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Thursday, July 1, 2010

Reason #217 Sonoma County Rules! (beer)

The readers of the Homebrewers Association magazine voted for the best beers and breweries in America.   I'm guessing they know their beer.

The number one beer is brewed in Sonoma County -- Russian River Brewery's Pliny the Elder (a double IPA).   Ranked number seven is the Bear Republic's Racer 5 IPA.  Number 21 is Lagunitas' IPA.    It's looking like the local India Pale Ales are doing all right!

For best breweries Sonoma County takes number five, eleven, and nineteen.

And you thought Sonoma was only about world-class wines (and food)!

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