East Brother Beer nets 6 nominations for ‘Best of Oakland & the East Bay’

Photo credit: East Brother Beer Co.

East Brother Beer Co.’s brews have found themselves in illustrious company.

East Brother Beer’s Red IPA and Gold IPA appear alongside Drake’s IPA and Denogginizer and Calicraft’s Oaktown Brown in the final round of the Best of Oakland and the East Bay readers’ choice competition by Oakland Magazine.

East Brother Beer received six nominations in five categories: Best East Bay Beer (Red IPA or Gold IPA); Best Local Brewery; Best Place to Drink Beer; Best Retail Beer Selection and Best Event Space.

In order to win, however, the community-minded brewery needs the community’s help.

Click here to cast your vote for East Brother Beer. Voting is free and the deadline to do so is Friday, March 8.

East Brother Beer is known not just for its delicious beers and spacious tap room at 1001 Canal Blvd. in Richmond, but also for sharing its space and profits to benefit community events and organizations, such as the Richmond Promise college scholarship program.

In fact, today the brewery launched a new Pride & Purpose blog series “highlighting the good people working hard to bring the community together and give Richmond the attention it deserves,” according to the brewery’s owners.

Click here to read its first blog post, about Phillip Mitchell of R&R Coffee and Kim’s Louisiana Fried Turkey & Stuff.