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PBN Brewery Check-In – Alameda Island Brewing Co.

PBN Brewery Check-In – Alameda Island Brewing Co. Friday, July 20th, 2018  Alameda Island Brewing Company is located in Alameda, California – a town officially founded in 1853 just adjacent to Oakland and to the east across the south bay from San Francisco. The ‘Island City’ (actually two islands) is the home of Coast Guard Station Alameda, which is how founder, Brewmaster and Coast Guard alumni, Matthew Fox, found his way here. Originally from Southern California, Matt was a boatswain’s mate in the late 1990’s on the Coast Guard cutter Morgenthau, whose home…

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Cervecería Barbarian – Lima’s Best Local Hangout

Tucked down a small side street off of the busy Kennedy Square in Lima, Peru, Cervecería Barbarian is a welcome reprieve from the heat, sun, and hustle and bustle of this megacity. With its bright, hand painted walls, rock and roll tunes, and refreshing cold brews, it’s everything you could hope for from one of Peru’s biggest and most successful craft beer brands. Within your first few steps into Barbarian, you get an immediate feeling of coolness; you know you’re…

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Breweries, PicoPaks

Stoup Brewing: A Great Place to Stay

Conviviality, community and big congratulations. We’ve reached a huge milestone at PicoBrew, and Stoup helped us get there! Stoup’s Robust Porter is the 100th PicoPak available for purchase on Brewmarketplace. Get to know the people behind the porter in this blog post by writer Tony Kevin. I was in the corner of the tap house alone, sipping on a delicious Citra IPA, groups of friends and families all around me talking and laughing. It was dark, even at early evening,…

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A Roof and a Dream: The Story of Rooftop Brew Co

Back in 2013, I was living in an old, crooked house off Nickerson Street in Seattle. I worked at a job that was only a few blocks down the street so, naturally, I walked to work every day. I had awesome roommates, cool neighbors, and we even had a yard to have friends over and play games. I was 25 years old and was just discovering who I was and the things I loved. A local convenience store was only…

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