The first pour every February of the Russian River Brewing Co.’s Pliny the Younger had been reliably popular since the inaugural one in 2005. Something about the 2010 debut seemed different, however. Perhaps it was because the triple IPA from the Santa Rosa, CA-based brewery and brewpub had scored a perfect 100 rating on both... View Article
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Acitelli on History - Blogs - Web Only February 5, 2015 - Tom Acitelli
What's Brewing August 21, 2014 - Heather Vandenengel
It is a collaboration of epic, beer-geek-dream proportions: Belgium’s Cantillon Brewery, revered for its lambics, a traditional Belgian style sour, spontaneously fermented beer, joined California’s Russian River Brewing Co. and Maine’s Allagash Brewing to produce a blend of three spontaneously fermented beers from around the world. Called Wild Friendship Blend, it contains three-year-old Cantillon Lambic,... View Article
What's Brewing June 28, 2010 - Greg Barbera
For the past eight years, Zymurgy Magazine has asked readers to send in a list of their 20 favorite beers.
Full Pints - Travel Features The Search Is Easier Than Expected September 1, 2009 - Amanda Baltazar
My husband gulps some Cabernet Franc and declares it “tasty.” We are in the Tri-Cities wine country in Washington state and other guests are sipping their wine and describing its characteristics in elegant prose. It was at this point that I wondered if it’s possible to drink beer in wine country. Sounds like an oxymoron,... View Article
Full Pints - Live Beer - Travel - Travel Features Great Beer Towns You’ve Almost Heard Of July 1, 2008 - Mark Lisheron
You have to hand it to Don Russell, although what you had to him might vary depending upon the city where you prefer to drink beer. In Philadelphia, Russell is Joe Sixpack, a man who turned beer into a full time job: reason enough to admire him. He has also rather brazenly declared his hometown... View Article
Beer Talk September 1, 2005 - - -
Russian River Brewing Co. Santa Rosa, CA Available: CA, PA, DC, VA Damnation is Russian River’s version of a Belgian-style golden ale. The name evokes the Belgian tradition of giving this style of beer a curious or diabolical name. Alcohol (wt.): 5.57 Alcohol (vol.): 7 Original Gravity: 1066
Full Pints - Live Beer - People - People Features Pushing the Envelope West Coast Style September 1, 2003 - Tom Dalldorf
To those of us in the rest of the country, “ the West Coast” is a world apart. Despite the vast geographical spread from California to Alaska, despite a cultural spread that brought us both the Grateful Dead and Ronald Reagan, viewed from the outside, the West is one strange singularity. It is Hollywood glitz,... View Article