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The Extreme Edge of Beer Fandom

The Extreme Edge of Beer Fandom

Last night I attended, or infiltrated, a private beer tasting.   To put it mildly, I was out of my league.  I was “Ryan Leaf rookie year” out of my league.  The… Read more »

Don’t Settle for a Poor Pour

Don’t Settle for a Poor Pour

Head brewer Dave McLean of San Francisco’s Magnolia Brewpub knows how to cook up smiles on San Fran’s Haight Street Hippy crowd. He also knows how to pour beer and… Read more »

How To Sound Like a Beer Snob

How To Sound Like a Beer Snob

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DIY Christmas Gift for Your Hipster Buddies

DIY Christmas Gift for Your Hipster Buddies

It may look like the one of the leftover props from a Quentin Tarantino flick, but it’s actually one of the most Christmas-worthy beer accessories for your Hooch & Hops… Read more »

Brewing Up U.S. History

Brewing Up U.S. History

Next time you wrestle with the pangs of guilt after a booze-riddled Tuesday night, look to the annals of history for solace.  As illuminated in our Thanksgiving lesson on America’s… Read more »

21st Amendment Founder Has Holiday Cheer on Tap

21st Amendment Founder Has Holiday Cheer on Tap

21st Amendment Co-Founder Shaun O’Sullivan hopped on San Francisco’s KFOG this morning to drop a few Holiday beer recommendations, field some questions, and throw back a little brew with the… Read more »

Beer, Brewmasters, and British Colonists

Beer, Brewmasters, and British Colonists

After changing its time slot in each of its four new episodes, Discovery Channel’s “Brewmasters” is finally hitting its stride.   They still haven’t quite figured out how to escape the… Read more »

Disaronno for Dummies

Disaronno for Dummies

Alright… let’s go through it one more time.  You lost us when you uncovered magic behind crafting a “Disaronno on the Rocks with Lemon”.    It’s always tough when the drink… Read more »

Best Bars You Can’t Tell Anyone About: America’s Speakeasies

Best Bars You Can’t Tell Anyone About: America’s Speakeasies

This week, as America celebrates the 77th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition, H&H thought it would be fitting to play our part in the festivities.  For all you history… Read more »

What the Hell are P’s and Q’s?

What the Hell are P’s and Q’s?

“Mind your P’s and Q’s”?!?!  We’ve all had it dropped on us by a self-righteous old curmudgeon.   Only an elite few actually know what it means.   H&H is on hand… Read more »

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