Alpha & Omega Session Arrive at Drake’s… and they took the bike lane…

When the doors open at Drake’s Barrel House on Saturday, April 26th at noon, ride your bike, jog from the Alameda Ferry, hop on BART, or get your cool uncle to drive you down for the release of Alpha Session IPA and Omega Session American Dark Mild.  Summer is fast approaching, and with it, the promise of […]

Cellarmanship and Friday Freakin’ Firkins

Firkins- you’re starting to seem them more often, and we do hear the cries of some non-believers shouting, “Why the heck would I want to drink from one? Isn’t beer supposed to be cold as the Rockies? My buddy’s brother is a bartender that says they just hold ‘warm, flat beer.’ Weird.” We (and the […]

Session Beers – the Alpha & Omega of summer

This week was Opening Day, and warmer days are on the horizon (for most… sorry, San Francisco). Hiking boots, mountain bikes, and kayaks are getting dusted off. All-day barbecues are being planned. Daytime baseball is in full swing. And of course beers are needed to enhance all these activities. For us, that means the brewery […]

7×70 IPA – Our EXP IPAs Become Drake’s New Year-Round IPA

Drake’s IPA. Denogginizer. Hopocalypse. Aroma Coma. Aroma Prieta. It ain’t exactly a secret that we’re kind of known for our hoppy beers. Back in September, we started experimenting with some new IPAs– all a bit leaner, hoppier and more in line with a modern, pale, unapologetically hoppy West Coast Style IPA than our classic, balanced, original […]