Raising a Pint to the Bay Area Beer Scene

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Beer lovers sample offerings from brewers at the American Beer Classic craft beer festival at Soldier Field on May 9, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

The Bay Area beer scene is booming with a burst in craft breweries and beer gardens popping up all over the Bay Area. In this hour we talk about the latest trends, the increased popularity of new varieties such as sour beer and tips for home brewing.


Nicole Erny, Oakland-based Master Cicerone

Justin Crossley, founder, The Brewing Network; founder, Hop Grenade Tap House in Concord

Sean Paxton, writer, chef and founder, Home Brew Chef, a website focused on beer cuisine