> Oh and in the Central/NorCal vein, you should definitely check out > Anderson Valley Brewing, makers of my favorite bottled IPA (Hop > Ottin') seen it, but haven't tried it. love a good IPA > and North Coast Brewing out of Fort Bragg, makers of a fine > belgian ale (Pranqster) and a truly wicked Russian Imperial Stout, Old > Rasputin which tastes as old and wicked as the man it was named for. > Ringing in at about 10% alcohol, it will give you a old world > smackdown. makes a wonderful float: two scoops of real good vanilla ice cream in a glass of Old Rasputin. there's a reason it comes in 4-packs . . .