Category Archive: Beer

Sep 29

Backyard To Bar – Portola Gardeners Grow Hops For Hyper Local Brew

A new spin on “farm to table” is happening right here in the Portola with F.D.R.‘s newest brew, “Hyper-Local Fresh Hop Ale.” Brewery owners, Kevin & Shae Inglin, teamed up with Ruth Wallace who runs the Portola Garden District Tour, to create this unique twist on the locally sourced food movement. Ruth tapped into her …

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Sep 22

Portola Prost! – 2nd Annual Oktoberfest Starts Saturday

The week long celebration begins tomorrow (9/23) at F.D.R. down on San Bruno. Special brews, accordians and sausages this and next Saturday with a Munich beer tent vibe all week.  Here are all the details from Kevin & Shae: Our favorite time of year is upon us! OKTOBERFEST! We will be kicking off our week …

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Apr 13

April Music Lineup: F.D.R.’s Live Music Thursdays

Here is your April music lineup at F.D.R. on San Bruno Ave. Every Thursday they will be featuring a local band with no cover (but tips encouraged)! Parts & Labor Thursday, April 13, 2017 7:00pm 10:00pm Ferment.Drink.Repeat – FDR Brewery 2636 San Bruno Ave. S.F. Parts & Labor puts out a rockin’ mix of New …

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Mar 17

Happy St. Patty’s Day, Music & Food Pop-Up Tonight At F.D.R.

Looking for somewhere local to wear your green tonight? F.D.R. is having a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration today starting at 3pm and going to 11 pm.  Here are the details:   We’ll be tapping our delicious Irish Red Ale to kick off our Saint Patrick’s Day festivities, then you can get your Corned Beef and …

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Mar 15

Live Music Thursdays Comes To The Brewery

With arts and performance spaces disappearing around the city, a new one has just bucked that trend by arriving in the Portola  After a long wait, F.D.R. has finally received their live performance license from the city and with that, the neighborhood just got a little more interesting.  Starting tomorrow night (3/16) and every Thursday …

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Sep 30

Achtung Portola! Oktoberfest Comes To The Neighborhood Brewery

Calling all neighborhood Fraus & Herrs, Oktoberfest at F.D.R. starts this Saturday! The space is in the middle of its Bavarian transformation as I write.   The German Brauhaus will be complete with traditional beer hall tables among other decorations and the owners, Shae & Kevin, will be strapping on their lederhosen and Dirndl. Expect festivities such as a …

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May 26

F.D.R. Brewery Opens (Softly) To A Crowd

To the delight of many eager neighbors, Ferment Drink Repeat swung open their taproom doors to a thirsty crowd yesterday. The “soft opening” was a huge milestone for the team behind the nanobrewery project, which started almost 2.5 years ago.  The community came out in droves to show support for the new business on San …

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Apr 10

Home brewing from FDR, cooking up!

So last week I kicked off the Portola Planet’s first attempt at a brew from the new home brew store, Ferment, Drink, Repeat, on San Bruno Ave. After speaking with FDR’s owner, Kevin, we selected the Little Bitty Brown Ale as our first batch. We purchased all the gear and then on Wednesday evening, fired up …

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