Category: Experience

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 […] 

OC Brew Ha Ha

How do you improve on perfection? Just ask the organizers of the OC Brew Ha Ha. This is my third time attending the OC Brew Ha Ha and they keep getting better. I was a little disappointed initially when I […] 

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 […] 

OC Brew Ha Ha is almost here!

The one beer event that I look forward to each year is just a few months away. This will be the fourth annual OC Brew Ha Ha. It will be held in the beautiful Oak Canyon Private Park in Silverado […] 

Rock ‘N Brew, an event, that went flat.

This post may be a little different from what you are used to reading. When I first heard about this event I was thinking it was going to be like most beer fests. Craft beer, as advertised, a DJ and […] 

The Mexican Revolution

Cinco de Mayo was a hectic weekend for many beer lovers in the Los Angeles area. Eagle Rock Brewery had their annual Session Beer event, Angel City had their grand opening in downtown LA, 38 Degrees had their monthly bottle […] 

Alaska: Craft Beer’s Last Frontier

Recently, a group of friends – dubbed the “Party of Six” – boarded a cruise ship in Vancouver for a seven-day trip up through the Inside Passage to Alaska. Like most cruises, it was full of excesses: too many entrees […] 

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 […] 

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 […] 

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