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Craft Beer Temecula

Temecula Beer, Border X + Triple Can Release

Some weekends you just need to channel Huell Howser and set off on a California freeway to experience a different slice of California. And it doesn’t hurt that there always seems to be locally...
Spicy

Spicy Beers, World’s Most Interesting Lager + Beer Pairing Book

You may have noticed a variety of beers made with peppers and spices on store shelves. The progenitor of this trend (way back in the day) was the Cave Creek Chili Beer which was...
Craft Beer Temecula

Long Craft Beer Weekend in Temecula

San Diego may get all the ink and L.A. gets our local love but there are other thriving craft communities out there to check out. One of them is Temecula, with a population of...
Craft Beer Orange County

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...

10 Top California IPAs

It appears that the IPA (India Pale Ale) bubble refuses to burst, unless you count beers bursting with more and more bitterness with each passing year.  There are single hop, white or black, Imperial,...
Craft Beer San Diego

Tap Room: Ballast Point Brewing Company

Beer at the Source is a user-friendly guide to brewery tap rooms. This week, Skipp Shelly visits Ballast Point Brewing Company in San Diego.