Celebrate Chanukah in beery style

Celebrate Chanukah on Thursday with Taps in Petaluma and one-time Bay Area brewery Shmaltz.

By | December 4th, 2013|0 Comments

Mendocino hosts ‘Mushroom, Wine & Beer’ fest

Shrooms and brews are on the menu at an upcoming fest.

By | October 21st, 2013|0 Comments

North Coast celebrates a quarter century

  Another Beer Country pioneer is celebrating an anniversary, with North Coast Brewing in Fort Bragg marking 25 years of beer, with the Twenty-fifth Anniversary Ale. The beer is a "Belgian-inspired session beer," made with the same yeast strain used to make the Le Merle Belgian Style Farmhouse Ale. The [...]

By | October 18th, 2013|0 Comments

Charbay celebrates 30 years

  1983 must have been a great year in the area, because here we are celebrating yet another 30th anniversary - St. Helena-based brandy and spirits-maker Charbay is marking the successful end of its third decade by releasing the Alambic Collection, seven recent and vintage spirits produced over the years on [...]

By | October 16th, 2013|1 Comment

Growler Fill bill advances

The California State Senate unanimously passed a bill Monday allowing breweries to fill growlers that do not have their name emblazoned on them. The state Assembly has already passed the measure, but will need to vote on some changes made by the senate. It is expected to take up the [...]

By | August 27th, 2013|2 Comments

Mendocino celebrates 30th

Mendocino Brewing Company celebrates its 30th anniversary this week with a new single hop ale paying tribute to the early days of California brewing. The beer will feature exclusively Cascade hops, the hop that flavored the iconic New Albion Ale, first brewed in Sonoma in 1976, and later the backbone [...]

By | August 21st, 2013|2 Comments

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

Ukiah named to Best Small Beer City list

Since everyone seems to be into ranking things on the Internet  these days, it was only a matter of time until someone went so far as to decide on the "Best Small Cities for Beer Lovers." A website known as Credit Donkey decided to compare various factors, including population, bars [...]

By | July 24th, 2013|0 Comments