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Karl Strauss & Russian River Brewing | New California IPA

August 15, 2019 |

It’s not often two giants in the beer industry get together to collaborate on a singularly fantastic beer, but that is exactly what Karl Strauss and Russian River Brewing did to make what they call the New California IPA. This beer has a piney and resinous front with hints of dank greens in the back. It has firm but not overwhelming bitterness and a palate cleansing kind of clean on the tongue. The IPA is complete with faint raspberries and rhubarb as it warms for a refreshing summer crispness. After talking with Matt Johnson, Brewmaster of Brewery Operations at Karl Strauss, and Vinnie Cilurzo, Co-Owner and Head Brewer at Russian River, I was able to get some insight into this wondrous amalgamation of talent and hops!

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Pliny the Younger is back February 3-16

January 6, 2017 |

Featured Image Photo Credit: Russian River Brewing Co. Facebook Page

Pliny the Younger is making its 14th annual debut at Russian River Brewing Co. in Santa Rosa, CA.

 

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Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

March 9, 2015 |

Welcome to the wonderful world of the Weekly Growler Fill. This week, we bring you lots of event news. In preparation for Collaboration Fest, MSU Denver will be hosting a beer immersion class. CraftBeer.com launched an interactive beer styles guide and Elite Brands used Pliny the Younger to raise money for a breast cancer foundation. Read on to get the details on all of these stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

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Ultimate 6er: BYOB Party for Hop Lovers

October 24, 2012 |

Beer is good. Hops are awesome. When arriving at a BYOB party or event never be ‘that guy’ (or gal). We all know who they are. Don’t be the person that brings the ‘cheap’  beer, unless it comes in a 30 pack and that’s by design. Here are a few suggestions for what to include in your Ultimate 6er if it’s BYOB.
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