Tag: Los Angeles

Blue Palms Brewhouse: Hollywood’s Pioneering Beer Bar Barkeep by

Los Angeles was still a vodka-cranberry and Champagne town in 2008 when Brian Lenzo launched Blue Palms Brewhouse on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Coming in 2017: Extreme Beer Fest® Los Angeles Beer Smack by

The rumors are true. Extreme Beer Fest cometh to Los Angeles, Calif., on Saturday, December 9, 2017.

Kai Ryssdal, Host and Senior Editor, Marketplace Last Call by

Whether reporting on international beer mergers or just gently poking fun at American-style light lagers, it’s clear that Kai Ryssdal, host of public radio program Marketplace, possesses a passion for beer.

Far From the Field: Downtown Breweries Embrace Urban Farmhouse Beer Feature by

Trading sprawling fields for rooftop gardens, urban farm breweries from Los Angeles to Chicago and New York bring a new kind of authenticity to farmhouse-style beers.

Southland Ales: LA’s Young Beer Scene Looks to the Future Feature by

Los Angeles is emerging from the shadows of its better beer neighbors to tell its own story. And like the city itself, that story is diverse, progressive and undeniably cool.

Flameout: Breweries Come and Go, Even in a Growing Market Feature by

Of the 836 new breweries that opened between 2010 and 2013, approximately 350 will close by 2016. It’s a shocking number that makes sense after asking the people behind recently shuttered breweries about the challenges they faced.

Good Brewers Make Good Neighbors The Business of Beer by

It has been difficult for craft beer fans in the baffling beer desert of Los Angeles County. But that’s changing, in part thanks to two new, wildly different brewers who are putting the brewery-friendly city of Torrance on the map.

Los Angeles, California Destinations by

The constellation of bars, gastropubs, taphouses and brewpubs that dot LA’s diverse neighborhoods is dedicated to making LA a premier craft beer city. Los Angeles already has the weather and the landscape, and now it increasingly has the perfect brews to pair with the picturesque environment.

Beer News News by

Crowdfunding enables completion of documentary; Alchemy & Science announces first craft beer venture in Los Angeles; NY breweries receive marketing boost ; St. Louis Brewery to sell 60 percent stake; and study reveals beers labeled ‘gluten-free’ may be full of it.

The Rise of the Tasting Room Feature by

In marketing, connecting a face to the “brand” means something. But for the small guys who can’t afford national publicity and TV commercials, that connection and personal brand management becomes a physical reality with their taprooms.

Lost Angeles Destinations by

Los Angeles is an absolutely massive place, teeming with a multitude of people. If only a tiny percentage drank good beer, that would still be a staggering number of craft drinkers sprawled out between the mountains and the ocean.

Bonaventure Brewing Company From the Source by

Located on the fourth floor of Los Angeles’ largest hotel, Bonaventure Brewing Company has been treating its loyal customers to craft ales for over a decade, while thousands of the city’s inhabitants walk by every day without even knowing it exists.

The Fine Art of Craftsman(ship) From the Source by

Every West Coast city has a beer scene to make you sing, but not Los Angeles. That’s not to say bastions of beer excellence don’t exist in this humble burg. In Pasadena, Mark Jilg operates one such outlier—Craftsman Brewing Company.

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