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Beer

Craft Beer Los Angeles

Brooklyn to Los Angeles, New Original + SF Beer Week Ice Cream

“You are going to be sick of us.” So said Steve Hindy, founder of Brooklyn Brewery minutes into my interview with him and brewmaster Garrett Oliver. The iconic logo’d brewery is now on shelves...
Beer Shelves

Beer Entrepreneur Discusses Immense Waste Required to Package And Ship Bottles + Cans

When I interviewed Artisanal Brewers Collective CEO Tony Yanow for a Forbes.com story, my focus was on sustainability. That word has absorbed many meanings that can touch on economic, environmental and other factors. Yanow...
Craft Beer

#FlagshipFebruary, Rosalie + Sour to the People

“What is the newest beer you got?” has replaced past beer questions like “What is the highest ABV beer?” and “What is the hoppiest beer you’re pouring?” in the minds of some independent beer...
Breweries Southern California

New Breweries to Visit in 2019, Dream of Barleywine + Plan 9 from Eagle Rock

At the end of 2018, I finally visited Liberation Brewing. I highlighted six upcoming breweries in April of last year and with that last taster flight (OK, two taster flights), I had ticked all...
Best Beers 2018

Best Beers of 2018, Fair State + NYE with ABC

For my annual “Best of” list, I have decided to change it up (yes, again). For 2018, I am breaking my list into five style categories with two picks apiece. I felt that I...

The Widmer Way, Classic L.A. Beers + Beachwood BBQ Turns 12

As craft beer turns the calendar, shortly, on 2018, it is instructive to go back in time to learn the history that this industry is accumulating. The Widmer Way by writer/beer blogger/beer podcaster Jeff...