of trying Lafferty's Hop Grenade IPA for my side gig. Read and enjoy!
Beer Army on WCTI: http://j.mp/IcyKGR
Hop Grenade on The Man FAQ:…Continue
Pliny the Younger, Russian River: It’s only available for one week out of the year, and when I was there back in 2010 the brewery sold out on the day of release. The massive IPA was…Continue
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