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The Three Ring Circus: Menu Unveiled 1

Thirteen rare beers. Nine lavish course. Gourmet Popcorn. Circus Performers. An Exclusive Beer Release. Hosted by a trio of freakishly awesome breweries and the most famous beer chef in the world, The Three Ring Circus is THE place to be tonight. And here is why:  —————— Gourmet Popcorn Bacon fat popped organic popcorn seasoned with […]

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The Three Ring Circus: SF Beer Week’s Most Coveted Event 1

Regardless of city, there are always one or two beer week events worth splurging on. And usually, those events have one person’s name on it: Chef Sean Z. Paxton Known amongst the beer community as the Homebrew Chef, Paxton is famous for his highly coveted beer dinners featuring obscenely lavish courses paired with some of […]


Epic #GABF Event Alert: Brewmaster + Top Chef Collaboration Beer Dinner 1

Date: Sseptember 29, 2011 Where: Cholon Bistro Time: 6pm for beer cocktails, 7pm dinner Cost: $125 In my world, nothing truly beats an amazing food & beer pairing. Well, there might be an exception or two, but I will leave that to your imagination. Food and beverage pairings, let alone food and beer pairings, are […]

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Interview With Sam Calagione 11

Those of you who live under a rock or on Mars may not be aware of my Dogfish Head obsession. Well have no fear, because I am more than happy to elaborate on it. In many ways, I attribute my passion for craft beers to Dogfish Head. Dogfish Head is indirectly responsible for my becoming a […]


The Wench vs. SDBW: Round 2 6

I must apologize for leaving you all hanging on the San Diego beer week updates. I’ve recently been plagued with a series of unfortunate events and have fallen off of the Internet map. So where were we? I last left off with the score: San Diego = 1. The Wench = 0. Truth be told, […]

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LIFE & LIMB BEER DINNER 3

I recently had one of the most amazing beer experiences of my life. No I’m not talking about the beer — which was amazing. Or the food — which was also outstanding. I’m referring to the opportunity to meet both Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head, and Ken Grossman, founder of Sierra Nevada. And let […]


Waterstreet Cafe & MdV Beer Dinner 2

During my visit to the Midwest, I took a little road trip from Milwaukee to the city of Peoria, IL for a beer dinner at Waterstreet Wines & Cafe. The dinner showcased several beers from the portfolio of  Merchant Du Vin — a specialty beer importer based in the U.S. Waterstreet Wines & Cafe is […]

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Sam Adams Beer Dinner RECAP 11

This past week I had the honor of being flown to Charleston, SC to attend an all-expense-paid, super special beer dinner co-hosted by the Culinary Institute of Charleston and Samuel Adams. There were several highlights of the night -one of which included meeting and conversing with the phenomenal team of chefs from the Culinary Institute […]


Samuel Adams Charity Beer Dinner 10

Anyone who has ever remotely interacted with me knows that I possess (what we will call) the “gift of gab.” I talk a lot … and I mean a lot. This is partly because I think a lot … and partly because I think that I have a lot to say (whether or not what […]


The First TWITTER Beer vs. Wine Dinner 5

Tonight I will be co-hosting my very first beer dinner. Now I’ve hosted tastings, pairings & beer parties. I’ve also ran beer tastings at bars and restaurants. I’ve also done staff training (for both beer & wine). But this event is completely different. Two of my other “Twitter” buds and I are tri-hosting a beer […]