Lagunitas Brewing LogoEver wonder who designs the Lagunitas beer labels and writes the wacky stories on the side of the bottles? That answer, along with other details about the company, are featured in an excellent video and story produced by the North Bay Business Journal. They awarded a 2011 Manufacturing Award to the brewery and recently sat down with the personality behind the brand, owner Tony Magee.

Magee discusses the brewery’s early history, brewing philosophy and provides some hard numbers behind the company’s skyrocketing growth and current expansion plans. Check it out.