Coachella Valley Brewing Company uses 3 hops and 3 types of grapefruit to brew this double IPA weighing in at 9.0% ABV. The flavors meld together really well and prove to be a solid double IPA!
This article covers the winter release from Bootlegger’s Brewery in Fullerton, California named Mint Chocolate Porter! This is an annual release for Bootlegger and while it may not be available right now, keep an eye out for it each holiday season.
There are a lot of people in the beer industry who call themselves “Doctor” even though their lack of credentials is staggering. This is not the case with Blue Moon Brewing Company founder and head brewmaster Keith Villa.
Having been a home brewer for over two years, I have done a lot of malt extract home brewed beers and used a lot of quick YouTube videos that show me how to boil, mash, rack and even bottle. But when I got the call to review Brad Smith and John Palmer’s new video...
The year 2011 was a great year for beers to be produced but at the Strong Ale and Cellar Reserve Fest in El Segundo (hot spot of Rock & Brews) I learned that 2015 is an amazing year to drink those magical beers from 2011.
Standing in a crowded room of 100 plus people, you cannot fail to notice that everyone is having a great time - smiling, laughing, socializing, eating some delicious food - but most importantly, drinking some really great beer made to be enjoyed by some great breweries that care about what they create.
Russian River's Pliny The Elder is a beer with a cult following. Fanatics freak about it and i'm sure a lot of people pray to it. This being my first time enjoying this behemoth of a beer, it should be noted also that Vinnie Cilurzo brewmaster of Russian River is slated as the godfather of IPA's. This and his other trophy IPA Blind Pig, are star examples of the style. He also brews some wicked Belgian style ales and Russian River has a fantastic sour beer program. Let's dive into this beer with what I get from this beer.
X103.9 and BierBuzz® Present:
It was officially announced today that X103.9 (KCXX) and BierBuzz® have teamed up to bring the best of brews and music together in the beautiful Inland Empire 66ers San Manuel Stadium in San Bernardino for a pre St. Patrick’s Day party on Saturday, March 14, 2015.
RevWinery & Brewery Co. is located in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley in Covina, CA. While Covina may be a hard to find on a map, finding RevWinery/Brewery is a trick on its own. After 5:00, the gates to the industrial complex close and Rev will only open the gates if you call them. Owner Eddy and I spoke openly that he should carve out a sliding peephole in the front door and come up with a password to cap the mystery of how to get in.
When most beer geeks look at their elixir filled glass, one either gazes at or thinks of ways to unmask it. Evaluating and demystifying to find the purpose or wonder of that particular beer. Either the brewer had the intention, the mistake, or the unknown with said brew. Labels can only take us so far into the imagination or process and concoction of said brew. Tonight for the Screens N' Suds 'Big Event' held at The Answer Brewpub, side project of An Mekong of Mekong Restaurant fame. The only answer needed to this question is hand made craft beer.
Some of you may know Kyle Manns from his service as assistance brewer to Victor Novak at TAPS Fish House and Brewery. Others may know Kyle from his innovative and GABF award winning beers over the last 10 months at Bottle Logic Brewing.