First toured Sierra Nevada when they were still in two metal buildings - 40/50 years ago. Tour conducted by one of the owners who still wore his rubber boots and we (my wife and I) sampled the product in his tiny office around a metal desk piled with invoices and business mail. Thirty or so years later, SN had relocated... 更多
I must admit, I am not a beer connoisseur. A friend and I stopped in after dining somewhere else because they were packed here(!), so we didn't eat here this time. We were told there was an extensive menu of desert beers though. Never had heard of that, so had to try some. The thing about coming here is they... 更多
Sierra Nevada has a wonderful taproom - gorgeous and upscale, with great food. No reservations (I think) so if it's busy you'll have to wait for a table, but meanwhile, enjoy a beer! And do try to get into a tour of the brewery - so interesting!!! and ends up in the tasting room.
Leroy was unflappable. He knew the answer to every question. Entertaining and engaging, he kept the group focused on the history of beer and how the Sierra Nevada brewery fits into the landscape. I've toured Coors in Golden and Budweiser in Fairfield but they're like a theme-park ride; all show and no substance, compared to this tour. If you're truly... 更多
Great Burgers and suds. Large dining room efficiently run. Staff will customize your burger completely. Large filling portions
If you've got any small interest in beer (brewing or consumption), you HAVE to take the tour here. They go thru the typical steps to making beer but also provide you with so much background and understanding why the ingredients develop the flavors you want. Why the type of water used will impact your flavor. How and why the American... 更多