Sierra Nevada Brewery

  • March 27, 2024
  • 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM
  • Chico
  • 11



After several years of tinkering with home brewing, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company founders Ken Grossman and Paul Camusi opened their brewery in 1980. Their pale ale was an instant hit and is now the second best selling craft beer in the United States while Sierra Nevada is in the top 10 craft breweries in the U.S. by production. We will tour the beautiful Westside Brewhouse, learning about the brewing process, peering into the kettles, venturing into the hop cooler to see and feel the hops, and discovering fermentation facts while standing beneath huge 800-barrel tanks. To end the tour, we will try four delicious Sierra Nevada beers. Lunch will be at the Sierra Nevada Tap Room (see menu on back). This trip is limited to 45 people.

Pick-Up/Drop-Off: Depart 9:00 a.m. from Davis Target and 9:20 a.m. from University Retirement Community. Return in reverse approximately 4:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m.

Sierra Nevada Tap Room Lunch Menu

ENTRÉE: Choose one:

The Burger

Grass-fed beef, bomb sauce (similar to Thousand Island), lettuce, tomato, red onion, and aged cheddar on sourdough sesame brioche

Vegan Black Bean Burger

House-made black bean patty, muhammara spread (sunflower seed hummus), pickled peppers, red onion, and lettuce on herb focaccia

Fish & Chips

Beer battered fresh Pacific cod, French fries, roasted jalapeno tartar sauce, and lemon

Malted Balsamic Salad

Mixed greens, Shaft’s bleu cheese, candied almonds, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, and malted balsamic vinaigrette


Scoop of Shubert’s ice cream (vanilla or chocolate)


Soda, coffee, iced tea are included; alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.

Activity Level: 1.5 (45-minute walking tour)

Cancellations: Cancellations received by February 29 will receive a full refund. Cancellations received after that date will only receive a refund if your space can be filled from the waiting list.

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