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

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

Petaluma beverage makers step up

Beer Week fundraiser supports Petaluma Education Foundation.

By | January 16th, 2014|0 Comments

S.F. Beer Week sked taking shape

The annual celebration of suds will include 90+ events.

By | December 11th, 2013|1 Comment

Sonoma County Beer, Cider, and Spirits conference takes shape

Lineup set for first ever conference on Sonoma County's booming artisan beverage industry.

By | October 25th, 2013|4 Comments

Harvest Fair adds beer to tasting lineup

  Proving that Wine Country is in fact also Beer Country, the annual Sonoma County Harvest Fair is offering a lineup of local beers this weekend. The tasting pavilion, traditionally the stomping ground for wine, will feature brew pours from Dempsey’s, Fogbelt Brewing, Lagunitas, Bear Republic, 101 North, HenHouse, and [...]

By | October 1st, 2013|1 Comment

Petaluma River Craft Beer Festival on Saturday

Fourteen local breweries will be on display Saturday at the Petaluma River Craft Beer Festival, from 1-6 p.m. on Water Street in downtown Petaluma. There will be food from a variety of area restaurants, and music by The Fossils, joined by some other local favorites. Tickets are $30 in advance [...]

By | September 11th, 2013|1 Comment

Beer Festivals everywhere…

It does seem like you can hardly turn around without bumping into a good craft brew festival these days, but what a problem to have. A couple of events are looming for Beer Country fans, starting this week with Davis Beer Week, starting on Saturday. That involves a bunch of [...]

By | August 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Petaluma gets some brew-cation love

The financial website The Street gives Petaluma, and the rest of Sonoma County, some beery love in its list of five hidden gems for a beer vacation (which my wife has dubbed brewcations), following on a similar list they posted in June: So why are we dumping beer lovers into [...]

By | August 4th, 2013|1 Comment

Breastfest 2013 hits San Francisco

As you have certainly noticed, beer companies have a long and not entirely dignified history of employing (or exploiting) breasts to sell their products in ads. Since 2000, however, some breweries have turned this partnership to a more noble cause, this time exploiting  beer to help breasts, or at least [...]

By | July 10th, 2013|0 Comments

Homebrewer’s Q&A at Beercraft

Joel Johnson of Petaluma's 101 North and and Noah Bolmer, owner of Barley and Hops Tavern in Occidental,  will get together Wednesday, July 24, at Beercraft in Rohnert Park for a homebrewing Q&A, which will also be available online as a live podcast. The session, from 6-7 p.m., will be [...]

By | July 2nd, 2013|0 Comments

California Beer Festival this weekend

Marin County will host the California Beer Festival on Saturday in Novato, with 70 beers on tap, music and a BBQ cookoff. It will run from 12:30-5 p.m. in Stafford Lake Park. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door. There is a shuttle to the site from [...]

By | June 28th, 2013|0 Comments