Tag: Orange County

Barley Forge in Costa Mesa

New craft brewery makes Costa Mesa a beer destination! It’s hard to believe that it’s been a little over two years since I last wrote about Greg Nylen and his brewery, Barley Forge Brewing Co.  (December 17, 2012 when I […] 

Beerfest Recap – OC Brew Ha Ha’s Sabroso Fest

Amid the heat last Saturday hundreds of attendees congregated on Lake View Park in Silverado, South Orange County, for the First Annual OC Brew Ha Ha Sabroso Craft Beer and Taco Fest. Entry and Observations OC Brew Ha Ha has […] 

Spotlight: Hollingshead Delicatessen

Orange There is an old oak tree on Main Street in Orange, less than a half mile south of Chapman. This tree goes by the name of Hollingshead and it is the senior to the now blooming forest that is […] 

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 […] 

Pilot System Rue

Tai Kao Patrick Rue, founder of Orange County’s The Bruery, is not afraid to experiment with odd ingredients in beer. In fact, when it comes to using interesting ingredients in the kettle Patrick welcomes it.  Take Tai Kao for example, […] 

The Bruery – Tasting Room & Tour

A Destination Bruery It’s little mystery why the Bruery has become one of not only Orange County’s, but Southern California’s premier breweries.  With a focus on quality, creativity, artisinal method and a solid marketing strategy backing it up, the Bruery’s […] 

HopScotch a new taven in Fullerton

I had the privilege of attending the Media Night for HopScotch Tavern in Fullerton, a very clever name for a craft beer and whisky tavern. It’s an inviting tavern serving craft beer, whiskey (all types), and fantastic slow cooked comfort […] 

Five in Five

What do you get when you cross two guys, the Inland Empire, Orange County, and five hours?  Five Breweries in Five Hours, that’s what. This last Saturday marked one of the most epic beer weekends I’ve had in a while, […] 

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