Tag Archives: beer

Football fans enjoyed beer and a game

Besides a winning start to the season and the retirement of former Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr’s jersey, it was also the first time beer was sold at a home Fresno State football game since 2006. The stadium was electric ...

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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: 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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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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The year in review

A selection of ‘important’ issues Fresno State should be addressing As I conclude my first year at Fresno State, I’ve had both positive and negative experiences. While the positives have outweighed the negatives, Fresno State can make some strides toward ...

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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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The Bucket: 4 hours isn’t enough

There is a place on campus where you can get hamburgers, sandwiches, chicken wraps, salads, pizza and beer all in one place. Unfortunately, the place is only open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and 11 a.m. ...

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‘Zombies’ Take Over Tower

Zombies took over Tower District Saturday night, with thousands of locals participating in the fifth annual Zombie Pub Crawl. People from all over the Central Valley dressed up as either zombies or zombie hunters and hopped from bar to bar ...

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The Brew Review: “Hops” to popularity

Stone Brewing and Rogue are known for their IPAs, and even some of the beers that they offer that aren’t IPAs taste like IPAs. These breweries are immensely popular, and their popularity is still growing. The beers can be found ...

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Brew Review: Stouts are in season

As the temperature begins to fall, it brings relief to those in Fresno who suffer heat 6 to 9 months out of the year. Perhaps you’ll choose to go camping with your friends or just have a bonfire somewhere in ...

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Follow the hipsters: they know where the good beer is

Are you a beer enthusiast but are unclear about how to find cool places to go and enjoy a nice, cold craft beer? All you have to do is slowly creep up behind a hipster who already has his ear ...

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Climate change affects us all

Global climate change is melting the ice caps, threatening species with extinction and dramatically altering the seasons. This is terrible; it’s 90 degrees in October. What does this mean for us? The most important result is we’re losing the cold-weather ...

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Brew Review: Holiday beer season begins

October is finally here. With the month comes lower temperatures in the desert in which we live. What October also brings is the start of the holiday beer season. This is the best time to be a consumer of craft ...

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Brew Review: Guri’s Grubhouse and Taps’ local beer selection

It’s official, Guri’s Grubhouse and Taps finally opened its doors Thursday. As exciting as it is to have a brand new restaurant across the street from Fresno State, what is more exciting is that it’s also a tap house. With ...

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GrubHouse to offer unique dining experience, to open Sept 11

Specializing in farm-to-table dining, craft beers and local wines, the new restaurant Guri’s Grubhouse and Taps near the corner of Shaw and Cedar avenues is projected to open this week, taking over the space previously occupied by Fajita Fiesta. Guri’s ...

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Beer Review: A beginners guide to mixing beer

Summer is almost over, but it’s still hot enough to make some tasty beer concoctions to beat the heat. It’s simple enough to shop for a good, cold beer,  but why not make your evening a little more interesting? Not ...

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Brew Review: Beers of the Bucket

The Bucket on campus is a lounge where you can get your lunch and, as it turns out, beer. Last semester, the craft brew options at The Bucket were limited. Although still limited, there are slightly better options to choose ...

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Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Co. offers something for everyone

Scott Kendall, owner of Tioga-Sequoia since its opening in 2000, said his business serves a clientele that includes “all of the above” in terms of demographics.

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