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Yearly archives: 2014

State Of The Firkin

Cask Days 658

In the last twelve months, the Los Angeles beer community has come a long way with cask-conditioned ales. We’ve seen two cask ale festivals (Firkfest and Figueroa Mountain’s Real Ale Invitational), the opening of a cask-focused taproom with Macleod Ale, and multiple breweries around town holding regular cask events. Back in November, CaskAleLA.com turned one year old and while I’m both excited and proud of the growth we have seen since we began, I thought I



5 Beers To Bring You Holiday Cheer

Holiday Beers 2

I don’t want to give you the wrong impression of my family, but the holiday season for us is really about lying around the house and having a few good drinks. We wake up in the morning with some irish coffee, have a few beers in the afternoon and usually end the night with some fancy, albeit sometimes regrettable cocktails. With Thanksgiving out of the way and Christmas approaching fast, its about time to start



What’s On Cask? (11/24/14)

On Tap Now: The Med (Hermosa Beach) – Stone Enjoy By 12.05.14 Ladyface Ale Companie(Agoura Hills) – Green Belly Barley Wine w/ Irish Whiskey Oak Chips Macleod Ale (Van Nuys) – The Little Spree (Yorkshire Pale), Session Gap Bitter, Jackie Tar (Brown Stout), The King’s Taxes (Scottish 60-), Yankee Mick’s (American Brown) The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone Arrogant Bastard w/Mexican Coffee & Cinnamon | Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA w/ Amarillo |  Stone Enjoy By 12.05.14 |  Stone Ruination Double IPA



What’s On Cask? (11/21/14)

On Tap Now: * Noble Aleworks (Anaheim) – Cask TBD * Bootleggers Brewery (Fullerton) – Golden Chaos w/ Rose Hips * Smog City Brewing (Torrance) – Grape Ape IPA w/ Lifesavers * Hangar 24 Brewing Craft Brewery (Redlands) –  Cask Night TBD * Story Tavern (Burbank) – Eagle Rock Brewing Cask Night TBD * Figueroa Mountain Brewing (All Locations) – Cask Night TBD * The Med (Hermosa Beach) – Stone Enjoy By 12.05.14 Karl Strauss Brew Pubs (Universal City Walk) –Meyer Lemon Pin Tail Pale Ale Ladyface Ale Companie(Agoura Hills) – Green



What’s On Cask? (11/19/14)

On Tap Now: * Ladyface Ale Companie(Agoura Hills) – Cask TBD Macleod Ale (Van Nuys) – The Little Spree (Yorkshire Pale), Session Gap Bitter, Jackie Tar (Brown Stout), Nutty Broon (Brown Ale), The King’s Taxes (Scottish 60-), Yankee Mick’s (American Brown) The Med (Hermosa Beach) – Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA w/ Herkules The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone Arrogant Bastard w/Mexican Coffee & Cinnamon | Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA w/ Amarillo |  Stone Enjoy By 12.05.14 |  Stone Ruination Double IPA w/Agave