Craft Beer Blog

CBoTB: Beer Flights

One of the cool aspects of most brewery taprooms is that there are a lot of different beers on draft.  Whether you’ve been drinking craft beer for years, or...

CBoTB: Independent Brewing – Part II: The Art of Brewing

Because of the coronavirus outbreak, I am unable to visit breweries.  Subsequently, we are repeating Craft Beer on The Bay blogs and podcasts from the last six years.  This...

CBoTB: Ten Eyck Brewing

Back in mid-November, I received a phone call from a Scott Campbell asking if I’d consider doing a Craft Beer on The Bay feature on Ten Eyck Brewing, a...

CBoTB: Maine Blueberry Ale from UFO

About five years ago, a trend began in craft brewing where brewers were beginning to offer beers that were unfiltered—beers where the yeast is intentionally left in the beer. ...

CBoTB: The White Oak Tavern

It was just ten years ago when sister and brother Clare and Peter Frey started to talk about opening their own restaurant.  With years of experience in the restaurant...

CBoTB: Double Mind Haze from Firestone Walker

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Firestone Walker Brewing Company, an outstanding brewery located in Paso Robles, California.   Adam Firestone and David Walker, two brothers-in-law in Los Olivos,...