Raising a Toast to Resilience: The Story of Sufferfest Beer

Sufferfest Co. is an award-winning craft brewery based in San Francisco, California. Founded in 2016 by endurance athletes, their mission is to make beer that fuels your adventure. From gluten-free and low-calorie options to beers that use bee pollen and yerba mate, Sufferfest Beer Co. has something for everyone.

The company's core range of beers includes the FKT Pale (Fastest Known Time), a 4.5% ABV sessionable pale ale made with Citra ; the Taper (Taper off), a 5.8% ABV hoppy hazy IPA brewed with Simcoe and Amarillo hops; the Flyby Pilsner (Reach for the sky), a 4.9% ABV crisp pilsner made with traditional Saaz hops; and the Repeat Kolsch (Laps not miles), a 4.7% ABV easy drinker brewed with German Hallertau Blanc hops.

In addition to their core range, Sufferfest Beer Co also produces seasonal releases such as the Bee Pollen Ale, which uses bee pollen from local apiaries to give it a unique flavor profile; Yerba Mate IPA, an 8% ABV dry-hopped IPA made with yerba mate for added notes of citrus and herbal ; and Head Start , an 8% ABV robust stout brewed with locally roasted coffee beans for bold flavor and aroma.

Sufferfest Beer Co donates 1 percent of all sales to organizations that promote physical activity, wellness and environmental stewardship – from supporting trail maintenance projects to providing meals to families in need during COVID-19 pandemic times. So if you're looking for a beer that will fuel your next adventure whle giving back to your community then Sufferfest Beer Co just might be what you're looking for!

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Who Owns Sierra Nevada?

Ken Grossman purchased Sierra Nevada Co., an American craft brewery, in 1980. Since then, the company has established itself as one of the most successful craft breweries in the United States. In addition to its original Chico, California location, Sierra Nevada now has two additional breweries in Mills River, North Carolina and Asheville, North Carolina. Ken Grossman's leadership and innovation have helped the company become a leader in the industry with an estimated annual production volume of 1.25 million US beer (1.47 million hl). With over 1,050 employees at their three locations and distribution to all 50 states in the US, Canada and Europe, Sierra Nevada is an iconic name amng craft brewers.

The Quality of Sierra Nevada Beer

Yes, Sierra Nevada is a very good beer. It has a light and crisp taste that is perfect for any occasion. Its hop-forward flavor profile emulates the classic pale ale style, with a slight lingering bitterness that adds complexity and balance to the beer. It has a pleasant aroma of citrus and floral notes, and is highly drinkable with an ABV of 5.6%. Sierra Nevada is one of the most popular craft beers in the country, offering drinkers an enjoyable experience like no other.

Number of Sierra Nevada Breweries

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., the brewer of Resilience Butte County Proud IPA, has 12 breweries located across the United States and one brewery in Germany. The 12 US-based breweries are located in California (Chico and Mills River), North Carolina (Fletcher), Pennsylvania (Berwick and Philadelphia), Washington (Portage), Colorado (Ft. Collins and Denver), Virginia (Roanoke), Nebraska (Kearney) and Ohio (Columbus).

The World's Most Refreshing Beer

The nicest beer in the world is a matter of personal preference, as differet styles of beer will appeal to different palates. However, one beer that consistently receives high praise from beer enthusiasts across the globe is Westvleteren 12, also known as “Westy 12”. It is a Quadrupel Trappist Ale made by the monks of Saint Sixtus Abbey in Belgium, and has been rated among the best beers in the world for many years. Westy 12 has a complex aroma and flavor profile with notes of raisins, plums, dark fruits and spices. Its full body and high alcohol content (10.2%) are balanced by a slightly sweet flavor with earthy undertones. Many people enjoy drinking it slowly over meals or snacks to fully appreciate its unique character. Ultimately, Westvleteren 12 can be considered one of the nicest beers in the world due its complexity and balance of flavors.


Sufferfest Beer is an innovative craft brewery that has made a name for itself in the beer industry by creating unique and flavorful beers. Their commitment to sustainability and social responsibility is unparalleled, as evidenced by their partnership with the Camp Fire relief funds. Their dedication to creating bold flavors can be tasted in each sip of their award-winning beers, which have earned them a loyal following of passionate craft beer lovers. Whether you're looking for something light and refreshing or something bold and hoppy, Sufferfest Beer has something for everyone.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.