O’Brien’s pub will be closed Monday, December 31st and Tuesday, January 1st for New Year’s.Â We’ll be back open on Wednesday the 2nd normal hours and we won’t close down again for a while.Â Have a very Happy New Year and we will see you in 2008! Cheers, Tom, LindseyÂ and the entire O’Brien’s Crew!
Tonight, Thursday the 27th we tap a cask of beer from Hollister Brewing Company in Santa Barbara.Â We are tapping our cask before the beer is even on tap at Hollister.Â As such, the beer is unnamed.Â It is a 100% Centennial hopped IPA that is about 6.5%.Â Come by and be among the first [...]
Â WARNING: O’Brien’s Pub will beÂ CLOSED December 24th, 25th and 26th for Christmas and DecemberÂ 31st andÂ January 1st for New Year’s.Â We will be open regular hours all other days.Â Thanks – the O’Brien’s Crew.Â Hello Beer Fans! Even as the year winds down, there is lots of good beer news from O’Brien’s.Â Â On Tuesday I tappedÂ the new [...]
Today, Tuesday, December 18th we will have the new O’Brien’s IPA from Alpine Beer Company on tap.Â Owner/brewer Pat McIllhenny and I collaborated on the recipe and I went up to help him brew it.Â It is a 6.2% alcohol, golden colored IPA with tons of hops.Â We used Columbus, Centennial, Cascade, Amarillo and Simcoe [...]
Hello Soccer Fans! There are some great matches coming up in the next 10 days including Liverpool v. Manchester United and Arsenal v. Chelsea this weekend.Â We will also have the Milan derby and the La Liga Super Classico next weekend.Â The finals of the NCAA soccer tournament and the Club World Cup are both [...]
I have updated the On Tap list and we now have 11 of our holiday ales on tap (as ofÂ Wednesday night).Â We have beer from: Young’s, Anchor, AleSmith, Ballast Point, Port Brewing, Sierra Nevada, Craftsman, Alaskan, Pyramid, Lightning and Deschutes.Â I still have kegs from Moylans, Lost Abbey, Delirium and Gouden Carolous coming on tap [...]
Hello Holiday Beer Fans! The Shopping (aka Christmas or Holiday) Season is upon us.Â It is a busy time of year, but hopefully not too busy to have a good beer.Â There are always a number of great winter ales available this time of year, even if we don’t really have the winter weather to [...]