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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Allowing Breweries to Sell their Beer at Farmers’ Markets


  AB 2004- Sponsored by CCBA- Enables Beer Manufacturers to Sell Packaged Beer at Local Farmers’ Markets SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown has signed AB 2004 authored by Assemblymember Wesley Chesbro (D-Arcata) that allows the sale of packaged beer at certified farmers’ markets and allows beer manufacturers the ability to sell beer and wine on [...]

GABF ~ CA Takes Home the Most Medals!


  The Great American Beer Festival presented by the Brewers Association is the largest commercial beer competition in the world. A record 5,507 beers were judged (16 percent more than in 2013) in 90 categories by 222 judges from 10 countries. California was the top medal winner with 46 medals out of 268 medals awarded, [...]

Beer Competitions


Everyone loves a good contest and the more dramatic the competition the better. Many of those in the industry believe that competition breeds better beer and thus can only elevate the craft beer scene. As we look back at the great summer beer competitions and their corresponding beer festivals we also look forward to the [...]