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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 California Craft Brewers Association Summit drew a big crowd of brewers, vendors and beer lovers...
Craft Beer San Diego

Pizza Port Carlsbad Shoulder Hopper IPA (Drink of the Week)

During LA Beer Week, 38 Degrees hosts Ultimate Flight Night, an event involving servers in flight attendant outfits serving themed beer-flights of best-in-class brews. Really though, it’s possible to build your own Ultimate Flight...
Craft Beer Orange County

Earthy Bruery Terreux

For those who haven’t heard the news, the Famille Rue is basically splitting into two entities: The Bruery and Bruery Terreux (aka earthy brewery). The former will be the home of your Black Tuesday...
Craft Beer San Diego

San Diego Craft Beer Update

It has been awhile since I have been to San Diego, but with the 2014 Beer Bloggers Conference taking over the super-charged craft beer scene for a weekend, I had the opportunity to visit...
Top 10 California

10 Great California Session Beers

The general criteria for a Session Ale is that it is under 5% ABV (Alcohol by Volume).  Some pundits say it should be lower than 4.5%.  Either way, it needs to be a lighter...
Top 10 California

10 Great California Pale Ales

Even the most casual of craft beer fans will know the most famous pale ale.  And yes, it is on the list below.  But what is a pale ale?  Especially nowadays.  According to the...