Russian River or Bear Republic? It was always a tough choice which route to take and stops to make.
Yes, I do plan my travels around breweries. Mt. Shasta in Weed, CA is just about half way between Portland and S.F. Right off of I5, if you're not taking the coastal route.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"
"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk