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Believe and Stand Up

With the world on the cusp of fully opening once again, I wanted to talk this month about the “new.” Breweries like Far Field, a bottle shop from the Stout restaurant team and a...
Brewery Los Angeles

Brewing in HiDef, Black Tuesday + 25=100

Potential landlord, grates and roll-up doors. I have heard many a tale of a brewery finding and rehabilitating a space only to be slowed at what seems every turn. In the Before Times, the...
Beer Festival Oregon

Alternate Festivals, Lo-Cal IPAs + Getting Hop-adelic

The 2020 iteration of the L.A. IPA Festival landed on Leap Day this year. People judged 60 IPAs. This month Yorkshire Square Brewery hosts their annual N’Owt but Stout Festival where the darker style...
Brewery Logos Southern California

Second AND Third Locations, Lievre Variations + Rare Beer Hollywood

As our brewing scene grows, that means smaller breweries will be become bigger breweries and bigger breweries need more space. One L.A. county and one Orange county brewery have begun the process of launching...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Pacific Plate Brewing Horchata Stout (Drink of the Week)

Hidden corners of L.A. County are now seeing craft beer’s impact. For example, in a Monrovia industrial park, Pacific Plate Brewing is an upstart brewery from owners Stephen Kooshian (brewmaster), Steven Cardenas (brewer) and...
Historic Building Hollywood

10 Top Craft Beer Destinations in Hollywood

Movies and TV are generally not filmed “in” Hollywood, and unfortunately, nothing is “brewed” in this famous neighborhood either.  And like movies and TV, you have to wade through quite a few mass-marketed, four-quadrant,...