Archive for the ‘ESB Background’ Category

Noe Valley Voice article on Elizabeth Street Brewery

Although my quote could have been better (“I got married so I needed a hobby” – what was I thinking??), Doug did a great piece on us for the local paper, The Noe Valley Voice. On a quiet corner in the heart of Noe Valley is a blue building with a (not-too) secret life. In […]


Filed: Beer Industry, Brewing, ESB Background, Marketing, Operations

The ESB in March: Next open house is Saturday, March 21.

Hi all, Apologies right off the bat for the radio silence this past week+. My day job has been a little busier than usual and I haven’t had a free moment to post anything til now. We’ve held two open houses in the past three weeks. Both saw us open up the pub to a […]


Filed: Brewing, ESB Background, Events, Operations

Noe Valley Democratic Club Town Hall: Target on my back?

I attended this month’s NVDC meeting last night which I’m told was far busier than usual (about 150 people vs the usual 15-20). This will most likely be due to the fact that the guests of honor were representatives from Whole Foods (who had come to talk about the price of shrimp and their vegan […]


Filed: Brewing, ESB Background, Operations

Follow us on Twitter

As I already indicated, my wife and I each have day jobs that we are committed to and the ESB is simply a brewpub in planning. As a result, we don’t have fixed “open hours” when neighbors, friends and family can stop by for a pint. This doesn’t mean we don’t open at all. Depending […]


Filed: Beer Industry, ESB Background, Events, Marketing, Operations

Serva Jugum!

What’s in a name? The “Brewer” to beer link is quite obvious but “Hay” should not be overlooked either. An ancient Scottish Clan name, “Hay” boasts its own symbol (the Falcon), plant (Mistletoe), and the family motto is “Serva Jugum”, which literally translated means “Keep the Yoke”. We like to think this commitment to getting […]


Filed: ESB Background, Marketing

Welcome to our Brewery: Introducing ESB 2.0

And here we go. Welcome to the new and improved Elizabeth Street Brewery website. I would be remiss if I didn’t thank the Voce and CNP Studio crew for working after hours with me to get this website up and running. I can’t thank Nick and the team enough… but I’m sure I can try […]


Filed: Beer Industry, Brewing, ESB Background, Events, Marketing, Operations

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