Three cheers for hops!

Many of you already know that the four basic ingredients used in the beer making process are water, malt, yeast and of course, hops. Water, by far, is the largest ingredient used. The beer making process would not be possible without yeast so you can’t down play its importance. The [...]

By | April 28th, 2014|0 Comments

18th Annual Boonville Beer Festival coming up

The 18th Annual Boonville Beer Festival will take place at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds located at 14400 Highway 128 in Boonville, on Saturday May 3rd. The taps will be open from 1pm until 5pm. Gates open at 12:45 for those of you anxious to get in. Save fifteen dollars by [...]

By | April 25th, 2014|0 Comments

Beer and the Millennials

If you were born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s you are considered a part of Generation Y, aka the Millennials. This makes you a part of a very special group. The generations of beer and wine enthusiasts before us seemed content to separate the wine and beer [...]

By | April 23rd, 2014|0 Comments

The (beer) circus is coming to town

Lagunitas Brewing Co.'s annual springtime Beer Circus returns again this June.

By | April 10th, 2014|0 Comments

Want to be our next beer blogger?

As the title of this blog suggests, it's hard not to see the North Bay as "Beer Country." From the 20 craft breweries that call Sonoma County their home to the beer festivals and news from the industry, there's a lot hopping (sorry) these days. Well, our venerable beer blogger [...]

By | April 7th, 2014|0 Comments

Brewers push for more oversight

A debate is brewing in Sacramento over regulating California beer.

By | April 6th, 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

Battle of Brews winners announced

101 North and Old Redwood represent Sonoma County in Battle of the Brews winners.

By | April 1st, 2014|0 Comments

Lagunitas thinking expansion – again

With brewery #2 less than a week in operation, Lagunitas is already looking forward to brewery #3. And maybe even #4.

By | April 1st, 2014|0 Comments