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Top 25 Local Beers


Posted on April 18, 2016

American River Rock Hound Barleywine 
SAWDUST/BOOZY/ BROWN SUGAR
American River Rock Hound Barleywine SAWDUST/BOOZY/ BROWN SUGAR Photography by Suyen Torres

Beer lover Daniel Barnes (who runs the website His & Hers Beer Notes with wife Darcey Self-Barnes) picks his all-time favorite local brews.

Bike Dog San Dog IPA 

BITTER/CITRUS/ REFRESHING 

New Glory Farmhouse Ale 

YEASTY/FRUIT ESTERS/WHEAT 

American River Rock Hound Barleywine 

SAWDUST/BOOZY/ BROWN SUGAR 

Device Anguish DIPA 

POWERFUL/RESIN/ HOP BOMB 

Heretic Chocolate Hazelnut Porter 

HAZELNUT/DELICIOUS/ DESSERTLIKE 

Device Brits in Moscow Russian Imperial Stout 

DARK CHOCOLATE/ ROBUST/THICK 

Sudwerk Bourbonator 

BLACK LICORICE/ DARK FRUITS/ BOURBON BARRELS 

Auburn Alehouse Hop Donkey Imperial Red Ale 

RED LICORICE/PINEY/ ASSERTIVE 

Ruhstaller The Sauce 

DARK/EARTHY/ OLD SOUL COFFEE 

Loomis Basin Alohawk 

SWEET/STRONG/ MALTY 

Track 7 Nukin’ Futz Imperial Porter 

CREAMY/NUTTY/ CHOCOLATE 

Out of Bounds Juiced Grapefruit Double IPA 

PULPY/ZESTY/SMOOTH 

Knee Deep Lupulin River Double IPA 

DANK/HOP OILS/ TASTY 

Knee Deep Breaking Bud American IPA 

DRY/PINEAPPLE/ BREAD 

Loomis Basin Avenger Double IPA 

HOP FORWARD/FLORAL/ RESIN 

Jackrabbit Grey Beard Old Ale

SAWDUST/CAROMEL/ TOFFEE

ON TAP

Track 7 Sour Stout 

(LIMITED RELEASE) 

SOUR CANDY/ WOOD/COMPLEX 

Bike Dog Mango Mosaic Pale Ale 

(LIMITED RELEASE) 

MANGO PUREE/ ZESTY/ CRACKERS 

Blue Note Lucille American Stout 

MILKY/OATS/ BALANCED 

Berryessa Victim or the Lime IPA 

(LIMITED RELEASE) 

BRIGHT/CRISP/ LIME JUICE 

Berryessa The House 2.0 IPA 

GRASSY/HOPPY/ PERFECT 

Mraz Coffee Pot Porter 

COFFEE GROUNDS/ ROAST-Y/ INTENSE 

Mraz Mrs. Kiwi and Mr. Nelson 

(LIMITED RELEASE) 

TROPICAL FRUITS/ AUSTRALIAN HOPS/GLORIOUS 

Sudwerk Uncle Fester 

(LIMITED RELEASE) 

TART/FUNKY/ PLUM 

GoatHouse Menage Tripel 

(LIMITED RELEASE) 

ORANGES/ GRAINS/ FARM-TO-KEG