Category Archives : California


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Uncle Bob doesn’t mess around. There’s been a trend in root beer flavored adult beverages lately, and some of them are pretty good. The only problem is, they just don’t have ENOUGH booze for my go-go drinking lifestyle. ENTER THE BOB’S. I saw these bottles come up on my Instagram […]

Not Dad’s, it’s Uncle Bob’s Root Beer WHISKEY.


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This here is Part Seven of the Grand Caliventure of November 2011. For Part 1, make the clicking to here. Oh Jeebus. With the wine day finally vanquished, it was time for some BEER. And not just any beer, but a favorite of mine: BEAR FREAKIN REPUBLIC. It’s readily available […]

Soused in SanFran – Part 7: Bear Republic Brewhouse. Oh yes.


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This here is Part Six of the Grand Caliventure of November 2011. For Part 1, make the clicking to here. Saturday started bright and early with the arrival of Sissy. She had driven into SFO from whatever God-forsaken wilderness camp she teaches at. Apparently it was snowing there that morning, […]

Soused in SanFran – Part 6: Wine Day. Ugh.



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This here is Part Five of the Grand Caliventure of November 2011. For Part 1, make the clicking to here. Yup. Still Friday. So, we hit Magnolia for a delicious lunch and tasty beers, then the Alembic for a superb cocktail. With Ke$shia Ho joining in, we were off to […]

Soused in SanFran – Part 5: SFO D2 City Beer, Blu, and the rest


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This here is Part Four of the Grand Caliventure of November 2011. For Part 1, make the clicking to here. Not your turn yet, Sissy. But soon. Following our delicious lunch and tasty beers at Magnolia, the Lady Friend and I started heading down Haight Street towards our next destination, […]

Soused in SanFran – Part 4: SFO D2 Alembic


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This here is Part Three of the Grand Caliventure of November 2011. For Part 1, make the clicking to here. I’ll try to break these up a bit more for readability and sanity. Mostly my sanity. Also, we’ve just gotten to Friday morning, so Sissy, you’re going to have to […]

Soused in SanFran – Part 3: SFO D2 Magnolia



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This here is Part Two of the Grand Caliventure of November 2011. For Part 1, make the clicking to here. Hold on to your butts, this is going to be a long one. The dawn did done diddly dawned Thursday morning as JJ and her husband scurried about the apartment […]

Soused in SanFran – Part 2: SFO D1


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This here is Part One of the Grand Caliventure of November 2011. The Lady Friend and I had been discussing a trip out to California, for a number of reasons. She has a friend living in San Francisco, and Sissy moved out to some God-forsaken wilderness camp in Sonora, which […]

Soused in SanFran – Part 1: The Pregame