Tickets for Sacramento’s inaugural Craft Beer Summit and Brewers Showcase in September go on sale Wednesday (March 18), with a variety of options and prices available to casual beer fans, aspiring beer professionals and those looking to simply improve their knowledge to keep up with the craft beer boom.
Beverage industry site Vinepair culled data from market research firm Euromonitor and corporate reports by beer companies around the world to come up with a list of the most popular beers, as measured by market share.
There’s a beer for every tastebud. That is the conclusion, fair and frothy, from Sacramento Beer Week, which concluded Sunday afternoon with thousands gathering on the downtown Capitol Mall for a keg-pumping, crowd-pleasing afternoon of music, food trucks and lots of beer sampling.
Still a relative newcomer to Sacramento’s food-and-beverage celebration scene, Beer Week nonetheless has emerged as a mainstay. The 2015 edition – sixth overall since its 2010 founding – runs from Thursday, Feb. 26, through Sunday, March 8.
Plans for the 70,000-square-foot Bright Underbelly mural that two local artists want to install above the Sunday farmers market are well underway, now with support from one of Sacramento’s popular craft breweries.
What began in 2010 as an ambitious but relatively tiny soiree for beer lovers has gotten big. Really big. So vast and multidimensional that if you’re not careful, Sacramento Beer Week (Feb. 26 to March 8) can completely overwhelm you.