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History + Beer = Awesome! It’s one of the oldest equations of all time. And the fine folks over at the FlipSide want to reward those of you who love this equation by giving away 3 pairs of tickets to their upcoming event History and Hops: SF’s Brewing Past. This rad event is happening at the Old Mint on Tuesday, May 23rd. I’m cutting and pasting all the details below, but if you wanna win tickets to this event use the entry form that’s below the cut and pasted bits. Also, did I mention that it’s unlimited beer tasting???

An evening that explores the past and present of San Francisco’s brewing culture. This special event will feature SF craft beer tasting, historical talks, brewer presentations, and an exhibit of rarely-seen historical brewing memorabilia. Held in the historic 1874 San Francisco Mint, this event will be the first of it’s kind to showcase the unique history of brewing in our City while looking forward to the future. Join us to taste the past and enjoy the present of San Francisco’s best!


• UNLIMITED Tasting of all breweries
• Presentation on brewing history
• Interactive yeast exhibit
• Historical brewing memorabilia exhibit
• Docent led tours of the historic 1874 Old Mint
• Souvenir sampling mug included
• Photobooth Sponsored by UpOutSF
• Music by DJ Jacob
• Food by Soul Groove (for purchase) • 21+ with valid ID

Program Info

• John Freeman – The Curious 150 Year Cycle of Brewing Beer in San Francisco
• Dave Burkhart – History of California Lager
• A History of Yeast: Man’s Oldest Industrial Organism
• San Francisco Brewers Guild Panel Discussion
• Screening of Brewers by the Bay Film

Participating Breweries

• 21st Amendment Brewery
• Magnolia Gastropub & Brewery
• Triple Voodoo Brewing
• Beach Chalet Restaurant & Brewery
• Thirsty Bear Brewing Company
• Cerveceria de MateVeza
• Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
• Pine Street Brewery
• Anchor Brewing Company
• Pacific Brewing Laboratory

$30 General Admission
Buy your tickets here.

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