Sour Ales at Peter B’s Brewpub

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Kevin Clark, Brewmaster at Monterey’s original craft brewery, Peter B’s Brewpub here at the Portola Hotel & Spa and ask him a few questions about his most recent and unique release, Prehistoric Animal Sour Ale, ready to wake from its year-long hibernation in Cabernet Barrels.  …

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The Outdoors Just Got a Little “Cooler” at Peter B’s

Guest Blog Post, Janine M. Chicourrat, General Manager, Portola Hotel & Spa The Portola Hotel & Spa is already off to a busy start in 2016! With multiple renovations kicking off throughout the property, our team is working hard to add some fabulous new features not only to our guestrooms and main areas of the…

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Pigskin Palooza at Peter B’s Brewpub

The Big Game is just over a week away and Monterey’s original craft brewery, Peter B’s Brewpub, will be celebrating in style! All are invited to honor 50 years of Pro Football’s Pigskin Classic on Sunday, February 7th starting at 2pm, during Peter B’s first ever PIGSKIN PALOOZA private party! Watch the Carolina Panthers take…

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Continuing to “LEED” the Way

Guest post by Janine Chicourrat, General Manager, Portola Hotel & Spa We are always excited to share what’s happening behind the scenes here at the Portola Hotel & Spa. As many know we were one of Central California’s first “green” LEED® Certified hotel properties having received our first certification in 2011 by the U.S. Green…

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Woofin’ Around Monterey

The Monterey Peninsula may be known to many around the globe for its coastal charm, boutique wineries, world class golf courses, fine cuisine and more, BUT to dog lovers from near and far it’s cherished for the many canine friendly activities, restaurants and hotels located throughout the local area. The Portola Hotel is one of…

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Pet Friendly Monterey Bay, Traveling with Pets has Never Been Easier

The Monterey Peninsula is home to some of the most pet friendly hot spots in California.  A true paradise for those traveling with their pets, activities are endless and many hotel properties and restaurants, welcome pets, including the Portola Hotel & Spa and on site eateries, Jacks Restaurant & Lounge and Peter B’s Brewpub.  We…

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American Craft Beer Week at Peter B’s

  Each May, craft beer lovers from around the U.S. and beyond, unite to celebrate the art of all things craft beer.  Celebrating the nearly 3,000 small and independent craft breweries across America, American Craft Beer Week provides the opportunity to support and honor what is being referred to as the Craft Beer Renaissance. Driven…

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