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Beer Festival Los Angeles

Los Angeles IPA Festival, Pacific Rain + Beer Vocabulary

Who’s the hoppiest of them all? Taste for yourself and see if your palate aligns with the professional judges as the Los Angeles IPA Festival invades Mohawk Bend for its 4th year. 60+ California...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Hand-Brewed Beer Encino IPA (Drink of the Week)

Technically, Hand-Brewed Beer debuted over two years ago. While co-founders Brian Hand, Anthony Castaneda, and Will Caplenor distributed kegs to San Fernando Valley bars, it took until this September to debut a tasting room...
Brewery Pomona

New Pomona Breweries, Sencha IPAs + Hoppy Cookbook

With the 210 freeway undergoing periodic road repairs in addition to the normal jam-packed-ness, a trip out to Pasadena seems daunting, let alone Pomona. Finally I set aside a Saturday to visit a duo...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Monrovia IPAs, ReDANKulous + Bruery Terreux Grand Opening

As a new American brewery, you soon find out that an IPA or two (or three) needs to be on the menu board. Craft beer fans can’t buy bitterness fast enough even as overall...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Mumford Brewing Unpresidential IPA (Drink of the Week)

Whether you’re attending a part or order a beer flight at Mumford Brewing, your choice for +1 remains important. At the Mumford-run brewery on a Little Tokyo side street, people pile into communal wood...
Craft Beer California

Lagunitas Brewing Company GravensTime Apple IPA

Gravenstein apples, the pride of Sonoma County, are pretty tough to get your hands on. According to a good San Francisco Chronicle guide The apple varietal, which originated in Denmark and Russia, was so...