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Friday Night Beer Blog - Gimmick Beers
Hi beer fans! Happy Friday. Come share a cold one with FNBB! One of the many strategies for marketing beer (or anything else) is to create tie-ins to events, movies, TV shows and celebrities. How ...
esquimaux 05/01/2015 19 8 - -
What's For Dinner? v9.39 - Beans
Beans, beans, they're good for your heart... There's more truth in the old grade-school joke than we thought; the health benefits of high-fiber foods weren't well understood then. ----- A genre ...
esquimaux 04/25/2015 34 32 4 -
Friday Night Beer Blog - Beer School
Hi beer fans, another happy Friday to you! Come in and have a cold one with FNBB. What if, when you went to college, you could really major in beer ? When California State Polytechnic University, ...
esquimaux 04/24/2015 20 10 2 -
Friday Night Beer Blog - off flavors part 1
Another Happy Friday to you, beer fans! Stop in and share a cold one with FNBB! Last year I mentioned when it happened, the homebrew club did what we called the "off flavors tasting". The homebrew ...
esquimaux 04/17/2015 27 10 1 -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi beer fans! Happy Friday again and welcome to FNBB. Come share a cold one with us! Barstool Mountain may not have been updated in five years, but the Top 100 Drinking Songs are still there for ...
esquimaux 04/03/2015 10 5 - -
What's For Dinner? v9.35 - squash curry casserole
A couple years ago I googled "butternut squash recipe" and found Baked Rice with Butternut Squash , which is really good. I had the idea to turn it into a Thai coconut milk curry, and I like that ...
esquimaux 03/28/2015 77 31 3 -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans! The weekend's here! Come have a cold one with FNBB!
esquimaux 03/27/2015 12 7 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans, and happy Friday! Come have a cold one with FNBB! I'll start with maps again. Undoubtedly inspired by the World Beer Map I wrote about last week, Vox has offered America's taste ...
esquimaux 03/20/2015 6 9 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog - Mencken was right
Hi Beer Fans! Happy Friday! Come in and join us for a cold one. Until about 2:00 I had no idea what tonight's topic might be, but Deadspin saved me with this World Beer Map . As Frank Zappa ...
esquimaux 03/13/2015 28 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi beer fans! Happy Friday again. Come share a cold beverage with FNBB! For a few minutes of entertainment, check out this beer label quiz . I only missed one.
esquimaux 03/06/2015 13 9 - -
What's For Dinner? v9.31 - A Chicken in Every Pot
The whole smoked chicken that I diaried a long time ago is my very favorite thing to do with a chicken; here are a couple other good ones.
esquimaux 02/28/2015 61 30 3 -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi beer fans, happy Friday again! Come have a cold one with FNBB! I'm still looking for beer news, but I've got a song:
esquimaux 02/27/2015 18 5 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer lovers! Come have a cold one with us! Here's a beer song I don't think we've used before:
esquimaux 02/20/2015 16 5 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Happy Friday beer lovers! Come join FNBB for a cold one. In beer news this week, The recipe for Newcastle Brown Ale is to change amid US fears it contains a potentially cancer-causing colouring.
esquimaux 02/13/2015 21 7 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog - Tools
Hi beer fans! It's Friday again! Come in and join us for a cold one! Before you can drink the beer, you must open the beer. I've blogged here about diverse and dangerous methods including a ...
esquimaux 02/06/2015 26 12 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans, happy Friday! Come in and share a cold one with us!
esquimaux 01/30/2015 23 5 - -
What's For Dinner? v9.26 - Party Food
This week's theme is appetizers, for your Super Bowl celebration or whatever occasion. I've hosted a party for the Super Bowl every year but one since SB XXIII in 1989 (featuring the greatest QB ...
esquimaux 01/24/2015 57 29 5 -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans, happy Friday! Some music first:
esquimaux 01/23/2015 21 9 - -
What's For Dinner? v9.25 - Hearty Winter Soups
In the colder months, we need meals that are warming and filling; these substantial main dish soups cover the need very nicely. Readers in the Southern hemisphere can bookmark this for July.
esquimaux 01/17/2015 84 33 8 -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi beer lovers, happy Friday! American craft brewers love their weird ingredients, and talk of " Extreme " brewing. This brewery in Iceland will show Sam what Extreme really means. An Icelandic ...
esquimaux 01/16/2015 18 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Happy Friday, and welcome back to FNBB! Come in and have a cold one with us! Craft brewing is a business, and a profitable one, but here's a story I can't see happening in other industries: ...
esquimaux 01/09/2015 21 6 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Happy Friday again, and here we are starting another year of Fridays! Grab your beverage of choice and come in! here's something odd but beer-related:
esquimaux 01/02/2015 24 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi beer lovers, happy Friday! vacation has interfered with my news gathering. I've got nothing. When in doubt play the theme song:
esquimaux 12/26/2014 19 5 - -
Saturday Silliness
For the best laugh I've had in a while, this breaking news from the Merc : Carly Fiorina ramping up long-shot bid for White ...
esquimaux 12/20/2014 8 5 - -
What's For Dinner? v9.21 - Holiday Food Traditions
People through history have invented a remarkable variety of celebrations and holidays, and most of these have become associated with special foods that you celebrate with. America's Thanksgiving ...
esquimaux 12/20/2014 69 29 4 -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Happy Friday again beer lovers! Stop in and share a cold one with us. Let's start with a Christmas song. How about a Christmas beer song?
esquimaux 12/19/2014 22 6 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog - Winter Beers
Hi Beer Lovers! It's Friday again, hope you've had a good week. Stop in and share a cold one with FNBB! Even in California winter has definitely arrived, and all the usual winter special beers are ...
esquimaux 12/12/2014 22 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer lovers and welcome to Friday! Pop in and have a cold one with FNBB. With the holidays upon us, writers in every publication in America offer one of their easiest columns of the year, ...
esquimaux 12/05/2014 13 5 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi beer fans, and happy Friday! Come in and have a cold one with us. If you're going to get up early for shopping, at least have a worthy goal. Like beer .
esquimaux 11/28/2014 9 6 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi beer fans, happy Friday again! Come on in and share a cold one with us. Music first:
esquimaux 11/21/2014 13 5 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer lovers! Stop in and share a cold one with FNBB. I've become a fan of deadspin , mostly for sports-oriented stuff, but (as I mentioned last week) also for beer and drinking stories. ...
esquimaux 11/14/2014 20 7 - -
What's For Dinner v9.15 - Pork Stew
Considering that I told ninkasi two weeks ago that I'd do this, you'd think I could prepare something and take pictures of it. You'd be wrong of course. But even without visuals I'm sure you can ...
esquimaux 11/08/2014 45 25 1 -
Friday Night Beer Blog
It's Friday again, so FNBB is here! Grab your beverage and come say hi. I think it's time to play the theme song:
esquimaux 11/07/2014 12 7 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Happy Halloween beer fans! Stop in here at FNBB for a cold treat, no costumes required. We're thin on beer news this week. I was really hoping to have Madison Bumgarner pouring seven beers on ...
esquimaux 10/31/2014 15 5 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans, and happy Friday! FNBB is here for you, stop in and share a cold one with us! If there's anything I disrespect more than lists, it's this kind of overactive hard-to-read website,
esquimaux 10/24/2014 23 9 - -
What's For Dinner v9.12 - Pasta
Noodles are a mainstay of several world cuisines, but for most of us they're closely identified with Italy. We can probably find 15 different pasta shapes in any American supermarket, and recipes ...
esquimaux 10/18/2014 79 30 1 -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi beer fans, happy Friday! Come have a cold one with us! I have to start with this:
esquimaux 10/17/2014 24 8 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans, happy Friday! Most of us think beer is for drinking. Tonight we'll discuss other uses. Sports fans may have noticed that the baseball playoffs are going on, which include ...
esquimaux 10/10/2014 22 8 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Happy Friday, beer lovers! Come in and join FNBB for a cold one! Let's start with some music.
esquimaux 10/03/2014 15 7 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog - Oktoberfest!
Happy Friday beer fans! Get yourself a cold one and join, in spirit at least, the granddaddy of all beer festivals . Eins, zwei, g'suffa!
esquimaux 09/26/2014 20 9 - -
What's For Dinner v9.08 - Beer
Well, beer isn't (usually) all that's for dinner, but it's a frequent accompaniment to dinner for some of us, and in many ways can be seen as a food item. I'm a beer lover and home brewer, and my ...
esquimaux 09/20/2014 65 30 3 -
Friday Night Beer Blog - Great Beer Bars
Hi beer fans, and Happy Friday! Come in and share a cold one with us. Weekly Pint has decided they don't have enough readers telling them they're idiots, so they've decided to try to pick the Best ...
esquimaux 09/19/2014 33 11 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans, and happy Friday! Come in and share a cold one with us! It's that time of year again, the pumpkin beers are attacking.
esquimaux 09/12/2014 19 7 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Happy Friday again beer fans! Stop in and share a cold one! I sometimes worry about a craft beer bubble, and then I see something like this (h/t Beerpulse ) Turlock craft beer maker plans $10 ...
esquimaux 09/05/2014 19 6 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi beer fans! Happy Friday! I've found some beery news items for us. I'll lead with the Sierra Club 's list of the "greenest" beers: To even be considered for a Good Food Award, beer makers must ...
esquimaux 08/29/2014 18 4 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Happy Friday beer fans! Join us for a cold one. Let's start with some music . This one won't embed so go check it out, see you back here in 3 minutes.
esquimaux 08/22/2014 22 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans! Happy Friday! Stop in and share a cold one with us. In general I prefer to leave the political discussion to every other diary here and out of FNBB, but I can't resist these ...
esquimaux 08/15/2014 14 5 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer lovers! Happy Friday! Come in and join us for a cold one. Tonight I'll break the rules and lead with a cocktail. Check out this Ultimate Bloody Mary . It looks big enough to last ...
esquimaux 08/08/2014 20 4 - -
What's For Dinner? V9.01 - Indian Recipes
This week I'll share a few favorite Indian dishes. I like most of the world's cuisines, at least the ones I've tried, and I live in Silicon Valley surrounded by Indian immigrants and Indian food and ...
esquimaux 08/02/2014 90 46 7 -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans, and happy Friday! Grab a cold one and join us! I think we need the theme song:
esquimaux 08/01/2014 17 5 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
It's Friday again! Welcome to FNBB, beer fans! Join us for a cold one. I shouldn't copy sfgate's photo, so go look at this :
esquimaux 07/25/2014 11 5 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Happy Friday beer fans, and welcome to another FNBB! Stop in and share a cold one with us! Any beer news where you are? Anyone brewing?
esquimaux 07/18/2014 19 8 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans, and happy Friday! Come in and have a cold one with us! I don't often find my beer news at espn.com, but next week's baseball All-Star game will introduce a whole new level of ...
esquimaux 07/11/2014 11 9 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans. Happy Fourth! Come in and have a cold one with us! Anchor Liberty Ale is appropriate if you haven't chosen a beverage yet. We'll start with some music:
esquimaux 07/04/2014 16 4 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog - Tiny Brewing
Hi again beer fans, and welcome to Friday! Have a cold one with us! I recently visited the smallest brewery I've ever drunk at: San Jose's Clandestine Brewing . More under the foam.
esquimaux 06/27/2014 15 11 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog - the price of beer
Hi beer lovers, and happy Friday! Come in and share a cold one with FNBB. This week's topic is the price of beer around the world , from travelskills....
esquimaux 06/20/2014 29 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog - Beer and Futbol
Hi beer lovers, happy Friday! Come on in and share a cold one with FNBB. --- here's the World Cup connection, h/t Beerpulse as usual: FIFA "pressured Brazil into passing a so-called Budweiser ...
esquimaux 06/13/2014 15 8 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer lovers! It's Friday! Stop in and share a cold one.
esquimaux 06/06/2014 8 8 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Happy Friday again, beer lovers! Stop in and share a cold one with us. FNBB has previously reported on people using chainsaws and helicopters to open beer bottles. Instead of extreme and even ...
esquimaux 05/30/2014 31 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog - Drink Your Vegetables!
Hi again beer fans, and happy Friday. Come share a cold one with us! I've drunk some odd stuff, but this is an idea that never crossed my mind: Asparagus beer ?
esquimaux 05/23/2014 19 6 1 -
What's For Dinner? v8.42 - Artichokes
Are artichokes mostly a California thing? They are maybe more entertaining than nourishing, but they are one of the standard spring and summer crops in my part of the world, and I have a fine ...
esquimaux 05/17/2014 54 30 1 -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer lovers, and happy Friday! Stop in and have a cold one! For your (possible) entertainment, I will offer this: How to talk like a beer snob .
esquimaux 05/16/2014 21 13 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi beer fans! Happy Friday again. Come on in and have a cold one with us! Weekly Pint informs me that Monday May 12 will be the start of American Craft Beer Week . I'm sure you'll all find some ...
esquimaux 05/09/2014 18 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog - Marketing Bulls!!t
Hi again beer lovers! Happy Friday! Stop in and have a cold one with us. I saw this on BeerPulse and was just blown away. I know that only a few weeks ago I quoted a brewer about "you have to ...
esquimaux 05/02/2014 22 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Happy Friday beer fans! Stop in and share a cold one with FNBB! Here's an interesting idea: Ex-Microsoft engineer invents a new machine to help you brew the perfect batch of ...
esquimaux 04/25/2014 12 7 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi beer lovers, happy Friday! Come share a cold one with us. The wild growth of craft brewing, and of the most successful craft brewers, leads some to ask if you can get too big to be "craft" .
esquimaux 04/18/2014 18 7 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi beer lovers! Happy Friday! Grab a cold one and join us. Consumption and discussion of other adult beverages is also welcome here. My inspiration this week is Musical Labels.
esquimaux 04/11/2014 35 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog - Beer Politics
Hi again beer fans, and happy Friday! Stop in and share a cold one. The alcoholic beverage industry, here as in most countries, is VERY heavily regulated by the government. Not always in ways that ...
esquimaux 04/04/2014 23 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer lovers, and Happy Friday! Come in and share a cold one with us! Playing the jukebox always improves the atmosphere around here so I'll start with some music again:
esquimaux 03/28/2014 12 7 - -
What's For Dinner? v8.34 - Favorite DKos Recipes
Desperately searching for a theme for my promised WFD diary, I thought I'd recycle some of the best recipes I found here. Considering how many recipes are shared every week in WFD and all the other ...
esquimaux 03/22/2014 75 27 7 -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer lovers! Happy Friday, come in and share a cold one with FNBB. I haven't played the theme song in a while so let's start there:
esquimaux 03/21/2014 39 8 - -
Friday Night Beer (+ Cider) Blog
Hi again beer lovers, stop in and share a cold one here! I saw on BeerPulse that Anheuser-Busch is bringing out a cider, confirming what I'd thought for a while now, that cider is one of the new ...
esquimaux 03/14/2014 20 14 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog - Gordon Biersch tour
Happy Friday beer lovers, and thanks for stopping into FNBB. Grab a cold one and come discuss beer with us. Last Friday I was lucky enough to get a special tour of the Gordon Biersch production ...
esquimaux 03/07/2014 20 13 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi beer lovers, thanks for stopping by. Grab a cold one and come talk about beer.
esquimaux 02/28/2014 29 11 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans, and Happy Friday! Grab a cold one and come talk about beer with us.
esquimaux 02/21/2014 14 9 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again friends and Happy Friday! Grab a cold one and come join us.
esquimaux 02/14/2014 21 11 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog - it's Beer Week!
Hi again beer fans! And a VERY happy Friday to you all. Here in the Greater Bay Area we are again celebrating "San Francisco" Beer Week , and it's bigger and better than ever.
esquimaux 02/07/2014 11 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer lovers. Happy Friday! Come in and share a cold one with us. In beer news this week: the California drought; an "electronic tongue"; beer ice cream.
esquimaux 01/31/2014 58 11 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans, and happy Friday! Stop in and have a cold one with us. Beer news follows, under the foamy thing.
esquimaux 01/24/2014 10 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer lovers, and Happy Friday! Stop in and have a cold one with us.
esquimaux 01/17/2014 15 9 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Happy Friday again friends! Hope it's been a good week for you. Join us for a cold one.
esquimaux 01/10/2014 17 11 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans, and welcome to another year of Fridays. I bet most of you have already seen this, but how can I resist the most notable beer-related news item of the last couple weeks: Man ...
esquimaux 01/03/2014 21 8 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog - Creativity Run Amok
Happy Friday again, beer lovers! Come in and share a cold one. American craft brewers are creating some pretty remarkable beers, and the level of competition makes it ever harder to get your brew ...
esquimaux 12/27/2013 28 6 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans, and happy Friday! Have some music!
esquimaux 12/20/2013 23 6 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer lovers. Happy Friday! Any beer news where you are? Who's brewing?
esquimaux 12/13/2013 29 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Happy Friday beer fans! Come share a cold one with us. This isn't beer related, but it's the funniest thing I've seen this week so I'll lead with it anyway: Which State Is the Biggest? and they'...
esquimaux 12/06/2013 28 9 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer lovers, and happy Friday! Come on in and share a cold one, and some holiday weekend beer discussion.
esquimaux 11/29/2013 36 13 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
A very happy Friday to all of you, and it's FNBB time again! I know craft brew has become mainstream when the newspaper food section is suggesting what beer to go with Thanksgiving dinner .
esquimaux 11/22/2013 25 5 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer lovers, and happy Friday! I need to post this in 10 minutes and don't have any beer news yet, so you're probably not going to get any.
esquimaux 11/15/2013 28 11 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
If this is Friday, I should be going to a football game tomorrow, not yesterday. I'm so confused!
esquimaux 11/08/2013 32 11 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again and happy Friday, beer fans! Here are some beery news items for your entertainment.
esquimaux 11/01/2013 16 9 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again all you beer lovers, and happy Friday!
esquimaux 10/25/2013 16 5 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer lovers! Happy Friday! Lots of homebrewers dream about brewing professionally; a couple of the big craft brewers give them a chance to have their beer hit the big time.
esquimaux 10/18/2013 13 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog - Shutdown hurting brewers!
FNBB, like other community diaries here, is usually a place to discuss non-political issues. But dammit, those idiots are hurting the beer business!
esquimaux 10/11/2013 29 8 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog - Sick of Beer Snobs
Hi again, beer fans, and happy Friday! Come have a cold one with us! Some of us here have been accused of being beer snobs; it may even be true :) But I can still call out over-the-top snobbishness.
esquimaux 10/04/2013 49 8 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again everyone! Stop in and share a cold one with us! Someone out there must have beer news to share, but I don't. What I do have is Lagunitas "Maximus" IPA. What are you drinking? Is anyone ...
esquimaux 09/27/2013 23 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again and Happy Friday! Stop in and share a cold one with us. Here's a song to start with. Not a drinking song as much as a brewing song.
esquimaux 09/20/2013 18 5 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Happy Friday again everyone. Stop in for a cold one.
esquimaux 09/13/2013 19 9 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer lovers, and Happy Friday! We're back with some beer discussion for your weekend entertainment. But first - look at the top of the screen and notice our new group logo! Artwork done ...
esquimaux 09/06/2013 25 10 - -
Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again and happy Friday! I went to the homebrew store today and will be brewing pale ale tomorrow, first brew in months. Anyone else brewing?
esquimaux 08/30/2013 32 10 - -
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