North Coast Brewing Company is a local brewpub in Fort Bragg, California. The brewery opened its doors for craft beer enthusiasts in 1988 under the management and leadership of Mark Ruedrich. Notable beers from the brewery gained many awards and recognition over the years. There are a total of 19 types of beers produced by the brewery. North Coast Brewing Company believes in the essential pairings of beers and food that lead to the growth and development of the brewpub. By 2012, the North Coast Brewing Company is deemed to be 42nd largest craft beer producer in United States.