Street Pub to Brew Street You know that Deschutes event that had seen thousands of Sacramento beer lovers flock to the company’s massive street pub on Capitol Avenue? Well, I have some good news and bad news. Let’s pull the …
You can order your copy of Sacramento Beer: A Craft History through Barnes & Noble, Amazon and a few of the local bookstores and museum gift shops as well.
About the Book:
Historically speaking, Sacramento benefited from a gold rush, an agricultural boom, and more recently, a brewing renaissance. The region’s craft beer scene exploded from six to more than sixty breweries in about a decade and the roots of that culture stretch back more than a century. Before Prohibition, thousands of acres of local hops supplied brewers across the country. Local farms are once again taking advantage of the temperate climate. In 1958, the University of California, Davis started America’s first brewing science program, producing some of California’s top brewers. Rubicon’s 1989 award-winning IPA was just the beginning of the current, innovative resurgence. Author Justin Chechourka explores the complexities and nuance of this fermenting heritage.