Category Archives: Le Merle

North Coast Grand Cru and Le Merle Win Awards at Brussels Beer Challenge

Judges awarded a gold medal in the “Pale & Amber Ale: Saison” category to Le Merle Saison Belgian Style Farmhouse Ale in the Brussels Beer Challenge this past weekend, ahead of Belgian brewers! Judges also awarded the North Coast Grand Cru … Continue reading

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Mendocino County Beer, Wine & Mushroom Festival Brewmaster Dinner—SOLD OUT!

Join Brewmaster Mark Ruedrich for an exceptional Brewmaster Dinner at the North Coast Brewing Company’s Taproom & Grill. This five-course dinner will feature award-winning beers paired with a selection of wild mushroom dishes designed by North Coast’s culinary wizard Loretta … Continue reading

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Le Merle featured in Bon Appetit

“What begins as floral and effervescent, like a chilly white wine, finishes with a fruity fullness.” Read the whole article from Bon Appetit here. | See our print PDF press release here.

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John Ash Benefit for Mendocino Music Festival

Renowned California wine country chef John Ash dazzled a sold-out crowd of Mendocino Music Festival supporters at North Coast Brewing’s Sequoia Room on Wednesday night, April 25. The James Beard Award-winning chef created a spectacular menu, collaborating with North Coast … Continue reading

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Le Merle Review

Le Merle: a blackbird that has you singing, a review on Billy’s Beer Blog

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The Thanksgiving Beer List: Le Merle & Brother Thelonious  – a review from CraftBeer.com

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North Coast Scores Big at World Beer Championships

North Coast Brewing was well received at the recent BTI World Beer Championships in Chicago scoring three medals (2 Golds and a Silver). The Brewery’s 20th Anniversary Ale, an amazing beer brewed with agave nectar, scored a 93 in the … Continue reading

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Le Merle Named Best Cult Brew by SF Weekly

SF Weekly has named Le Merle Best Cult Brew: “…North Coast’s Le Merle…is the perfect fusion between American and Belgian brewing traditions.” Read more here

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Introducing Le Merle

Our new Belgian Farmhouse Style Ale (Saison) called Le Merle—The Blackbird— is now widely available at retail outlets in 750ml corked and wired bottles. This subtle, sophisticated beer has already gotten some critical endorsement. It’s lovely stuff traditionally brewed using … Continue reading

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Interview with Mark Ruedrich in All About Beer Magazine

In this interview with Julie Johnson of All About Beer Magazine, Brewmaster Mark Ruedrich tells the story of how North Coast Brewing Company came to be.  

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