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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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More on the Anniversary Party and Photos

This Saturday, April 7th, is our Anniversary Party with The Famous taking the stage at 9pm!  Show is Free, of course.  We are offering Happy Hour prices all day Saturday and Sunday.  And FREE SHIPPING on all internet orders for the entire month of April (for those of you who can't make it to Santa [...]

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Celebrating 8 years this month!

Eight years ago today (April 3, 2004) we opened our brewpub in Downtown Santa Rosa!  We were new small business owners with 28 employees and not much experience in the restaurant business.  Today our pub is incredibly busy, we have since expanded to a second production brewery, and our top-selling beer is a double IPA. [...]

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Update on the Beatification Relase March 30, 2012

It's 4pm on Friday and the Beatification Release is going very well!  The bottles sales only tactic seemed to go very smoothly and we were able to get everyone what they wanted who stood in line.  We had a line to get into the pub until almost 3pm.  Fortunately, the weather held up pretty well- [...]

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Beatification Release Friday March 30th!

Greetings from cold and wet Santa Rosa!  Old Man Winter finally found his way to California and he is making up for lost time.  And hopefully we are getting some much-needed snow in the Sierras. We are still releasing the next batch of Beatification, bottled on date 011012, this FRIDAY, March 30th.  Due to the great response [...]

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Beatification Helps Ease Email Woes

March 2, 2012 It came to our attention just yesterday that any emails sent to us from the Contact Us page have NOT come to our inbox.  Apparently this has been the case since the new website launched around January 20th.  Vinnie and I would like to extend our sincere apologies to anyone who has emailed us a [...]

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Another great year for Pliny the Younger!

Februrary 17, 2012 We poured the last glass of Pliny the Younger at our brewpub today around 4:30.  It feels kind of bittersweet.  This year's release has gone so well and been really fun!  Thank you to everyone who made the trek from wherever and waited in line for however many hours to enjoy Younger from [...]

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Pliny the Younger Release 2012 Update!

February 7, 2012 The first 4 days of the annual return of Pliny the Younger has been outstanding!  Though the lines have been quite long (up to a 5 hour wait over the weekend), the weather has held up for us... until this morning.  But I did see a few hearty souls in their camping chairs and rain [...]

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New Website and Younger Release!

January 26, 2012 Welcome to our NEW website! Still working out a few bugs (we don't mind a couple of bugs around here!) but it is fully functional and much improved. We hope you enjoy browsing around! Pliny the Younger is still scheduled for release at our brewpub on Friday, February 3rd! Here is the scoop: the [...]

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