Category: Craft Beer

Eagle Rock Brewery – Women’s Beer Forum

On Wednesday night, I went to Eagle Rock Brewery’s first ever Women’s Specific Beer Forum hosted by Ting Su.  The turn out was fantastic, about 50 women from my count.  It shouldn’t really be a surprise that there are many […] 

How To Drink Beer: Part #1

This may seem arbitrary to many people, but contrary to popular belief there are right and wrong ways to drink beer.  These methods aren’t the end-all-be-all, but drinking and appreciating beer requires a level of understanding.  As Randy Mosher often […] 

COSMIC ALES BREW-BQ & MORE

  Recently we had the good fortune to take a mini-road trip with our friend, Shail from Think-Brew.com, and meet up with Chris Briles, the owner of Cosmic Ales. Chris was hosting an all day Brew-BQ event at his house in […] 

FISH & MOONSHINE

Recently, Bierkast took a trip to Taps Fish House in Brea, and we can safely say, “GO THERE NOW,” to any and everyone that likes good beer and grub.  Taps is a well executed and polished restaurant with the addition […] 

FLIPPIN’ EGG NOG MATE!

Well, I’m finally sitting down to write about my Flip making adventure over Christmas. For those of you that are not familiar with the drink (it was new to me when I first read about it), Randy Mosher in “Tasting Beer” […] 

LENIN LOVES FREMONT BEER

Bierkast visited Fremont Brewing Company recently and found out first hand just why their motto is “Because Beer Matters” – It’s Delicious! If ever you travel to the rainy Emerald City make sure you stop by Fremont Brewing Company.  Located in the […] 

A BEER IN REVIEW

How is everyone doing out there? As you can see by this picture, I am as happy as a clam…or maybe a sparkly princess.  What a picture right? Matt and Ali have this Sony Camera that can modify a persons […] 

John’s SD Brewery Tour – Part 2

Brewery Three – AleSmith After spending an hour and a half at Lightning we loaded up the car with our new Lightning beers and headed out to AleSmith. Having been open since 1995, AleSmith is a grandpa brewery compared to […] 

Nostalgia 101: ERB Brewday – 500 & 5 Gal of Beer on the Wall

(A trip down memory lane.  My first commercial brew day @ ERB with Eric Garcia and Jeremy) So much has happened since the last entry – I’m not actually sure if I’ll be able to remember it all, but I’m […] 

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