Many know Sonoma County for its beautiful vineyards and wineries. However, craft beer enthusiasts know the region as home to some of the best breweries on the West Coast. Read on to discover ten of our favorite breweries in Sonoma. Afterward, if you are thirsty for more, download our free Sonoma Valley Vacation Guide. It is full of recommendations on breweries, wineries, restaurants, and more.
10 Breweries You Need to Visit in Sonoma, CA
1. Sonoma Springs Brewery | Sonoma
Sonoma Springs Brewery has served Sonoma County with California ales, German-style beers, and barrel-aged brews since 2008. Their taproom offers 20 different craft beers on tap. In addition, local food trucks are always on the event calendar! Frequent visitors include Mai Tai Kitchen Truck and the Sonoma Eats Real Mexican Food Truck. Tours of the brewery are available with advanced notice; you can schedule a tour by calling Sonoma Springs Brewing at (707) 938-7422.
2. Fogbelt Brewery | Santa Rosa
If you are traveling to Sonoma with your dog, you’ll be happy to know that there are plenty of dog-friendly breweries; Fogbelt Brewery is just one of them! Owners, Paul Hawley and Remy Martin have a combined 30 years of experience in the winemaking industry. Honing in on their winemaking and cellar-work skills, this one-of-a-kind brewery is home to an impressive barrel aging and sour beer program. If you happen to visit on a Sunday, then you are in luck. Fogbelt Brewery offers a tasty Sunday kitchen menu with brunch classics like Belgian waffles, eggs benedict, and more.
3. Russian River Brewery | Santa Rosa
Like Fogbelt Brewery, Russian River Brewery also offers a dog-friendly outdoor patio at their newest location in Windsor. Russian River Brewery is a long-standing contributor to the craft beer scene in Sonoma and is among one of the most popular breweries to visit. We recommend arriving early during the weekends, as there is often a wait. If you are hungry, then you can look forward to burgers, fried chicken, and tasty salads with produce from their own kitchen garden!
More Great Breweries in Sonoma County
- Lagunitas Brewery | Petaluma
- Stumptown Brewery | Guerneville
- Woodfour Brewery | Sebastopol
- Brewsters Beer Garden & Restaurant | Petaluma
- Henhouse Brewing | Santa Rosa
- Bear Republic Brewing Company | Healdsburg
- St. Florian’s Brewery | Windsor
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After you get a taste of Sonoma’s craft beer scene, head home to our boutique hotel to enjoy the best of what Wine Country offers. When you book a stay in any of our luxurious accommodations, you can always look forward to the best amenities, packages, and top-notch service. Daily gourmet breakfast, complimentary wine, massage services, and access to our luxurious pool are just a few things that our guests enjoy. When you are ready to plan your next vacation, check our availability and book your stay! We can’t wait to welcome you to Sonoma Valley Wine Country!
After your trip to these Sonoma County breweries, you’ll like be hungry. Read our blog on the best places to eat in Glen Ellen, CA!