The San Francisco Brewers Guild today announced the date for this year’s Brews on the Bay beer festival aboard the S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien, docked at Pier 45 in Fisherman’s Wharf. This marks the 10th anniversary of the festival, which will take place on Saturday, October 19, from Noon to 5:00 p.m. According to the press release:
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Monday’s ad is for Ballantine Ale, from the 1950s, I believe. To the question “Is This Something Special?” a couple of men sitting on a sofa at a dinner party, the other answers. “It certainly is … that’s Ballantine Ale.” I sure miss dressing up every time a few friends come over for a beer. Oh, wait. That never happened. But that would be special, wouldn’t it.
We apologize for the last minute nature of this announcement, but we're still finalizing the details for the June edition of our monthly Pint Night event. While we're still in the process of choosing the beer and nailing down the exact time, we can tell you that this month's Pint Night will be held at the Mass Ave Pub on Thursday, June 27. Kick-off is likely to be at 6:30 p.m.
Today’s infographic is entitled U.S. Beer Imports in 2007 and was created by Matthew Bambach for, I believe, a newspaper article about beer imports. But I like how it neatly shows the flow of the beer from different places into America.