Category: Events

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 […] 

Bierkast Visits Bellingham Beer Week

I recently traveled up to Bellingham, Washington and, together with some fellow craft beer writers, took a tour of the fair city and its burgeoning craft beer scene during the 2nd annual Bellingham Beer Week.  Beer Week was truly a success, […] 

Home Brewed Beer Ferments Community at Burning Man

For homebrewers, the only thing more fun than brewing beer is sharing your homebrewed beer with new and old friends and other brewers. So it’s no surprise that home brewers are so strongly drawn to Burning Man, where building community […] 

Dogfish Head pint night at Franklin and Co. with Sam Calagione

This past Monday, Franklin & Company, the neighborhood gastropub in Franklin Village, hosted a Dogfish Head pint night with DFH owner and founder, Sam Calagione.  The event did not seem to be widely publicized, but I’m guessing maybe this was a conscious decision […] 

Brew at the L.A. Zoo 2013

Brew at the Zoo, in its third year, is an event that takes place each August at the Los Angeles Zoo.  The zoo opens for the night and for the ticket price you can wander around and check out the […] 

Crafting a Nation Film Screening

Amidst the steady din of downtown LA’s Angel City Brewery main room, I was lucky enough to grab a nice, long interview with Courtney Cobb, craft beer-lover and producer of Crafting a Nation. Crafting an Interest The crew behind Crafting a Nation […] 

Everything from a barrel

Early in the morning on the first Friday in April, I headed north to California’s Central Coast. I have done this many times before and I enjoy the Central Coast with its slow laid-back lifestyle. It is far from the […] 

Heritage Festival at Angel City Brewing

Angel City Brewing held their first annual Heritage Festival this past Saturday. From 11am to 6pm, the street fair event featured artists, live music, food, and tons of Angel City beer. The festival marked a major milestone for Angel City […] 

2013 Stone AHA Rally

The afternoon of March 16, 2013: the sun was shining, birds were chirping, and literal busloads of Southern California’s most enthusiastic homebrewers were gathing at Stone World Bistro and Gardens. What could cause this collection of curious chemists to congregate? […] 

A Welcome Reboot

Hey everyone! I’m proud to present a new guest writer, Todd Blickenstaff. He is very active in the Los Angeles food and drink scene, and we’re happy and lucky to have convinced him to pen this write up for us. […] 

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