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Beer

Breweries Los Angeles

New L.A. Brewery Watch 2020, 40th Anniversary + Brewbies 11

At the start of each year, I like to feature L.A. breweries that could/should open in the near future as well as those breweries that opened recently and started their brewing journey. This year...
Craft Beer Pico Rivera

2020 Crystal Ball, Californio + Last Weekend of 2019

The only thing more popular than a year-end Best of List is a year-end look into the crystal ball of craft beers future. Here is what I will be monitoring throughout 2020. The Hard...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Best L.A. Beers of 2019, Lavabeer + 12 Days of Christmas

This year, you will probably see a lot of Top 19 Beers of 2019 lists. Next year will bring the inevitable 20/20 lists, but I want to focus on (9) SoCal best beers, (2)...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Best Selling Beers From Los Angeles Brewery Taprooms

Sales numbers reveal insights into a brewery’s current focus and audience. With that in mind, I recently asked nine brewery owners and staffers to answer one question: “What’s the best selling beer in your...

Beervana Mood, Old Gnome + Black Firday

October and November have not been kind to fans of beer in Portland, Oregon. Laurelwood Brewing got snatched up by the investment arm of Ninkasi Brewing, then longtime mainstay Lompoc Brewing shuttered. The Rock...
Beer Gifts

Beer-y Christmas Gifts, B.F.R. + Anniversary Weekend

The Starbucks holiday cups are out so you know what time of year it is even if the weather is still plenty warm outside. It is time to plan gifts for that beer lover...