View Full Version : NHC 2009--Oakland!

04-06-2009, 06:10 PM
Hey folks,

I know that NHC is primarily a beer thing, but is anybody going this year? There is a talk/panel on mead scheduled in addition to all the beer talk. Being in Oakland this year, I couldn't pass up the opportunity and got my ticket this morning. Here's the details: http://www.beertown.org/events/hbc/

Hope to see some of you there!

04-06-2009, 06:43 PM
The mead powerpoint was interesting and rather funny.

My son and his roomie have started brewing beer in their apartment in Berkeley...if I can get them to go maybe I'll go with.

(just what he loves, having Mom tag along with him :))

04-08-2009, 04:42 PM
I was planning on it but I am taking my missus to Ireland, sans kids, in October instead.

I hope the mead discussions are really good ones with lots of folks. The more info the better!

04-08-2009, 11:07 PM
Which power point?

I will attend this event. Hope to find some nearby attractions. Are any on the winerys north of Oakland offering mead?

04-09-2009, 12:04 AM
The only meadery I found around here so far is Rabbit's Foot down in Sunnyvale.

Russian River brewing is worth the trip though, there is a bus tour organized for the day before the conference.

06-04-2009, 07:45 PM
Tomorrow is the last day you can sign up for NHC events online! Everything is sold out except for day passes to the two social/tasting events in the evenings on 6/18 and 6/19. Go here (http://%22http://www.beertown.org/events/hbc/registration.htm%22l) to register. There are also still some spots open for pre-conference events like a pub crawl, tasting classes, and a Giants game in SF.

06-05-2009, 10:22 AM
Slight hijack... Hey, dude! Is that you in the pic in your avatar? Congrats on the degree!! (Sorry, I'm a bit late with that, but things have been hectic around here of late....)

End Hijack.

06-05-2009, 01:24 PM
Indeed, it is I! I was too cheap to buy the fancy robes, but I did get a goofy hood. Looks nothing like an actual hood, which is too bad because then I can't wear it out to impress the ladies. ;)

06-05-2009, 07:31 PM
If you're not going to be in academia you'll never wear those robes again anyway, so I don't blame you. I wear mine once a year and they're getting kind of ratty. Should have gone for the good ones. :)

I hope you have fun at NHC--I don't like beer at all, but it sounds like it would be loads of fun.

01-06-2011, 06:35 PM
Reviving an old post here - If anyone is interested the mead presentation is available in audio format on the AHA website here: