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Beer me! Fresno State may allow alcohol sales at sport events

California State University Chancellor Timothy White has now made it possible again for alcohol to be sold and advertised at university athletic events. White said in a news release that because a majority of students, faculty and staff are of ...

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All “hopped” up on beer history

Many beer drinkers may have a glass at the end of the day to unwind, at an event to celebrate or at a bar to socialize.   What many people don’t think about is the history of beer and how ...

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Fresno Foodie: Taps and Tacos lives up to it’s name

What’s the hype? Taps and Tacos, formerly Guri’s Grubhouse, opened at the beginning of the semester. The restaurant serves Mexican food and drinks, and specializes in tacos and draft beer. With 14 different tacos to choose from and 27 beers ...

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The Brew Review: ‘Lucky Buddha Beer’ satisfies the belly

Sometimes you feel like having a hoppy IPA,  other times you want a dark, malty stout. But a lot of people just want to drink a more casual beer like Coors or Budweiser. If you’d like to buy a beer ...

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The Brew Review: A ‘victory’ of man and beer

As Fresno begins to heat up like a runaway train barreling its way toward summer, we drink dark beers less and less in favor of lighter, bubblier beer. However, while you can better enjoy light ales, lagers and IPAs outside ...

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FresYes Fest Takes Over Downtown

More than 3,000 people ventured downtown to attend Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company’s FresYes Fest on Saturday; a celebration full of live entertainment, local foods and, of course, craft beers. The second annual FresYes Fest offered beer fans and connoisseurs an opportunity ...

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Brew Review: The best of the worst

Being a part of the craft beer experience is awesome. There’s always something new and exciting to try from established or up-and-coming breweries. These days, the beer section in stores focuses heavily on craft beer – at least far more ...

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Brew Review: Saint Archer – light, citrusy, delicious

Craft beer is everywhere. These days it’s easier to track down the fancy beer in a store than it is to find your everyday domestic beer that is sold for less than a dollar a can. The good news is, ...

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The Brew Review: ‘Super Tramp’ is Super Good

Wheat beer is a beast of its own. It’s light, yeasty, low in alcohol and pours gold and cloudy. Super Tramp is a departure from everything held dear by lovers of run-of-the-mill wheat beer. It’s everything a traditional wheat beer ...

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Brew Review: Serpent’s Stout will slither up on you

The Lost Abbey is a brewery based in San Marco. The beers they produce generally are religious in nature. Their best-selling beers include “Ten Commandments” and “Judgment Day.” Although the beers the brewery makes are varied in style, they all ...

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Brew Review: Stone Brewing Company’s new IPA is… quite ‘Delicious’

When non-beer nerds think about IPAs, generally their minds go to an intense bitterness. People who are uninformed tend to think of bitter IPAs as a mistake. As if beer isn’t supposed to be bitter. IPAs are intended to be ...

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The Brew Review: When I saw its face, I was a ‘Believer’

Ninkasi Brewing Company, a craft brewery based in Eugene, Oregon, boasts a great line of beers that can be readily found in the Fresno area once again. Up until recently, Ninkasi, which gets its name from the Sumerian goddess of ...

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The Brew Review: Lagunitas ‘Sucks’ is sweet and strong

For beer enthusiasts, trying a new beer is an exciting event. When a beer hits the shelves, it’s a matter of when you’ll try the new beer, not if, but it doesn’t have to be brand new for to hold ...

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The Brew Review: Born Yesterday

RATING: 5 out of 5 What people look for most in IPAs and pale ales is fresh hoppiness. The aroma of fresh hops is unmistakable and makes the beer feel very inviting. There are many beers that fit this type. ...

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