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Review: Sac Beer & Chili Festival

Apr 21, 2014
Review: Sac Beer & Chili Festival

This past Saturday, I got to check out the Sacramento Beer & Chili Festival in Fremont Park. You can read more about this event on SacFoodies here. After a whirlwind hour or two of beer and chili tasting, my favorites from the day were: Chili – Industry category: the spicy hot chili from Blackbird Chili...

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Sac Foodies
Beer, Chili & a Giveaway

Apr 14, 2014
Beer, Chili & a Giveaway

Need we say more? This Saturday, April 19th from 1-5pm is the Sacramento Beer & Chili Festival at Fremont Park and we have a pair of tickets to give away right here on SacFoodies! The Sacramento Artists Council hosts the annual event which raises funds for local art and music programs for at-risk children...

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Appetizers
Watch: Nor Cal brewery taps new technology, saves water

Watch: Nor Cal brewery taps new technology, saves water

With water in short supply in California, a Healdsburg brewery is using new technology to recycle water. Microbes are used to treat the wastewater to generate clean water and energy needed for brewing, the Associated Press reports in this video.

Appetizers
Pliny the Younger makes splash at PourHouse, but is craze waning?

Pliny the Younger makes splash at PourHouse, but is craze waning?

Chris Cook had camped out since 11:30 a.m. and endured the drizzly weather for more than four hours. All of this anticipation was for a mere 8 ounce pour of beer - but this wasn’t just any beer. On Tuesday afternoon, midtown’s PourHouse tapped a 5 gallon keg of Pliny the Younger, a Triple...

Girls on the Grid
Pliny Talks: Adventures in Sacramento Beer Week

Mar 3, 2014
Pliny Talks: Adventures in Sacramento Beer Week

By Leia Ostermann Sunday was an “I told you so” day for me. So basically a good day. Please understand, beer is my favorite food group, especially IPAs. This makes me a very picky, very snobby and very buzzed beer drinker during Sacramento’s favorite holiday: Beer Week (Facebook, Twitter). But Sacramento has a lot of...

The California Aggie
UC Davis beer brewing documentary wins award in Hollywood

Feb 27, 2014

This year’s winner of the TASTE award for Best Mini-Film or Documentary is “The Art and Science of Beer” starring UC Davis’ own, Professor Charles Bamforth. Bamforth said the award winning film was one of two short documentaries on beer brewing at UC Davis, both commissioned by the University of California Office of the...

Sacramento Magazine
Get Thirsty: 5th Annual Sacramento Beer Week Starts Feb. 27


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Is a taproom a must for local breweries?

We had a great discussion on Twitter the other day after I wrote about Ruhstaller’s proposed new taproom downtown (along with plans to build a brewery than rent temp space to brew at other sites).

Sac Foodies
Midtown Biergarten Grand Opening

Jan 24, 2014
Midtown Biergarten Grand Opening

January 24th is a day for Sacramento beer lovers to rejoice. It’s Friday, a sunny 73, and Midtown Biergarten will open its doors at 3 p.m. Midtown Biergarten, nestled on the corner of 24th and K Street, is a traditional beer garden with a contemporary twist.  With a prime location in the heart of...

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FOX40
Jelly Belly Unveils Beer-Flavored Jelly Bean

Jan 20, 2014
Jelly Belly Unveils Beer-Flavored Jelly Bean

FAIRFIELD-

Jelly Belly unveiled one of its latest flavors this weekend – beer.

The Fairfield-based candy giant says a beer bean has been sought after by fans for years, so Jelly Belly decided to deliver.

Three years went into finding …


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