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Beer Judges? Yes, they do exist…Maybe you can be one too?

  Much more common than unicorns, BJCP-certified beer judges are the mainstay of brewing competitions. A rigorous, yet affordable endeavor, beer judging strives to build beer style knowledge, sensory vocabulary and calibration, and importantly, naming those characteristics which make each beer style unique. Join David Teckam, our local Grand Master V BJCP judge (one of […]

BFD Open Superbowl Sunday Partial Day

  It’s Superbowl 50 today, but we know some of you take your beer as seriously (or even more) as football! We’re open, at least until 3. Come on down – you can squeeze in mash steps and hops additions between the plays, but don’t miss the commercials! If you want to come down after […]

Clarity Ferm Now in Stock!

We now stock White Labs Clarity Ferm! Simply add a vial when you pitch your yeast, and eliminate chill haze from your beers! This natural enzyme slightly changes specific proteins which cause chill haze in beer, resulting in a much clearer finished beer. This will not affect head retention or color, either. Incidentally, Clarity Ferm […]

A Couple New Beer-Related Podcasts

Okay, so you can’t drink and drive (dangerous), you can’t brew and drive (complicated), but you can listen to people TALK about beer and drive! A couple new podcasts are out there for you to check out: Experimental Brewing Uber-brewers Drew Beechum and Denny Conn, Authors of the book Experimental Homebrewing, have hooked up with […]

Annie Johnson Brewing at BFD this Saturday 11/14

Annie Johnson, our favorite brew-lebrity, is going to be here at BFD this coming Saturday, November 14th, giving Sacramento News and Review‘s own Nick Miller his first homebrewing lesson. Annie and Nick will be brewing an easy mini-mash beer, and this is a great time to come meet Annie and say hello. If, for some […]