Cider Summit 2014 – Berkeley

Cider Summit

Cider Summit is here! Sacramento’s own Two Rivers Cider is kicking it off with a Tap Takeover Thursday evening at Jupiter Beerhouse on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley.

Cider Summit will feature approximately 90 ciders from throughout the U.S., England, Scotland, France, Spain, and perhaps others. Of course,  Two Rivers Cider will be there, too. Be sure to drop in on their tent and say yo to Vincent. The event will be this Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 12 noon – 6 pm at Civic Center Park on Martin Luther King Way in Downtown Berkeley.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 (cash only, if tickets remain) at the door and are available online at  Tickets include a souvenir tasting glass and 8 tasting tickets.  Additional tasting tickets will be available for sale onsite at $2 per ticket.    Designated driver tickets are available for $5, and include a bottle of water.  The event is 21 and over only.

Beer Reduces BBQ-Caused Cancer!

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Science has finally caught up with us advanced thinkers in the brewing community:

Like we didn’t already know this…thanks for the update, Einstein!


Closed Easter Sunday



We’re closed today, Easter Sunday, to be with our families. Happy Easter to all of you BFD’ers…raise a toast!

We’ll be open regular hours on Monday.

Ubuntu Green Spring Forward at Revolution Wines

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Join Ubuntu Green for their annual fundraiser on Saturday, April 26 from 5:30 to 9:00 pm. This is a fun, casual event meant to highlight Ubuntu Green’s work and those who make the work possible. Live music, local raffle and auction items, exceptional food, and great wine and beer will make this a great event to attend. $60 ticket includes food, drink, and entertainment. Purchase tickets at

Ubuntu Green is a BFD Favorite local charitable organization. Please attend and show your support!

Come Crash Our SMaSH this Wednesday

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BFD Jesse, our resident mountain unicycle racer extraordinaire, will be brewing a SMaSH (single hops and single malt) beer in the shop this Wednesday. His featured hops will be German Perle. Burners on around 2:00 pm. Come by, ask questions, and come learn!