Tag: Los Angeles Ale Works

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 […] 

5 Beers I’m Glad Exist

Recently, a friend on facebook reposted the Logan Thompson’s 2014 article “The Top 5 Beers in The World”, which, if you haven’t read it yet, is worth a read prior to reading this. I remember reading his post last year and thinking, […] 

2014 – The Year of the Beer

The year has started out solid for craft beer both locally and nationally.  According to the Brewers association “the number of breweries in the United States reached the highest level seen in the country since the early 1870s.” Towards the […] 

Follow The LAAW: The Gypsy II – Diluting an Industry

John and I were recently told that what we are doing, gypsy brewing, ninja brewing, whatever you want to call it, is “diluting the industry.” The idea that two guys from home brewing beginnings could brew out of another person’s […] 

Follow the LAAW: Kickstarter On Track – 35K Stretch

On March 8th, 2013, the Los Angeles Ale Works Kickstarter hit its $25,000K goal. The money is aimed at procuring a fermentor and keg washer for the contract brewing portion of the operation.  With nearly two week left in the […] 

Follow the LAAW: A Big Month – Kickstarter

UPDATE – LOS ANGELES ALE WORKS KICKSTARTER IS LIVE Crowd Sourcing On February 15th, Los Angeles Ale Works will be utilizing the crowd sourcing social hub, Kickstarter.  All the pertinent info will be within the campaign itself, but we wanted […] 

Follow the LAAW: Collaboration

col·lab·o·rate – intransitive verb \kə-ˈla-bə-ˌrāt\ 1: to work jointly with others or together especially in an intellectual endeavor 2: to cooperate with or willingly assist an enemy of one’s country and especially an occupying force 3: to cooperate with an agency or instrumentality with which […] 

Follow the LAAW: Thai Tea Dynasty

We’ve recently discovered the wonders of brewing with Tea in both alcoholic and non-alcoholic recipes.  Ketsara, our Thai Tea soda, debuted with great success at the Pacific Gravity Home Brewers Club soda competition, where it was voted best soda.  The prize […] 

The State of LAAW: To Dump a Beer

Saturday September 8th, 2012 marked a sad day for Los Angeles Ale Works.  We officially dumped our first batch of commercial beer, Gams-Bart, down the drain.  For us the decision to dump the beer was both complicated and simple.  The […] 

The State of LAAW: The Business

John and I are happy to report that we now have actual serious equity in the company and not just a massive amount of sweat equity.  We recently purchased nearly 200 plastic kegs from Plastic Kegs of America.  This amount […] 

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