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Made in Richmond: Benoit Casper Brewing

It’s not easy being a beer nerd in Richmond, a city of approximately 100,000 residents and exactly one bar that rotates its taps. That may change soon, and Benoit Casper Brewing Company — Richmond’s first brewery in the modern era — … Continue reading

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Bobby G’s has been sold

Just when we’ve gotten used to Perdition being closed, there’s another (more subtle, we hope) change coming to the beer spots of downtown Berkeley. Bobby G’s Pizzeria has been sold. Owner Robert Gaustad explained on the Bobby G’s Facebook page: … Continue reading

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Drake’s Dealership ups the ante for Bay beergardens

No disrespect to the other great outdoor drinking spots in Oakland and the rest of the Bay Area — and there are many. But Drake’s Dealership may be the new standard for what we think of when we say “beergarden.” … Continue reading

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Beer class of ’14: The Hop Grenade

It’s been quite a year for new beer spots opening up in the East Bay and beyond, and it’s time for me to start catching up! First, let’s visit The Hop Grenade. Downtown Concord suddenly has the makings of an … Continue reading

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