The Northern California Craft Beer Guide - official launch party

Friday, July 13, 2012 - 7 p.m.-11 p.m.+
TAPS Petaluma
205 Kentucky Street
Petaluma, CA, USA 94952


The official launch party for The Northern California Craft Beer Guide will be held at TAPS in Petaluma on Friday, July 13th. Festivities kick off at 7:00 p.m.

The event will feature a Northern California Tap Takeover, highlighting 30 regional craft beers for a delicious and far-reaching tour of the area’s beer scene.

In addition to having the Guide’s author (Ken Weaver), photographer (Anneliese Schmidt), designer (Gwendolyn Meyer of vision road design), and publisher (Chris Gruener of Cameron + Company) in attendance, we’ll also be welcoming a plethora (!) of the region’s top brewers to the party. Representatives from local bookseller Copperfield’s will be handling book sales.

We’re currently expecting brewers and/or representatives from Ale Industries, Almanac Beer Co., Anchor Brewing Company, Anderson Valley Brewing Company, Bay Area Craft Beer, Beltane Brewing, Bison Brewing, The Brewing Network, Healdsburg Beer Company, High Water Brewing, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Lost Coast Brewery, Lucky Hand Brewing Co., Petaluma Hills Brewing Company, Sonoma Springs Brewing Co., Trouble Brewing, Ünnecessary Ümlaut, Van Houten Brewing Co., and more.

Open to the public. Pay as you go. Travel safely.


Book Description:

Over the past thirty-plus years, the U.S. beer industry has transformed itself from the butt of international jokes to the most innovative and delicious beer culture on the planet. No region has been more influential in helping shape and inspire this country’s craft beer movement than Northern California. Encompassing over 300 entries—including breweries, beer bars, restaurants, bottle shops…and so much more—The Northern California Craft Beer Guide is the definitive handbook to the artistry, people, and culture of the region’s craft beer scene.

Author: Ken Weaver
Photographer: Anneliese Schmidt
Foreword by Ken Grossman, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
304 pages, $21.95

Cost: Pay as you go.

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