• Sudwerk Deems September as Social Media Month 8/24/2016
    August has been a blur here at the brewery; with Davis Beer Week stealing the show and a few new brews in the works, planning Social Media Month has been, shall we say, difficult. But, fear not fans and friends of Sud, we have rolled the theme over the September! Starting this September, we will begin a social media contest every week for the rest of the month. The winner of each week will be announced on the Thursday of that week. Read More >>

    Beauty, Bike, Brew 8/5/2016
    A community pathway clean-up event and Davis Bike Collective fundraiser put on by Sudwerk Brewing in collaboration with the City of Davis. At 11 a.m. meet up at the 40th Anniversary of the Davis Farmer’s Market in front of the Bike Hall of Fame- B Street and 3 rd Street (303 3 rd Street).

    Davis Bike Party and Sudwerk Brewing Collaborate on release of Bike Party Pils 7/23/2016
    Bike Party Davis and Sudwerk Brewing Co. join forces July 22 with an evening ride promoting bicycle funand safety. And all that enthusiasm is bottled in Sudwerk’s newest beer, Bike Party Pils.

    Sweet Success for Sudwerk Sour Beer 7/7/2016
    Sudwerk’s Fünke Hop Farm brings home the gold medal for Brett and Other Sour Beer at the San Diego International Beer Competition, and gold for Mixed-Fermentation Beer at the California State Fair Commercial Beer Competition. This complex and delicious Sour Saison has been frequently called a calls it a “gateway sour,” for its subtle, well-balanced flavors. The brewery is currently bottling the beer in 750 ml bottles, but hopes to reduced the size to 330 ml and increase the beer’s distribution by August.

    Sudwerk Growth Spurs Community Donations 1/7/16
    Sudwerk Brewing Co. set a company record in 2015 for charitable giving, and its taproom, The Dock Store, served as a popular venue for community events. Through fundraisers at The Dock, and donations to local organizations, Sudwerk contributed $13,300 to community nonprofits in 2015.


  • Sudwerk Boubonator Emerges From Hibernation 12/9/15
    In this season of winter warmer beers, Sudwerk Bourbonator breaks the mold. The popular lager emerges from hibernation on Friday, at a free event at the Davis brewery.

    Sudwerk Ultimator: It’s Bock! 11/16/15
    Dark, bold and delicious, Sudwerk Brewing Co.’s winter seasonal beer, the Doppel Bock Ultimator, is back for 2015.

    Follow the Lager Leader: Sudwerk Launches into Missouri 11/3/15
    As demand surges for craft lagers, Missouri is getting a taste from an industry pioneer: Sudwerk Brewing Co. The lager leader just began distributing its beers in Missouri.

    Sudwerk Rye of the Lager is a “Needle in the Shelf Stack” 7/29/15
    With craft beer shelves dominated by IPAs, some consumers are looking for something different. That’s why Sudwerk Brewing Co. created Rye of the Lager, an IPL it calls “a needle in the shelf stack.”

    Hopped Up Comedy Session Returns to Sudwerk Brewing Co. 5/28/15
    A new lineup of Los Angeles’ best comics will fill Sudwerk Brewing Co. on Saturday, June 13, for Hopped Up Comedy 3.0.

    Sudwerk’s New Seasonal Lager Inspired by the Farmers Market 5/20/15
    Inspired by Davis’ world-class farmers market, Sudwerk Brewing Co. created its first summer seasonal – a lager featuring local citrus with a tart, refreshing twist.

    UCD Students’ Winning Beer Debuts at Sudwerk 5/13/15
    Four UC Davis students in Charlie Bamforth’s Practical Malting and Brewing class earned more than good grades for their final project. They got to work with Sudwerk Brewing Co. and produce their winning recipe on a commercial scale. Their Class is in Session IPA will debut May 21.

    Sudwerk Celebration Marks Debut of New Mural 5/6/15
    Sudwerk Brewing Co. will honor local art and local beer this Saturday with a community celebration at its Davis taproom. The event will be the formal debut of a new mural, to be completed Friday, on the Central Davis Storage wall next to Sudwerk’s gravel parking lot off Pole Line Road.

    For Iron Brew Winners, Class is in Session at Sudwerk 4/28/15
    Four UC Davis students in Charlie Bamforth’s Practical Malting and Brewing class earned more than good grades for their final project – a beer called Class is in Session IPA. They earned a chance to work with Sudwerk Brewing Co. and produce their winning recipe on a commercial scale.

    Sudwerk – BSG Collaboration Featured at Craft Brewers Conference 4/13/15
    Fünke Canadien, a collaboration brew from Sudwerk Brewing Co. and BSG CraftBrewing, is a featured beer at the 2015 Craft Brewers Conference, April 14-17 in Portland, Ore.


  • Reserve Some of the Sudwerk Barrel ‘Magic‘ 12/9/14
    Only 50 spots are available for Sudwerk’s 2015 Brewers Cut, a club that guarantees access to its best barrel-aged beers. Membership opened to the public on Dec. 9. When the program debuted last year – after the holidays – it sold out in less than a month.

    Sudwerk Bourbonator: ‘A Beer for Sharing’ 12/5/14
    In this season of winter warmer beers, Sudwerk’s limited-release Bourbonator breaks the mold. The dark, potent lager is a barrel-aged version of its winter seasonal, the Doppel Bock Ultimator. But after brewing, instead of going into cold storage tanks for lagering, it’s stored in Kentucky oak bourbon barrels.

    Sudwerk Collaboration Gives Local Homebrew a Boost 9/11/14
    Homebrewers often aspire to make their craft on a commercial scale. Those dreams came true this summer for Steve Katz, whose Basil Saison won the Greenbelt Brewers Association Professional-Amateur Brewing Contest, and is headed for an international competition in Denver.

    Sudwerk, Davis Food Co-op Join for ‘Co-hop-eration’ Brew 8/27/14
    Sudwerk Brewing Co. and the Davis Food Co-op joined forces this month to brew, bottle and bring to market the freshest local beer possible. Green Belt Session IPA arrived at the Co-op on Wednesday.

    Sudwerk Fest Harvest Embraces Oktoberfest Tradition 8/22/14
    For those in the know, Oktoberfest starts in September. And Sudwerk Brewing Co. is ready, with a fresh take on its Fest Harvest Lager.

    Sudwerk Cans its First Beer: Summer Just Got More Fun 7/15/14
    For the first time, the 25-year-old brewery is putting one of its beers in cans. The California Dry Hop Lager will be released in six packs starting Friday, July 18.

    Iron Brew Prize Fuses Relationship Between UC Davis, Sudwerk 7/7/14
    The UC Davis brewing students who won the program’s Iron Brew competition got an extra bonus this year: a commercial batch of their prize-winning recipe produced at Sudwerk Brewing Co.

    Sudwerk Logs Most Craft Lager Medals at California State Fair 6/30/14
    Sudwerk Brewing Co. is one of the most decorated breweries at the 2014 California State Fair, earning more combined medals in lager categories than any of its competitors.

    Sudwerk Big DIPL: Double India Pale Lager 5/14/14
    Sudwerk Brewing Co. is shooting for the stars with its newest beer, a Double India Pale Lager dubbed THE BIG DIPL.

    Spring Traditions: Groundhogs, Leprechauns, Sudwerk Mai Bock 2/25/14
    Spring is almost here, and with it comes its many traditions and celebrations. Sudwerk Brewing Company is ready with its popular seasonal, the Mai Bock Spring Lager. The beer, which sold out quickly last year, debuts this week.

    Abundant Demand for Regional, Barrel-aged Beer Styles 2/19/14
    Sudwerk Brewing Co. will celebrate the release of the first two of its rare Brewers Cut series of beers at a free event Friday at its taproom, The Dock Store.

    Sudwerk Ultimator Arrives with a Vengeance 2/7/14
    Dark, bold and just in time for Halloween, Sudwerk Brewing Co.’s winter seasonal beer, the Doppel Bock Ultimator, has been reawakened.

    Coffee, Chocolate and Vanilla are now Best Friends 2/5/14
    On Valentine’s Day, Sudwerk Brewing Co. will release 3 Best Friends, a smooth dark coffee-infused lager that pairs perfectly with the season.

    Sudwerk: New, Innovative Styles for SF, Sac Beer Weeks 2/3/14
    Sudwerk Brewing Co. will release rare and specialty beers at several upcoming events in the Sacramento and San Francisco Bay Area, now through March 9.


  • Sudwerk Releases Cascaderade IPL 11/24/13
    Sudwerk Brewing Co. launched its new limited release Cascaderade India Pale Lager last week, a refreshing beer with a citrusy, West Coast twist.

    Sudwerk’s Next Generation 11/12/13
    Building on two decades of family legacy, Sudwerk Brewery’s next generation is adding innovation to its beer and building its brand as California’s finest craft lager brewery.

    California Dry Hop Lager is ‘Beer Bridge’ 11/11/13
    After years of development, Sudwerk Brewing Company launched a new flagship beer this fall, creating an aromatic, refreshing lager that will capture the attention of IPA and lager fans.

    Free Event Promotes Learn to Brew Day 10/29/13
    Sudwerk Brewing Co. will host the Greenbelt Brewers Association on Saturday, Nov. 2, for free community beer-brewing event to promote national Learn to Homebrew Day.

    Sudwerk Releases Vine-to-Kettle Lager 9/30/13
    Collaboration between Sudwerk Brewing Co. and Blue Heron Hop Yard of Winters produced Yolo County’s first commercial vine-to-kettle lager. Resinator XPL debuted Sept. 13.

    Davis Bike and Brewfest Donation Sets Record 9/24/13
    In its debut year, the Davis Bike and Brew Fest raised more money than any other single fundraiser for the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame, organizers report.