Happy Newbeer from Beer Country

Year ends with some ends still loose: news from Moonlight tap room; Fogbelt prepares to open while Sonoma Springs preps new location; Petaluma Hills tried to get right with city.

By | December 31st, 2013|1 Comment

Sonoma breweries clean up on best IPA list

Three of the top 10 are brewed in Sonoma County, according to a new ranking.

By | December 24th, 2013|0 Comments

Sonoma Cider gets some love from Forbes

Sonoma company named one of the year's 'Hottest Startups.'

By | December 19th, 2013|2 Comments

California leads nation in beer-centric economic activity

California tops the nation in economic activity related to beer.

By | December 18th, 2013|3 Comments

Let’s talk about the buzz

How do judges talk about intoxicating products? The differences can be surprising.

By | December 17th, 2013|0 Comments

S.F. Beer Week sked taking shape

The annual celebration of suds will include 90+ events.

By | December 11th, 2013|1 Comment

Heirloom beer brands?

South Carolina company revives once-hot Celis Brewing, latest in a series of revivals for "Heirloom Beers."

By | December 10th, 2013|0 Comments

Happy Lager Day

It's a lager world, we just live in it. Happy National Lager Day.

By | December 10th, 2013|0 Comments

Authorities crack down on beer black market

Authorities in Vermont charge a woman with illegal reselling of highly sought-after brew.

By | December 6th, 2013|1 Comment

Celebrate Chanukah in beery style

Celebrate Chanukah on Thursday with Taps in Petaluma and one-time Bay Area brewery Shmaltz.

By | December 4th, 2013|0 Comments

Pliny the Younger release dates set

Russian River announces Pliny the Younger release for Feb. 7, 2014.

By | December 3rd, 2013|4 Comments

Eel River releases black IPA seasonal

Eel River announces Onyx black IPA and 2014 winter seasonal.

By | December 3rd, 2013|0 Comments

HenHouse poised for huge expansion in deal with Petaluma Hills

Equipment sharing deal with Petaluma Hills will allow a 26-fold expansion for HenHouse.

By | December 2nd, 2013|0 Comments

Hopmonk collects toys for holidays

All three Hopmonk Tavern locations - Sebastopol, Sonoma, and Novato - will be collecting donations of toys for the holidays from Monday through Sunday this week, Dec. 2-8. Owner Dean Biersch says he will give a $5 gift card to everyone who brings in a donation (that's one card per [...]

By | December 1st, 2013|0 Comments