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Oddbits…A-B drops caffeinated drinks, brewers dinners at Magnolia, new beers at City Beer

By William Brand
Monday, June 30th, 2008 at 7:10 pm in Uncategorized.

Odd bits..Did you see this from our former mayor, now… California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined ten states in announcing that Anheuser-Busch will no longer sellalcoholic energy drinks, including Tilt and Bud Extra  WHY? Researchers at Wake Forest University of Medicine found that the combination of caffeine and alcohol sends mixed signals to the nervous system, causing the effect of a “wide awake drunk.”
...Magnolia Pub & Brewery, 1398 Haight (@ Masonic), San Francisco
is starting three course Monday suppers, featuring  their new chef, Brandon Jew last at Pizzetta 211: 5 p.m. until closing or the food and beer’s gone: under $30.
…New at City Beer, 1168 Folsom St., Sana Francisco… Hitachino Espresso Stout, Marin Brewing Company White Knuckle, Ommegang Ommegeddon Batch 2…On tap: La Fleurette, the lovely floral collaboration between Vinnie at Russian River and Italian brewer Agostino Aridi

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  • Mario (Brewed For Thought)

    Isn’t the whole point of those caffeinated drinks the “wide awake drunk”? It’s the reason people drink Red Bull and Vodka at clubs.