Within no time, we arrived at City Beer Store (big thanks to thirstyrob for the ride!). The event started at 6; we knew City Beer Store was not big at all, so we decided to arrive early, around 5.
Nestled nicely in a warehouse area of Berkeley, The Rare Barrel is the definition of a new brewery, having just opened their tasting room in late December 2013 and started brewing in April 2013. The Rare Barrel focuses exclusively on barrel aged sours
And sometimes the experience and the journey are just that. I awoke the next morning with a full day of beer related events to attend (so much so that it will cover two posts!).
Sometimes the experience is the journey. With an estimated two and a half hour drive to Capitola, I head out during the late aftermoon into the rain yet again.