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Camp Fire/Butte Humane Society

Okay Elk Grove, during the Shasta and Lake County fires you showed your generosity by donating six palates of pet supplies. Well, it’s time to show your support for our neighbors again! Butte Humane Society has published a list of the supplies needed and Dreaming Dog Brewery is going to start the collection effort immediately […]

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We are barrel fermenting and aging

We are brewing our Winter Saison again, which means it’s time to get the barrels working. We have moved the beer from it’s primary steel fermenter to barrels where this beer continues to ferment. We will be adding our spices to the barrels shortly. Our goal is to have this beer ready for Christmas/New Years […]

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Honoring All Veterans

Dreaming Dog Brewery is having a weekend-long Veterans Day celebration to honor all veterans and active military for their service. We have decorated the brewery with flags from every branch of the military, including the National Guard (which frequently is overlooked for their service). It is a small thank you, but we are offering $1 […]

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Marine Corps Birthday

November 10, 2018 is the 243rd birthday for the US Marine Corps. Our head brewer and one of the owners of Dreaming Dog Brewery served in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam era, though never had to serve in-country. Semper Fi Marines! Hoo Rah!

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Delinquent

I want to apologize that there have been no posted to our blog for quite some time. It is an area that has been woefully underserved by our staff and efforts will be made to rectify this issue. We want to keep the public and our beer fans up to date on the happenings at […]

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More Barrels

Contacted a distiller that used to be one of my customers (in another working life). Was able to acquire 4 bourbon whiskey barrels that were dumped just prior to shipping. There will be used for our Christmas Saison and Wee-Heavy Scotch Ale. Four 53 gallon barrels 53 gallon bourbon barrels

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Day 16 Construction

Rooms are starting to take shape. Air conditioning ducts are being hung. There is a hole in the roof for the HVAC system. And, they’re starting on the back wall cut for the roll-up door. Ducts being installed for Air Conditioning Hole through the ceiling for the HVAC system The private room is starting to […]

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Day 14 Construction

Continuing to frame the walls. The area for the restrooms is starting to appear. Also, the HVAC air return is getting set in. And, we now have some cooling for the brewery for during construction and after. Back of the bar area, building out walls for the restrooms and air return Laying out the HVAC […]

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Day 12 Construction

Now that the floor has been closed up, the framing has started for the walls. You can actually see the shape of the brewery starting to appear. Of course, the supervisor (Lucy) was there to put her seal of approval on the project. Lucy supervising the job Framing in the back room Restrooms Main wall […]

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Taproom Items

Working on some items for the taproom. We are reclaiming parts from barrels. Barrel staves are being shaped and drilled out for use serving flights. Barrel heads are being cleaned up for mounting our tap handles along the back bar in the taproom. All the wood is natural white oak with a coating of food […]

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