Raise a Glass: Foothills Brewfest on May 5, and Truckee Brew Fest on June 9

MUNICH OKTOBERFEST BEGAN with the celebration of a royal wedding in October 1810, and since then beer festivals have become popular worldwide. Examples include the Great American Beer Fest, the Keyaki Hiroba Spring Beer Festival, Mondial de la bière, and the Great British Beer Festival. Our region — with its burgeoning craft beer scene — […]

9th annual Truckee Brew Fest is June 14

WHAT: 9th Annual Truckee Optimist Brew Fest WHEN: Saturday, June 14, 2014, Saturday, 1-5 p.m. WHERE: Truckee Regional Park TICKETS: Advanced tickets $25 or $30 at the gate Annual Optimist club fundraiser to support programs, sponsorships, grants and scholarships for the youth of Truckee. Tickets are available at Dickson Realty, Coffee Bar, Tuff Beanz, Autoglass […]

Ol’ Republic beer now at Matteo’s Public in Nevada City

We headed to Matteo’s Public for dinner on Tuesday night — a regular hangout in our ‘hood — and to watch ol’ Republic tap their first keg (a Scottish-style Ale) outside of the brewery at Matt and Michelle Margulies’ restaurant and pub on Commercial Street in Nevada City. The restaurant has made its mark in […]