Category: Craft Beer Industry

Philosophy with Victor Novak

As the clock ticks down on the due date of my book and I convert all of my chicken scratched notes into book entries, I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting.  This assignment, although massively time-intensive and intimidating, to me […] 

Philosophy with Mark Jilg

He stands on a giant oak stave, part of one the giant Foudres he’s assembling in his barrel room.  A bug zapper hangs off a stainless tank to his right in silence. In his hand he holds a plastic pitcher […] 

The ABC’s of Homebrew

Homebrew Legalities It’s widely known that homebrewing can be incredibly rewarding, entertaining, and a creative outlet for self-expression.  The same goes for sharing that home brewed beer with friends.  But did you know that it’s actually not technically legal to […] 

Waves of Grain Charity Fundraiser Pours Beer on a Great Cause

You know craft beer has arrived in America when fancy charity fundraiser events boast locally brewed craft beer as the main attraction. That was the case on Sunday, June 30 at Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach when the 3rd Annual […] 

Follow the LAAW: The Next Beer

Kip here: We’re in the tail end of June here, and we have a lot of news for you. Karma Kolsch First off, our second beer, Karma Kolsch, is getting kegged on monday at Ohana.  Karma Kolsch is a Thai […] 

Ziggy the Beer Yeast: The Artist

Ziggy the Beer Yeast is one of the first, if not THE first, craft beer games for mobile devices.  Plain and simple, it’s a video game for the craft beer lover. The art in the game is nothing short of […] 

Firestone Walker Invitational 2013

There are beer festivals, and then there is the Firestone Walker Invitational. With the explosion of craft beer in the United States everyone is trying to get in on the action, and many are throwing beer festivals.  This oversaturation presents […] 

Ziggy the Beer Yeast: The Game

My favorite hobby is being creatively busy.  In addition to Los Angeles Ale Works and Bierkast, I’m also writing a book on Southern California beer as part of the Beer Lover’s series, and working with local LA Beer writers/media types […] 

The Future of Beer is Craft

Beer of Tomorrow Helps Boost LA’s Craft Beer Scene Los Angeles has a burgeoning group of beer bloggers that are helping educate the craft beer community of LA.  One individual has made it his passion and dedicated his life to […] 

Dollar Shave Club Sponsors LAAW

Hi Everyone! I wanted to let everyone know that I have been selected as the next participant in the Dollar Shave Club “Our Thing Your Thing” campaign.  Each month they select one of their members to be featured, and they […] 

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