One of the best parts of about traveling is getting to know the places that you visit. This can happen in so many ways. From food to shops, trails and art galleries, we in Mendocino have it all. One trend that has found it’s way into many traveler’s hearts is craft beer. Local breweries have popped up all over the nation. Locals and visitors love flocking to these watering holes. Our own North Coast Brewing is a great place to get to know us. From the beer to the music, let us at Sea Rock Inn show you why you should head to North Coast Brewing the next time you are in town.
North Coast Brewing History
This Fort Bragg Brewery began in 1988. Co-founder Mark Ruedrich has helped build North Coast Brewing into not only a fun place to be but accessible across the nation. Over the time they have been in business, they have won more than 70 awards for their beers.
A Certified B Company
If you aren’t familiar with this type of certification, a B Corporation is one that goes above and beyond. They are measured against things like environment, community, workers, and more. Being a certified B Company shows that you are committed to bringing only the best. They use solar energy, pair with local farmers, and give back to the community.
A Partner in the Community
As mentioned above, North Coast Brewing is a vital part of our community. They strive to not only make great beer but partnering with other businesses. You can see that the list of organizations is vast and varied.
Visiting North Coast Brewing Company
Like all amazing breweries, they have a beautiful tap room. They are open 7 days a week and is a perfect place to grab a drink or dinner too. They have delicious pub items that pair fantastically with the beer. The taproom has been Mendocino County Restaurant of the Year before as well.
Jazz in the Sequoia Room
One of the passions at North Coast Brewing is jazz. They are involved with many different jazz organizations and festivals. At the Sequoia Room, they have jazz every Friday and Saturday starting at 6 pm. Musicians from all over the region come and play. Have a look at their calendar and be sure to set some time aside for a wonderful performance.
Beers at North Coast Brewing Company
Year Round Beers
They have several beers that are always in production and available year round. Some of those are:
- Old No. 38 Stout
- Red Seal Ale
- Blue Star Wheat Beer
- Brother Thelonious
- Old Rasputin
Barrel Aged Beers
They have taken some of their year round beers and barrel aged them. This process makes the flavors slightly different and more intense. This includes:
- North Coast Grand Cru
- Old Rasputin
- Old Stock Ale
Like fine wines, some of the year round beers have been set aside and allowed to age a little longer. This allows the beer process to continue and enhance the flavors. Some that are available are:
- 2013 Old Stock Ale
- Barley Wine Ale
- 2009 Old Stock Ale
- 20th Anniversary Ale
As you can see, you can truly have an amazing time when you choose to go to North Coast Brewing Company. Thinking of taking a trip to northern California? Come stay with us at Sea Rock Inn. Our beautiful B&B is on the coast. Many of our rooms offer unparalleled views of the Pacific Ocean. Each of our rooms is decorated in a simple and classic California style. This allows our guests to feel right at home. Each night, rest comfortably in our beds topped with luxurious linens. Every morning you are with us, join everyone for a lovely breakfast before you start your day. Contact us today and begin planning your next trip to California!
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