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Shasta Cascade

July 2016

Looking for something to do in the NE corner of California? Here are 101 things:

Cans? Yes, we CAN!

June 2016

Our Bizz Johnson Blonde, Thompson Peak Pilsner, Almanor Amber and Volcanic Double IPA are now available in 16 oz. cans!

Pick up 4-packs here at the pub or local markets. If you can't decide, we offer a mixed pack with one of each. 

Fresh: Cans are air tight, oxygen free, block light, keep your brew fresher.

Portable: Hiking, golf, fishing, beach - cans go places bottles can’t. 

Green: Cans are lighter than bottles, easier to recycle, reduce your carbon footprint.

Cool: Cans chill faster, take it outside!

We're On the Map

May 2016

Thanks to the SF Chronicle, you've got some brewery exploring to do. 

California Bountiful On Location

January 2016

Look who's in the latest issue of California Bountiful. We're excited to share the page with Hannah and Hulsman Ranch, the Bizz Johnson Trail, and A Taste of Beef! And looking forward to checking out Alturas' Niles Hotel. 

RenoTahoe Tonight: Six Four Growlers

July 2015

Lassen Ale Works Volcanic Double IPA available from Six Four Growlers in Reno NV. 

BuzzFeed List of 16 CA Must-Try Restaurants

June 26, 2015

Lassen Ale Works makes the list of the 16 California restaurants that every foodie must try. Check it out!


March 19th, 2015

Lassen Ale Works owners Margaret Liddiard, left, Julie Howard and Erik Jefferts receive an award honoring them as Chamber Business of the Year during a mixer on Thursday, March 19.


The award was given by the Lassen County Chamber of Commerce "In recognition of your commitment and dedication to the principles of sound business practices and for setting an example of how small businesses can serve as a catalyst for improvement to the entire community. " 

Enjoy Magazine: The Alechemist

October 2014

By all accounts, the Pioneer was a dive bar, a hole-in-the-wall joint that had seen better days.Today, those better days are back and the historic watering hole is now the place to be in Susanville, thanks to the efforts and vision of coowner Erik Jefferts and his partners.Technically, it still qualifies as a hole-in-the-wall joint, and that’s because there are three bullet holes in the wall above the 36-foot-long bar. They’re silent reminders of the saloon’s rambunctious past....

June 12th, 2014

The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Establishments awarded the Certificate of Excellence are located all over the world and represent the upper echelon of businesses listed on the website.


We're on TripAdvisor

More than 140 travelers have reviewed our food, beer and service. See what they have to say.




January 21st, 2014

New fermentation tanks!

Lassen County Times coverage of LAW & the Pioneer being listed in upscale AFAR Magazine

Check out the reviews, they're great!

December 12th, 2012

The fire shut our kitchen down for several months. You can read more about it here:

December 11th, 2012

Rough night, with the fire doing extensive damage to our kitchen:

November 6th, 2012

Lassen County Times covers our fest featuring local homebrews.

Fall 2012

Edible Reno-Tahoe gives us props for preserving this historic saloon!

June 5th, 2012

Lassen County Times article on us, summer 2012!

April 5th, 2012 article on us!

December 5th, 2011

Read our reviews on Yelp, leave your own review!

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