Device Brewing Company- A Risk Worth Taking

Sometimes in life to be you have to take risks. And sometimes, as the owner of Device Brewing Company can attest, you have to take BIG RISKS.


Brew Review: Belching Beaver Brewery Beaver’s Milk

You might call me the Anakin Skywalker of beer drinkers. At one time, I was a Padawan beer drinker learning the ways of the brew. I was trained in the light (not lite) side of beer: IPAs, Pilsners, Lagers, an occasional Kolsch. But like Anakin, the dark side was calling. Guinness (not Sir Alec) was my gateway beer. Soon the…

Brew Review: Rubicon Brewing Company’s First Contact Pale Ale

Like a lot of people growing up in Northern California in the 90s, my first exposure to craft beer was a little elixir known as Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Unlike a lot of people in Northern California… I hated it. I still don’t like it. In fact, I disliked it so much it turned me…

Brew Review: Two Rivers Pomegranate Cider

Let me start by saying I’m not much of a cider fan (I don’t even really like apple juice). Typically, I find them too sweet and I just think they leave bad after taste. That’s not to say I didn’t have my share of hazy college nights thanks to too many Hornsby’s, but I’ll take a beer over…

Brew Review: Out Of Bounds Juiced Blackberry Double IPA

Northern California is quickly becoming a hotbed for craft beer. The Sacramento region alone has 50 microbreweries including Placer County’s Out of Bounds Brewing Company. Best known for its variety of IPAs Out of Bounds also makes a killer imperial oatmeal stout. But on this day, I cracked open the company’s newest release Juiced Blackberry Double IPA (8% ALC).