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Beer

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...
Beer Delivery Los Angeles

Craft Chaser, Christmas Beer Icons + California Wildfires

We may live in a time of drones and sort-of self-driving cars but when it comes to beer at the click of a button, the reality is much harder. But there is a new...
Beer Gifts

Beer Christmas Gifts, Terms & Conditions + LA Phil Casual Fridays

One week and one day from now, Black Friday descends and the shopping begins. Each year, I point out some beer gifts that are an improvement on just a plain old gift card and...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

First Draft LA, Comparing Casks + Welcome to the Wood Cellar

The downtown Los Angeles of 2018 is so different from the version of just last year. Modern Times and Mikkeller are becoming entrenched nearby and Karl Strauss is still plugging along as well. At...
Craft Beer Map Los Angeles

San Fernando Road Craft Beer Corridor, Field to Ferment + SoCal Cerveceros

Travel San Fernando Road to find a craft beer corridor. Then head to the hop fields for (3) fresh hop beers before trying some SoCal home brew.
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Calidad, Barrel-Aged + Cellador Tautology

One of the hottest non-IPA trends out there has been the rise of the Mexican lager. Corona especially, but also Modelo and Pacifico seem to grow and grow. A new player is entering this style category,...