When is a Craft Brew Festival more of a Craft Brewers Festival? When volunteers are used to serve all their delicious refreshments and the brewers are able to meander about the crowd tasting each other’s creations and chatting with the patrons.
BierBuzz© would like to wish everyone a happy Belgian Independence Day! Enjoy your favorite Belgian, or Belgian inspired beer today. July 21st marks Belgian National Day, a day celebrated for the enactment of the new Belgian Constitution and Belgium's first king Leopold I.
The Beer Geek Radio crew recently got a chance to visit Bread & Barley in downtown Covina, California to record the final episode of our Saison De Biere Geek Tournament. It was the first visit for all three of us and I can confidently say that we were all very impressed with not only the beer, but the people, the food, and the ambiance as well.
The guys from Iron Fist recently drove up from Vista, to Anaheim's own Bottle Logic in Anaheim. To brew the official beer for this years OC Brew Ha Ha Festival. The beer "Dr. Strange Matter" is a French style Saison with honey, basil and peppercorns to-be aged in various wine barrels. The above image courtesy of the Brew Ha Ha Facebook page. The beer will be released around mid August in the weeks approaching the 5th annual Brew Ha Ha with Orange County and San Diego distribution.
The Los Angeles Beer Competition is one of the most prestigious beer competitions in California. Calling from licensed brewpubs and breweries from the United States and as far as Iceland, Belgium, Japan and other areas. All to enter their beers for judging across all 84 traditional categories. Breweries enter a wide array of beers across these categories and wining is a big deal and is often displayed on brewery websites and hung with pride in their tasting rooms and offices.