.Silicon Valley Beer Week

Jul 17, 2019

Tinker, Taylor, Brewer, Maker

Science has always made its greatest strides when spurred by powerful forces. Capitalism and global trade pushed the innovations of the Industrial Revolution. Global war efforts have led to advancements in food storage, aviation and communications systems. As it turns out, there are fewer forces greater than humanity's thirst for beer.
Jul 17, 2019

Beer Data

In 2018, the couple took first place in the Silicon Valley Homebrew Competition hosted by Hapa's Brewing Company. Hapa's rewarded them by producing a batch of their Sonic Bloom West Coast IPA and serving it at their taproom on Lincoln Avenue.
Jul 21, 2017

KraftBrew Summer Fest Caps off SV Beer Week

So he took to the podium, looked over the dais, and ever-so-gently scolded San Jose's mayor and council, which, in honoring him for winning the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, had gathered in the very building that erased his parents' American dream. Nguyen and his brother, just children when the family fled Vietnam and assumed the burdensome mantle of refugees, were just as helpless as adults when their parents were forced to sell their business and see it demolished for a gleaming $343 million City Hall tower and rotunda. Whatever is left of the New Saigon Market lies fossilized at a depth reserved for milk-carton mobsters and earthworms.
Jul 19, 2017

Untapped: South Bay Brewmasters See Loads of Potential

Heinz Jones enjoys the simple things in life, or so it would seem. Maybe it's his red, foot-long beard. One gets the impression the former techie has found the keys to eternal contentment. And yet, as he discusses the genesis of Forager Tasting Room + Eatery, his eyes light up with a glint of ambition. He isn't so content after all. Forager is on a mission to revolutionize the local culinary and sips scene.
Jul 19, 2017

Kick to Start: Forager Hosts Silicon Valley Beer Week Kickoff Party

>The $20 general admission fee covers a tasting flight of seven 3-ounce pours, as well as four hours of live music and tipsy mingling in the warm, rustic ambiance of the vast venue. There will also be a VIP lounge for those who want to support local nonprofits, and the $40 admission grants early-bird entry to the beer garden and exclusive access to the Brewers' Lounge, where guests can pick the brains of local brewmasters. VIP members will also get a taste of Chef Lee Hernandez's seasonal selection of small plates.
Jul 19, 2017

The Science of Sour Beer

So he took to the podium, looked over the dais, and ever-so-gently scolded San Jose's mayor and council, which, in honoring him for winning the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, had gathered in the very building that erased his parents' American dream. Nguyen and his brother, just children when the family fled Vietnam and assumed the burdensome mantle of refugees, were just as helpless as adults when their parents were forced to sell their business and see it demolished for a gleaming $343 million City Hall tower and rotunda. Whatever is left of the New Saigon Market lies fossilized at a depth reserved for milk-carton mobsters and earthworms.
Jul 22, 2015

Name that Beer

The India Pale Ale is a lot like like reality TV: its dominance within, and influence upon, the industry that birthed it is undeniable. Just as virtually every network has a take on the reality genre, it seems impossible to find a taproom or beer aisle without at least one IPA.

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