My name is Tom Nickel and my wife Lindsey and I own O’Brien’s Pub, a place John called home, that is filled with a group of friends who felt like family. Many of us were lucky enough to encounter John on a near daily basis. His enthusiasm for life was contagious and when he flashed […]
Hello Beer Fans! Lots of great beer to fill you in and fill you up this week. We have some incredible casks to kick off the month, a Beer and Food Festival at the pub and more awesome hoppy beers than you liver will know what to do with. So read on for all of […]
Hello Beer Fans! Our Sierra Nevada Beer Dinner on Sunday was really fun and we tasted lots of great beer. The good news for you is that there is tons left over and we will be tapping it all week long. We have Sierra Nevada Flipside Double IPA on tap right now and it is […]
Hello Beer Fans! The next few weeks are shaping up to be a great time to be drinking beer at the pub. We start our annual Christmas in July this Friday, next week is Sierra Nevada Week at the pub and I am already tracking down a number of amazing specialty beers for my birthday […]
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 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 Hoppy Beer Fans!
Lots of good stuff to tell you about in this email including our next Sunday night tasting on March 11 just before St. Patrick’s Day.Â We have some great Ballast Point casks coming up next week and next Friday is a day you will not want to miss with […]
Hello Beer Fans!
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 […]
Hello Beer Fans!
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 […]