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The Next Chapter

Hooray! I can’t believe I’m saying this, but Los Angeles Ale Works is actually happening! The past 6 months have been a huge turning point for me and the company as a whole. We officially and successfully finished our first […] 

Brouwerij West

Grand Pedro Brouwerij West’s Brian Mercer has been making beer commercially since 2010, but it’s 2016 that hallmarks a new chapter in the gypsy brewers book of beer.  On Saturday Feb, 27 2016, Brouwerij West celebrated its official grand opening […] 

More Beer Digital BrewSculpture V4 – Review

Review Through Brew When I wrote about the More Beer Digital BrewSculpture V4 system previously, I had said that a true review would be an ongoing endeavor.  I still stand by that statement.  This system is a collection of different pieces so distilling […] 

More Beer Digital BrewSculpture V4

I started home brewing on a tiny kitchen stove nestled in the heart of Palms, Los Angeles.  Smaller batch sizes, malt syrup, a specialty grain bag, plastic buckets, and a whatever fermentation temperature.  Times were simpler back then.  Moving to […] 

First Look – Brew Bucket Mini and Brewmaster

More brew toys just in time for the holidays! I recently procured a brew bucket mini and brewmaster Chronical from Ss Brew Tech, and while I haven’t had the chance to take the conical fermentor for a spin, I did […] 

Detour Seattle

I don’t get to travel back home very often, but when I do make the trek up to the Seattle area, I’m always very excited to see how the beer scene is doing.  I didn’t really get a chance to […] 

Craft Beer

Here you’ll find everything Craft Beer. Brewery tours, beer pairing dinners, beer bars, events, and beer travels can all be found here.

  • Brew Day at Inland Empire Brewing Company

    On friday July 6th, 2012, Los Angeles Ale Works’s first commercial beer, Gams-Bart, was born.  It has been a very long road up to this […] 

  • Alpine Village Bierfest

    UPDATED 8/23/2012 *There has been a change.  The Alpine Village Bier Fest will now be one session only, September 1st 3pm-10pm. This year, in additional […] 

Home Brew

News from the land of Home Brewing! Beers, Clubs, and Adventure!

Follow the LAAW

Join John and Kip as they jump through the many hoops on the road to opening their brewery, Los Angeles Ale Works.

  • The Next Chapter

    Hooray! I can’t believe I’m saying this, but Los Angeles Ale Works is actually happening! The past 6 months have been a huge turning point […] 

  • The LAAW of Shu (Japanese Sake)

    The Los Angeles Ale Works Sake/Nihon-Shu Project One of the greatest parts about home brewing is being able to experiment with drinks of any shape, […] 

LA Beer Bloggers

Here you’ll find the latest news and events going on for LA Beer Bloggers and beyond.

  • Firestone Walker Beer Blogger Trip

    Rough Cuts & Remixes It’s been a year since our last trip together with Firestone Walker.  Last year we focused on barrels, how they affect […] 

  • LABB Camp Kern

    Camping near Kern River Brewing Co Easter weekend marked the 1st LA Beer Bloggers Camping Trip – Destination Kern River and Kern River Brewing Co. […] 

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