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Mouthful: Beerfest coming to Santa Rosa

Heads Up, Beer Lovers: The 24th Annual Beerfest takes place this Saturday, June 6, at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts (50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa). Billed as “Beerfest — The Good One,” the gathering features several dozen breweries and a number of food vendors. This year several hard cider vendors, including Foxcraft, Golden State Cider and Ace, are part of fete. Breweries range from the tiny Baeltane Brewing of Marin County to the legendary Anchor Brewing of San Francisco.

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Battle of the Brews draws 2,300

Roger Olson was a much younger man when he helped plan the Fall Extravaganza, a fundraiser for the Active 20-30 Club that was the precursor to Battle of the Brews, held Saturday at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Olson, a former president of the club, recalled the Extravaganza as a “free-for-all” featuring a steak and baked potato dinner and lots of “Jack Daniels.”

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