The finest craft breweries.

 

 

Karl Strauss

Karl Strauss was destined to brew beer. Born in 1912 on the premises of his father’s brewery in Minden, Germany, he spent his childhood playing amid beer barrels and sacks of fresh hops and barley. At age 19, he left home for Bavaria, the brewing capital of Germany, to attend...

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Etna Brewing Company

Etna Brewing Company – A German native of Alsace, Charles Kappler came to the United States in 1852 speaking no English. He labored at breweries in Sacramento and Yreka before purchasing a brewery at Hartstrand Gulch in Scott Valley in 1868. In 1872 he moved his brewery three miles south...

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Mt. Shasta Brewing Company

In 1992 Mount Shasta Brewing Company (MSBC) renovated the old Medo-Bel Creamery built in 1952. It had fallen into disrepair and was within three days of being auctioned for taxes when Vaune Dillmann purchased the property. His life-long dream had been to follow in the footsteps of his German ancestors...

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Lagunitas Brewing Company

The Lagunitas Brewing Co. – From points distant and beyond we all converged on Petaluma in 1993 and ’94 with an unenunciated desire to be more than we were before. The core of Lagunitas came from Chicago, St Louis, Memphis, Walker Creek, and the highlands of Quincy. The Chicago contingent...

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Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Sierra Nevada Brewery set out with a simple goal: brew the beers we wanted to drink. We started small, with a homebrew shop, a love of American hops and plenty of passion. In the process, we changed the beer world forever. Decades later, we’re still at it, and the passion...

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Fall River Brewing Company

Fall River Brewing Company was founded during the winter of 2011 when John and Amanda Hutchings wrote out separate “bucket” lists. One of the items on both lists was the desire to own their own business. John, the founder and co-owner of the company, had been a home brewer and...

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Track 7

Founded in 2011, Track 7 is located generally in Sacramento, with two brewing facilities — in Curtis Park and Natomas. Our signature brew is our Panic IPA although we’ve recently been making waves with Nukin Futz our PB Chocolate Milk Porter as well as our Blood Transfusion IPA w/ blood...

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Sonoma Cider

Sonoma Cider officially began in 2013 through a unique father and son partnership. Sharing an entrepreneur’s curiosity and deep passion for beverages, David and Robert Cordtz set out to reinvent the cider category. David, a celebrated cidermaster and winemaker, has had a nearly lifelong passion for beverages made from naturally...

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Lassen Ale Works

Lassen Ale Works was founded in 2012 inside The Historic Pioneer Saloon. Built in 1862, the Pioneer Saloon remains an authentic survivor of America’s Old West, nestled in the heart of historic Uptown Susanville. Lassen Ale Works uses a custom-made 10 barrel brewing system that brews 300 gallon batches. The...

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Eel River

Eel River Brewing Company was founded in 1995 in Fortuna, CA. Founders Ted Vivatson and Margaret Frigon transformed the defunct Clay Brown Redwood Mill into the gem of the Emerald Triangle, specializing in producing cutting edge brews and top quality, organic beer. The brewery has made every effort to embrace...

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