The 12th Annual release of Pliny the Younger will take place today, February 5th. The triple IPA made by Russian River Brewing Company will be available at the downtown Santa Rosa brewpub through February 18th. Long lines for entry into the pub are expected to form daily. Locals will tell [...]
Most beer drinkers are not aware that in the early years most of the brewing was done by women. While researching the history of beer on the internet, I stumbled across some interesting reading about Ninkasi. Long before founders Jamie Floyd and Nikos Ridge agreed to name their Eugene, Oregon [...]
The Brewers Association released the 2014 Year in Review report yesterday and the craft beer numbers are quite impressive. Before I share some of the numbers released, I want to mention that the Brewers Association is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers. The following are [...]
Fans of Moonlight Brewing Co. will have to wait longer for the opening of its taproom in its new brewing facility in Santa Rosa. Owner Brian Hunt hoped almost a year ago to open up his new location at 3350 Coffey Lane, but he has experienced delays moving into the [...]
With brewery #2 less than a week in operation, Lagunitas is already looking forward to brewery #3. And maybe even #4.
Americans drop nearly $9.5 million per hour on beer. Are you doing your part?
EDB offers interactive online map of Sonoma County's beer, cider, and spirits producers.
Local breweries get attention in publication aimed at immigrant community.
Production starts on the much-sought-after Pliny the Elder from Russian River.
California tops the nation in economic activity related to beer.
Russian River announces Pliny the Younger release for Feb. 7, 2014.
As excited as we can all get about craft brew, it is humbling to realize just how small a part of the overall beer market it really is. Two reports published in the last week cast that into sharp relief. First, a market report by beverage accountants Frank, [...]
Beer business is booming, but the age of the lager is fading, Lagunitas founder tells first ever Sonoma County Beer, Cider, and Spirits conference.
Is Anheuser-Busch really on the hunt to acquire rival MillerCoors?
Lineup set for first ever conference on Sonoma County's booming artisan beverage industry.