Northern Pine Brewing is a little taste of home and the great Northwest here in Oceanside and we are so excited to share it with everyone.
Like many other craft beer fans and home brewers, opening a brewery has been a long time dream for co-founders Aaron Ortega, Anne Ortega and Robert Parsons. After meeting in 2008, their shared passion for craft beer was discovered, and then Aaron and Bobby started brewing together. Recipes were perfected and bigger systems were purchased over the years. Popularity grew and word got around about their beer. The requests for their beer started to reach beyond just family and friends and soon requests from brides and grooms, fund raising events, and private events began to pour in. The “problem” of having too much beer on hand from wanting to brew so often soon turned into managing brew schedules and starting a waiting list for their beer.
At the end of 2012 Aaron and Bobby, along with their good friend Levi Schaljo, collaborated with Mother Earth Brew Co. to brew a special batch of beer for seven fallen Marines. The beer was named Homage. Thanks to Mother Earth Brew Co. the boys were able to brew 310 gallons of Homage. With help from many volunteers, over 450 – 22oz. bottles were bottled, labeled by hand, and distributed to the squadron and families of the fallen. The remainder of the beer was sold at a private event at Mother Earth Brew Co. and the proceeds went to purchasing shadow boxes for the families to display their loved one’s medals. The proceeds also went to the squadron to help pay for funeral costs. It was then that inspiration to brew for others took over and the trio began to develop a plan to take their operation to the next level and brew professionally.
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