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#PintsandPols – 2016 debate edition

#PintsandPols – 2016 debate edition

UPDATE (as of 9/26 7:02 a.m.): #PintsandPols Debate Edition FULL!!!  Several years ago, San Diego Twitter gave birth to a thing. The thing was part meet-up (not exactly novel), part political happy hour, part celebration of San Diego’s incredible independent craft beer scene. On some typically beautiful San Diego Sunday afternoon, #pintsandpols was born. Read … Continue reading

Happy Birthday! Making a classic Old Fashioned

Happy Birthday! Making a classic Old Fashioned

For my friend G’s birthday I decided I’d get him all the tools needed to make a proper classic cocktail, the Old Fashioned.  I don’t usually make cocktails, so this little adventure required some research, recruiting those more knowledgeable than myself, and some shopping.  I’ve done the necessary research, so I’m ready to share the … Continue reading

San Diego Beer Week is Upon Us

San Diego Beer Week is Upon Us

For ten days every year one of the world’s top beer destinations rolls out the red carpet to locals and visitors alike for San Diego Beer Week.  While laying claim to over 115 professional brew houses in the county is impressive, the number of breweries isn’t the most important thing to note. And although San … Continue reading

My quick guide to San Diego Beer Week 2014

My quick guide to San Diego Beer Week 2014

For those of my friends in any of my circles – the law, food, philanthropy, neighborhood work, or craft beer – it’s pretty obvious how I feel about great craft beer.  Especially the top-notch San Diego region breweries.  I can make any conversation connect to the great work being done in brewing and economic development around … Continue reading

The Chronicles

The Chronicles

These will be short updates with the date of my journey, any funny stories, maybe a photo or two, and whatever else strikes my fancy.  So, let’s get started, shall we? Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1st Stop: Societe Brewing Company – website here This brewery makes a ton of great beer.  The handles actually have silhouettes … Continue reading