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Tag Archives: Russian River Brewing Company

• There’s a black market for beer. And it’s bad for drinkers

There’s a black market for beer. And it’s bad for drinkers

Your next specialty beer could cost you a lot more. High demand for craft beers is creating a black market for some small batch brews, and unauthorized dealers are selling the beers underground (or online) for inflated prices up to 20 times above retail. “Whether it’s a top-rated brew or one with new or seasonal […]

• Listen up. When does an IPA become too old to drink?

Listen up. When does an IPA become too old to drink?

The folks at highly regarded Russian River Brewing stress one thing that may surprise you: freshness. It’s practically a mantra for this famed Santa Rosa brewery. They want you to enjoy their Pliny the Elder, a world-class double India Pale Ale, as soon as possible. It’s not something to stock up on for the big […]

• The craft of barrel-aged beer

The craft of barrel-aged beer

One of craft beer’s biggest trends of recent years is the explosion of barrel-aged beers hitting the shelves and taps. These complex and often potent brews require extra care and time to produce, and it seems that craft brewers enjoy making them as much as beer lovers enjoy drinking them. Barrel aging is a way […]

• Congrats! Pliny the Elder Wins Beer of the Year…Again

Congrats! Pliny the Elder Wins Beer of the Year…Again

Russian River Brewing has won Beer of the Year from readers of American Homebrewers Association Magazine, Zymurgy. It’s a three-peat for the brewery’s Pliny the Elder, a double IPA. The award, according to Russian River Brewing’s Michael Deas, is significant within the brewing industry because it’s a people’s choice vote among “people who care a […]