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Etsy For Home Brewers

Did I mention that Chico, California is increasingly becoming a rich craft beer environment? The newest addition is Kit Lab: Kit Lab is an online marketplace where brewers can upload their recipes to sell as made-to-order beer kits. When a kit sells, Kit Lab packs and ships the kits and splits the profits with the…

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Best of Chico: Beer Edition Results

The results of Best of Chico: Beer Edition are in! Congratulations to the winners, and big thanks to everyone who participated and voted. Best Brewery 1st Place: Sierra Nevada Brewing Company 2nd Place: Eckert Malting and Brewing 3rd Place: Great Balance Brewing Company Best Bottle Shop 1st Place: Spike’s Bottle Shop 2nd Place: The Handle…

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Breweries Sharing Home Brew Clone Recipes

Most breweries talk about the brewing industry being a collaborative environment and say they support the home brewing community. Some breweries take that a step further and actually publish home brew clone recipes for their commercial beers. All commercial brewers started off as home brewers, so it’s really nice when they give back to the…

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Best of Chico: Beer Edition

When it comes to beer Chico, California is known for Sierra Nevada. We love Sierra Nevada but the people who live in Chico know there’s more going on around here. Chico is increasingly becoming a rich craft beer environment. The CN&R does their annual Best of Chico contest, but they don’t really have any beer…