Jack McAuliffe

Drafting A Revolution

Fritz Maytag bought a controlling share in Anchor Brewing in 1965, around the time when more than 80 percent of

with Jack McAuliffe

In 1976, an ex-Navy man named Jack McAuliffe founded America’s first modern microbrewery, New Albion Brewing Co. in Sonoma, CA.

Living In The Silver Age

I am a geek. There, I said it. Looking back, I always was. My wife is one, too. Geeks tend

The Beer Heard ‘Round the World

Our nation had existed only 200 years, but 1976 was a banner year for American brewing. That’s the year the

Extreme Brewing

To those of us in the rest of the country, “ the West Coast” is a world apart. Despite the