You’ve heard the expression: “It takes a village to raise a child.” Well, in many ways, craft beer is comparable. It takes a community of dedicated, like-minded people to raise a craft beer culture from nothing.

The community in Asheville, NC, has worked wonders in the area. In a few short years, passionate, creative people have transformed this area into a hotbed of good beer. In Asheville, nearly every bar, restaurant, convenience store—even laundromats!—have a sizable selection of locally made beers, and the city relishes in its adopted title “ Read More

May 19, 2014 – 3:45pm

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To some extent, we’re all afraid of the unknown, but taking the leap can lead to big rewards.

Until now, Mills River has focused solely on brewing Read More

May 8, 2014 – 4:15pm

The more things change, the more things stay the same. At least that’s what we’ve found at the brewery.

Over the past few decades, Sierra Nevada has added family members, new facilities and hundreds of beers. Although we’ve grown as a brewing company, our biggest ideas always start small.

It’s with this in mind that we introduce a new member to the Sierra Nevada family: the Nano Brewery.

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May 2, 2014 – 2:17pm