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Fogbelt Brewery is hosting a comedy show TOMORROW NIGHT!!

Fogbelt Brewery is hosting a comedy show TOMORROW NIGHT!!   Fogbelt Brewing, a small Santa Rosa spot that is becoming an institution among the thirty-somethings is holding a comedy show on Dec 4th starting at 8pm. The evening will be hosted by Cody Smith. There […]

St. Florian’s rainy day fun!!

Get fishy with St. Florian’s Brewery today and tomorrow (November 19th and 20th) from 4-8pm.  Viva la Baja will be there serving up some great tacos, burritos, and enchiladas. This delicious fare is made up of all kinds of fresh fishy goodness: shrimp, shrimp, and […]

5 Beers to Have at Your Thanksgiving Table

On the hunt for new beers to enjoy with my classic Thanksgiving dinner, I asked Matt Fenn, local beer expert and co-owner of Beercraft bottle shop and taproom in Rohnert Park, what beers he recommends for Thanksgiving. Check out the full article and what Matt recommends here on SonomaMag.com. […]

NORCAL BEER GEEKS FESTIVAL TOMORROW!

NORCAL BEER GEEKS FESTIVAL TOMORROW!

NORCAL BEER GEEKS FESTIVAL TOMORROW!   Don’t miss the 3rd annual NorCal Beer Geeks Festival TOMORROW at the Petaluma veterans building. A fun beer event with a great cause. Here are the details on Sonoma Magazine.  Hope to see you there! Cheers, Jess

Russian River Brewing Company is “All Hopped Up For The Cure”

The Russian River Brew Pub crew and local visitors are no strangers to the mass crowds lining up outside of the pub. Pliny the Elder brings people here to Santa Rosa from all over the world. Pliny the Younger, in February, has people “tailgating” with their chairs, […]

It Takes a lot of Great Beer to make Sonoma County Wine!

A topic that is near and dear to my heart- with my new gig at Sonoma Magazine I was able to incorporate my passion for wine and beer all in the same feature. It’s harvest time for wineries and we all know that beer plays […]

Roasted Cauliflower Salad + Hoppy Wheat Beer or Pils

Roasted Cauliflower Salad + Hoppy Wheat Beer or Pils

Just in time for Fall: Sonoma County Style Comfort Food and Full Bodied Wheat Beer- Perfect Pairing: Modern Times Unfortunate Islands. It’s a delightful combo!!!  Another great pairing is the Double Aught Pilsner from Bear Republic.  The sweetness of the wheat or the Pilsner brings […]

New Craft Beer Writer for the Press Democrats Sonoma Magazine

I am excited to announce that I am the new craft beer writer for the Press Democrats SonomaMag.com. I will be featuring beer buzz in an around Sonoma County, as well as recipes, beer pairings, and tips! Here is a link to my first article. […]

SoCo Dog Friendly Breweries & Taprooms

SoCo Dog Friendly Breweries & Taprooms

Being a craft beer lover and a new dog mama, I have changed the way I travel and the places I go out to. It can be tough to find dog friendly places, even though now in Sonoma County, dogs are welcome on the patios […]

Russian River Brewery- My Neighborhood Hangout Spot

Over the last several years I have traveled to over 370 breweries across the U.S. and written about the various beers, taprooms, people, and food. I have been asked why I have yet to write about Russian River, the best brewery in the U.S. and […]