Bruce Nissen

Fox Barrel toasts to Midwest merger

Bruce Nissen, co-founder of Fox Barrel Cider Company, is excited to be taking his business to a whole new level. The six-year-old Colfax company has merged with the Minneapolis-ba ...

Local brewers snag California State Fair medals

Placer County is brewing up some excitement at the California State Fair. Old Town’s Auburn Alehouse and Colfax’s Fox Barrel Cider Company each earned multiple awards in the ...

Support pours for senior services

There were some fun times brewing at The Ridge in Auburn Saturday night. Those attending Seniors First’s 13th annual Fall Brew Fest sipped, sampled and socialized, all for a go ...