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Craft Beer Los Angeles

Benny Boy Brewing, Still Beer + Cider in San Gabriel

I don’t normally write about breweries to be. The plan is almost always different from the reality of running a business, but (you knew that “but” was coming) Benny Boy Brewing has the potential...
Craft Beer Michigan

Found and Lost

Grand Rapids, Michigan has landed in Los Angeles in the form of Founders Brewing. Events have been held across the Southland to introduce the brewery’s full gamut of beers. I recently spoke with Dave...
Craft Beer California

Firestone Walker Barrelworks Krieky Bones (Drink of the Week)

At Firestone Walker Barrelworks, well-seasoned brewers Jeffers Richardson and “Sour Jim” Crooks barrel-age sour and strong ales. The space resides in back of Firestone Walker Brewing Co.’s Buellton gastropub and features metal and wood...
Craft Beer California

Acid Trip

I dropped acid last weekend. No, this column isn’t about drugs now and no it wasn’t the acid you probably are thinking of right now. It was pH education at Firestone Walker Brewing Co....
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Sour & Bitter

Last weekend saw two divergent beer styles taking center stage in Los Angeles. New Belgium Brewing brought a serious sour education to the Library Alehouse for those wanting to learn more about the dark...
Top 10 California

10 Great California Sour Beers

Pucker Up!  It is time to get sour. Two weeks ago, I covered the white hot IPA style with a list of 10 Top California IPAs to drink and today we head into another...