There’s plenty to love about IPAs from Knee Deep and other local breweries, but all those high-alcohol beers pack a punch to your gut. Think about doing a Dry January or a Whole 30 to keep your weight in check.
Folsom’s Grist Beer Hall will close at the end of the month, its owners announced via social media Wednesday. Heather and Zachary Zamarippa opened Grist Beer Hall in the Palladio at Broadstone in March 2017.
For the past five years, beer fans and critics have made a sport of guessing when the explosion in craft beer will end. But in 2017, craft beer had a 5% production growth while overall production dropped 1.2%.
A pub with a “challenging” mini-golf course has announced on social media that it will open soon in the Downtown Commons, at 630 K St., Suite 3. No date has been set for Flatstick Pub, which originated near Seattle.
Patrick Harbison of The Bank introduces the new taproom and food center in downtown Sacramento on J Street near Golden 1 Center on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Vendors at the former D.O. Mills building will offer street tacos, burgers, coffee and pizza.
Cong Nguyen, founder of King Cong Brewing in North Sacramento, talks about what inspired him to start his craft brewery. His beers – including “Gorilla Pale Ale“ and “Jungle Trap IPA” – can be found throughout the Sacramento region.
Even stalwarts like Track 7 and Knee Deep don’t have their eyes on becoming the next Sierra Nevada, with nationwide distribution. Many breweries now operate more as glorified taprooms than mass-scale production hubs.
Alaro Brewing Co. will open June 30 at 2004 Capitol Ave., where the Spanish-style brewery and tapas joint has been renovating what used to be the old Rubicon Brewing Co., founders Ray and Annette Ballestero announced in a press release Thursday.
Sacramento’s Asian Brothers Brewing makes beers to sell in Fresno, Modesto, San Francisco and Oakland. Their Hmong beer is available in bottles at Anh Hong restaurant, off Florin Road in south Sacramento.
Following outcry from residents who interpreted the move as a way to drive homeless people away from the K Street corridor, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg said he wants to see the downtown benches reinstalled.
A meal or two at Alaro Craft Brewery might convince you that Sacramento, California, needed yet another craft beer option, if just for the Spanish-influenced food and tapas. Here’s Kate Washington’s review.