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Craft Beer California

Best Beers of 2017

Yes, there is still time left to drink in 2017, but it is my self-appointed time to gaze backward at the most memorable beers from this year. Here are the ground rules: I drank...
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Foreign Beers Brewed Local, Brouwerij IPA + Music and Beer

If it seems like you are in Europe, but you don’t have your passport with you, it just might be because of European brewers landing on American shores. From sea to shining sea. Mikkeller...
Sausage Los Angeles

Mikkeller DTLA Thuringer Sausage (Dose of Vitamin P)

Mikkeller DTLA opened its first Los Angeles location, from founder Mikkel Borg Bjergsø and bar owner Chuck Stilphen (Mikkeller San Francisco, The Trappist), building on the global brand’s success in cities like Copenhagen, San...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

2017 Beer Predictions, Indie El Primero + Message in a Bottle

With 2017 only one weekend away, it is time for me to jot down nine possible trends that might occur here in Los Angeles in regards to our burgeoning craft beer scene. 1. Popular...
Craft Beer San Diego

Mikkeller Flat White Breakfast (Drink of the Week)

Copenhagen born gypsy brewer Mikkel Borg Bjergsø took over AleSmith’s original San Diego brewery near Miramar Air Station, installing his first fixed location in April 2016. The industrial park locale is now far more...
Craft Beer 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 visit the California Craft Brewers Association website to see...