Remembering Jack Joyce, co-founder of Rogue Ales

Jack Joyce, co-founder of Rogue Ales passed away on Tuesday at the age of 71. Jack and partners launched Rogue in 1988 and became leaders in one of the most influential beer regions (Oregon) in the country. Brett Joyce, Rogue president and Jack’s son released the following message to the [...]

By | May 29th, 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

Summertime beer outing ideas

With summer just around the corner I wanted to point out a few beer date ideas that you and your beer loving mate should consider over the summer.

By | May 21st, 2014|0 Comments

About the NorCal Beer Geeks

The NorCal Beer Geeks is a Facebook group of beer enthusiasts that come together to share about limited release beers, events and beer news. Bottle shares, blind tastings and beer and food pairings are common amongst this group. Official events are held at a place and time disclosed only to [...]

By | May 19th, 2014|0 Comments

23rd Annual Beerfest, benefit for Face to Face

The 23rd Annual Beerfest is coming up on June 7. The Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa will be the venue and the event hours are from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Sonoma County food purveyors will join 60+ breweries coming together to raise money for a great cause. [...]

By | May 16th, 2014|0 Comments

American Craft Beer Week is happening right now

American Craft Beer Week is under way and we have received messages from breweries near and far that want to help you celebrate the occasion. This festive week officially began on Monday May 12 and will conclude on May 18. Local favorite 101 North Brewing Co. will be celebrating throughout the [...]

By | May 13th, 2014|0 Comments

Take mom to beer brunch in Healdsburg

Bear Republic Brewing Co. will be hosting a Mother’s Day brunch fit for the beer-loving mom and her family, kids included.

By | May 10th, 2014|0 Comments

Get to know the local man behind Ratebeer

If you know and love beer, you probably know and love Ratebeer. What you maybe didn't know is that Ratebeer's executive director, Joe Tucker, lives right here in Sonoma County. What started as a part-time labor of love for Tucker in 2000 has morphed into a full-time job and a [...]

By | May 7th, 2014|0 Comments

Time to celebrate craft beer

The ninth annual American Craft Beer Week will take place between May 12th and May 18th this year. That week is a time for beer lovers across our nation to collectively celebrate the craft beer culture and community. There are well over 2,500 craft breweries operating and many more scheduled [...]

By | May 1st, 2014|0 Comments