Friday, July 24, 2015

Alex's Lemonade, Gold Cup, VHS, Pedalin'...


Tomorrow, Friday, starting at Noon we have Left Hand Brewing Flights. PoleStar Pils, Nitro Milk Stout, Great JuJu, Fade to Black and more. 

Saturday, July 25 is our Alex's Lemonade Stand Day. It said it was Sunday in the City Beat ad because Jeff is overworked and not so great with dates but it's Saturday! That means we are giving 20% of our sales to this amazing organization that supports childhood cancer research. We will have Lemon Pudding Cake from our Baking Team as well as a Chef Joseph lemon savory special. Jeff has requested a Lemony Pizza. We will see if THAT will come to fruition ;)

Sunday, July 26 has *two* events happening, sort of. The Gold Cup Final, which is Mexico vs. Jamaica, is at 4:30. Would have preferred a US v. Mexico showing but Jamaica has never made it to the final and Mexico is doing well so should be a solidly fun game. After that's over it will be time for our newest installment of VHS SUNDAYS. Have you ever seen our VHS collection? It's stupid good. We will show one selection at 6:30 and another at 8:30, or thereabouts.

Looking ahead, one of our most favorite local farms, Suzie's Farm, is hosting their annual Pedal, Pick and Grin event, a fun family-time of music, veggie picking and bike riding! We are organizing / hosting a ride down there to their farm in the Tijuana River Basin. Interested? Check out the details on our Facebook event page. Bonus: One of our favorite Panama 66 staff guys (Gary Hankins) is performing!

Monday, July 13, 2015

Monday, July 6, 2015

Gold Cup, Tour de France and more..


We're working on on plan for the Gold Cup and Tour de France. 
Here's where it sits so far...

LE TOUR
YOU WILL SEE THE TOUR PRETTY MUCH EVERY NIGHT
At least on the bar TV
FOR THE BIG STAGES LISTED BELOW
WE'LL SHOW IT ON THE BIG SCREEN

GOLD CUP
WE WILL SHOW ALL OF THE USA MATCHES
and everything after the group stages on the BIG SCREEN w/ sound.

As usual...
EVERYTHING IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE!!

GROUP STAGE

Tuesday 07 July
GOLD CUP: Group A
4:00 PM – Panama v. Haiti (FOX Sports 2, Univision Deportes) - on bar tv
6:30 PM – United States v. Honduras (FOX Sports 1, UniMás, Univision Deportes)
TOUR DE FRANCE: STAGE 4, 9pm
Seraing to Cambrai, 223.5 km
Of this nearly 139-mile stage, what matters most is the 8 miles ofcobblestones—more than half of which come in the last 16 miles.
What does it feel like? Bone jarring. No American cobblestone street can match the centuries-old pavé of northern France. It's like trying to maintain 20 to 25 mph riding between railroad tracks.

Wednesday 08 July
GOLD CUP: Group B
5:00 PM – Costa Rica v. Jamaica (FOX Sports 2, UniMás, Univision Deportes) - on bar tv
7:30 PM – El Salvador v. Canada (FOX Sports 2, UniMás, Univision Deportes) - on bar tv
GOLD CUP: Group C
4:00 PM – Trinidad & Tobago v. Guatemala (FOX Sports 2, Univision Deportes)
6:30 PM – Mexico v. Cuba (FOX Sports 1, UniMás, Univision Deportes,)

Friday 10 July
GOLD CUP: Group A
3:00 PM – Honduras v. Panama (FOX Sports 2, UniMás, Univision Deportes)
5:30 PM – United States v. Haiti (FOX Sports 1, UniMás, Univision Deportes)

Saturday 11 July
GOLD CUP: Group B
3:30 PM – Jamaica v. Canada (FOX Sports 2, UniMás, Univision Deportes,) - on bar tv
6:00 PM – Costa Rica v. El Salvador (FOX Sports 2, UniMás, Univision Deportes) - on bar tv

Sunday 12 July
GOLD CUP: Group C
3:30 PM – Trinidad & Tobago v. Cuba (FOX Sports 2, Univision Deportes) - on bar tv
6:00 PM – Guatemala v. Mexico (FOX Sports 2, Univision, Univision Deportes)

Monday 13 July
GOLD CUP: Group A
4:00 PM – Haiti v. Honduras (Fox Sports 1, UniMás, Univision Deportes,)
6:30 PM – Panama v. United States (Fox Sports 1, UniMás, Univision Deportes)
Our plan is to open bar only at 6pm for this one and close at 9pm. BYOFood.

Tuesday 14 July
GOLD CUP: Group B
3:00 PM – Jamaica v. El Salvador (Fox Sports 1, UniMás, Univision Deportes) - on bar tv
5:30 PM – Canada v. Costa Rica (Fox Sports 1, UniMás, Univision Deportes) - on bar tv
TOUR DE FRANCE: STAGE 10, 5pm &  9PM
Tarbes to La Pierre-Saint-Martin, 167 km
Following the initial rest day, and with no warmup ascents before the summit, this first mountaintop finish will likely put an end to someone's Tour dreams.
What does it feel like? The Col de Soudet is rarely used in the Tour, but at 15 km and 7.4 percent average grade, it's a legitimate Grand Tour climb. Get a taste on the 85 miles from Reno, Nevada, to the top of 8,340-foot Monitor Pass.


Wednesday 15 July
GOLD CUP: Group C
3:00 PM – Cuba v. Guatemala (Fox Sports 2, UniMás, Univision Deportes) - on bar tv
5:30 PM – Mexico v. Trinidad & Tobago (Fox Sports 2, UniMás, Univision Deportes)

Thursday 16 July
TOUR DE FRANCE: STAGE 12, 5PM & 9PM
Lannemezan to Plateau de Beille, 195 km
This one's a killer: four major climbs and four more stages after this until the rest day. The summit finish on Plateau de Beille starts out steep, with 2.5 miles averaging almost 9 percent, and backs off only slightly from there.
What does it feel like? This stage has more than 11,500 feet of climbing. That's five full repeats of Boulder's Flagstaff Mountain, starting at University Bikes on 9th and Pearl.

Saturday 18 July
GOLD CUP: QUARTER-FINALS
2:00 PM – _________ v. __________ (Fox, Univision, Univision Deportes)
5:00 PM – _________ v. __________ (Fox Sports 2, Univision, Univision Deportes)

Sunday 19 July
MetLife Stadium – East Rutherford, New Jersey
1:30 PM – _________ v. __________ (Fox Sports 1, Univision, Univision Deportes)
4:30 PM – _________ v. __________ (Fox Sports 1, Univision, Univision Deportes)


Wednesday 22 July
GOLD CUP: SEMI-FINALS
3:00 PM – _________ v. ___________ (Fox Sports 1, UniMás)
6:00 PM – _________ v. ___________ (Fox Sports 2, UniMás, Univision Deportes)

Friday 24 July
TOUR DE FRANCE: STAGE 19,  5PM & 9PM
Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne to La Toussuire-Les Sybelles, 138 km
The race is likely to be won or lost today. At just 138 km, the course climbs literally from the start, which favors opportunistic attackers. Four climbs, including the hellish Croix de Fer, culminate in the summit finish at La Toussuire.
What does it feel like? Roughly 55 of the 138 km in this stage go up. That's the same distance as Hawaii's Haleakala volcano, but at a steeper grade. If you've ever suffered up Haleakala, think of the same distance at 7 percent average, instead of a mere 5.

Saturday 25 July
GOLD CUP: 3RD PLACE GAME
1:00 PM – _________ v. ___________ (Fox Sports 2, Univision, Univision Deportes)
TOUR DE FRANCE: STAGE 20, 5pm & 9pm
Modane Valfrejus to Alpe d'Huez, 110.5 km
If standings are close, the final ascent of Alpe d'Huez could be this year's climax. The long descent from the Col de la Croix de Fer will likely bring splits back together, so expect ceasefire from the big guns. But at the base of Alpe, last-chance stage-win hopefuls will battle the GC riders to the top for bragging rights.
What does it feel like? There's no real climb in the U.S. quite like Alpe d'Huez, but the Strava Classic segment of New York's Whiteface Mountain is remarkably close in distance (8 miles) and total ascent (3,500 feet).

GOLD CUP: FINALS
Sunday 26 July
Lincoln Financial Field – Lincoln, Pennsylvania
4:30 PM – _________ v. ___________ (Fox Sports 1, Univision, Univision Deportes)

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

CLOSED on the FOURTH


We will be CLOSED on the FOURTH of JULY
Go enjoy yourself.
Then, we'll be open on Sunday, July 5th for the WWC Final.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Monday, June 1, 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

CANADA 2015 + MEN'S FRIENDLY MATCHES


Here's our current plan for the 2015 Women's World Cup
Schedule subject to change, but hopefully not ;)

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Friday, June 05, 2015 (Men’s Game)

Live 11:30am
USA MNT vs Netherlands


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Saturday, June 06, 2015
Live 3:00pm Canada vs China
Live 6:00pm New Zealand vs Netherlands

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Sunday, June 07, 2015
Live 10:00am Norway vs Thailand
Live 1:00pm Germany vs Côte d'Ivoire

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Monday, June 08, 2015
Live 1:00pm Sweden vs Nigeria
Live 4:00pm Cameroon vs Ecuador
Live 4:30pm USA vs Australia
Live 7:00pm Japan vs Switzerland

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Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Live 10:00am France vs England
Live 1:00pm Colombia vs Mexico
Live 1:00pm Spain vs Costa Rica (on bar tv)
Live 4:00pm Brazil vs Korea Republic

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015 (MEN’S GAME)
Live 11:30am USA MNT vs GERMANY

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Thursday, June 11, 2015
Live 1:00pm Germany vs Norway
Live 3:00pm China vs Netherlands

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Thursday, June 11, 2015
Live 4:00pm Côte d'Ivoire vs Thailand
Live 6:00pm Canada vs New Zealand

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Friday, June 12, 2015
Live 2:00pm Australia vs Nigeria
Live 4:00pm  Switzerland vs Ecuador (on bar tv)
Live 5:00pm USA vs Sweden
Live 7:00pm Japan vs Cameroon

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Saturday, June 13, 2015
Live 10:00am France vs Colombia
Live 1:00pm Brazil vs Spain (on bar tv)
Live 1:00pm England vs Mexico
Live 4:00pm Korea Republic vs Costa Rica

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Monday, June 15, 2015
Live 1:00pm Côte d'Ivoire vs Norway
Live 1:00pm Thailand vs Germany
Live 4:30pm China vs New Zealand
Live 4:30pm Netherlands vs Canada

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Live 2:00pm Ecuador vs Japan
Live 2:00pm Switzerland vs Cameroon (on bar tv)
Live 5:00pm Australia vs Sweden
Live 5:00pm Nigeria vs USA

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Live 1:00pm England vs Colombia (on bar tv)
Live 1:00pm Mexico vs France

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Live 4:00pm Costa Rica vs Brazil
 Live 4:00pm Korea Republic vs Spain (on bar tv)

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Saturday, June 20, 2015
Live 1:00pm 1B vs 3A/C/D *Round of 16
Live 4:30pm 2A vs 2C *Round of 16

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Sunday, June 21, 2015
Live 10:00am 1E vs 2D *Round of 16
Live 1:00pm 1F vs 2E *Round of 16
Live 4:30pm 1A vs 3C/D/E *Round of 16

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Monday, June 22, 2015
Live 2:00pm 2B vs 2F *Round of 16
Live 5:00pm 1D vs 3B/E/F *Round of 16
Live 7:00pm 1C vs 3A/B/F *Round of 16

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Live 1:00pm Quarter-final 2
Live 4:30pm Quarter-final 1 (IF US WINS BRACKET)

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Saturday, June 27, 2015
Live 1:00pm Quarter-final 3
Live 4:30pm Quarter-final 4

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Live 4:00pm Semifinal 1 (USA)

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Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Live 4:00pm Semifinal 2

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Saturday, July 04, 2015 CLOSED
Live 1:00pm Third Place Match
Unless USA play. Then, we might open ;)

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Sunday, July 05, 2015
Live 4:00pm Final

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Bike To Work Day 5/29/2015


BTWD is this Friday
We will be an official Pit Stop from 6-9am.
Stop by and check in to get you BTWD shirt & sticker.
Then...
Come back any time Friday and get 20% off food & drinks with you BTWD shirt and/or sticker. Yep, we're doubling our standard bike discount for one day only. You deserve it.

$4 Lunch Beers and 8" Pizzas
This week you can get a $4 Firestone Walker Union Jack from 11:30am-4pm Monday-Friday. We also have our new 8" pizza options to make lunch a little easier. 

Sharrow Shirts
Sharrow shirts are back in limited sizes. We only print these once a year.


Tuesday, May 5, 2015

New Lunch Special & $4 Pupils



The 2015 Tour of California will take place 5/10-5/17
We'll show all the action every day starting this Sunday. During the Tuesday - Friday daytime events we will be serving our new 8" pizza menu along with $4 beer til 4pm.

Sunday   5/10/15   Stage 1   2-4 p.m
Monday   5/11/15   Stage 2   2-4 p.m. 
Tuesday   5/12/15   Stage 3   2-4 p.m. 
Wednesday   5/13/15   Stage 4   2-4 p.m.
Thursday   5/14/15   Stage 5   2-4 p.m.
Friday   5/15/15   Stage 6   2-4 p.m. 
Saturday   5/16/15   Stage 7   1:30-3:30 p.m.
Sunday   5/17/15   Stage 8   10-Noon

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Dining Out, $4 Duets & DogTown


LUNCH PLANS
$4 Alpine Duets from 11:30am-4pm
Tuesday, April 38th - Friday, May 1st

DINING OUT FOR LIFE
All day/night Thursday is #DOFL
Join us for lunch or dinner and we'll donate 25% of everything you spend to
 @LGBTCenter’s @HIV services.

DOG TOWN (Cask) & Z-BOYS
Cask and Movie Pairing
Lagunitas just released their Dog Town Pale Ale on cask and it got us thinking skateboards. We know that wasn't their intention, but we can't help ourselves.
Sunday night at 7pm we'll pull down the big screen in the Hamms Room and show DogTown and Z-Boys on the big screen with full sound. Pair the cask with the movie.

MAY THE FOURTH
We're normally not open on Mondays, but we'll open the doors at 3pm this coming Monday, May the 4th and fire up all 387 minutes. We'll start serving a limited pizza menu around 5:00-8:30pm and serve beers til Han Solo blows up the Shield Generator on Endor. 
We will also be tapping a super rare keg of Ninkasi Ground Control, an Imperial Stout brewed with yeast that was shot into OUTER SPACE! And then landed and made into beer! SPACE BEER! 
Chef Joseph is working on some goodies, like Popcorn with delicious seasonings and X-Wing Chicken Wings.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

1/2 WAY TO BLAKTOBERFEST 4/18


Tuesday, March 31, 2015

HANGAR 24 FLIGHTS 4/3


Monday, March 23, 2015

THE BEER HUNTER, SOCK KNOCKER & MORE


THE BEER HUNTER
It's Michael "The Beer Hunter" Jackson's birthday and we're celebrating by showing THE BEER HUNTER documentary at noon in the Hamm's Room w/ full sound. We'll also be tapping 2 different Port Beer Hunter releases. We think we still have and Episode 2 and Episode 3 squirreled away somewhere. Who knows what else might show up.

Then, at 5pm we'll tap a cask of Coronado Sock Knocker Imperial IPA w/ Mosaic Hops. Dang, that's gonna be some hoppy ____!

Monday, March 16, 2015

THE END IS BEER


Yes, the Hopocalypse is upon us.
This Saturday, 3/21 the fine people of Drakes will pretty much lay us to waste with a very hoppy ending. We'll have flights featuring Hopocalypse, Wild Hundo (100% brett 1500), 7x70, Migrating Monkey (collaboration with Monkey Paw) and more. Plus, we'll have 5 gallons of Black Label to serve up by the glass. Last year it pretty much didn't stop pouring until it was all gone.
The end will begin at 11:30am. Be afraid. 

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

PTY Fundraiser Raffle


This event is sold out.
BUT YOU CAN STILL WIN TICKETS
We will be selling $5 raffle tickets through Friday evening at BLAH.

At the end of Friday night 10 winners will be drawn and announced.
Winners will get to join us this Sunday at 11am for a private party
and enjoy both a .4L of PTY & PTE.

All proceeds go to a young friend in need.

F##k Cancer!

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

VALENTINE'S DAY


Saturday, January 31, 2015

6TH ANNIVERSARY WEEK



Tuesday, Feb 3rd at 11:30am
Automatic Beer Release: Watch for a bunch of Auto beer coming out this week.
Rare Beer Lunch: If you like rustic Belgian ales, you should be there.
Keeper Glass: 6th Anniversary glasses. 6pm
Anniv Merch: Shirts, Hoodies, and stuff. It should all come in at some point on Tuesday and we'll start selling it as soon as possible. Watch Twitter & Instagram for updates.

Wednesday, Feb 4th at 11:30am
Rare Beer Lunch: Lost Abbey Track 10, Angel’s Share & Cuvee de Tomme.
Blind IPA Challenge: It's back.
Automatic Beer Release

Thursday, Feb 5th
Rare Beer Lunch: Firestone Sucaba, XVIII & Opal at 11:30am 
CANniversary with keeper koozies at 5pm
Automatic Beer Release

Friday, Feb 6th
Progressive Kegs Gone Wild: Tons of $4 beers from 11:30am til 4pm
Rare Beer Lunch: Avery Twerk, Avery Collaboration Not Litigation, Russian River Consecration
Automatic Cask: 11:30am

Saturday, Feb 7th
Cape Run: Event is SOLD OUT
Automatic Beer Release

Sunday, Feb 8th
Mystery Ride: Join us at 11:30am and we'll take off for a 25-ish round trip bike ride. There will be at least one big hill involved. Be warned.
Automatic Flights: 6 Automatic Beers Side-By-Side

Also on Sunday, Feb 8th, 5pm-Midnite...
Customer Appreciation Night
Wear any year BLAH Anniversary shirt or hoodie and save…
6th anniv = 5%
5th anniv = 10%
4th anniv = 15%
3rd anniv = 20%
2nd anniv = 25%
1st anniv = 30%


As usual, everything is subject to change!!



Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Week in Beer 2/27/2015


Monday, January 19, 2015

AMERICA'S 100 BEST...AGAIN


We're proud to be a part of Draft Magazine's "AMERICA'S 100 BEST BEER BARS" for the 6th year in a row. That makes it every year we've been open. What an amazing gift to get once again for our anniversary.

Speaking of our anniversary, watch for a list of events showing up soon.
CANniversary
Cape Run
Mystery Ride
Anniv Beer Release
Keeper Glass
Rare Beer Lunch
Merch
and more...


Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Xmas & Belgian New Year


No, the glasses won't be huge. We'll just have a lot!


Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014

Thanksgiving & Black Friday


Wednesday, November 5, 2014

SDBW 2014

Just Added
SKA BREWING
Saturday 11/8
DRAFT:
Modus Hoperandi, Buster Nut Brown, Rudie Session, True Blonde, Mole Stout & Euphoria Pale
BOTTLES: 
Ska Cru D'etat Belgian Strong Sour aged 2 years in oak. 11.5%

The BLAH Beer Styles Challenge
Friday 11/14 at 6-7pm
The BLAH Beer Styles Challenge is your opportunity to test your knowledge of beer styles, or just have fun, as we pair similar styles, test your accuracy as to which is which, and then discuss the nuances/subtleties of each.
Four pairs of beers will be poured side-by-side. Your job will be to correctly identify which of the two beers is which style/category of beer. Knowledge of beer history/styles is useful, but not required. George from the Homebrewer will lead this in the Hamm's Room at Blind Lady.
Limited to 24 people.
PURCHASE TICKETS: http://blahbeerstyleschallenge.bpt.me/


This is it. The full BEER WEEK schedule, all in one place. for BLAH, Tiger! and Panama66! Hit it!

***Friday, November 7***

@BLAH
Bells Stout Flights, all day, including Expedition, Cherry Kalamazoo, Java, Harry Magill's & More
Also, as always, it's Progressive Friday, meaning select beers are $3 till 3pm, $4 till 4pm and $5 till 5pm.

@TIGER! TIGER!
Noble Tasting with the Brewer (this is a ticketed event and only a couple seats are left: buy your tickets here)
Also, as always, it's Progressive Friday, meaning select beers are $3 till 3pm, $4 till 4pm and $5 till 5pm. SOLD OUT!

@PANAMA66
Bagby Brewing Taps start at 5pm(ish) - Drink some of the Local Star Brewmaster's best under the stars of Balboa Park!


***Saturday November 8***

@BLAH
Monkey Paw Flights, starting at 5pm and featuring Bonobos, Brass Money, Satisfaction and more.

@TIGER! TIGER!
Coronado Brewing flights, starting at 11:30am, and featuring Biggie Smalls, Headwrapper, Natorius, Second Chance Sour, Smith Saison and other rares.

And then we have another ticketed event: Firestone Walker's Barrelmaster Jeffers Richardson will walk us through a handful of his barrel aged beers, including both 17th & 18th Anniversary, Maltose Falcon and more. Tickets available here. TICKETS

@PANAMA66
Brunch - it's so good at Tiger! we had to bring it to the Park. Come enjoy a local beer (we have only local beers on tap at Panama) and our brunch menu.
The Amandas play Live! Remember, we are outdoors, and all ages with a full bar. 
First set is at 7:30pm.

***Sunday, November 9***

@BLAH
Dogfish Head Ancient Ales, starts at 11L30am and features SIX of their Ancient recipes side by side. 
Also, the LA Galaxy game will be on the big screen at 4:30pm and following that we will show the movie Suds County USA at 8pm.

@TIGER! TIGER!
Beers & Brunch - it's what we are known for. Starts at 10am and features doughnut pairings, specials, our Fried chicken on a biscuit and so much more.

@PANAMA66
Brunch - it's so good at Tiger! we had to bring it to the Park. Come enjoy a local beer (we have only local beers on tap at Panama) and our brunch menu.
  

***Monday, November 10***

@BLAH- Closed

@TIGER! TIGER! - Closed!

@PANAMA66 is OPEN with Industry Night and Records with Roger. 20% off for Park Employees and Industry Folks, plus Roger will be spinning records from 7-10pm.
  

***Tuesday, November 11***

@BLAH
Ninkasi Cancer for College Fundraiser Event and Elektra Bike Raffle starts at 11:30am with $1 from every beer going to Cancer for College a terrific charity that provides college funds for kids fighting cancer. Ninkasi will be there with a load of their delicious beers on. 

@PANAMA66
It's Tiki Tuesday with tiki drinks and tiki music played by DJ "Azron".
  

***Wednesday, November 12***

@BLAH
Beer Styles: Components & Recipe Basics at Panama 66
Brewers from all over the world are marketing the use of creative and innovative additives in their beer, but most styles are the result of the thoughtful use and selection of just four key ingredients: malt, hops, yeast, and water. 
Join us, along with George of the Homebrewer, as we sample a range of beers from the Panama 66 tap list and discuss the ingredients, flavor components, and processes that make those beers/styles unique.Get your tickets here. TICKETS

@TIGER! TIGER!
See below!

@PANAMA66
It's the first ever Automatic & New English Showcase & Bus Tour!
We'll start at Panama 66, our latest place in Balboa Park, with food and a glass of the Automatic/New English Black Lager collaboration. After which we will get on a bus and head over to Tiger!Tiger! where we will enjoy another Auto or NE brew. Then, it's a quick trip over to BLAH for round 3. To finish off the night we will head back to the park and Panama 66 for a 4th, and final treat. Yep, that's dinner and 4 drinks and a bus ride all for $50. Read more about it and buy your tickets here. TICKETS

***Thursday, November 13***

@BLAH
Allagash Flights all day! With Evora, Midnight Brett, Nancy Sour Cherry, Confluence, Fluxus, Odyssey and keeper glasses starting at Noon.

@TIGER! TIGER!
Coachella Brewing Flights starting at 5pm. If you haven't tried the line-up of this brewery, now is your chance. They make tasty beers.
  

***Friday, November 14***

@BLAH
The BLAH Beer Styles Challenge is a ticketed event and your opportunity to test your knowledge of beer styles, or just have fun, as we pair similar styles, test your accuracy as to which is which, and then discuss the nuances/subtleties of each. Four pairs of beers will be poured side-by-side. Your job will be to correctly identify which of the two beers is which style/category of beer. Knowledge of beer history/styles is useful, but not required. George from the Homebrewer will lead this in the Hamm's Room. Limited to 24 people. Get your ticket here.
Also, Automatic Los Muertos, our latest cask conditioned Brown Ale taps at 11:30am.
USA vs. Columbia on the big screen at 11:30am too!
And remember it's Progressive Friday!

@TIGER! TIGER!
Beachwood Tasting with Brewmaster Julian Shrago at 6pm. This is a pre-sale, ticketed event so get your ticket here. TICKETS
And yep, it's also Progressive Friday!


***Saturday, November 15***

@BLAH
It's Sours! Sours! Sours! with Russian River, Bear Republic, the Bruery and more! Starts at 11:30am.

@TIGER! TIGER!
Port Bike Keg Haul!  Ride with us to Ocean Beach as we pick up over a dozen 1/6BBL Kegs and ride them back. Or just show up at Tiger for the tapping. Bike ride at 11am, tapping at 5pm. 

@PANAMA66
Panama 66 is closed for a private event


***Sunday, November 16***

@BLAH
Alpine Flights, 2pm to close. One of our favorites and owner Pat will be around, too. And remember, their beers are all gluten-reduced.
5th Alpine (Up and) Downhill Challenge. We'll ride bike to Alpine, tour the brewery, ride back with Pat & Val and then eat pizza  and drink Alpine beers while our legs scream at us. This is a ticket event. TICKETS

@TIGER! TIGER!
Brunch & Beers at 10:30am starring doughnut & beer pairings, chicken on a biscuit and more!
Plus, we have the Craftsman Tasting with owner/brewer Mark Jilg. This is a ticketed event and you can read all about it here. TICKETS

@PANAMA66
Panama 66 is closed for a private event


                 Wooo! All events are subject to change. Because that is how we roll.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Friday, October 10, 2014

BLAHktoberfest


Monday, September 15, 2014

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Cancer Sucks


Cancer Sucks! Join us Sunday as we celebrate Trevor kicking it's ass. We'll go for a short ride around the neighborhood and then head back to BLAH for lunch. 15% of all sales between 11:30am-5pm will go to help pay off his medical bills before he heads to Colorado for bike mechanic school. 
Let's help him get a fresh, cancer-free start.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

BELLS SHOWCASE


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

HOP-FU!


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Pedal to...PEDAL, PICK & GRIN



Blind Lady is the starting point of a bike ride this Saturday, August 23, to Suzie's Farm for their Pedal, Pick and Grin event. This is a favorite of ours. A great farm, a super wonderful family time with bands, food, dancing, veggies and jam for sale and a whole lot more. 
If you want to ride in a group down to the Farm, meet up is at 10am sharp. This is not a little ride! It's 16.7 miles each way. About an hour and a half of riding there and again back. If you got kids, you may want to drive. Just saying.



Friday, August 1, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Get on the Bus


Sunday, June 29, 2014

WORLD CUP KNOCK OUT THRU FINAL

UPCOMING WORLD CUP SCHEDULE:
Monday, June 30 - CLOSED

Tuesday, July 1
9 a.m. - ARG vs SUI ESPN (bar only s/ snacks)
1 p.m. - USA vs BEL ESPN

Friday, July 4
9 a.m. - Quarterfinals, ESPN2 (bar only s/ snacks)
1 p.m. - BRA vs COL, ESPN (bar only s/ snacks)
• WE WILL CLOSE AFTER GAME @ 4PM

Saturday, July 5
9 a.m. - Quarterfinals, ESPN2 (bar only s/ snacks)
1 p.m. - NED vs CRC, ESPN

Tuesday, July 8
1 p.m. - Semifinals, ESPN

Wednesday, July 9
1 p.m. - Semifinals, ESPN

Saturday, July 12
1 p.m. - Third-place match, ESPN

Sunday, July 13
11:30 a.m. FINAL, ABC

Monday, June 2, 2014

WORLD CUP 2014

HERE'S OUR SCHEDULE....FOR NOW....
• strikethrough games will not be shown
• italicized games are maybe
• when there are 2 games at the same time, one will be shown on bar tv
• some 8:30am games will be shown and be bar only
• monday games listed will be shown bar only

Thursday, June 12
12:30 p.m. - Brazil vs. Croatia, ESPN

Friday, June 13
8:30 a.m. - Mexico vs. Cameroon, ESPN2 (bar only w/ snacks)
11:30 am - Spain vs. Netherlands, ESPN
2:30 p.m. - Chile vs. Australia, ESPN2

Saturday, June 14
8:30 a.m. - Colombia vs. Greece, ABC
11:30 am - Uruguay vs. Costa Rica, ABC
2:30 p.m. - England vs. Italy, ESPN
5:30 p.m. - Ivory Coast vs. Japan, ESPN

Sunday, June 15
8:30 a.m. - Switzerland vs. Euador, ABC
11:30 am - France vs. Honduras, ABC
2:30 p.m. - Argentina vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina, ESPN

Monday, June 16
8:30 a.m. - Germany vs. Portugal, ESPN (bar only - coffee from Dark Horse w/ snacks)
11:30 am - Iran vs. Nigeria, ESPN (bar only)
2:30 p.m. - Ghana vs. United States, ESPN (bar only)

Tuesday, June 17
8:30 a.m. - Belgium vs. Algeria, ESPN
11:30 am - Brazil vs. Mexico, ESPN
2:30 p.m. - Russia vs. South Korea, ESPN

Wednesday, June 18
8:30 a.m. - Australia vs. Netherlands, ESPN
11:30 am - Spain vs. Chile, ESPN
2:30 p.m. - Cameroon vs. Croatia, ESPN

Thursday, June 19
8:30 a.m. - Colombia vs. Ivory Coast, ESPN
11:30 am - Uruguay vs. England, ESPN
2:30 p.m. - Japan vs. Greece, ESPN

Friday, June 20
8:30 a.m. - Italy vs. Costa Rica, ESPN 
11:30 am - Switzerland vs. France, ESPN
2:30 p.m. - Honduras vs. Ecuador, ESPN

Saturday, June 21
8:30 a.m. - Argentina vs. Iran, ESPN
11:30 am - Germany vs. Ghana, ESPN
2:30 p.m. - Nigeria vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina, ESPN

Sunday, June 22
8:30 a.m. - Belgium vs. Russia, ABC
11:30 am - South Korea vs. Algeria, ABC
2:30 p.m. - United States vs. Portugal, ESPN

Monday, June 23  (one game will be on bar tv)
One of the 8:30 games will be on bar tv. Depends on current standings.
8:30 a.m. - Netherlands vs. Chile, ESPN
8:30 a.m. - Australia vs. Spain, ESPN2
12:30 p.m. - Croatia vs. Mexico, ESPN (bar only)
12:30 p.m. - Cameroon vs. Brazil, ESPN2 (bar only)

Tuesday, June 24  (one game will be on bar tv)
One of the 8:30 games will be on bar tv. Depends on current standings.
8:30 a.m. - Italy vs. Uruguay, ESPN 
8:30 a.m. - Costa Rica vs. England, ESPN2 
12:30 p.m. - Japan vs. Colombia, ESPN
12:30 p.m. - Greece vs. Ivory Coast, ESPN2

Wednesday, June 25  (one game will be on bar tv)
8:30 a.m. - Nigeria vs. Argentina, ESPN
8:30 a.m. - Bosnia-Herzegovina vs. Iran, ESPN2
12:30 p.m. - Ecuador vs. France, ESPN
12:30 p.m. - Honduras vs. Switzerland, ESPN2

Thursday, June 26  (one game will be on bar tv)
8:30 a.m. - United States vs. Germany, ESPN (bar only - coffee from Dark Horse)
8:30 a.m. - Portugal vs. Ghana, ESPN2 (on bar tv)
12:30 p.m. - South Korea vs. Belgium, ESPN
12:30 p.m. - Algeria vs. Russia, ESPN2 (on bar tv)

Saturday, June 28
8:30 a.m. - Round of 16, 1A vs. 2B, ABC (bar only s/ snacks)
12:30 p.m. - Round of 16, 1C vs. 2D, ABC

Sunday, June 29
8:30 a.m. - Round of 16, 1B vs. 2A, ESPN (bar only s/ snacks)
12:30 p.m. - Round of 16, 1D vs. 2C, ESPN

Monday, June 30
8:30 a.m. - Round of 16, 1E vs. 2F, ESPN 
12:30 p.m. - Round of 16, 1G vs. 2H, ESPN 

Tuesday, July 1
8:30 a.m. - Round of 16, 1F vs. 2E, ESPN (bar only s/ snacks)
12:30 p.m. - Round of 16, 1H vs. 2G, ESPN

Friday, July 4
8:30 a.m. - Quarterfinals, ESPN2 (bar only s/ snacks)
12:30 p.m. - Quarterfinals, ESPN (bar only s/ snacks)

Saturday, July 5
8:30 a.m. - Quarterfinals, ESPN2 (bar only s/ snacks)
12:30 p.m. - Quarterfinals, ESPN

Tuesday, July 8
12:30 p.m. - Semifinals, ESPN

Wednesday, July 9
12:30 p.m. - Semifinals, ESPN

Saturday, July 12
12:30 p.m. - Third-place match, ESPN

Sunday, July 13

11:30 am - Final, ABC

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Coachella Valley Brewing Co Showcase


Chris Anderson has been brewing for over 20 years he has won world beer cup, great Alaska beer and Balreywine festival best in show and also won the alpha king as a commercial brewer edging out Lagunitas, Russian River, Sierra Nevada, and Bear Republic, As a Homebrewer he has collected over 460 medals and awards to include Best in show at Brewmasters Challenge, Americas Finest City, Fur Rendezvous, and the Alaska State Fair. He has 19 NHC medals as well as two final round gold medals for sour beers. Much of his commercial experience comes from working at Midnight Sun Brewing Company under Gabe Fletcher who is now with Anchorage Brewing Co. and Broken Tooth Brewing Company both in Anchorage, Alaska. He is a classically trained chef and graduated with a culinary arts degree. This background allows him to use my palate to create a subtle layering of flavors rather than muddling his creations as is the case with many of the beers offered today. He is now the owner and brewmaster of Coachella Valley Brewing Company. A fast growing craft brewery specializing in the use of locally sourced ingredients from Coachella Valleys agricultural Mecca the brewery is located in Thousand Palms, Ca. 20 mikes east of Palm Springs. This far he has brewed over 40 different beers and 1500 barrels in our first 10 months.  

This Saturday from 3-4pm Chis will be at BLAH serving a guided tour of 6 of his beers, including 3 which were Fermented with a wild yeast Torrulaspora Delbrukii isolated by White Labs Troels Prahl in Dennark on an a abandoned apple orchard and brought to the US for propogation. The result is dominant bubble gum, banana, mango esters. Come join us as we learn more about yeast, brewing and the amazing things the Coachella Valley has to offer--including craft beer.

Torrulaspora Delbrukii Brews
Luke Rye Walker Belgian Red Rye IPA
Lost Viking Saison w/ Spelt and Rye 
Big Cat Saison w/ Loomi, Fairchild Tangerine peel, desert Sage, Rosemary, lemon thyme, paradise sees and lemon balm.
Farm to Glass brews
Harvester Imperial IPA w/ Oro Blanco, rio Red, and cocktail grapefruit.  
Dubbel Date Abbey style Dubbel with Medjoul and Diglet Noor Dates.
Desert Swarm Honey Double  wit w/ Kumquat, coriander and Africanized Killer Bee honey. 

Monday, May 12, 2014

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

May 6-11


This week we'll have our typical Friday Progressive starting at 11:30am with $3 til 3pm & $4 til 4pm. We'll also be serving a cask of New English Dragoon Red on Friday.
Lunch everyday starting at 11:30am with our Margherita & Salad lunch special.

This weekend we celebrate Automatic's 4th Anniversary.
We'll have Limited Edition T-Shirts, Patches, Flights and more.
This starts Saturday at 11:30am and should go all weekend.

Friday, April 18, 2014

AUTOMATIC 4th ANNIV KICK OFF



We're heading out and celebrating. Here's what we've got planned.

This weekend
Beer Barn at Coachella
Yep, Lee & Jen are at Coachella pouring Automatic beers. Look for them.

Saturday, April 19th 
City Beat Festival of Beers

VIP = Blackground Noise w/ subtle dark Horse Coffee blended with a touch of whiskey barrel aged blond ale.
MAIN EVENT = Beer Hunter Belgian Blond - Collab with Pizza Port OB & Solana Beach

Thursday, April 24th 4pm
1) Gute Zeiten - Copper German-style Ale w/ malty backbone, not hoppy. 5.8%abv
2) Goofy Foot - Brewed w/ Whole Organic Oranges From Rancho J’Baile. 6.2%abv
3) Dark Horse Coffee Stout - Dry Stout aged with whole beans from our neighbors at Dark Horse Coffee Roasters. 4.4%abv

Friday, April 25th 6pm
1) Beer Hunter- Belgian Blond brewed for Michael "The Beer Hunter" Jackson's Birthday 5%abv (Collab w/ Devon at Port Solana and Nacho at Port OB) 
2) Roselle Kestrel -  Belgian Ale Brewed w/ Hibiscus for Brewbies Beer Fest. 5%abv
3) Sting Ray- BLAH 5th Anniversary Black Ale Brewed w/ Vanilla & Sea Salt 5.4%abv
3) We're working on what the 4th beer will be.

May 9th & 10th
Flights at Blind Lady Ale House

May 16th
Mohawks Bend

May 17th
LA Vegan Beer Fest

Friday, April 11, 2014

Friday Cask 11/12/2014


HOURS

NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH!
TUESDAY
-SUNDAY 11:30AM-MIDNITE
MONDAY CLOSED! Kitchen closes @ 10PM