Big in Japan(ese): Sonoma breweries get attention in ex-pat press

Local breweries get attention in publication aimed at immigrant community.

By | January 15th, 2014|0 Comments

More on Napa Point Brewing

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

By | November 21st, 2013|0 Comments

The story behind the Heritage

In the wake of their win at the Great American Beer Festival this month, Bear Republic is rightfully crowing about taking a Bronze home in the Scotch Ale category for their beer Heritage. (The only other Sonoma County winners were Third Street Aleworks, which took two medals, and Russian River [...]

By | October 19th, 2013|0 Comments

Great American Beer Fest winners

The 2013 winners for the Great American Beer Festival, just wrapping up in Denver, are out and our big winner locally was Third Street AleWorks, with two awards, including a gold. Russian River, Moylan's and Bear Republic each picked up one award. Here's the complete list for your reading pleasure, [...]

By | October 12th, 2013|3 Comments

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

Locals show in U.S. Open Beer Championships

For some reason, California breweries didn't do all that well in the recent U.S. Open Beer Championships, a big beer judging competition in Atlanta last weekend - no California brewery placed in the top 10 and there were only a scattering of individual winners from around here. But that having [...]

By | July 12th, 2013|0 Comments