Protesters outside embattled Twelve Rounds Brewing in Sacramento respond to the owner's incendiary social media posts slamming the Women's March, Muslims and other targets. Asked for comment, brewery owner Daniel Murphy said in a brief email: "Given the events of the past few days, I’ve decided to take some time away from brewery operations to do some self-reflection and focus on my family."
These hazy, juicy India pale ales have found their way to Sacramento, and local brewers are making their own versions. But not everyone is a believer. Peter Hoey, a former award-winning brewer and a respected voice in craft beer, details some of his misgivings about this popular style.
Ken Hotchkiss of Capitol Beer and Tap Room discusses his decision to stop carrying beer from breweries that have been sold to conglomerates. He also talks about the competition on the midtown grid, his new location and how this is the golden age of craft beer.
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.
While women make up about half of craft beer consumers, they lag behind in jobs in the industry. Joyce Turner, co-owner of Mammoth Brewing, is asked what the future holds for women wanting to work in craft beer.
Owner and brewmaster Mike Mraz is winning a strong reputation for his brewing skill, especially with sour beers. Here, he gives his thoughts on those beers and how he and his small staff are doing all the wax seals on bottles...for now.