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SF Beer Week Launches With a Super Bowl Theme and Two Special Edition Brews

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SF Beer Week is back, folks. That means that from January 22nd through the 31st, the Bay Area will again be awash with world-class suds, beer and food pairings, and a cornucopia of beer-related events. With more than 750 events and counting, from Santa Rosa to Santa Cruz, this year's liver-crippling festival is on track to be Beer Week's biggest yet.

Drink Like a Champ: Bay Area Brewers Win at Great American Beer Festival

The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is widely considered to be the country's most prestigious beer competition, and, this year, several Bay Area craft brewers took home top honors. We caught up with five of the winners to find out how we can judge their brews for ourselves.

Try These Craft Beer and Food Pairings at 3 SF Restaurants

Belga Restaurant.

These days, craft beer isn't just a plus on the menus of fine restaurants—it's a must. 

Cheers to Cinco de Mayo with Mexican Craft Beers in SF

Celebrate the holiday with something more authentic than a sombrero.

Learn The Art of Homebrewing in Small Spaces With 'Beer Craft'

SF-based designer Jessi Rymill and writer William Bostwick, authors of the Beer Craft (out today!) have brewed over 150 batches of beer in the last two years. Their method is a little different from what you might learn from the Grizz at SF Brewcraft’s introductory classes. Instead of focusing on large batches (that weigh a ton and take up half your closet space), they've zeroed in on the perfect batch size for small-spaced, urban living: one gallon.

Beer Hopping: A Craft Brewery Tour of Sonoma and Mendocino Counties

San Francisco is demanding its drinkers know their Damnation from their Pranqster—an education best gained on the road.

Belgian Style Meets SF Beer at Magnolia and 21st Amendment

There may be an awesome beer dinner going on this Saturday at Ana Mandara, but it's worth pointing out that there's some beyond-the-ordinary awesomness also happening at two of our city's finest breweries.

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