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Firkfest Redux

Avoiding the sophomore slump was no problem for Greg Nagel of OC Beer Blog as his second Firkfest in Anaheim’s Farmer’s Park was as good (if not better) than the first event. To backpedal...
Craft Beer California

10 Great California Barleywines

Before I make my California barleywine choices clear, here’s a little history to muddle up the picture. Barleywine as a style unto its own has both evolved and changed course since its first tentative...
Ice Cream Sandwich Los Angeles

#LABW6: Still More to Do

There are only 4 days left of the 2014 celebration of all things craft beer in Los Angeles. Since this is a little over the halfway point of L.A. Beer Week, it is time...
Craft Beer California

10 Great California Marzens & Fest Biers

Checking my list of Marzens and Fest biers vs IPAs that are brewed in California leads to a large discrepancy.  Still, with the SoCal summer/Autumn hybrid sneaking up on us, the time is nigh...

San Diego Craft Beer Update

It has been awhile since I have been to San Diego, but with the 2014 Beer Bloggers Conference taking over the super-charged craft beer scene for a weekend, I had the opportunity to visit...
Craft Beer Festival

Firkfest: Unique Creations, Sunny Sky + Short Lines in Anaheim

The first Firkfest took place in Anaheim last weekend and it has all the makings of a must-do event on every SoCal craft beer calendar for years to come. A sunny day and many...