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Sean Inman

Sean Inman

Find more of Sean Inman’s writing on his blog, Beer Search Party.

Craft Beer Los Angeles

New El Segundo Breweries, Kern River Pumpkin + Cask is Not Dead

Street names like Nevada and Illinois may be from out of state, but El Segundo’s two newest breweries are carving out niches specific to SoCal. Niches that revolve almost more around the theme than...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Smog City West, Salt & Lime + Southland Anniversary

If Smog City Brewing had a motto, it just might be “Here We Grow Again.” The Torrance based brewery from Laurie Porter and Jonathan Porter has a wood cellar across the industrial park from...
Spirits Long Beach

Portuguese Bend and 4th Horseman, Bears Ears + Cellador Ales Turns Three

You can get lost in a foeder forest maze of beer when visiting Long Beach, but there are times when you need a change of pace. There are two spots, quite near each other,...
Beer Festival Long Beach

A Summit in Long Beach, Oktoberfest Beer + Oktoberfest Festivals

It is now 30 years that the California Craft Beer Association has been advocating on behalf of small, independent breweries. The Golden State, by their calculations now has over 1,000 operating breweries which is...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Project Barley, Velvet Glow + North, Central and South

In reporting on the Los Angeles beer scene, I have seen that when the first brewery opens in a town/neighborhood, it’s likely that more breweries are waiting in the wings. When Burnin Daylight Brewery...
Craft Beer San Dimas

San Dimas Beer, Zwickelbier + California Craft Beer Summit Festival

It can seem that all of a sudden a city/neighborhood/community gets a wave of new breweries where once there was none. It happened again in San Dimas, where two breweries are now open to...