Beer Run

May 18, 2014 12:00 AM

Davis-brewery Sudwerk thirsty to redefine itself and its craft lagers

Founded in 1989 by Ron Broward and Dean Unger, two enthusiasts of lagers made according to the rigid standards of the Reinheitsgebot (the German purity law dating to 1566 that limited beer production to three basic ingredients – water, hops and barley), the brewery has recently turned the page on the past, revamped its product line and tweaked its traditional recipes.

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Blair Anthony Robertson keeps up with what's brewing in craft beers

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Blair Anthony Robertson is a food writer for The Sacramento Bee. He also pens the "Beer Run" column. In addition to visiting the area's restaurants and breweries, he enjoys riding his road bike, playing golf and hiking with his dogs. Reach him at or 916-321-1099. Twitter: @Blarob.

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