Beer business is booming, but the age of the lager is fading, Lagunitas founder tells first ever Sonoma County Beer, Cider, and Spirits conference.
The sale this week of Kansas City standout Boulevard to a Belgian firm (no worries, purists - this Belgian firm is Duvel, not InBev) has raised once more the question of what happens next for the early generation of breweries who led the craft beer revolution in the 1980s and [...]
Sonoma County homebrewer Greg Haas is getting some attention for his "Bodega Bay Fog" recipe lately after San Leandro-based Williams Brewing, a well-known homebrew supply house, included it its "Customer Recipe Issue" of its seasonal catalog. It's the first time since 1991 the company has included customer recipes in its [...]
Looking for some beery fun this weekend? Napa's annual Blues, Brews & BBQ festival returns Saturday from 1-6 p.m. They close down several blocks of downtown and set up food booths and music stages here and there. The highlight, beer-ish-ly speaking, is the beer garden, a row of tents from [...]
Windsor's St. Florian's Brewery is marking its six month anniversary with a new brew, its California Common (what would otherwise be known as a "Steam Beer" had Anchor not long ago trademarked the name). Co-owner Amy Levin says the beer should start hitting the shelves in the region in the [...]