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Report: 5th Annual (2010) Barrel Aged Beer Festival at The Bistro: Hayward, CA

17-Nov-10

This past Saturday (November 13, 2010) I attended The Bistro’s 5th Annual West Coast Barrel Aged Beer Festival in Hayward, CA. I’m a regular at The Bistro’s Festivals (you can browse past reports and beer lists here). This particular lineup was the possibly the greatest I’ve seen at any festival. Downright epic. The two-sided tasting […]

Report: 13th Annual IPA Festival (2010) at The Bistro: Hayward, CA

10-Aug-10

This past Saturday (August 7, 2010) I attended “The Bistro’s 13th Annual IPA Festival” in Hayward, CA. The event was like most of the Bistro’s beer festivals over the past few years – which means well-organized with great energy and a fantastic selection of beers to try. The two-sided tasting sheet (reproduced below – click […]

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 […]