Hello Soccer Fans! It has already been an exciting summer for soccer with a great EURO 2012 tournament and the start of World Cup Qualifying. While the US didn’t get a win in Guatemala, it was a great time at the pub watching the game. Thanks to everyone who came out and cheered on our [...]
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 Soccer Fans! There are 3 USA Friendlies in the next week and then 2 World Cup Qualifiers the following week. Tonight, the Yanks face Scotland at 5 pm. The game is on NBC Sports, which is channel 603 on Direct TV. You will find plenty of beers from Kearny Mesa’s new brewery, Societe on [...]
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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We have a ton of USA matches coming up and you can watch them at the newly crowned 2011 US Soccer Bar of Year!Â US Soccer just announced its Best of Awards for 2011 and O’Brien’s won Soccer Bar of the Year with a commanding 25% of the vote in [...]
Hello Beer Fans! Our 17th anniversary party last week was a ton of fun and the Nickel Bag double IPA turned out great.Â We’ll be getting more kegs of it this week.Â A couple of the wonderful Pizza Port beers are still on tap – For Peet’s Sake (coffee oatmeal brown ale), Where’s My Lightsaber [...]