Delve into the world of forty of the most exciting and respected Northern California craft breweries. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes peek at the culture and the creativity of this inventive industry. These distinctive breweries―chosen with the help of the California Craft Brewery Association―are turning out excellent, award-winning brew and have created fantastic spaces for beer lovers like you to pull up a chair, sample, sip, snack, and play.
A tasting flight of breweries featured for sampling. Breweries visited include Sierra Nevada and Lost Coast on the larger side―to mid-size operations such as Faction and Heretic―to intimate barrel houses such as Cleophus Quealy and Sante Adairius―and everything in between. Each entry gives the low down on details such as:
- The Brewery’s claim to fame
- Whether they serve food or have growlers on hand for take-away
- Terms to ramp up your brewery knowledge
Hundreds of photographs will help you decide where you want to while away your sipping hours. And, this field guide even has a blank page for your personal tasting notes, which will help you keep track of which brews you’ve tasted and especially loved.