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10 Great Orange County Beer Destinations

Attempting to shoehorn only 10 stops into a must-see Orange County craft beer itinerary is next to impossible. Especially considering past Los Angeles County lists where everything was broken down into manageable neighborhoods like...
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Interview: Tyler King, The Bruery Senior Director of Brewing Operations

Tyler King started brewing professionally at age 18 at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse in West Covina. He later joined Patrick Rue, a fellow member of the Brewcommune homebrew club, in opening The Bruery. King...
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Batch #1000 for The Bruery

Five years ago, The Bruery held its Batch No.1 homebrew contests, and it led to the very first beer that they brewed. On February 17, The Bruery convened a contest to determine their 1,000th...
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The Bruery Plans Craft Beer Cafe

It hasn’t even been two years since Patrick Rue and Famille Rue launched their full-tilt Belgian-style brewery, yet they’ve already outgrown their Placentia warehouse. On February 25, Orange County Register reporter Adam Townsend broke...
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The Bruery 1st Anniversary Party

In early 2008, it would have been farfetched to think that Placentia would one day become the center of the SoCal beer universe. Incredibly, Patrick Rue and Famille Rue already accomplished that feat for...
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The Bruery: Belgian-Inspired Craft Beer in Placentia, By Law

Orange County native Patrick Rue attended Chapman law school and worked at a real estate firm, but it was just a matter of time before he turned to beer. 11 months ago, the longtime...