Waganupa Brewing in Chico

I recently mentioned that Chico only has one brewery despite being larger than Bend, Oregon which has approximately 460 (don’t Google that, just trust me). As of last week, we have more than one brewery! Waganupa Brewing has been making beers in nearby Chester, California for a couple years. Now they’ve shut down their Chester…

Harvest Apricot Pale Ale Tasting Notes and Recipe

I finally tapped the Harvest Apricot Pale Ale homebrew and gave it a try. Overall I’m happy with it, and everyone who has tried it claims to enjoy it. One friend said it is better than anything Sierra Nevada makes, but he is mistaken. I think I nailed the body, mouthfeel, and carbonation level. The…

Last Week’s Beers: Sierra Nevada sampler, Track 7, Rueuze, and more

Lots of beers here. Sierra Nevada brewery sampler inflated numbers. Backyard Harvest Apricot Pale Ale (single hop Cascade) – This is my homebrew I mentioned previously, finally tapped. I’ll do another post soon with tasting notes and recipe. Bruery Rueuze – So very good. This was what Stephanie picked out for her birthday. Nice tartness,…

Craft Beer Holiday Gift Guide

BeerSelfie.com has published a Craft Beer Holiday Gift Guide for all of us that are shopping for the beer enthusiast in our life. Craft beer and homebrewing have exploded across the country and BeerSelfie.com has the inside track on the latest gear just in time for the holidays. With the help of BeerSelfie.com you’ll find…