Discover the Best Craft Beer in Northern California
Searching for the best beer in the sunny skies of NorCal? This definitive beer guide will have you looking in all the right places for the exceptional taste of craft beer produced by California’s finest Breweries.
Delve into the world of forty of the most exciting and respected Northern California craft breweries. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes peek at the culture and the creativity of this inventive industry. These distinctive breweries―chosen with the help of the California Craft Brewery Association―are turning out excellent, award-winning brew and have created fantastic spaces for beer lovers like you to pull up a chair, sample, sip, snack, and play.
A tasting flight of breweries featured for sampling. Breweries visited include Sierra Nevada and Lost Coast on the larger side―to mid-size operations such as Faction and Heretic―to intimate barrel houses such as Cleophus Quealy and Sante Adairius―and everything in between. Each entry gives the low down on details such as:
- The Brewery’s claim to fame
- Whether they serve food or have growlers on hand for take-away
- Terms to ramp up your brewery knowledge
Hundreds of photographs will help you decide where you want to while away your sipping hours. And, this field guide even has a blank page for your personal tasting notes, which will help you keep track of which brews you’ve tasted and especially loved.
If you enjoyed books like Wine Folly, The Drunken Botanist, or Cocktail Codex then you’ll want to have your own copy of Hoppy Trails.