Beer is Agriculture, Farm To Bottle Beer, Honeycomb Included, Courtesy of Almanac Beer

Farm to table now farm to bottle beer

Fine article San Francisco Brewers and Their Saison Styles (7x7 SF, August 14) by Scott Mansfield led me to discover Almanac Beer Company founded in 2010 by Jesse Friedman and Damian Fagan.

They brew "farm-to-barrel seasonal ales to be enjoyed alongside the seasonal cuisine of the San Francisco Bay Area."

They remind me of the approach of some of the Scandinavian brewers i met last year in Copenhapen.

Honeycomb or Mandarin oranges from Blossom Bluff Orchards?

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