Tag Archives: San Diego Union-Tribune

• Will Jerry Brown Allow Californians to Taste Beer?

Will Jerry Brown Allow Californians to Taste Beer?

File this under: Good news that it’s happening. Bad news that it’s stuff like this wot counts as a victory for freedom in 2011. California’s state senate has voted unanimously to reclassify breweries under the same regulatory apparatus that now applies to wineries with tasting rooms. This would allow brewers to open foodless tasting rooms […]

• Two beer-belly contestants share crown

Two beer-belly contestants share crown

Two men — one of whom said he plays Santa Claus every year — were crowned Mr. Beer Belly 2011 in a California huge-gut contest, observers said. Mike Perine, 65, of Lakeside, who plays the jolly red-suited fellow at Christmas time, and Dallas Glover, 30, of Santee, were the co-winners of Saturday’s contest at the […]