Locals finding ways to taste Pliny the Younger without the long wait

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 [...]

By | February 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Shady Oak Barrel House bottle release

The first official Shady Oak Barrel House bottle release will take place today, December 12th. Rincon Valley Taproom and Bottle Shop will welcome Steve Doty, brewer/owner, to pour the first of what should be many releases between 4pm and 8pm. Be one of the first to try Bokonon, a farmhouse [...]

By | December 12th, 2014|0 Comments

A family affair at Petaluma Hills Brewing Company

Petaluma Hills Brewing Co. celebrated their one year anniversary in November. The microbrewery located across the street from Lagunitas has been a long time in the making. JJ Jay, owner/brewer, had homebrewed for twenty years before deciding to turn his hobby into his business. “In 1991 a friend suggested that [...]

By | December 5th, 2014|0 Comments

Bear Republic’s Racer X on sale Friday

Fans of Bear Republic Brewing Co. in Cloverdale have more reason to celebrate after the brewery picked up two medals at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver on Saturday. The company is releasing its Racer X double India pale ale this week and it will be available on tap [...]

By | October 9th, 2014|0 Comments

Santa Rosa pub unveils its own brew

Heritage Public House is launching their very own brewery named Bloodline Brewing Co.

By | August 30th, 2014|0 Comments

Lots to like at Cellarmaker Brewing Co. in SF

There are an abundance of breweries opening up throughout Northern California. The majority of them are producing good quality brews. There are however a handful of recently opened breweries that are producing exceptional brews. Cellarmaker Brewing Company in San Francisco is a great example of that. Established just one year [...]

By | June 18th, 2014|0 Comments

Sierra Nevada’s ‘Beer Camp Across America’ 12-pack

Sierra Nevada has been working on a very special project. In mid-July they will release a ‘Beer Camp Across America’ twelve pack collaboration like no other. Sierra Nevada and the head brewers from twelve exceptional breweries across the country came together to each brew one of the beers for the [...]

By | June 9th, 2014|0 Comments

Saison ales growing in popularity

Once considered an endangered species of beer styles, saison ales are quite popular as of late. Saisons were originally brewed in farm houses around Belgium by households for their own personal consumption and to be shared with their workers. These beers were brewed in the months before summer to be [...]

By | May 27th, 2014|0 Comments

Bear Republic adds Grand Am to bottle lineup

Bear Republic is adding its stellar Grand Am pale ale to its year-round bottle lineup.

By | April 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Fogbelt releases “Screaming Titan” Double IPA

Fogbelt offers new DIPA release on Saturday, which also happens to be the day of the 17th annual Battle of the Brews at the fairgrounds.

By | March 24th, 2014|0 Comments

Jelly Belly “Draft” – The newsroom test

Press Democrat newsroom taste tests the new Jelly Belly beer flavored beans.

By | March 10th, 2014|0 Comments

Marin Brewing releases its first pilsner

Marin Brewing releases its first-ever Pilsner.

By | March 5th, 2014|0 Comments

101 North adds to its lineup

101 North adds to lineup of bottled offerings with a golden ale and imperial stout.

By | March 3rd, 2014|1 Comment

Eel River to release Earth Thirst seasonal

Eel River announces fourth release of seasonal "Earth Thirst" double IPA.

By | February 20th, 2014|0 Comments

Time running out for Pliny the Younger

Last day for Pliny the Younger for 2014 is Feb. 20. Get it while you can.

By | February 14th, 2014|0 Comments