The 2018 LA Beer Fest was a success 

This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to attend the 2018 LA Beer Festival, it was my first, and certainly won’t be my last. I finally was able to take a Saturday off work, and join the renown beer event in Downtown Los Angeles. The LA Beer Fest featured over 80 breweries and 200 beers for everyone to…

Summer’s away, but it’s Fall today with Space Ways 

Summer has officially come to a close, but doesn’t mean IPA season is necessarily over. Modern Times Brewing has released their new Hazy Nelson IPA called “Space Ways”, a perfect, soothing beer for the Fall transition. Modern Times has released quite a few different IPA’s this past summer: everything from the dank mosaic, to juicy, tropical flavors, and a new haze…

Up, up, and away with Space Cake Double IPA 

It’s IPA season, which means there is every kind of pale ale possible right now, so do yourself a favor, and explore the Space Cake Double IPA. Clown Shoes Brewing has made some interesting creations, and the Space Cake is certainly one of them. Clown Shoes applies a blend of citrusy Mosaic hops and an incredible West Coast style malt, giving this…

S’more fun when camping with High Water 

High Water Brewing’s Campfire Stout, will leave you wanting s’more, after being invited by notes of chocolate and graham cracker, with hints of marshmallow for the cherry on top. The inviting image of the campfire, is picture perfect for the palate that this wonderful stout presents. Brewed with graham crackers and molasses, you can taste the dessert-like taste of…

Blackberry DIPA, all berry day

Bravery Brewing’s Blackberry DIPA, brewed with real blackberries, is the perfect kind of beer for spring, or summer. The citrus, added with a berry flavor, makes this one special Indian pale ale. The nice, light red/purple color while poured, just screams out of blackberries! Its unique color is reminiscent of its light and flavorful taste. This delicious Double Indian…

Double Filbert, double the trouble

Transplants Brewing has released an imperial version of their chocolate hazelnut brown ale, called the “Double Filbert.” This double brown ale recollects the delicious, rich taste of the Filbert, enhancing its essence yet with a 10% ABV. The Filbert is one of Transplants’ fan favorites, the mixture of the nutty and sweet chocolaty flavor makes it their signature brown ale….

Blood in, orange out 

Dudes’ Blood Orange Amber Ale is one special fruit style beer, featuring taste buds of a cream and brown ale, presenting a version of a ‘Creamsicle’. The Blood Orange has the body, color of a brown ale with hints of cocoa, but followed with vanilla, hence the identity of the cream ale. Dudes’ interesting mix of citrus and chocolate,…

Dudes Brewery: Daytime Buzz and Dark Beer 

Hey dudes stop by really quick and check out the Chocolate Milk Stout! The Dudes-Quick: Chocolate Milk Stout is a nice, sweet milk stout that is pretty much reminiscent of a Nesquik Milkshake. Dudes Brewing just recently added this delicious, creamy milk stout to their wonderful tap selection – which features over 24 beers on tap! The Chocolate Milk Stout…

Modern Times has us walking dead for the ‘City of Dead’

Modern Times continues to keep up with their fascinating reputation for enhancing quality espresso flavor with beer, branding themselves as one of the only breweries in the world to brew with barrel-aged coffee beans. I had always appreciated the way Modern Times took with their coffee and beer – quality and originality. It’s special to have an establishment that…

Peanut Butter Jelly Time! 

A couple weeks ago, I came across the tastiest blonde ale at the nearby liquor store, which turned out to be a gold mine of craft beer. The Belching Beaver’s PB&J Blonde is one of the most fascinating light beers I have tried to this day. This sweet, smooth, and nutty blonde is certainly one of a kind. This unique,…