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All Hopped Up For The Cure 2013

It has been some time again since my last blog. With more than 75 employees, 2 maxed out breweries, and a crazy busy brewpub, it's definitely getting harder to find time to do the things I enjoy the most. Although I do post on Facebook (more often but relatively infrequently), some of you have expressed [...]

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Growler Filling Policy

June 28, 2013 Our company policy regarding filling growlers: Due to a recent reinterpretation of an existing liquor law by the California Department of Alcohol Beverage Control, breweries holding Type 23 licenses are now allowed to fill other breweries growlers with the proper legal information and state label approval. We, along with several other California breweries, have [...]

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Santa Rosa getting Younger is just 2 weeks!

Santa Rosa will be getting a little Younger in just 2 weeks!  Pliny the Younger will be tapped at our brewpub at 11am February 1st and will be available for 14 days until Valentine's Day!  A certain amount will be allotted for each day so we can make it last the entire 2 weeks.  Last [...]

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Our Recent Decision to Withdraw from the State of Washington

Dear RRBC friends and family:   Vinnie and I have recently made the difficult decision to stop distributing in the state of Washington.  Unfortunately, the letter we drafted and addressed to our Washington accounts made it's way to the media and is online for the whole world to read!  If you have not yet read it, go to the Seattle Beer [...]

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Season's Greetings 2012

Season's Greetings from beer and wine country! Our cute little elves, Brena and Aura, are merrily shipping your orders of shirts and hats and glassware around the country every day.  It's been our biggest year ever for online gift shop purchases!   Thank you to everyone who has included us in your gift-giving this Holiday Season! Brena Kennedy and Aura [...]

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Annual Halloween Bash a Big Win for Everyone!

Our Annual Halloween Bash and culmination for our month-long fundraiser was a blast on Saturday night!  I spent 6 hours getting ready for the party- 2 hours on hair, almost 3 hours for make-up, and 1 hour to get dressed.  And it was all well worth it!  My Bride of Frankenstein costume was a huge [...]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month is off and running the first week!

We hit the ground running this year with our fundraising efforts for the Sutter Breast Care Center!  The raffle items have all finally arrived and are on display at the pub.  Tickets are available at our brewpub but if you live out of the area and really want a chance to win the Pink Vespa, [...]

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October is here and we are All Hopped Up For The Cure!

October is here and we are, for the 6th year, raising money all month long for the Sutter Breast Care Center of Santa Rosa! This morning we released Framboise For A Cure on draft AND in 375ml bottles at the pub and are off to a great start for our fundraising efforts this month. We [...]

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It's HopTime, and the Toronado turns 25 this week!

It's HopTime here at Russian River Brewing Company! After a 5 year hiatus, HopTime Harvest Ale has made its way back into our brew schedule. We recently connected with a local hop source in Clearlake, which is about 1 1/2 hours away from Santa Rosa. So Monday morning, Vinnie drove to Clearlake to pick up [...]

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BRUX To Be Released in July!

June 18, 2012 Greetings from Wine and Beer Country, U.S.A.! It's been a while since I checked in with our non-Facebooking friends, and for that I do apologize. The past couple of months have been incredibly busy- a little too busy for my taste. But it appears things are mellowing out again and we are [...]

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