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

Lagunitas Chicago cranks up at last

Lagunitas Chicago brewed its first batch Thursday.

By | March 27th, 2014|1 Comment

So you think you can brew?

SF Beer Week event in Santa Rosa allows homebrewers to get in on the action.

By | January 13th, 2014|0 Comments

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

Happy Lager Day

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

By | December 10th, 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

Petaluma Hills hits the beer market

After just two weeks on the market, Petaluma Hills Brewing is off to a strong start, owner JJ Jay says, though his taproom plan remains stalled.

By | November 27th, 2013|2 Comments

More on Napa Point Brewing

What is "Ultra-premium" beer? Here's a deeper look.

By | November 21st, 2013|0 Comments

More on Beer, Cider, and Spirits conference

Beer business is booming, but the age of the lager is fading, Lagunitas founder tells first ever Sonoma County Beer, Cider, and Spirits conference.

By | November 13th, 2013|3 Comments

Avery Brewing returns to Northern California

Colorado's Avery Brewing returns to Northern California market.

By | November 8th, 2013|0 Comments

Lagunitas expansion on track for December

Lagunitas says new brewery in Chicago should be operational next month.

By | November 7th, 2013|1 Comment

Will Big Beer get bigger?

Is Anheuser-Busch really on the hunt to acquire rival MillerCoors?

By | October 29th, 2013|0 Comments

Beer for the next generation?

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 [...]

By | October 18th, 2013|0 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

Government shutdown stalls beer labels

Despite the fact that beer is liquid bread, it is in fact regulated at the federal level not by the Food and Drug Administration but by  the Department of the Treasury. The Treasury office known as the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, or the TTB for short, keeps [...]

By | October 1st, 2013|2 Comments