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New "sausage beer pub" coming to Temescal near Homeroom on 40th st. Oakland

Supposedly a New "sausage beer pub" is coming to Temescal near Homeroom on 40th st, in Oakland at the old laundromat.

Anyone have any other information?

377 40th St Oakland, CA 94609

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  1. Supposed to have shuffleboard too!

    1. Is it posted for a liquor license yet? There's nothing pending in the ABC system for that address.

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        1. re: eethan

          Thanks, license just came through three weeks ago. Love the name of corp: Abe Froman Enterprises. Aka, the sausage king of Chicago.

        1. Apparently, the place will be dubbed "The Hog's Apothecary" with a target opening date sometime next month.

          From their Facebook page:

          American Style Beerhall/Gastropub
          Description
          Coming to North Temescal in February 2013, The Hog's Apothecary is an American-style beer hall brought to you by Bradford Earle and John Streit, featuring 32 American Craft brews and 4 local wines on draft, 2 firkins on hand pump, a selection of craft bottles, and a menu of 10 artisanal sausages, made in house, including a selection of small plates and salads.

          The Hog will offer 3 TVs for your game-viewing pleasure, 2 dart boards, and shuffleboard.

          1. Drove by today - it looked like people were inside, drinking beer. Has anyone been?

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            1. re: maryd5566

              there's one 'review' on yelp thus far. a recent summary on 'inside scoop' said they feature whole-hog eats, and they've hired one of the former beer directors of Monk's Kettle, so my expectations of their beer list will be high. haven't had a chance to get there, yet, and in no hurry to encounter another loud, crowded venue crammed with hipsters/aspiring 'bo-bo's'. the yelper didn't like the price of his sausage, relative to Telegraph or Rosamunde, but those two places have their own limitations of course.