In the Making: A Daring Brew

Based in Auburn, the Common Cider Company produces around 75,000 gallons of hard cider monthly. Owner Fran Toves began brewing cider on a dare in 2012.

May 7, 2020 Shoka

Newsom: State Can Begin Gradual Reopening Friday

California is ready to partially reopen major sectors of its economy as early as this Friday, including retail shops and the manufacturers that supply them, Gov. Gavin Newsom said on May 4. 

May 5, 2020 Matt Levin

Craft Brewers Tap Into New Ideas

Sacramento-area breweries are finding positives in curbside pickup and delivery necessitated by California’s shelter-in-place order

Thanks to a temporary relaxation of Alcoholic Beverage Control laws, most California breweries have pivoted to curbside and delivery business. But how much longer local breweries will survive — and what the long-term effects of the pandemic on the Sacramento-area beer scene will be — remain unknown.

Apr 28, 2020 Daniel Barnes