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Los Angeles Brewers Praise Beers from Other Breweries

I asked seven L.A. craft brewers, “What beer from another brewery do you most wish you had brewed, and why?” No surprise, their responses seemed to come from a place of admiration, rather than...
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Monkish Brewing Shaolin Kick

What do Wu Tang Clan, Shaolin Soccer and Bruce Lee have in common? Those songs and movies are typically playing in the background when Monkish Brewing co-owner Henry Nguyen and his crew are brewing...
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Monkish Brewing Feminist Tripel

Don’t let the beer’s rosy pink color fool you. The Feminist, a Belgian-style tripel from Torrance’s Monkish Brewing, packs a punch at 9.4% ABV. The beer, which Spirit House Bar was pouring on the...
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Interview: Monkish Brewing co-founder Henry Nguyen

Henry Nguyen and wife Adriana own and operate Monkish Brewing Co. in a Torrance industrial park, contributing to Los Angeles craft beer culture. He has a PhD in Theology and was teaching at Loyola...
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A Monk’s Tasting Room: Monkish Brewing Specializes in Belgian Style Beer

“Torrance” and “craft beer scene” will need to join your vocabulary, and quick. Strand Brewing has been serving up great beers to the South Bay and beyond and now Monkish Brewing has entered the...