Petaluma Hills hits the beer market

After just two weeks on the market, Petaluma Hills Brewing is off to a strong start, owner JJ Jay says, though his taproom plan remains stalled.

By | November 27th, 2013|2 Comments

More on Napa Point Brewing

What is "Ultra-premium" beer? Here's a deeper look.

By | November 21st, 2013|0 Comments

In beer, big is really BIG

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, [...]

By | November 20th, 2013|1 Comment

Battle of Brews to benefit Challenger Little League

Battle of the Brews in 2014 will benefit North Bay Challenger Little League.

By | November 15th, 2013|2 Comments

Devoto releases ‘Save the Gravenstein’ cider

Devoto Orchards Cider is releasing a drink made only from local apples.

By | November 14th, 2013|1 Comment

For the love of Oysters?

Oysters in beer? Naturally.

By | November 14th, 2013|1 Comment

More on Beer, Cider, and Spirits conference

Beer business is booming, but the age of the lager is fading, Lagunitas founder tells first ever Sonoma County Beer, Cider, and Spirits conference.

By | November 13th, 2013|3 Comments

Extreme extreme beer?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=argdPEmD9bI There was a time, maybe a decade ago, when the chatter in the beer press was about "Extreme Beer." The meaning changed over time - first it was simply beers that were very high alcohol or packed to bursting with hops, or more often both. Outfits like Stone Brewing [...]

By | November 12th, 2013|0 Comments

Avery Brewing returns to Northern California

Colorado's Avery Brewing returns to Northern California market.

By | November 8th, 2013|0 Comments

Lagunitas expansion on track for December

Lagunitas says new brewery in Chicago should be operational next month.

By | November 7th, 2013|1 Comment

Sonoma Springs reopening delayed slightly

Sonoma Springs reopening likely for December.

By | November 6th, 2013|1 Comment

North Coast releases third Old Stock Cellar Reserve

North Coast releases third edition of barrel-aged Cellar Reserve.

By | November 5th, 2013|0 Comments