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California Craft Beer Summit

Let’s climb together! It’s not often that I see a line-up for a beer fest or convention that I get truly excited about.  That’s not to say that there aren’t plenty to look forward to, but for me it’s like […] 

Conserving Water with the Mark’s II Keg Washer

The Joy of Clean I’ve recently fallen in love with a curiously simple device that makes cleaning my kegs, carboys, and conicals a breeze while simultaneously saving me money on my water bill.  Introducing the Mark’s II Keg Washer.  At […] 

Ss Brew Tech – Infussion Mash Tun and Sparge

As far as home brewing gear innovation goes, Ss Brew Tech seems to be ahead of the curve. Previously I reviewed the Ss Chronical fermentor series, Ss Brew Bucket, FTSs temperature control, and the Ss Brew Kettle. I’ve been steadily […] 

Wort Under Pressure

Pressure Canning One of my least favorite aspects of brewing beer is making a starter a few days before.  While not the hardest thing in the world to do, it can be a colossal pain in the ass to lose an […] 

LABW7 – Kickoff to What’s Next

LA Beer Week is Now LA Beer Week is officially underway and that means beer events to the max showcasing everything from local beer to colorful collaborations.  If there was ever any doubt about LA’s devotion to beer and it’s […] 

The Success Behind the Invitational

Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest 2015 It’s been four years now and the Firestone Walker team has been developing and executing one of the greatest beer festivals in the nation, the Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest.  Unlike the traditional brew fest which […] 

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.

  • Strand Brewing Bottle Release 3/16

    Calling all LA, South Bay, and Strand Brewing Co fans! Strand Brewing will be releasing bottled versions of their beers starting Saturday, March 16th from 12:00-8:00. […] 

  • The Pocket Beer Guide

    Beer of the World With craft beer on the rise practically everywhere in the world, the desire to go out and experience new markets is […] 

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 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, […] 

  • Follow The LAAW: Buttress of Windsor

    Our Philosophy The Los Angeles Ale Works brand is a living animal, an intentional point in our business plan. With the amazing help of our […] 

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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