Greg's vBlog | July 14, 2005
New Brewery Project Update...Big Check Photos at the Stone Wall
We were able to raise nearly $70,000 from the "Stone Wall Project"! So, we asked the Mayor of Escondido and representatives of the charities --- the Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos, the Palomar Family YMCA, the Escondido Sunrise Rotary, and the CSUSM School of Business --- to come out and pose for some "Big Check Photos" to commemorate the accomplishment. Afterwards, Steve, Arlan, Chris & GK take a look at the office area to check the progress.
Greg's vBlog | July 12, 2005
New Brewery Project Update...Stone Wall --> Water Wall Test
Inspired by a stone wall that he saw in Napa in the rain a couple months ago, GK had the gall to rethink the whole Stone Wall Project by saying "what if we could make it so it's got water running down it...all the time?" Indeed. Well, to that end, a test was conducted to see what the result might be. In a word: Spectacular. Check it out as the Stone Wall Project takes on a previously unanticipated dimension.
Greg's vBlog | July 07, 2005
New Brewery Project Update...View From The Restaurant Mezzanine/Deck
GK spots the ladder and decides to check out the views from the restaurant's mezzanine and outdoor deck. One can almost imagine relaxing with a great beer whilst peering over the goings on below (of more people relaxing with great beer and food below, no doubt!).
Greg's vBlog | June 30, 2005
New Brewery Project Update...Late June Progress
GK and Brewmaster Steve take a look at the new coldbox on the 24th. GK and job Superintendent John Belcher walk the site on the 30th and take a look at the current works in progress. Hard to imagine we're scheduled to move into the offices in less than two months!
Greg's vBlog | June 22, 2005
Out & About...Supporting The Community
Where does all the money we raise from efforts such as the Stone Wall Project, the Anniversary Open Houses, etc. go? To important charities of course! And what do they do with the money? Greg & Stone Brewmaster Steve Wagner investigate by checking out the ribbon cutting of the Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos' new Teen Center. Ria insists on giving GK a hard time for no specific reason (as if she needs one), and B&G Club CEO Shelly gives props!
Greg's vBlog | June 19, 2005
Out & About...Homebrew Judging At The San Diego Fair
For the 9th year in a row, GK judges in the Homebrew Competition at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. While there, GK takes a moment to talk with Peter Zien of AleSmith Brewing, Greg of homebrew club QUAFF, Bill of homebrew club The Society of Barley Engineers, and Charlie of Stone Brewing...as well as fitting in a couple of fair rides before and after the judging sessions.