If the Guild plans to partner with the Giants again next year, here are some recommendations for the organizers:1. Stage the fest in a larger lot. It's great rubbing elbows with fellow brewfesters, just not shoulders, knees, and toes, too.
2. If you're going to make everyone wait in the same line, how about more ticket takers spread farther apart to prevent the bottleneck?
3. Finally, seven breweries does not a beerfest make ― you know this since you actually brought in two others. Of course, in addition to Lagunitas from Petaluma, the other add-on brewery at this fest celebrating local, craft beer was ... MillerCoors? Don't worry, we get it. They probably -- hopefully -- foot a hefty portion of the bill to promote their "craft" beers such as Blue Moon and Batch 19. But if the A's can lasso some 30 breweries to their beer fest, why can't you?
At least beer fans got to see rookie Buster Posey get an RBI single at his first at-bat and swing .750 in his first game.