Beer

Beer

Growing California Craft Beer Summit shines spotlight on Sacramento for a second year

Approaching its second year, the California Craft Beer Summit is expected to be bigger and better, and the host city continues to grow and thrive as a respected beer center.

Beer Run

From light blonds to stout Russians, Device Brewing serves up variety

Device Brewing Company, out in the Sacramento borderlands south of Folsom Boulevard and east of Power Inn Road, has become a player in the Sacramento brewing scene since offering its first commercial batches in 2013. Owner and head brewer Ken Anthony shared the characteristics of several of Device's brews in this Beer Run video, the first of a series.

Environment

Recycling urine into fertilizer at the 'Pee Hive'

Environmental engineer Harold Leverenz, a UC Davis researcher, collects urine from Sudwerk Brewery to convert to fertilizer. At the brewery, a specialized outhouse, known as the pee hive, contains a urinal for use by both men and women. Collected urine is then taken to a treatment site for fertilizer production.

Videos

Tasting Flight: Mike Mraz introduces four of his barrel-aged beers

Mike Mraz introduces four of his outstanding barrel-aged beers and gives us insights into the brewing process.
Blair Anthony Robertson brobertson@sacbee.com
Tasting Flight: Mike Mraz introduces four of his barrel-aged beers 6:29

Tasting Flight: Mike Mraz introduces four of his barrel-aged beers

Tasting Flight: Knee Deep Brewing 9:51

Tasting Flight: Knee Deep Brewing

From light blonds to stout Russians, Device Brewing serves up variety 6:25

From light blonds to stout Russians, Device Brewing serves up variety

Recycling urine into fertilizer at the 'Pee Hive' 1:34

Recycling urine into fertilizer at the 'Pee Hive'