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Corrections, KQED Pub Crawl caption, stength of Russian River Blind Pig

By William Brand
Thursday, July 24th, 2008 at 2:53 pm in Uncategorized.

Correction time.  The caption on our KQED Belgian beer pub crawl story posted Wednesday (July 23, 2008) had a couple of mistakes.  Here’s the photo again and the corrected caption.

(Left to right clockwise) Paul Depaschalis  of Orinda, Joe Houk, of South San Francisco, Alembic server Angela Hart,  beer blogger William Brand, Steven White, of Montara, Roger Wong, of Walnut Creek, Bob Niehuser, of South San Francisco and Keith Anvick, of San Carlos, (not pictured) toast at the Alembic on Haight Street on Saturday, July 12, 2008, in San Francisco. Niehuser’s wife won a bid on KQED for a Belgian beer pub crawl and gave it to her husband for his birthday. (Jane Tyska/The Oakland Tribune)

Also, in my Oakland Tribune/Contra Costa Times/San Mateo County Times/Hayward Daily Review column yesterday (Wednesday, July 23, 2008) I listed the wrong alcohol percentage for Russian River’s Blind Pig India Pale Ale. It’s 6 percent. Ken Gross was the first of many to point it out. Got the most excellent Pig confused with Pliny the Elder, which I also wrote about.

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  • Jim Larsen

    I would love to be on your emailing list; thanks. Jim

  • William Brand

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  • Christine McCormick

    William, I am trying to find Ken Gross mentioned in your correction article from 7/23/08. If it is indeed the Kenny I knew in Santa Cruz in the 1980′s, who married Teri and had Nicole, I need to share some bad news. My former husband, Gary Flood was killed in an automobile accident on 7/17/08 in Santa Cruz while visiting his kids. I want Kenny to know. Please forward my email address if possible. Thanks, C