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Craft Beer California

Anderson Valley Framboise Rose (Drink of the Week)

Anderson Valley Brewing Company has done such a great job of marketing and building mythology that they started in the wilds of Anderson Valley in 1987 and built a national brand. They even created...
Beer Festival Los Angeles

Extreme Beer Fest, 3056 Pale Ale + 900 California Independent Breweries

From the 13th floor, you could not only see a grand view of Downtown Los Angeles, but you also had an even grander view of Extreme Beer from around the country. Beer Advocate, they...
Craft Beer Charity

Disaster Relief, Bronze Artifex + The Glendale Tap Turns 5

Photos of the devastation from Mexico to Puerto Rico and California’s Wine Country are just heartbreaking. This follows horrible fires in Oregon and the battering that Houston already took earlier this year. If there...
Craft Beer California

Capitol Summit, Gin and Bourbon with IPA + Select Chili

Last weekend, I flew north to the State’s Capital for a (Golden) State of the (Beer) Union. The second Summit for the California Craft Brewers Association drew a big crowd of brewers, vendors and...
Craft Beer California

Anderson Valley Brewing Briney Melon Gose (Drink of the Week)

A gigantic bear with antlers greeted me at Anderson Valley Brewing Company, a legendary Boonville brewery that dates to 1987. Nobody else was alarmed by this seemingly impossible beast, which stood 10 feet tall....
Beer Conference California

California Craft Beer Summit, Citracado Anniversary + Seminars

This is your final admonition from me to consider heading north to our State’s Capital and attending the California Craft Beer Summit in September. Just click the link HERE to see the long list...