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  • New beergeek.TV Episode - 500!

    “500!” is the latest episode of One Pint at a Time. Our trip to Maine in October was the last of three successive quickie beer trips. Focusing on Portland, Maine’s largest city and brewing center, our goal was try a bunch of local beer, eat a lot of lobster and to reach the 500 brewery milestone. I...
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  • Our Australia Travel Report

    We finally made it to Australia. After years of talking about it, we made the journey Down Under for Merideth's 40th birthday. We didn't really know what to expect. We knew there was a budding craft beer industry. We had a list of breweries to visit and a few contacts. But that was it. W...
  • New beergeek.TV Episode - One Ounce at a Time

    “One Ounce at a Time” is the latest episode of One Pint at a Time. Despite our whining about the one ounce pours, the Great American Beer Festival member’s session is now a highlight of our beer year. Beyond the vast beer choices, GABF is the one time of year where most of our beer friends from aro...
  • Our Maine Travel Report

    Our trip to Maine was the last of three successive quickie beer trips. Centered on Portland, Maine's largest city and brewing center, we also managed visits to breweries in small town Maine during our short visit. In our two day visit, we experienced Maine's craft beer pioneers such as ...
  • New beergeek.TV Episode - Three Days in the Big Apple

    “Three Days in the Big Apple” is the latest episode of One Pint at a Time.This was our first trip to New York City. We always try to maximize the experiences in our beer travels but, even for us, the list for this trip was ambitious. We had 32 beer places to visit and only three days to do it. Turns...
  • Our New York City Travel Report

    We survived our first visit to the Big Apple. And I do mean "survived." It was a great time. We met a lot of nice people and drank a lot of tasty beers that we don't get out here in California. There was just one problem: the weather.It dominated the whole trip. We used to dread rain when we w...
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  • New beergeek.TV Episode - Three Cities, Three Styles

    “Three Cities, Three Styles” is the latest episode of One Pint at a Time. We are firm believers in beer needing to be tried in context of its culture. “Three Cities, Three Styles” was born out of this belief. We visited three German cities, Dortmund, Düsseldorf and Cologne, that each has it’s own u...
  • Our Nuthin' in Common Tour

    Our Sierra Nevada Beer Camp beer, Nuthin’ in Common, is finally available at select locations in Northern California.  And I do mean ’select’, as in we selected them. We chose three locations and some fellow Nor Cal campers from Petaluma will serve it at their place, McNear’s. Below are the dat...
  • Crack That Whip!

    Here is the second bonus video from our German trip. From the Trachtentag at the Hirschgarten in Munich. This is "Goaßlschnoizen" a Bavarian custom... an accordion accompanied by horse whips. Crack That Whip!
  • German Travel Report

    We really like Germany. This was our ninth trip to Germany, tying it with Ireland for our most traveled foreign land.But this trip we tried to do something different. After a few days in Munich getting acclimated to Europe, we embarked on a "City with a Beer Style" tour. We visited three cities th...