Brewers Association Releases 2009 Top 50 Breweries Lists

brewery_post1Cailfornia placed more craft brewers in the top 50 than any other state.
Way to go!!

Rank Brewing Company

2       Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.,  Chico
15     Stone Brewing Co.,  Escondido
20     Anchor Brewing Co.,   San Francisco
26     The Lagunitas Brewing Co.,  Petaluma
27     Gordon Biersch Brewing Co.,   San Jose
29     Firestone Walker Brewing Co.,    Paso Robles
32     BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery,   Huntington Beach
36     Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe,   Eureka     CA
40     Karl Strauss Brewing Co.,   San Diego
45     North Coast Brewing Co.,  Fort Bragg
50     Bear Republic Brewing Co.,   Cloverdale

See article and full ranking here