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The Bruery 9th Anniversary Party

Discussion in 'Pacific' started by dvmin98, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. dvmin98

    dvmin98 Poo-Bah (1,823) Nov 1, 2010 North Carolina
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  2. elemenohpee1

    elemenohpee1 Aspirant (231) Oct 29, 2014 California
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    Partcipating Breweries Include:
    Abnormal Beer Company
    Alesmith Brewing Company
    Almanac Beer Co.
    Artifex Brewing Company
    Avery Brewing Company
    Bagby Beer Company
    Beachwood Brewing
    Beachwood Blendery
    Bottle Logic Brewing
    Casa Agria Specialty Ales
    Cascade Brewing
    Chapman Crafted Beer Company
    El Segundo Brewing Company
    Evans Brewing Co.
    Firestone Walker Brewing Company & Barrelworks
    Garage Project
    Golden Road Brewing
    Good Beer Company
    Highland Park Brewery
    J. Wakefield Brewing
    Kern River Brewing Company
    King Harbor Brewing
    Libertine Brewing Company
    Mason Ale Works
    Mikkeller
    Modern Times Beer
    Monkish Brewing Company
    Mother Earth Brew Co.
    Noble Ale Works
    Perennial Artisan Ales
    Phantom Carriage Brewery
    Pizza Port Brewing Company
    Port Brewing
    Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
    Smog City Brewing Company
    Societe Brewing Company
    Stone Brewing
    TAPS Fish House & Brewery
    The Lost Abbey
    The Rare Barrel
    Third Window Brewing Co.
    Three Weavers Brewing Company
    Tustin Brewing Co.
    Unsung Brewing Company

    Participating Vendors Include:
    Augies Coffee House
    Banzai Jerky
    Modern Times Coffee
    MOSTRA COFFEE
    Reed's Ginger Brew & Virgil's Natural Sodas
    TCHO - New American Chocolate
    The Brauhaus


    The menu includes the following:

    Gourmet Fire-grilled 1/3lb. Black Angus Burgers
    with aged cheddar cheese, tomato, shredded lettuce, pickles, onions, mayo and mustard on a toasted sesame bun

    BBQ Boneless Chicken Breast Sandwich
    with provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato and BBQ sauce

    Bottomless French Fries and Fried Zucchini
    with ranch dressing

    Grilled Corn on the Cob
    with optional butter, mayo, parmesan cheese, salt, pepper and chili powder toppings

    Make-Your-Own Vegan Burger
    with optional toppings

    Freshly Baked Cookies
    macadamia white chocolate, chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, sugar and peanut butter

    • Saturday, May 6, 2017
    • 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
(12:00 p.m. early entry for Hoarders)
    • The Phoenix Club (1340 S. Sanderson Ave., Anaheim, CA 92806)
    • (Limit HS 4, RS 2)
     
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  3. dvmin98

    dvmin98 Poo-Bah (1,823) Nov 1, 2010 North Carolina
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    Has anyone heard when they are gonna release the beer lineup for both the Bruery and the attending breweries?
     
  4. SDReaper

    SDReaper Zealot (552) Aug 15, 2013 California
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    Based on years past, expect some to start being released starting next week. Usually the 2 weeks leading up to the party they start releasing names of beers.
     
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  5. HopsintheSack

    HopsintheSack Devotee (446) Apr 17, 2012 California
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    I think the concept of bottomless fries will be tested. They better be bringing in a truckload.
     
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  6. 3SH33TS

    3SH33TS Aspirant (206) Dec 21, 2010 California
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    So no ice cream?
     
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  7. Vanlingleipa

    Vanlingleipa Disciple (361) May 19, 2011 California
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    English trifle? Bottomless.















    Beer would be also be acceptable.
     
  8. richemp

    richemp Initiate (85) Jan 2, 2011 Illinois

    I am going to this for this for the 1st time flying in from chicago. Can anyone give me any advise? How is the party? Do I need to line up early?
     
  9. dvmin98

    dvmin98 Poo-Bah (1,823) Nov 1, 2010 North Carolina
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    Party is crazy good. I usually get there 30-45 mins prior. Line moves quickly. Its pretty low key. Unlike other festivals where people seem to run from one table to the next when they first enter, everyone here just seems to go with the flow. Pretty laid back. Bring sunscreen
     
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  10. jfulcher

    jfulcher Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2007 Georgia

    Any shares going on Thursday/Friday night?
     
  11. AlexM

    AlexM Zealot (537) Jun 9, 2011 California
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    Best beerfest in SoCal ... you picked a good one! Only other event that rivals it was Shelton Brothers, but that's not an annual thing.
     
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  12. Miruguy

    Miruguy Aspirant (204) Nov 22, 2010 California
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    It's one of my favorites. It never gets that crowded, but I have to say that the early admission for Hoarders is one of the best Hoarder's perks - I'm pretty much able to try everything I want in that hour and then when they open the gates for the lowly preserve and reserve masses, it's a great time to grab food.
     
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  13. Coldstorage

    Coldstorage Disciple (351) Oct 1, 2014 California
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    I get that it would have been a big logistical burden but I am bummed that they did not overlap the pickup for offshoot with the party. Guess I won't be getting those cans.
     
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  14. Vanlingleipa

    Vanlingleipa Disciple (361) May 19, 2011 California
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    I hear Firestone throws a pretty nice beer fiesta in June. The OC Brewers put on a really nice shindig, too. But that doesn't put down the Bruery's Anni Party - good food, breweries bringing their best, had a great time last year. :grinning:
     
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  15. elemenohpee1

    elemenohpee1 Aspirant (231) Oct 29, 2014 California
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    Well the Firestone Walker party is not exactly in SoCal. Its pretty far north. BUT it is probably one of the only exceptions for a party better than the Bruery party in or near SoCal.
     
  16. Coldstorage

    Coldstorage Disciple (351) Oct 1, 2014 California
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    Hey this is kinda insane and a little precious but, do the have a "coat check" type service there or anything? We might be going out on the town and possible meeting some friends for a bottle share but would rather not lug a coat and a bomber around during the event, and our room is up right by Bruery.
     
  17. Frosty11161

    Frosty11161 Aspirant (224) May 2, 2016 California
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    I'd be down for a Thursday night share, Friday is the battle preparation day... haha...
     
  18. jfulcher

    jfulcher Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2007 Georgia

    Does the TR allow outside bottles? Could we plan to share there or where would be a good place? We're staying near the TR at the Residence Inn.
     
  19. pdmoore714

    pdmoore714 Aspirant (263) Dec 26, 2013 California
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    No outside food or drink, not even water bottles or pretzel necklaces, from prior years. Highly recommend not bringing a bomber.

    Nope.
     
  20. jfulcher

    jfulcher Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2007 Georgia

    If some other people are interested we could probably share Thursday night in the residence inn lobby. Plenty of tables and not used in the evenings usually. I've got 3-4 interested so far counting me and a friend attending.

    We'd be down for the same Friday night but I've got at least another couple people Friday night.
     
  21. Rbarnes4381

    Rbarnes4381 Initiate (189) Oct 29, 2013 California
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    There is no coat check or anything. Honestly, what is a coat check? You can't even bring outside containers. I took the Amtrak down and had a growler of water. They wouldn't even let me bring in the empty growler, but they did let me leave by their check in area which was supervised until halfway through the festival. Luckily, no one stole it and I grabbed it after.
     
  22. Coldstorage

    Coldstorage Disciple (351) Oct 1, 2014 California
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    Wait, if you don't know what it is how can you know for certain they don't have one?

    Ok guys, hearing you loud and clear.
    No coatcheck, don't bring anything.

    In my defense, i did say the question was insane and precious.
    Didn't think it would hurt to ask.
     
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  23. Rbarnes4381

    Rbarnes4381 Initiate (189) Oct 29, 2013 California
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    It was a rhetorical question. It is southern California, have you ever been anywhere that had a coat check? Maybe some fancy party, but not beer festival.
     
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  24. kbenson

    kbenson Aspirant (209) Aug 15, 2012 Texas
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    Do people need to wear coats in Southern California? :slight_smile:
     
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  25. SDReaper

    SDReaper Zealot (552) Aug 15, 2013 California
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    I'm wearing a sweater right now. It's chilly.

    59°F

    15°C


    brrrrrrrrr
     
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  26. mhenson42

    mhenson42 Zealot (540) Nov 20, 2011 Texas
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    It's downright cold for us Texans. I "did time" in LA and remember some colder days even in August. Lol
     
  27. Coldstorage

    Coldstorage Disciple (351) Oct 1, 2014 California
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    Wouldn't be a bruery thread without nitpicking now would it.

    You guys realize that "coat check" is a colloquialism and that people check other things that they don't want to carry, right? I use the "coat check" everytime I am in LA and stop at Amoeba, rarely checking an actual coat.

    Is there a better place to ask logistic questions about an event then in a thread dedicated entirely to discussion about that event?
     
  28. SDReaper

    SDReaper Zealot (552) Aug 15, 2013 California
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    Yes, but I don't know where that would be.

    A couple anniversaries ago a buddy realized that they didn't hold jackets so he actually stuffed it under a bush near the entrance. Still there when we left. But guessing you don't really want to take that chance. You could always try asking a vendor (if they have room and I really don't recommend doing this unless you are friends with them) to hold it behind the counter.
     
  29. GuidedbyBeers

    GuidedbyBeers Initiate (153) Aug 15, 2013 California
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    I am assuming you can bring a backpack...can't you just stuff your coat, etc in there?
     
  30. SDReaper

    SDReaper Zealot (552) Aug 15, 2013 California
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    If you gotta toss your water bottle before you enter, I highly doubt a backpack is allowed.
     
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  31. scs

    scs Initiate (26) Sep 7, 2013 California

    just bring a large purse
     
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  32. Rbarnes4381

    Rbarnes4381 Initiate (189) Oct 29, 2013 California
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    I have brought a back pack in before, I think I did the last 2 years. They never said anything about it, just the growler with water in it.
     
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  33. FinnishFox

    FinnishFox Initiate (183) Sep 28, 2016 California
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    Is it outdoors?
     
  34. mancallede

    mancallede Aspirant (204) Mar 1, 2010 Virginia
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    Yes, assuming it is the same set up as past years. There is a large covered area where food, coffee, and other non-alcoholic beverages are located.
     
  35. dvmin98

    dvmin98 Poo-Bah (1,823) Nov 1, 2010 North Carolina
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    Yep...weather is usually fabulous (knock on wood). But be sure to wear sunscreen. My buddy didn't last time and was pretty fried.
     
  36. john0721

    john0721 Zealot (556) Jun 12, 2005 California
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    I bring a small backpack every year.

    No problem.
     
  37. Saxmusik45

    Saxmusik45 Aspirant (260) Nov 18, 2011 California
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    Current weather outlook says "Sunny with highs around 80*". Pretty nice day for beer drinking.
     
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  38. heresy22

    heresy22 Devotee (435) Apr 9, 2007 California
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    I have brought a backpack every year I have attended. Security searched it at the entrance and waved me through without a word.
     
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  39. Kylo76

    Kylo76 Disciple (363) Aug 29, 2014 Arizona
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    It's outdoors and not much shade waiting in line for anything except food. Really a great event, I love it every year.
     
  40. FinnishFox

    FinnishFox Initiate (183) Sep 28, 2016 California
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    Cheers all... 1st time going. Phoenix Club sort of makes it sound like it's indoors if you didn't know better. The sunscreen will be flowing.
     
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