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Beer Festival California

Firestone Walker Invitational, Mother’s Milk, Pixie Dusted + L.A. Beer Week

The weather gods really do not like the Firestone Walker Invitational. The forecast for the Thursday before was 77, Friday, in the mid-80’s and then for Fest Day? 98! WTF?! That did not spoil...
Beer Festival Los Angeles

Extreme Beer Fest, 3056 Pale Ale + 900 California Independent Breweries

From the 13th floor, you could not only see a grand view of Downtown Los Angeles, but you also had an even grander view of Extreme Beer from around the country. Beer Advocate, they...
Craft Beer

Top 10 Beers of 2016

Each year we either bid fond farewell to the previous 12 months or kick them to the curb. 2016 will probably inspire more people to do the latter. Despite the election, losing Bowie and...
Craft Beer Festival California

Invitation to Paso Robles

It had been a couple years since my last visit to Paso Robles for the Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Festival, a festival so popular that the tickets sell out practically as soon as the...