L.A. Beer Blast C48

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Earlier this year, Jace Milstead led a home brewing demo at Eat Real Festival in Culver City.

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Brew & You

This week in Brew & You: We start a new chapter in Pasadena, enjoy an iconic holiday seasonal and assign a new homework assignment to complete in a post titled The Newest Chapter.

Barbara’s at the Brewery

New at Barbara’s from Erik Huig: “Avery Out of Bounds stout, Moonlight Boney Fingers, Russian River Damnation batch 23, Craftsman Edgar’s Ale and Telegraph Brewing Rhinoceros barley wine.”

Beachwood BBQ – Seal Beach

Beachwood chef-owner Gabe Gordon currently features Anchor Christmas 2011, St. Feuillien Speciale Christmas, Beachwood BBQ Full Malted Jacket Scotch ale, Alesmith Speedway stout and, on cask, Hangar 24 Alt-Bier. Track changes to Beachwood BBQ’s 24-tap menu via Hop Cam.

Beachwood BBQ – Long Beach

The Long Beach location of Beachwood features New Belgium Fresh Hop pale ale, Evil Twin / Uncommon Brewers Not So Uncommon IPA, Pizza Port Carlsbad Kung Fu Elvis pale ale, Malheur 10 and Stone Vertical Epic 11-11-11. Track changes to Beachwood BBQ’s 24-tap menu via Hop Cam.

Also, “Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Dinner with Steve Grossman @ Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Downtown Long Beach on Wednesday, December 14. We’ll be teaming up with our friends at Sierra Nevada Brewing to host a six course beer-paired dinner. Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp Program produces special and unique beers by bringing Sierra Nevada fans to Chico, CA to be a brewer for a day, and for the dinner each camping themed course will pair with one of these beers. Here’s a sneak peak at Beachwood BBQ & Brewing Chef/Owner, Gabriel Gordon’s menu:

Amuse: Trail Mix: Fruit Leathers and Nut Brittles Paired with Sierra Nevada Golden eState

Course 1: Foraged Sautéed Wild Chanterelles with Wild greens and Herbs on dumplings Paired with Sierra Nevada Almond Martzen

Course 2: Foiled Trout, root vegetables, beans, sorrel, lemon zest Paired with Sierra Nevada Allocation Ale

Course 3: Buffalo Loin, Spruce, & roasted garlic demi with smashed potato Paired with Sierra Nevada Juniper Black Ale

Course 4: Cheese Wiz 3 ways and crackers with fruit Paired with 3 Single Hop beers: Sierra Nevada 20th St. w/Cascade, Sierra Nevada 20th St. w/Chinook, Sierra Nevada 20th St. w/Citra

Course 5 S’mores Paired with Sierra Nevada Black Hop Rising

Also, special guest, and Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Program founder, Steve Grossman, will be on hand! This will be a truly amazing event for all foodies and craft beer lovers. No reservations required, first come, first served – Starts @ 6pm. Cost is $45/guest.”

Beer Belly

On tap at Jimmy and Yume Han’s Koreatown establishment: “Bootlegger’s Plum Riot, The Bruery Mischief, Stone 11.11.11 Vertical Epic, Craftsman Angelino Weisse, Ladyface Hutash, El Segundo Blue House IPA, Strand 24th Street Pale, TAPS Cream Ale, Bootlegger’s Mint Chocolate Porter, Brouwerij West Blond, Telegraph White Ale and Black Market Bavarian Hef.

On Deck: Cismontane Brut Du Sauvin, The Bruery 4 Calling Birds, Eagle Rock Jubilee, El Segundo Hyperion’s Stout, Eagle Rock Solidarity (nitro), Eagle Rock Manifesto, Eagle Rock Revolution, Cismontane Southern Hemi (Yasi), Cismontane Smokin’ Santiago, Golden Road Rye on the Palate and Golden Road Shwartz Stout (nitro).”

Blue Palms Brewhouse

Blue Palms taps are pouring Sierra Nevada Celebration, Surf Brewing Pils, Ommegang Abbey ale, Bear Republic Wine Country Wheat and Smog City LA saison among many others. Track changes to Blue Palms Brewhouse’s 24-tap menu Here

And this Saturday starting at 2pm, “Jingle Bell Jubilee (and festivus for the rest of us!) If you had as great of a time as we did with the summer Flip Flop Fest and at fall-time Pumpkin Palooza, then you are going to love this winter beer themed day that we are putting together. Come in for some wonderful winter brews, food, festivities, and general merriment.”

Boneyard Bistro

According to bar manager Rory Snipes, “New drafts this week include Telegraph Reserve Wheat and Winter Ale, Golden Road Rye On the Palate (which is awesome!), Barbar Golden Honey, Black Market Brown, Scaldis Noel, Port Mongo and Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad.”

The Bottle Room

From Tony Alcazar at The Bottle Room, “Christmas beers are coming and quickly going. This week we among 24 bitchen handles, Delirium Noel, N’Ice Chouffe, Ommegang Adoration (so good)and Eagle Rock Jubilee (Craftsman Holiday and Telegraph Winter Ale are on deck). Stouts are very present this week as well with AleSmith Speedway Stout, Cismontane Black’s Dawn, El Segundo’s Hyperion Stout and Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti.

December 18th from 10am-2pm is our 2nd Annual Bruery Christmas Brunch. Patrick Ruse and Ben Weiss will bring 4 Calling Birds, Melange #3, Smoking Wood and Gremlin. With a food menu that has both sweet (greek yogurt panna cotta 4 with fresh berries and granola crumbs, orange cranberry scone 4 with orange marmalade and French butter, brioche bread pudding 6 with French butter and maple syrup, liege waffle 6 caramelized sugar and Valrhona chocolate sauce, bacon cheddar waffle 6 with French butter and maple syrup) and the savory (my big fat French omelet 13 foie gras cubes, black truffles and chives, crabs “benedict” 12 crabcake with fried egg and jalapeño hollandaise, the mcbottle room 9 sausage patty & scrambled eggs on an english muffin, “pork n beans” 11 Berkshire pork sausage with English baked beans, bottle room breakfast burger 12 with fried egg, bacon, cheddar and fries)


The latest from Wen Yeh at BruHaus: “On Draft: Trois Pistoles, Lagunitas Sucks, Blanche de Chambly, Flying Dog Raging Bitch, Magic Hat #9, Piraat, Dogfish Head Punkin Ale, Ommegang Rare Vos, Weihenstephan Kristalweiss, Tripel Karmeliet, Hofbrau Original, Pranqster, Malheur 12, Duvel Single, Reissdorf Kolsch, Paulaner Pils, Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock, Shipyard XXXX IPA, Schneider Edelweiss (Organic), Weihenstephan Vitus, Delirium and Lindeman’s Framboise

Bottle: N’ice Chouffe, Ommegang Adoration.”

City Tavern

Starting December 1st City Tavern will be rotating holiday beers on multiple handles while they last. All through the month 4-5 handles will be dedicated to these dark, spiced, barrel aged, and seasonal brews.

Tonight: Golden Road Pint Night starting at 6pm. Featuring Point the Way IPA, Bavarian Style Hefewiezen, Schwartz Stout, and Rye on the Palate. With the order of any pint or flight of these Golden Road beers receive a Golden Road pint glass (limit one per customer).

The Daily Pint

Since last Thursday, Phil McGovern’s iconic Santa Monica bar has added Dogfish Head Hellhound on My Ale and Deschutes Fresh Hop Mirror Pond Pale ale to its taps.

Eagle Rock Brewery

On tap beer wise Solidarity, Solidarity on nitro, Manifesto wit, Revolution XPA, Populist IPA and Jubilee holiday ale. On the Food truck front, Friday brings Mandoline Grill. and on Saturday it is the Lobsta Truck. On Sunday the Flatiron truck will serve up brunch.

The Factory

The latest info according to Eric Gutenkauf, “We have been waiting and waiting and waiting to get one of these Rogue Chatoe beers ever since we opened … and now we’ve got two!!!

Chatoe Rogue Series consist of very limited production beers using ingredients grown on-site at the brewery. GYO is a Rogue Ales term for Grow Your Own. Sample all 4 Rogue beers $9 and add a Four-Course Pairing $25

CHATOE ROGUE GOOD CHIT PILSNER with Spicy Galican Octopus on a Grilled Crustini
DRY HOPPED ST. ROGUE RED with Great Northern Sausage Cassoulet
ROGUE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE STOUT with 100% Grass Fed Beef Tenderloin topped with Rogue Oregon Blue Cheese & Apple Chutney and Chocolate Stout Sauce on Mashed Potatoes
CHATOE ROGUE PUMPKIN PATCH ALE with Pumpkin Ravioli on a Cinnamon Graham Cracker and topped with Vanilla Bean and Brown Sugar fresh Whipped Cream.”

Far Bar

“Tis’ the season to be jolly so join as we transform our patio (front lounge if it rains) into a Winter oasis on Saturday, December 10th for “A Far Bar Christmas”, with a special twist. We’ll be featuring our own resident “Bad” Santa Steve (no sorry, not Billy Bob but trust us, he’s the next best thing!). Christmas cult favorites will be featured on our giant patio screen. “Bad” Santa will be bringing his own unique soundtrack as well as a sack full of gifts to share the yuletide joy with everyone! Also, it would only be fitting for us to have a host of festive beer on tap now wouldn’t it! Winter Warmers and Holiday Ales will be abound!

Beers on the tap this day: Alesmith Yulesmith (Winter), Bootlegger’s Mint Chocolate Porter, Bruery 4 Calling Birds Port Santa’s Little Helper, Delerium Noel, Cismontane Smokin Scotch Ale, Delerium Noel, Deschutes Abyss, Hanger 24 Winter Warmer, Lost Abbey Bourbon Angel’s Share, Lost Abbey Gift of the Magi,New Belgium Lips of Faith Kick, North Coast Bourbon Barrel Aged Grand Cru, Port Older Viscosity,Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale and Avery Old Jubilation (bottles) and Avery Rumpkin (bottles) And many others! So whether you were naughty or nice this year we hope to see you here.”

The Golden State

Draught beers on Fairfax include North Coast Red Seal, Lost Abbey Gift of the Magi, Firestone-Walker Unfiltered Double Barrel, Uinta HooDoo kolsch, Sierra Nevada pale ale, Eagle Rock Jubilee, Firestone-Walker Parabola and the Stone/Elysian/Bruery collaboration, La Citrueille Celeste De Citracado.

Ladyface Ale Companie

According to Ladyface rep Robyn Britton, “”The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly” joined us today in the form of our Cask of the Week. It features Chesebro IPA with piquant habanero chilies. Joining the lineup of Ladyface ales on tap are Stone IPA, Avery Dugana, Oskar Blues Mama’s Little Yella Pils, Sierra Nevada Celebration, and Stone Levitation. The last four make up our Flight of the Week.

The Holiday Beer of the Week has been Fantôme de Noël. Check out next week’s beer on Facebook and Twitter. All the bottled ales in the Ladyface cellar are 20% off on Bottle Beer Tuesday. Why not take a 750ml bottle of beer instead of a bottle of wine to holiday parties.”

Library Alehouse

Here is the latest from Alex P. Davis at the Library Alehouse: “I have Drake’s Jolly Rodger 2011, Maui Coconut Porter, Stone Vertical Epic 11.11.11, Bootlegger’s Plum Riot, Stillwater Debutante, Surf South Swell Double IPA, Smog City XPA, Russian River Blind Pig, Sierra Nevada Celebration and El Segundo Blue House IPA.

On deck are Dogfish Head Chicory Stout, Avery IPA, Golden Road Rye on the Palate, Rodenbach Vintage 2008, and Lagunitas Sucks.

Also, on Tuesday December 13th, we welcome Hangar 24 to the Alehouse for the first time to celebrate the release of Barrel Roll No. 3: Pugachev’s Cobra. It’s a massive 16.5% ABV Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout and we’re excited to have it on draft. We’ll also have Orange Wheat, Alt, Chocolate Porter, Winter Warmer and Double IPA that night.”

Also, mark your calendars, “It’s our favorite time of year for beer at Library Alehouse. The weather cools down and the ABV goes up. It’s as though the universe is telling us to stay in inside and sip strong, dark beers. To that end, we are proud to announce our 2nd Annual Strong Ale Holiday Fest, running December 19-31, 2011.” Check the Library Alehouse Facebook page for updates.

Lucky Baldwin’s

“We will be featuring a wide range of Christmas beers and winter warmers all month long! Get in the holiday spirit with a nice xmas beer to warm you right up and put you in the holiday spirit with us at Lucky Baldwins Pubs. We will be having a tshirt/glass special that can be a nice gift for the beer lover in your family! This will be going on at all our 3 locations! Happy Holiday Beer lovers and friends!

Lucky Devils

“Lucky Devils is celebrating the season by tapping our favorite Affligem Noel today. We’re also pouring another great fav, the St. Bernardus Christmas Ale which goes perfect with our BBQ Pulled Pork or Old School Blue Burger. Also on tap is our Sierra Nevada Kellerweis, Craftsman 1903, Racer 5, Chouffe Biere du Soleil, Duvel Single, Weihenstaphaner Lager, Stone Double Dry Hopped Runiation, Stone Double Bastard Ale, Sierra Nevada Celebration, Golden Road IPA and Stone 15th Anniversary. Try some of these great winter brews with our Sonoma Goat and Bacon Jalapeno Poppers or Pumpkin & Goat Grilled Cheese Sandwich.”


Adam Aro reports these new brews on tap: “Craftsman Fireworks Saison & Heavenly Hef, Rodenbach Grand Cru, Deschutes Jubel Ale, Sierra Nevada Allocation Ale (Beer Camp #52), Dupont Foret Blanche, Reissdorf Kolsch, Ballast Point Sculpin IPA & Sextant Oatmeal Stout (nitro), Lindemans Peche Lambic, Russian River Pliny the Elder, Belhaven Scottish Ale (nitro), Abbot Ale (nitro), Val Dieu Tripel, Ommegang Adoration, Cismontane Dos Cone Es DIPA & 1st Ann. Black Lager, Stone Vertical Epic 10-10-10 & 11-11-11, Sierra Nevada 30th Ann. Barleywine, Stout, and Grand Cru, New Belgium Clutch, La Trappe Isid’or amber, Avery Old Jubilation, Stone Collaboration Highway 78, Strand Beach House Amber, Rogue John John Dead Guy, and Bruery Autumn Maple. Cask is Cismontane Cyclone Yasi. Casks coming soon from Stone, Cismontane and Ballast Point.”

Mohawk Bend

On tap in Echo Park are Alesmith IPA, Hangar 24 Chocolate porter, El Segundo Blue House pale ale, Ladyface Palo Comado XPA, Iron Fist Renegade Blonde..December is New Belgium month at Mohawk with taps from the famous Fort Collins brewery like the new Prickly Passion saison.

The Oinkster

The latest update from assistant manager Josh Salinas: “This weekend we are pouring Green Flash West Coast IPA, Eagle Rock Manifesto, Craftsman Poppyfields, Buckbean Black Noddy, Allagash Dubbel, and Hangar 24 Helles Lager. We also have lots of badass brews on deck for the next week including, Surf Brewing’s County Line Rye Pale Ale, Eagle Rock Jubilee, Grand Teton Cherry Tart Saison, and Smog City LA Saison.”

Rock & Brews

From Justin Blake at Dave Furano and Michael Zislis’ El Segundo biergarten: Hangar 24 3rd Anniversary, Strand Beach House amber, El Segundo Hyperion’s stout, Great Divide Claymore Scotch ale and Beer Valley Wet Hop Black Flag.


The latest from general manager Micah Schiesel: “Who, what, where, why not? Stone’s Double Dry Hopped Oaked Ruination, and DDH Ruination are pouring right now as well as the Bruery / Elysian / Stone La Citrueille Céleste de Citracado. Russian River’s Blind Pig just showed up and in the wings we got Kern River’s Class V Stout, Dogfish Head’s Bitches Brew, Chicory Stout and Hell Hound IPA. Scladis Noel is in house and will be tapped in the very near future.” Track changes to Simmzy’s tap list Here

Steingarten LA

New this week: Firestone Walker Velvet Merlin, Stone Double Dry Hopped Sublimely Self Righteous, Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA, Firestone Walker Double Jack Imperial IPA, Firestone Walker XV Anniversary, Stone Double Dry Hopped Ruination w/ Oak, Stone Vertical Epic 11-11-11, Firestone Walker Unfiltered Double Barrel Ale, Celis Belgian White Ale and Kern River Class V Stout.

New in Bottles: Kern River Citra *very limited quantities, Russian River Blind Pig IPA, Firestone Walker XV, Firestone/Nectar Black Xantus 2011, De Ranke Pere Noel and Struise Tsjeesus Reserva.

On Monday December 19th this Pico Boulevard spot will have a Ballast Point night with beers ranging from Victory at Sea 2011, Navigator dopplebock, Brother Levonian saison and Indra Kunindra spiced stout.

Stuffed Sandwich

For the month of December, Marlene Samaniego and husband Sam will be featuring for their December Holiday line-up: Anchor Merry Christmas/Happy New Year Ale ‘2011, Petrus Winter Ale 2010, Gouden Carolus Noel 2010, St. Feuillien Special Ale, Brasserie Dupont Avec Les Bon Vouex, Shmaltz Brewing’s Jewbelation 2007, The Bruery’s 3 French Hens, Karl Strauss Two Tortugas Quad and The Bruery/Elysian/Stone La Citrueille de Citricado.

Sunset Beer Co.

From Alex Macy at Sunset Beer: “Currently on tap: Uinta Hoodoo Kolsch, Eagle Rock Manifesto, Brouwerij West Blonde 5, Telegraph California, Eagle Rock Populist IPA and Telegraph Winter Ale.

On deck: Uinta Labyrinth, Craftsman Holiday, Bootlegger’s Black Phoenix, Golden Road Hefe, Golden Road Rye on the Palate.

New bottles: Alpine Duet, North Coast Old Rasputin XIV, Uinta Labyrinth, Kawaba Snow Weisse, St. Peter’s Winter, Hair of the Dog Doggie Claws and Lagunitas Sucks Plus, we got more of the Han Solo Frozen in carbonite ice trays/chocolate molds!!! We also have the LudoTruck coming on Friday.”

The Surly Goat

Highlights from the taps at Surly Goat are Delirium Noel, Ovila Quad from Sierra Nevada, Allagash Big Little Beer, The Bruery 4 Calling Birds and Sam Adams Cherry Chocolate Bock.

38 Degrees

The list as of Monday: Moylan’s Tipperary, Craftsman Cabernale, G.D Hibernation, Marin Point Reyes Porter, Alesmith Speedway Stout, Blue House Pale, Baladin Nora, Maes Pils, Russian River IPA, Blind Pig, St. Feuillien Cuvee Speciale, Moylan’s White Xmas, Kern River Just Outstanding, G.F Double Stout, The Bruery Melange #3, Lagunitas Sucks, Unibroue Ephemere Cassis, Golden Road Heffeweizen, Stone DDH Ruination, Big Sy Moose Drool, Maredsous 8, Deschutes The Stoic, Ballast Point Sculpin, Lost Abbey Gift Of The Magi, Bootlegger’s Dr. Tongue, 2011 Anchor Xmas Ale, Cismontane Coffee Citizen, Alesmith Winter Yulesmith, Dogfish Head Palo Santo Marron, Moylan’s Oktoberfest, Timmermans Framboise, Old Rasputin, Avery The Czar, Victory Prima Pils, Golden Road Point The Way, Bear Republic Racer X, Nogne O Winter Ale 2010.

Tony’s Darts Away

Pouring in Burbank are TAPS Roggen Rye, Smog City DIPA, Ovila Quad, Firestone Black Xantus and Speakeasy Double Daddy. Also, coming up, 2nd Annual Winter Beer Extravaganza on Tuesday, Dec. 13th. After that, Hangar 24 Brewery Night on Tuesday, Dec. 20th. Hope to see you all here!.

Vendome Toluca Lake

Vendome Toluca Lake’s weekly Beer Tasting is from 2-5 pm on Saturday and 12-3 pm Sunday. Each week has a theme and this week it is Farewell 2011 “This Sunday’s tasting will be our final beer tasting of 2011, and this time we mean it. No really, this is it! So in the spirit of closing this year of delicious new beers and familiar favorites, I have decided to sneak in a few new beers while including some of our past highlights.

The new beers: Mikkeller From/To (an 8% imperial/strong porter with flavors of fresh roasted coffee and dark bread), Knee Deep Brewing In Powder (an American Black IPA showcasing a blast of grapefruit, pine, and resiny hop flavor), Grand Teton Coming Home 2011 (a citrusy and slightly earthy Abbey Tripel at 9%), Also on the list: De Molen “Hell & Damnation” (a 10.2% imperial stout), De Molen “Storm & Damage” (a 9.2% double IPA), Avery 2011 The Czar (another imperial stout above 10%)

Stop by this Sunday from 12pm – 4ish, and bid the 2011 Vendome beer tasting year a fine farewell by tasting some of these delicious, new additions.”

Verdugo Bar

On tap recently are the Sierra Nevada pilsner, Coronado Brandy Barrel aged barleywine, Craftsman Edgar’s Ale and Angelino Weiss and Strand Brewing’s 24th Street pale ale.

Other Beer-y events

Thrillists first L.A. craft beer crawl is going down in Hollywood this Saturday. Here are the bars, the beers they’re pouring and the food they’re serving.

Blue Palms Brewhouse — a bevy of Schneider Weisse beers, BBQ chicken sliders
Bodega Wine Bar — Matthew Enegren will be in the house pouring his Valkyrie California Altbier! There will also be bacon-wrapped dates. Yum.
GO Burger — Firestone Walker “GO Blonde”. 50% off sliders and pigs-in-a-blankets.
District 13 — Lost Coast Double Trouble IPA with brats and bocks!
Big Wangs — Eel River Organic Porter
Hemingway’s Lounge — North Coast Red Seal
Five0Four — Abita Purple Haze
The Writer’s Room — Duvel Single with Chef Guus’s fried chicken with chipotle dipping sauce!

A Christmas Carol Beer Dinner at The Beer Hotel (Four Points Sheraton LAX), Comfort Private Dining Room on Friday, December 9 at 6:30pm Limited tickets left!

Mark Ruedrich and Doug Moody of North Coast Brewing and Larry James of Wine Warehouse will host this holiday beer pairing dinner. The menu features Oysters & Le Merle Belgian Style Farmhouse Ale; Lamb Pie & Red Seal Ale; Goose with Apple Sauce, Potatoes, Stuffing and Gravy & Brother Thelonious Belgian Style Abby Ale; and Plum Pudding & Old Stock Cellar Reserve 2009. Finishing up with XIV Bourbon Barrel Aged Old Rasputin with chocolates. $75 per person. RSVP Required – 310.649.7024 or [email protected].”

At Wades Wines in Agoura Hills tonight, it is Russian River Brewing Co. Flight Night Beer Tasting from 4:30pm to 7:00pm

We are dipping into our cellar for this special one time tasting of two Russian River Brewing Belgian style & two Sour beers. Come in and taste these sought after craft beers!!!

Russian River Brewing Company – Redemption (Batch 010 Bottled 4-20-11)
Russian River Brewing Company – Damnation (Batch 062 Bottled 11-4-10)
Russian River Brewing Company – Consecration (Batch 006 Bottled 4-7-11)
Russian River Brewing Company – Supplication (Batch 007 Bottled 5-19-11)

These beers have been pulled from our cellar and are extremely limited…First come, First served.”

At Cabo Taco Baja Grill on December 15th, there will be a bottle share dinner. “To participate in this event each individual will bring in a minimum of 40oz. of Specialty Craft Beer. This will be a great way for all beer enthusiasts to sample great beer and spread holiday cheer by sharing with fellow beer lovers. Each participant will be issued a wrist band that will allow them to sample from all of the offerings of the night. Please try and think outside your comfort zone and bring in bottles of beer that you think will knock everyone’s socks off. Home Brewed beer is always welcome. The wider range of bottles that are shared, the more successful the event will be. We will be offering a special holiday meal along with our regular menu that will be sold separately.Keep in mind if you do not bring in 40 oz. of beer you will not be able to drink any of the beers being shared this night, we will have a number of winter warmer style beers on draft for purchase.” Special Plate offered for the night $12 – Chile Relleno, Tamale, Brisket Taco and an Imperial Stout Cup Cake.

The LAB Brewing Company is hosting a fun beer tasting event on Sunday, December 18th at 2pm. We will have 2 experts on hand – our brewmaster Roger “Dr Hops” Bott as well as beer personality and certified cicerone Jace Milstead – to guide the tasting, discussion and Q&A for eight different beers of their choosing. Each participant will get 2 full flights of beer (8 x 5oz tasters), a tour of the brewing facilities, discounted food, 20% off growlers, and more. The cost is only $20.

L.A. Beer Blast compiled by Food GPS Beer Editor Sean Inman


Sean Inman

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

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