Raise a glass to the 10th L.A. Beer Week (#LABW10) with 10 picks for can’t miss events around town between June 16 – 24.
1. June 22 at Mikkeller DTLA
North Carolina brewery Fonta Flora brings their rustic, from-the-earth beers to L.A. With five beers that include ingredients like beets, black tea, lemon, coriander and hickory bark. This is a rare SoCal stop so take advantage.
2. June 21 at Naja’s Place
The annual Battle of the Guilds pits beers from our brethren to the North and South for bragging rights of California. Who will come out on top this year? San Francisco, San Diego or US?
3. June 23 at Cellador Ales
Need to get a little sour? Cellador Ales hosts the SoCal Sour Friends as 21 breweries bring their tart beers for you to savor.
4. June 17 at Brouwerij West
Head to San Pedro for not only the excellent taproom and beers of Brouwerij West but for food trucks and the latest Popfuji concert featuring Classless Act, OTTO, Alinea, XYZPDQ & DJ Paul E Wog.
5. June 20 at Beer Belly – Koreatown
6. June 18 at Eagle Rock Brewery Public House
Four brewers take the stage to talk about beer but that is not all. There will also be wings, hot wings. This could lead to some heated conversation.
7. June 24 at either/both Craft Beer Cellar – Eagle Rock or Milkfarm
8. June 19 at Haraujuku Taproom
9. June 17 at MacLeod Brewing
Celebrate the 4th anniversary of this Van Nuys brewery with a cask ale festival. Casks of all stripes will be on display and pouring unique beers.
10. June 20 at Angel City Brewing
Head to DTLA for an informative panel focusing on women in the beer industry. Hear how these brewing pros got their starts and what hurdles they face.
Check out the L.A. Beer Week events page for more options on where to go and what to drink during our week in the beer sun.
Find more of Sean Inman’s writing on his blog, Beer Search Party.