San Diego Brewing Company

The other brewpub we made it to in Southern California (the first being Oggi’s) was San Diego Brewing Company, which apparently doesn’t have a website. Located in a strip mall (like much of San Diego), I wasn’t as impressed with it as with Oggi’s (read my Oggi’s review), but they … Continue reading

McMenamins Grand Opening in Bend

Via Bend.com this evening: Dates and rates set for McMenamins big opening. The grand opening of McMenamins Old St. Francis School in Bend is November 18th through 20th. Mark your calendars! Live music will fill the hallways as the Freak Mountain Ramblers get the party started each night of the … Continue reading

Oggi’s Pizza and Brewing Company

While in San Diego we had dinner one night at Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company in Mission Valley. Actually, we had dinner two nights: the first time we had take-out pizza at my brother’s place, and it was quite good. Some of the best pizza around, or so we were … Continue reading

Review of Standing Stone Brewing

A review of the Standing Stone Brewing Company in Ashland, Oregon appeared today online here on ApplegateOregonNews.com. Let’s talk about the beer for a minute. The small batches, ten barrels at a time, are handcrafted at the brewery. There are stainless steel tanks and some equipment at the front of … Continue reading

Stone Brewing Company Plans Expansion

From SignOnSanDiego.com: Stone Brewing Company, brewer of the great Arrogant Bastard Ale, plans to build a $10 million brewery in Escondido’s new business park. The 50,000-square-foot facility, scheduled to open late next year in the Escondido Research and Technology Center, will make it possible for the brewery to produce six … Continue reading

McMenamin’s in Bend

McMenamins is on track to open the Old St. Francis School here, on November 15, 2004. Seems like we’ve been hearing about this for years, but this time it’s the real deal. (I hope.) Bend.com has an article on the opening. This paragraph is noteworthy: Gathering of stories, photos and … Continue reading