The first thing you notice about Rogue's headquarters in Newport, Oregon is how un-brewery-like it is. No towering tanks or imposing smokestacks loom over a mass production operation. The main facilities sit a stone's throw from a bustling bayside marina, in a warehouse you might otherwise mistake for a fishery. That's all in keeping with the nearly 30-year-old craft brewery's longstanding mission: be different.
To find out how doing just that has earned them some of the industry's biggest accolades, we took a look behind the scenes at the brewery, and the sprawling farms that supply much of the ingredients that go into their suds and spirits.