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Small-Batch Craft Beers Come to New Tasting Room in Bayview

If you seek a bit of community to go with your small-batch craft brew, head to Laughing Monk Brewing's new Bayview tasting room, ask for Andrew Casteel, and get to know the guy over a pint of his Cal-Belgian beer.

Weekend Guide: 50-Cent Dance Classes + 'Wicked' Returns to SF

Whether you're eating your heart out, sipping fine liquor, or dancing to the beat of your own drum, this weekend is a sure fire way to get your blood pumping. Don't wait, go and get'em tiger!

Babes Who Beer: An SF Photog Zooms in on the Industry's Women Brewers, Bartenders & Entrepreneurs

The Bay Area brewing industry may feel awash with burly bearded dudes, but a growing number of women are beginning to change the face of the male-dominated field. San Francisco photographer Natalie Jenks set out to document the sea change with this series of portraits that spotlight the women behind your favorite brews. 

A Modern Guide to Bend, Oregon

Long known as a craft beer and mountain biking mecca, Bend is now also a great place to get baked (Oregon legalized recreational marijuana on July 1), and ski. Though, not necessarily in that order. 

Maui's Craft Wine, Beer, and Spirits Scene Is Making Waves

Whether you're heading to the summit of Mount Haleakala or want a pleasant venture away from Maui's resort life, the island's quiet upcountry near Makawao and Kula is a compelling destination for libation lovers.

6 Seasonal Beers to Help You Transition into Winter

Shorter daylight hours and cooler temperatures are slowly driving us indoors, which means it’s time to hunker down and pick up the darker, richer beers of fall. Thankfully, local craft brewers are prepared for the change in seasons with delicious beers to help smooth the transition. 

21st Amendment Celebrates East Bay Opening With a New Pop-Tart Beer

The long-awaited new brewery from 21st Amendment, San Francisco's 2nd Street craft brew institution, is now open in San Leandro. Celebrate with an exotic new "breakfast of champions." 

Grab a Beer at These New Breweries + Pubs

It’s been a busy summer for craft beer in San Francisco, with six new places opening in almost as many weeks. If you're inspired to seek out a new place to enjoy a couple of cold ones, pull up a stool at any of the following recently opened bars.

8 Summer Beers Coming Soon to a Pint Glass Near You

These day, local craft brewers are as enthusiastic about making refreshing summer beers as we are about drinking them. Look out for these eight unique brews available now and in the coming weeks. 

Oakland Gets a Massive New Brewpub, Drake's Dealership

Nearly two years in the making, the long-awaited Drake's Dealership brewpub, from the team behind Drake's Brewery and Jupiter pub in Berkeley, will open in early August.

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