SONOMA COUNTY

IPA 10K and Beer Mile Invitational – Running with Beer? Yep!

On April 15th (just before tax day!) forget about your tax wows and head to the Barlow for the inaugural IPA 10K and Beer Mile Invitational in Sebastopol. This event is put on by Destination Races, the half marathon race experts who started the Wine […]

SF Beer Week – A Huge Success!

Brewers made the trek from all over Northern California to pour their beers at the opening gala for SF Beer Week in San Francisco. Mayor Ed Lee was there to lead media and bloggers in a toast with the SF Brewers Guild Collaboration Ale: New […]

Fogbelt Celebrates Third Birthday!

Big Brewery Birthday Bash Coming Up in Santa Rosa Fogbelt Brewing Company turns three this year, and the Santa Rosa brewery certainly have a lot to cheer to: a series of great events, an ever busy taproom, a phenomenal chef serving up seasonally inspired dishes […]

Pliny the Younger – More Exciting than Santa Claus

Pliny the Younger – More Exciting than Santa Claus

It’s “Younger” Time!! Pliny the Younger is to beer loving adults like Santa Claus is to children under 10. We make our plans for the day or days we will wait in line, make lists of what we will bring to occupy our time, and […]

Drink Up, it’s Time for SF Beer Week

Drink Up, it’s Time for SF Beer Week

SF Beer week is one of my favorite times of the year; it’s my birthday and I get to enjoy copious amounts of amazing beers from all across the Bay Area and beyond. Beer week is an action packed week filled with beer dinners, beer […]

Need Something Fun to do on New Year’s Eve?

Need Something Fun to do on New Year’s Eve?

I’ve got you covered. I hunted down the 3 breweries in Sonoma County that are hosting an epic New Year’s Eve bash: comedy, music, games, food, pairings… what could be better?! Not much 🙂 Stay close to home and visit Cooperage Brewing for music and […]

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 […]

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 […]