Gastropubs thriving in Sierra Foothills

THE BOOMING CRAFT BEER SCENE is contributing to a growing culinary trend called gastropubs. These eateries offer gastronomy, or the art of eating good food, in a bar or pub setting. Besides offering exceptional craft beer, gastropubs often emphasize the use of fresh, local ingredients in their cuisines. Gastropubs originated in Britain in 1990 when […]

Jernigan’s Autumn Beer and Food Pairing

Jernigan’s Tap House and Grill is hosting a food and beer event on October 18, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. Highlighting locally grown food and focusing on Nevada City’s newest brewery, Three Forks Bakery & Brewing, this is bound to be a memorable evening. Mitzi Garnett, Jernigan’s Head Chef and Dave Cowie, brewmaster at Three Forks, […]

Our Sierra Foothills “Beer Barons”

FROM THE GOLD RUSH TO PROHIBITION, our region was the West Coast beer capital. With easy access to mountain spring water, locally grown hops and barley, and refrigerated rail cars for shipping, it’s easy to see how Sacramento once was home to the largest brewery west of the Mississippi. Now craft beer is booming in […]

Craft beer expert Bamforth on food, wine, art (and beer) at Jernigan’s

Nationally renowned craft beer expert Charles Bamforth from UC Davis spoke at Jernigan’s Grill & Tap House in Nevada City on Friday, providing insights to the booming market, along with some entertaining anecdotes. One of them: how Bamforth managed to persuade CEO August Busch III of Anheuser-Busch to donate $5 million to UCD’s Master Brewer […]

Craft beer expert speaks at Jernigan’s on May 16

Join Charles Bamforth, PhD, UC Davis’ beer expert, at Jernigan’s Tap House & Grill on Friday May 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for an informal discussion on craft brewing and craft beers. Bamforth, who has written several books about beer, began his work in the brewing industry in 1978 and joined the UC […]

Jernigan’s Tap House and Grill hosts beer & food pairing on September 8

Jernigan’s Tap House and Grill is offering a very special SLO (sustainable, local, organic) beer and food pairing on Sunday September 8, 2013 at 6 p.m. at their 123 Argall Way, Nevada City location. This event features unique pairings of craft ales and lagers. Locally grown organic produce will be center stage with fresh vegetables […]

Jernigan’s Tap House & Grill celebrates first anniversary under new management with a special party on July 13

Jernigan’s Tap House and Grill celebrates its first anniversary under Sean Cox’s management with a special party on July 13, 2013 from 5-9 p.m. at their 123 Argall Way, Nevada City location. Live music, special guests and food offerings will be part of the festivities both inside the restaurant in the parking lot. If you […]