Monthly Archives: February 2011

Beer & Nosh Dinner at The Summit, SF Beer Week 2011

Last year for SF Beer Week I completely missed out on the beer dinner experience so I was eager and ready to sign up for at least two beer dinners. My first beer dinner of the week was on Monday, February 14, 2011 at The Summit for the Beer & Nosh Dinner, where my wife and I had a wonderful 7 course dinner.

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Casks & Quesos at Thirsty Bear for SF Beer Week 2011

This is the second year that I’ve attended Casks & Quesos and like last year this was a great event. All of the beer at this event was cask conditioned and masterfully paired with a cheese and bread.

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SF Beer Week 2011 Opening Gala

The kick off event for SF Beer Week was the Opening Gala on Friday, February 11, 2011 and for those who made it in the doors, it was a great event. The event included over 35 brewers, many special release beers, and even a few new breweries.

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On the Eve of SF Beer Week, Ice Cream and Triple

SF Beer Week didn’t officially start until today, Friday, February 11 but that doesn’t mean there weren’t any SF Beer Week related events going on last night. So I got a head start by visiting Humphrey Slocombe for beer ice cream and Shotwell’s for a first taste of Cherry Voodoo’s Triple.

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Pliny the Younger 2011 Release Day 1 at Russian River

Friday, February 4 marked the 2011 release of Russian River Brewing’s Pliny the Younger, which is, for many, one of the top beers in the world. Santa Rosa is only about an hour away from San Francisco so my wife and I jumped in the car on Friday to try Pliny the Younger for the first time.

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