Ol’ Republic doubling its size again, sponsoring Nevada City Bicycle Classic

Ol’ Republic Brewery is expanding again: The Nevada City brewery is nearly doubling its space for the second time in only a year; it is now selling its bottled beer at grocery giant Whole Foods Market; and it is the principal sponsor of the 55th annual Nevada City Bicycle Classic on Father’s Day, our magazine [...]

Ol’ Republic Brewery growing, bottling beer in Nevada City

THE REGION’S CRAFT BREWERIES are booming, largely due to talented brewers who are helping to revitalize the area, just like chefs, farmers and winemakers. They’re passionate about making the best craft beer, and they figure the customers will follow.
It has worked at Auburn’s Knee Deep Brewing Co., where brewmaster Jeremy Warren has created some of [...]

Cello Chocolate, ol’ Republic Brewery pairing @Matteo’s Public

We wrote about beer and food pairings in our magazine’s current issue, including a link to a beer and food pairing chart. This is a growing trend.
Some people say lager is like white wine, and ale is like red. “When matching beer and food, the most important thing to look for is balance,” says Garrett [...]

Ol’ Republic beer now at Matteo’s Public in Nevada City

We headed to Matteo’s Public for dinner on Tuesday night — a regular hangout in our ‘hood — and to watch ol’ Republic tap their first keg (a Scottish-style Ale) outside of the brewery at Matt and Michelle Margulies’ restaurant and pub on Commercial Street in Nevada City.
The restaurant has made its mark in our [...]

Local food: A hallmark of Nevada County

AN HOUR FROM SACRAMENTO ON “the road less traveled,” Nevada County is blessed with an abundance of ranchland and farmland. There are more than 80 farmers and ranchers selling their products, most of them belonging to Nevada County Grown.
From grass-fed beef to organic vegetables, the county supports a well-rounded local harvest. The produce is sold [...]