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Rock & Roll Happy Hour Featuring Mother Earth Brew Co. and Mother’s Provisions

Mother Earth Brew Co. is gearing up for their HUGE 8th anniversary fandango on May 12th, and tonight we’re getting our own personal sneak preview: Beer. Mac & Cheese. Beer. Salami (or is it Salumi ?) Beer. More cheese. Oh yes, and more beer, of course. Bringing on the tour de force tonight is...
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Featured Beer: Belching Beaver Phantom Bride

April is here and we’re finally made it into the 80’s. (Actually, old-timer ken has been stuck in the 80’s for a while—just look at that haircut—but that’s another story.) We’re talking warm temperatures and plenty of sunshine on tap now that spring has finally sprung. Last year at this time we...
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Rock & Roll Happy Hour Featuring Pariah Brewing

2017. Where DID it go? It was definitely a roller coaster ride, and one of the biggest thrills we got was welcoming Pariah Brewing to San Diego’s craft beer scene. Now, it’s always an attention getter when a new brewery opens up, that’s a given. But when a newly opened brewery offers absolutely...
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R&R Happy Hour Featuring Nickel Beer Co.

Tonight we’re joined by a gentleman whose sideburns and basso profundo radio voice are without equal. Of course, he’s also one hell of an amazing brewer, the owner and founder of Nickel Beer Co , AND the proprietor O’Brien’s , of one of San Diego’s most legendary tap houses, as well as West Coast...
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January’s Beer of the Month: Customized Yellow Merc from Fall Brewing

Located in North Park (of course), Fall Brewing continues to crank out stylishly delicious brews, and Customized Yellow Merc , with SIX pounds of Simcoe and Mosaic hops per barrel, has definitely pushed the needle into the red. Oh, baby! This is one smooth, sexy ride alright! It’s definitely juicy...
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Rock & Roll Happy Hour Featuring Bitter Brothers Brewing & Andrea's Truffles

Tyler Tucker has brewed up some lovely beers at a number of places around town, and these days he’s carrying the mash paddle for Bitter Brothers. Speaking of mash, he’s had a rough day at the brewhouse. Stuck mash. Stuck in traffic. He could definitely use a beer. Fortunately, there’s no shortage...
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Rock & Roll Happy Hour Featuring AleSmith

It’s no secret that Rock & Roll Happy Hour’s evangelizing side-kick and purveyor of lowbrow humor, Ken Wright, worked at a rather prominent local brewery for many, many years where, among other cheerleading tasks, he led thirsty fans around the brewery and plied them with tasty brews. The most...
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November's Featured Beer: Belching Beaver Hoppy Hoppy Night IPA

Time flies when you’re having fun…and making dam good beer, which is what the crew at Belching Beaver have been up to for the better half of a decade now. Their latest special release celebrates the Beav’s five year milestone and takes the hazy IPA craze to new heights. First, lend me an ear and...
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Rock & Roll Happy Hour with Burgeon Beer

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Rock And Roll Happy Hour featuring Artifex Brewing

What’s NOT to love about these guys? First of all, we’ve got two awesome dudes, co-founder/brewer Johnny along with his appropriately named sales guy/learned kegmaster Cash, in the studio. (Johnny. Cash. Hmm…has a familiar ring to it doesn’t it?) Second, they’ve brought along half a dozen beers all...
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