Rogue Ales Pub to Open in San Francisco
Aug 19, 2003 - Rogue Ales Brewery, Newport, Oregon, announced the opening of its newest outpost for Rogue Nation in North Beach, San Francisco, Calif. Located at 673 Columbus Avenue adjacent to the legendary Washington Square Bar & Grill, the new pub will open with a selection of its signature Rogue Ales and a full restaurant menu.
The pub will feature Kobe beef hamburgers, a premium-grade beef from a steer that is a cross between an Angus and a Wagyu, an ancient Japanese steer raised on grass, grains potatoes and beer. The menu will also include pasta, soups, salads and sandwiches and will have Rogue beers suggested with each listing. The new pub will open with eight taps and feature Rogue ales such as Brutal Bitter, Shakespeare Stout, St. Rogue Red, Dead Guy Ale and others. Plans include an expansion of taps that will feature some local micros and unusual imports
A "soft" opening is planned for the week of August 18-22 if permits allow. Celebrator/Realbeer.com will host several events for the new pub. Events will feature master brewer John Maier, beer and chocolate expert Fred Eckhardt, cheese producers, and others. Don't be surprised if John's buddy "Iron Chef" Masaharu Morimoto shows up for an event showcasing the Rogue Morimoto beers. More details will be posted as they become available at www.realbeer.com/rogue.