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Report: 10th Annual Double IPA Festival at The Bistro (2010)

11-Feb-10

On Saturday (February 6, 2010) I attended “The Bistro’s 10th Annual Double IPA Festival” in Hayward, CA. This was my fifth time attending what has become a predictably wonderful beer event. However, the DIPA Festival has also become quite expensive! This year’s tariff was $35 for a souvenir glass and just five small pours (4-5 […]

Report: 2009 Barrel-Aged Beer Festival at The Bistro: Hayward, CA

14-Nov-09

Today I attended an excellent beer festival at The Bistro in Hayward, CA. It went under various names: The Barrel Aged Festival The Bistro Wood Barrel Aged Beer Festival West Coast Barrel-Aged Festival But whatever it was called, Vic Kralj and his team pulled off a great event. Like several attendees, I was hit by […]

Report: 12th Annual IPA Festival (2009) at The Bistro: Hayward, CA

08-Aug-09

Today I attended the 12th Annual IPA Festival at The Bistro, a little beer bar in Hayward, CA. This was my third year – maybe fourth – at this excellent event for lovers of a certain type of India Pale Ale. The tasting list (scans inserted below; click to see full size) included a mind-boggling […]