Category: 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.

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 […] 

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 […] 

The Summit in Sacramento

The California Craft Beer Summit in Sacramento was a true testament to how well California as a whole is doing in terms of craft beer. Listening to the talks and advisory panels given by some of California’s most influential beer […] 

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 […] 

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 […] 

5 Beers I’m Glad Exist – May 2015

Last month, I mentioned that I would be starting a monthly post about beers “I’m glad exist.” This month, I’m here to point out that I skipped last month. Rather than say that I’ll make up for it with two posts […] 

Firestone Anniversary Blogger Blending

Continuing with coverage from the 2015 LA Beer Blogger pilgrimage to Firestone Walker, we experimented with barrel aged firestone beers and practiced blending them to create an FW Anniversary prototype #LA2FW3 How many bloggers can you fit into a Firestone Anniversary […] 

Total Acid(ity) Trip

Continuing with coverage from the 2015 LA Beer Blogger pilgrimage to Firestone Walker, we travelled to Barrelworks and attended a sensory analysis panel with food grade acid! #LA2FW3 Barrelworking Sour beers are complicated and definitely worth fussing over. The ecosystem […] 

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