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Beer Festival Long Beach

A Summit in Long Beach, Oktoberfest Beer + Oktoberfest Festivals

It is now 30 years that the California Craft Beer Association has been advocating on behalf of small, independent breweries. The Golden State, by their calculations now has over 1,000 operating breweries which is...
Brewery Los Angeles

ABC in L.A., Oktoberfest Options + Pacific Plate Turns Five

It is 11 miles from Bluebird Brasserie to 6th & La Brea and another 5.6 miles from that corner to The Stalking Horse. That is the route that brewers Noah Regnery and Brandon Edwards...
German Beer

Kloster Andechs Festagsbier (Drink of the Week)

At BierBeisl Imbiss in downtown’s historic Spring Arcade, Austria native Bernhard Mairinger goes big for Oktoberfest. Last week, he served beers big enough to floor even a giant his size – 6’7″ – along...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

You may have seen the dapper gentleman with the monocle on beer bottles when you have been doing your beer shopping. If you look closer, you would notice that this Altadena based brewery is...
Top 10 California

10 Great California Marzens & Fest Biers

Checking my list of Marzens and Fest biers vs IPAs that are brewed in California leads to a large discrepancy.  Still, with the SoCal summer/Autumn hybrid sneaking up on us, the time is nigh...
Church Los Angeles

Oktoberfest at Silver Lake’s Russian Orthodox Church

Last week, the Silver Lake Improvement Association met in the rec room at the Holy Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church. Local business owners and residents were focused on fallout from Sunset Junction, and the...