Category: Beer Pairings

Some of our favorite events around LA. What is more perfect than pairing amazing food with amazing beer? Be it full beer dinners, special flights, or unique tastings, we’ll cover the pairings here.

Wild Night with The Bruery at Haven Gastropub Orange (6/9): Review [and Interview with Chef Greg Daniels]

Admittedly I am not well versed in culinary arts. I am more familiar with a plate of curly fries, simple pulled pork sliders, and a plastic cup of ranch than I am with haute cuisine. A well-crafted beer is more […] 

Beerfest Recap – Bite at the Beach Food and Craft Beer Pairing Event

The city of Manhattan Beach was treated to an excellent joining of various brewing and culinary delights in the first ever Bite at the Beach Food and Beer Fest last Saturday amid brisk breezes and sunlight in the back lot […] 

A BJ’s Beer Dinner

Pizza and Beer I have incredibly fond memories of BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse from my college days at USC.  I can clearly remember my good friend Dave bringing large deep dish pizzas and growlers full of Tatonka for sharing at his […] 

Bierkast Book Review: Decibel Presents The Brewtal Truth Guide to Extreme Beers

Decibel Presents: The Brewtal Truth Guide to Extreme Beers A Book by Adem Tepedelen As the resident headbanger here at Bierkast, it fell upon me to review this new book from Adem Tepedelen, which attempts to pair extreme beers with […] 

Uppers and Downers: Coffee beer tasting at Intelligentsia Coffee

While sipping my green tea this morning (yeah, I know this is supposed to be about coffee but I like tea too. Now quite interrupting and keep reading.) my mind was reeling at how many different iterations and creative combinations […] 

Day Two at the Great American Beer Festival 2013: Media Luncheon

So it was a chilly and overcast morning that greeted us on the second day at the 2013 GABF. Day two was a hiatus day of sorts from the festival itself and saw us going to the Media Luncheon followed […] 

A Taste of the 5th Annual LA Beer Week

Living in northeast LA, I’m blessed with craft happenings just outside my door.  I took advantage of LA Beer Week’s eastsider-friendly scheduled events, and ventured out on a few occasions to drink it all in, quite very literally. Sunday, September […] 

CraftBeer.Com at the Tasting Kitchen

On Tuesday  August 13, we had the pleasure of attending’s first Los Angeles beer pairing dinner held at Abbot Kinney’s The Tasting Kitchen.  The event was organized by Publisher of and Craft Beer Program Director for the Brewers […] 

Public School 310

Culver City is well known for its great school district, and now there is a new school in town. Officially opening on Dec 10th, Public School 310 is the second restaurant in the Public School line of gastropubs, the first being Public […] 

Holiday Beer Dinner – Spring Street Smokehouse

Spring Street Smokehouse concluded its 2012 beer dinner schedule with a special holiday edition. No single brewery was highlighted; instead we were treated to General Manager Jason’s favorite holiday ales paired with some amazing dishes. Per Smokehouse tradition, all the […] 

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