Tag Archives: Mark Ruedrich

Le Merle Wins Gold at Brussels Beer Challenge

Is the best saison in the world made in Fort Bragg, California? A panel of international judges at the Brussels Beer Challenge awarded the Gold Medal for Belgian Style Saison to an American beer—Le Merle from North Coast Brewing Co. … 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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Old Stock Ale Vertical Tasting in Smithsonian Mag

From a great article by Alastair Bland in Smithsonian: “In a dark cellar at North Coast Brewing Company, the beer bottles endured the slow crawl of time. Years plodded by, the Chinook salmon industry crashed, whales migrated past going north, then south, then north … Continue reading

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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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Vic & Anthony's Features North Coast Brewing in Houston

Chef Michael O’Connor of Houston’s nationally-known steakhouse collaborated with Brewmaster Mark Ruedrich to develop a menu of showcase pairings. Read the full press release here.

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Swedish paper praises Brother Thelonious

Brother Thelonius (# 1588, 24.95 Swedish kronas, 355 ml) is made by North Coast Brewing Company, located just north of San Francisco.  This ale plays on the brewery’s finer taste bud harmonies, and pays tribute to the jazz musician Thelonius … Continue reading

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North Coast Brewing Announces Release of Barrel-Aged Old Stock Cellar Reserve

North Coast Brewing Co. has just released a special batch of its award-winning Old Stock Ale. The vintage 2009 brew has been aged for 18 months in oak Bourbon barrels and has been called by Brewmaster, Mark Ruedrich, “One of … Continue reading

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Supporting America's Art Form

  We travelled to Monterey in September to take part in the 53rd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, the longest continuously-running Jazz event in the world. For the fifth straight year, North Coast was the sponsoring brewery for the Jazz festival … Continue reading

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TAP Beer of the Week 11: Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout

“It’s loaded with chocolate and coffee aromas, some roasty notes and bready yeast.  It’s a rich mouthful, sweet, even luscious, but nicely balanced by the hops.” Read the whole review by Tom Bedell here.

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Beer & Soccer Series: What’s Your Yankee Brew?

“With beers I typically burn out on favorites in a year or less and may gradually come back to them. Well, the Scrimshaw Pilsner-style brew from North Coast Brewing in Fort Bragg, NorCal has been my favorite beer for over … Continue reading

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