Sunday, February 21, 2010

Cemetery visitors get a taste of Sacramento's beer brewing heritage

Published: Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010 - 12:00 am | Page 1B

Beer is not a drink of choice for retired nurse Frankie Rodriguez, who worked in a jail detox unit and "saw what it can do to some people."

But the Land Park resident joined about four dozen people who turned out Saturday for a tour of pioneer brewers' burial sites at the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery. The program, an inaugural event of Sacramento Beer Week, celebrated the heritage of a thriving local industry founded by mostly German immigrants during the Gold Rush. MORE HERE!

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