Monday, April 21, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS
BREWERY MANAGER Justin Simarro fills a customer's growler for craft beer to-go. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
COLD CRAFT BEER and barstools await good conversation in a neighborhood pub environment. "El Dorado Hills is a community oriented town. We like to keep that feel here," — Michael Mraz, owner and brewer at Mraz Brewing Company
MICHAEL MRAZ, left, and Justin Simarro are brewing craft beer in El Dorado Hills with styles ranging from Belgian ales to West Coast-style IPAs. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
WINE BARRELS FROM A LOCAL WINERY are filled with different styles of beer, then aged with fruit and soured with bacteria. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
MICHAEL MRAZ, standing right, chats with patrons about his beers at his El Dorado Hills brewery. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum