Ace Up the Sleeve, Wheat

Not your typical Hefeweizen. We use honey and lemon peel to give this beer unique flavor components. 5.5% ABV, 10 IBU

Beg Steal or Borrow, India Spring Ale

Our transition into summer. At 5.4% and 30 IBU this beauty walks the fine line between IPA and Pale Ale.

Go For Broke, Double IPA

This beer is sure to be a hop lover’s delight, weighing in at 8% ABV and 100 IBU's.

Grade A, Maple Brown Ale

We have a soft spot for brown ales and a little maple syrup added to the boil gives this brew a little something special. 6.5% ABV, 20 IBU

Find Our Beer


9565 Crossroads Drive
Redding, CA 96003
Phone: (530) 722-9239


Monday & Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday & Thursday 2pm - 8pm
Friday & Saturday 2pm - 9pm
Sunday 2pm - 6pm

What's On Tap
530 Hometown Ale
ABV 5.3% IBU 10
Ace Up the Sleeve, Wheat
ABV 5.5% IBU 10
Double Down Red
ABV 7.5% IBU 40
Liar's Dice
ABV 6.5% IBU 50
Shot in the Dark
ABV 6.7% IBU 20

Aug 15, 2014 - Aug 23, 2014

Redding Beer Week

Redding , CA

3rd Annual Redding Beer Week begins Aug. 15th at the Civic Center with Opening Ceremonies, an outstanding brewfest, followed by a week packed full of events. Wildcard will be at the following locations throughout the week. We hope you will make it out to some of these great local businesses.

Saturday, Aug 16th – Lake Redding Golf Tourney and BBQ @ 10:30am. 9 beers on 9 holes and a BBQ lunch. Nothing like tackling a nice green fairway with a beer in your hand.

Tuesday, Aug 19th – Savory Spoon @ 3pm. Try a wild and savory pairing.

Wednesday, Aug 20th – All Stars Sports Bar @ 5pm. Cornhole Pre-Tourney. Last man standing wins!

Wednesday, Aug 20th – Moonstone Bistro @ 5pm. Brewers Dinner. Join us for a deliciously decadent pairing of Wildcard favorites and Che’s culinary creations

Thursday, Aug 21st – Mary’s Pizza Shack @ 5pm. Meet the brewer and enjoy some of Mary’s Pizza Shack’s signature dishes paired up with Wildcard brews. Menu pairings are featured all week!

Thursday, Aug 21st – Rusty Nail @ 6pm. Try a crafty cocktail. Your favorite mixed drink heightened with Wildcard craft beer.

Friday, Aug 22nd – AleHouse @ 3pm. Several cask conditioned beers including a Fresh Hop DIPA from Wildcard.

Aug 23, 2014 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Hops in Humboldt

Rohner Park

Fortuna, CA

Brewfest! Need we say more?

Aug 23, 2014 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

State of Jefferson Brewfest

Dunsmuir City Park

Dunsmuir, CA

20+ Breweries. Along with beer tasting Saturday during the festival there will also be a chili tasting and cook off.


Midweek Madness

Visit the Tap Room on Wednesday and fill your growler for just $7 bucks.


Sunday Funday

Time to unplug and unwind. On Sunday’s the tasting room transforms to bring out your inner child. Come play some of your favorite games. Bring the family, grab your friends…the pints, cards, boards and chips are waiting.

Saturday's Sunday's

Brewhouse Tours

Want to know more about what goes on behind the scenes at Wildcard? Join us for a tour. This is your chance to see our mad Cornhole skills, see the brew master balance while climbing up on top of a tank to add hops, get soaked with beer as the bung on the bourbon barrel bursts and showers the building. All kidding aside we hope that if you are interested in craft beer you’ll feel welcome to tag along on a quick tour and see how they are made. Reservations would just be complicated and unnecessary. Come one, come all.

The idea behind the name Wildcard is to pursue the unknown. Wildcard Brewing Company’s owners left stability for chaos, moved to England to learn the craft of beer making, and started a business in an uncertain economy, all in pursuit of a dream. You’d call them crazy, adventurous, unpredictable....a wildcard. Our story is one of the unexpected; a place where there are no limits, where perseverance and a free spirit will turn dreams into reality.

Jeff Hansen

Co-Founder / Brewmaster

Our head brewer has an obsession with crafting delicious beer. It all started when Jeff and Jenny brewed two beers to give away as wedding favors at a brewery in San Luis Obispo where they went to college. Homebrew projects and burst bottle explosions ensued in the years after. But casual passion soon turned career. Jeff had enough of the corporate world so he took a chance and changed career paths. He put his job on notice and sent a tuition check to Brewlab at the University of Sunderland. Lucky for Jeff, Jenny is a bit of a Wildcard and was all in. The pair moved to England. Jeff studied brewing science and Jenny conducted “research” in various local pubs. Once back in the states Jeff headed straight for the most competitive brewing location, the Pacific Northwest. Jeff was able to persuade the owners of Iron Horse Brewery that he and his English brewing education were right for the job. Jeff and Jenny stayed in Washington for two years before deciding to start their own venture. With the birth of their daughter Blaire, it was time to move home to Redding and welcome their second child, the brewery.

Favorite Beer Wildcard Doesn’t Make: Believer Double Red Ale, Ninkasi
Things He Does Away From the Brewery: Hiking, Skiing, Anything with the Family and General Tom Foolery
Best Place He’s Ever Drank a Beer: On the beach in Cinque Terre, Italy

Jenny Hansen

Co-Founder / CEO

Jenny Hansen graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business. In her final quarter she turned in her senior project, a business plan for an organic craft brewery in Tahoe. It seemed just a fun way to complete a daunting assignment but something about the process of putting that plan together planted an idea in her mind that she never lost sight of. Early in her career she found a passion working with small family owned farms. She saw the hard work they put in, the strong values they kept and tasted the delicious result of their efforts. Through her experience she came to recognize and value craft and artisan products. In many ways her transition into the brewing industry is a perfect fit.

Favorite Beer Wildcard Doesn’t Make: Little Sumpin Sumpin, Lagunitas
Things She Does Away From the Brewery: Hiking, Going to the Lake, Experimenting in the Kitchen, Going to the Farmers Market.
Best Place She’s Ever Drank a Beer: Top of Table Rock, La Porte, CA

Sunnie Hunt

Local Brand Ambassador

Sunnie has nearly 30 years in the hospitality business. She shines in her ability to make our taproom guests welcome. Along with her high energy and enthusiasm to support local artisans, she has a love of craft beer, which makes her passionate about adding Wildcard ales to the draft selection of local establishments. Her admiration for craft brews originated in her early 20’s while touring Germany. She remembers a time when her dad joked that she had become a beer snob, turning down a domestic “non-craft” beer from his fridge. Sunnie enjoys a simple life on five acres with dogs, goats and a donkey and is obsessed with the idea of creating useful items out of reclaimed materials around her home. Sunnie is a great addition to our team. We are happy to have her as our ambassador!

Favorite Beer Wildcard Doesn't Make: Double Dead Guy from Rogue Brewery

Things She Does Away From The Brewery: Road trips and camping with dogs and "human" friends, dreaming, creating with  reclaimed lumber, gardening and loving life!

Best Place She's Ever Drank A Beer: Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany

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    Redding, CA 96003
    Phone: (530) 722-9239


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