Sierra Nevada Brewing Company is a craft brewery established in 1980. Home brewers Ken Grossman and Paul Carmusi built the brewery in Chico, California. Their passion for beers and adoration for American hops has lead to the creation of some of the finest and best-selling beers in the United States. The brewing company is known for its fresh ingredients, whole-cone hops, open fermentation and bottle conditioning and meticulous brewing techniques. Sierra Nevada’s Pale Ale is the second best-selling craft beer in United States. Moreover, the brewing company holds the title for the 6th largest brewing company in the country.