Bear Republic Brewing
This landmark brewpub from the Norgrove family dates to 1995 and produced all the craft beer for Bear Republic until 2006, at which point they increased production in Cloverdale. The airy pub near downtown Healdsburg has plenty of racecar imagery, including a “Bear Republic Racing” side panel in back, by the brew kettle. They pour several beers that rarely appear beyond these four walls, including Racer X double IPA, Carburetor doppelbock, and barrel-aged Cuvee de Bubba. Bear Republic also has regular rotation beers and plenty of beer-friendly dishes, including fried chicken wings, baby back ribs, and a Jamaican jerk burger.
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