What’s Brewing

“Liquid Poets” Six breweries in our region — in Truckee, Auburn, Davis and Sacramento — took home medals from the recent Great American Beer Festival, the nation’s most competitive brewing showcase. FiftyFifty Brewing of Truckee won a gold medal for a German-style wheat ale called Bananenhängematte, as well as bronzes in the barrel-aged stout and […]

Ol’ Republic joins Rancho Cordova Barrel District

THE BARREL DISTRICT IN RANCHO CORDOVA is one of the region’s fastest-growing locations for craft beer, craft cocktails and mead, also known as honey wine. It also has the only two distilleries in the region since Prohibition and the only meadery. Now ol’ Republic Brewery of Nevada City is coming out of the foothills to […]

FoodWineArt Insider: What’s new in our region

BREWBILT: MADE IN NEVADA COUNTY In 2008, Jef and Erin Lewis launched BrewBilt in Nevada City to fabricate brewery equipment, one of their passions. We wrote about BrewBilt last year, as part of ol’ Republic Brewery’s ongoing expansion. BrewBilt is continuing to grow, opening a new 8,000 sq.-ft. facility. It also built additional tanks for […]