Kyle Teaches Us How to Drink a HausFest Festbier

While there is nothing wrong with simply drinking a pint of our Festbier as you would any other craft pint, our Brewer Kyle demonstrates how you can get the full experience of the HausFest Festbier. Using this method will surely transport you to a Bavarian happy place… Step 1: See it. Step 2: Smell it. […]

Drake’s on Camera: Oktoberfest Edition

Today we were visited by folks from TapIn Bay Area, an Ipad News App from the Bay Area News Group, for a video shoot about Oktoberfest in the Bay Area. With our Flocktoberfest event next week and our HausFest Festbier just finished up, we gotta say, we’re pretty stoked for the Festival this year. Brian […]

New Floor Going In: One Step Closer to More Beer!

In our continuing quest to make even more awesome beer by expanding the brewery, this week we have moved one step closer– a shiny new floor. A team of certified pros took over the warehouse with power sanders, gas masks, and heavy machinery to make this place worthy of the glorious new 20 barrel tanks […]

A Girl and Her Beer: Pink Boots Society Scholarship Brewing at Drake’s

Earlier this month we hosted a brewing day that was pretty unique, even for us. Our brewer Alex Nowell, generally the sole source of estrogen round the brewery invited the Northern California Chapter of the Pink Boots Society to brew the very first Pink Boots Scholarship Beer. What’s that, you ask? Let’s go back to […]

Godspeed Mike Manty!

We had a fantastic¬† Labor Day weekend with our September First Friday a special Brew Day with the Pink Boots Society and lots of R&R, but now that the holiday is over, we are back to our day-to-day routine, which today, has one big piece missing. Last Friday, long time member of the Drake’s family, […]