Hello Beer Fans, Sorry for the long absence from the newsletter, but as many of you know the last month has been very turbulent for me and Lindsey. We divested ourselves of Bailey Barbecue and Julian Brewing Company because of an increasingly unworkable situation with our partners. The upside is that I now have more […]
Hello Beer Fans! This is going to be a great weekend for fans of Alpine Beer Company and for fans of the beautiful game as EURO 2012 and the USA’s World Cup Qualifying campaign get under way. There are some great Ballast Point casks coming up next week and the pub will be open on […]
Hello Beer and Mead Fans! We have a very special treat at the pub tonight for you mead (honey wine) fans. Michael Fairbrother of Moonlight Meadery in Londonderry, New Hampshire will be at O’Brien’s at 8 pm tonight, Wednesday, May 30th. We will have 5 Moonlight Meads in the bottle – Scorn (chili pepper mead), […]
Hello Beer Fans! We have a very special treat tonight that is all for a good cause. My friend Danny Williams passed away earlier this year at the age of 52. Danny was the long time cellar master for the Great American Beer Festival and the World Beer Cup. As Danny touched so many lives […]
Hello Beer Fans, The brewing world will soon be descending upon San Diego for this year’s Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) and World Beer Cup (WBC). Thousands of industry professionals will be in town the first week of May and there will be amazing events all around town. It will be like a second San Diego […]
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There is much to celebrate this week at O’Brien’s.Â Last week, the pub was named the U.S. Soccer Bar of the Year in the Best of U.S. Soccer awards.Â And we will conclude our 18th Anniversary month with a Russian River TION weekend and our Taste of Bagby dinner on […]
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O’Brien’s pub is celebrating its 18th Anniversary this month with two great events – Ballast Point Smoking Hot Beer Night and our annual Russian River TION weekend.Â We also have some fantastic casks this month along with lots of new bottles on our list.Â We finish off the month […]
Hoppy New Year Beer Fans!
We are ending the year with a bang at the pub as we have just greatly expanded our bottle list.Â Our annual New Year’s Eve-Eve Party will be Friday, December 30th.Â We’ll then be closed for the 31st and the 1st, and then back open on Monday, January […]
Hello Holiday Beer Fans!
Winter is a great time to be a beer drinker.Â Nearly every brewery has a special release for this time of year and it always seems to be something wonderfully strong and tasty.Â We’ll be tapping a bunch of domestic winter beers this weekend and we still have some […]
Hello Beer Fans,
The 15th Strong Ale Festival is this Friday and Saturday at Pizza Port Carlsbad with more than 75 beers over 8% alcohol.Â The festival will run from 4 to 11 pm on Friday the 2nd and 11 am to 11 pm on Saturday the 3rd.Â Beers from all over the […]