Russian River Brewing Company
In honor of American Craft Beer Week May 11 through 17, why not visit one of the outstanding craft breweries in the San Francisco Bay Area?
On Friday, the Russian River Brewing Company will offer its annual release of Pliny the Younger. KPIX 5 was able to get a rare sneak peek inside the brewery that makes one of the world’s most sought-after beers.
Craft beers have broadened their image from lofty brews enjoyed by a distinct few to today’s popular drafts with widespread appeal. Happy hours offer opportunities to sample and evaluate the bounty of craft beers, so aim try them all.
New federal regulations to make sure feed is safe for animals may have an unintended consequence. A North Bay brewery that gives its used grain to feed cows could be banned from doing so.
The triple India Pale Ale is revered for its intense full bodied flavor and 10.50% alcohol content. The 2012 version earned a perfect 100 rating from Beer Advocate, but the general public rarely gets a taste.
While the Napa Valley gathers much of the world’s attention for food and dining, other parts of the North Bay also feature a rich diversity of moderately priced and critically acclaimed restaurants favored by local residents.