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

Fogbelt grand opening and other taproom news

Fogbelt Brewing plans grand opening, plus news from Moonlight, Warped and BeerCraft.

By | February 13th, 2014|0 Comments

2013: One more for the road

Two local beer experts weigh in on the best of 2013 and what to look forward to in 2014.

By | January 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

Happy Newbeer from Beer Country

Year ends with some ends still loose: news from Moonlight tap room; Fogbelt prepares to open while Sonoma Springs preps new location; Petaluma Hills tried to get right with city.

By | December 31st, 2013|1 Comment

S.F. Beer Week sked taking shape

The annual celebration of suds will include 90+ events.

By | December 11th, 2013|1 Comment

Happy Lager Day

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

By | December 10th, 2013|0 Comments

Moonlight taproom delayed, opening later this year

Moonlight Brewing's Brian Hunt (that's him in his hop yard back in 2008) set off a wave of excitement among beer fans earlier this year when he said he would be opening a taproom at his new brewing facility at 3350 Coffey Lane in Santa Rosa. Previously, his beers were [...]

By | October 3rd, 2013|2 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

Oktoberfest season is upon us

One of the interesting things about Oktoberfest is that it really doesn't happen in October, at least not mostly. Traditionally, the two-week Oktoberfest starts in mid-September and wraps up the first week in October. That means Oktoberfest is pretty much right now. If you can't make it to Germany, there [...]

By | September 17th, 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