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VIDEO: As COVID-19 restrictions loosen, Southern California wineries allowed to reopen

As California starts to reopen more businesses, heavily impacted industries like Temecula’s wineries are gearing up to get people back to sipping and tasting wine. CBS8 March 14, 2021 By LaMonica Peters TEMECULA, Calif. — Jon McPherson owns two wineries in Temecula and he says his greatest concern during the pandemic has been keeping his staff employed. Thanks to the new guidelines, he can start putting people back to...

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Burning Beard Wins at SD Beer News Awards

Members of the local media and craft-brewing industry team up to announce the winners of this first-ever all-San-Diego beer competition San Diego Beer News March 3, 2021 By Brandon Hernández The entire month of January, craft-beer fans and members of the brewing industry nominated their favorite beers and breweries for the first-ever San Diego Beer News Awards. Then, in February, we received hundreds and hundreds of votes on separate...

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Breakout Brewer: Burning Beard Colors Outside the Lines

Like the punk-rock pioneers who inspire them, Burning Beard rejects standard operating procedure and embraces a unique set of values that have helped to set them apart from the crowded San Diego beer scene. Craft Beer & Brewing March 4, 2021 By Beth Demmon The self-described delinquents at Burning Beard Brewing Company have never operated conventionally. Launching on Leap Day 2016, the founders outlined an uncompromising vision from the...

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VIDEO: 91X Beer for Breakfast ABV w/ Burning Beard Brewing

By Danielle MARCH 3, 2021 Usually this time of year we’d be in El Cajon making questionable decisions while drowning in suds and celebrating Burning Beard Brewing’s anniversary. Unfortunately the Rona has delayed any large gatherings, but we still celebrated 5 years of Burning Beard on Beer for Breakfast ABV. Jeff, Mike, & Shannon joined Danielle and Brewmaster Paul Segura to give an update on what’s goin on...

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The humbly significant Vienna lager

Examining an often overlooked style's centuries-long, intercontinental progression San Diego Beer News February 9, 2021 By Shannon Lynnette Synergy.  If there was any word that actively described the progression of our beloved elixir through our short timeline on this planet, this does so adeptly. The history and development of beer is reliant on the exchange of information, the ebb and flow of diplomacy, and clever adaptation to circumstance; the interaction...

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Vultures, Normcore and Mountain Bikes

Updates and Miscellany Logo, Rides, News, Pilsners By James Murren January 17, 2021 The other morning, I spent a little time goofing around with what came out to be a logo of sort for MTBeer. Stickers will eventually be made and sent out to subscribers. Keep you posted on what the final product looks like and as to when they’re available. Here’s the result of my first ever attempt...

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Beer of the Week: In Praise of Bacchus

SD Beer News Jan 8, 2010 By Brandon Hernández From the Beer Writer: Sometimes, when a brewer describes the painstaking lengths they've gone to in order to brew a beer, it can raise expectations to the point where, even if it's exceptional, the end product fails to convey all that hard work. That's not the case with this week's featured beer, In Praise of Bacchus, a Belgian-style lambic...

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Tip Your Bartenders: Shannon Lynnette

Good Beer Hunting May 11. 2020 By Beth Demmon Our team of writers, designers, and photographers have a profound respect for bartenders. They’re so often a second set of eyes and ears for what’s happening in parts of our larger beer culture. And right now, we miss them like hell. Together with Captain Pabst, we wanted to offer a gesture of our love by profiling a dozen bartenders, and...

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Psychotic Waltz Debuts New Album at the Beard

Psychotic Waltz: nearly as big as David Hasselhoff InsideOutMusic will soon release their first new album in 23 years San Diego Reader February 13, 2020 By Allen Sanford • “The band was over, obituary written, done,” says Psychotic Waltz bassist Ward Evans. “It stayed that way from 1997 to 2008 or so. There was minimal contact between any of us during that time. Everyone had moved on to live their lives....

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