Exclusive: ol’ Republic in escrow to buy Old Five Mile House

Ol’ Republic Brewery is in escrow to buy the historic Old Five Mile House five miles east of Nevada City on Hwy. 20, Sierra FoodWineArt magazine has learned. The ol’ Republic Roadhouse & Brewery would mark another milestone in the stellar growth of this popular, award-winning brewery, which celebrated its fifth anniversary in March. This […]

Matteo’s and Old 5 Mile House: Craft beer newcomers

CRAFT BREWS ARE THE NEW “KING OF Beers.” Their sales grew 7 percent last year when other brewers posted a decline. The number of craft brewers also continues to boom. A growing number of restaurants in the foothills and Tahoe/Truckee are well-known for their craft beer selections: Among them, the Auburn Ale House; the Fifty […]