BreweriesAnchors Away!

This will probably be surprising but of the dozens of breweries I’ve visited I’ve never once taken the opportunity to tour the facility. I’m uncertain whether it was reluctance or an obsession in reaching the tasting room/bar quicker but that all came to a screeching halt with a recent tour … Continue reading

BreweriesSF Beer Week…by way of San Diego

San Francisco Beer Week is an amazing extravaganza of beer and community that resonates throughout the Bay Area and this year’s ran from February 8-17. For the launch of this incredible event… I thought it would be fun to instead pay visit my old home of San Diego for the … Continue reading

BreweriesHopocalypse Now!

It’s been a fair amount of time since I got a chance to visit a brewery solely for a beer release party so when I got a postcard announcing the coming of the Hopocalypse at Drake’s Brewing I knew I had to taste the end of days. The Barrel House, … Continue reading

ReviewsTo Jupiter…and beyond!

“O that Jupiter would but bring back to me the years that have passed.” – Virgil On a recent Friday my boss and I took the afternoon to do a serious script breakdown for an upcoming project. It was a gorgeous afternoon and we wanted to sit outside and enjoy … Continue reading

ReviewsVive la (Beer) Revolution!

When I moved to the Bay Area a few months ago, many friends and colleagues, knowing my love of beer, recommended Oakland’s Beer Revolution as a must-visit. It sounded like a place I could disappear into for days but sadly it took me a while to make it over (despite … Continue reading

BloggingGreetings and Salutations!

Greetings loyal followers of the Brew Site! Before a new voice begins contributing to the site from outside the state of Oregon, I felt a little introductory post was needed. I’ve followed my brother’s blog for many, many years and have had the pleasure of drinking many, many beers with … Continue reading