Tag Archives: Chico California

• The way camp should be. Sierra Nevada Beer Camp that is.

The way camp should be. Sierra Nevada Beer Camp that is.

Beer Camp. It just sounds awesome — kind of like summer camp but with beer. And, instead of making clay ashtrays and going canoeing, you get to go to the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company in Chico, Calif., work with a group of other beer-y people to come up with a type of beer you want […]

• Hops and Dreams: The Story of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Hops and Dreams: The Story of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

“On November 15, thirty years ago, two friends mixed 300 pounds of pale malt and roasted barley, then added six pounds of hops. A week later they pried open their bottles of beer and poured it all down the drain—it had an unwelcome astringent taste. Ten batches later, after seeking advice internationally and experimenting, Ken […]