• GABF 2016- America's Best Craft Beer Festival Returns for it's 35th Year
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  • CaskAleLA Does GABF 2016
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  • What's On Cask?

Monthly archives: January, 2014

Cask Ale-erts (1/23/14)

Alright folks, there is a ridiculously good selection of casks available in the Greater LA area right now. If you are anywhere near Long Beach, get down to Beachwood because their Resinator IPA with Ghost Peppers and they anticipate its about 1/2 gone. Ladyface just tapped their cask today, so it’ll be nice and fresh and part of their big week-long 4th Anniversary Celebration. Speaking of Anniversaries! EagleRock is celebrating their own 4th anniversary this



Cask Ale-erts! (1/22/14)

On Tap Now / Tapping Today: Simmzy’s MB (Manhattan Beach) – LA Ale Works Gams-Bart Roggenbier (Bananas Foster Style) The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – The Dudes’ Double Trunk IPA W/ Semcoe & Mullhead Hops The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – The Dudes’ Juicebox Series Blood Orange The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone Levitation Amber Ale Cask W/ Amarillo Hops The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone Smoked Porter Cask W/ Cherries & Vanilla



Cask Ale-erts! (1/21/14) @BeachwoodBBQ_LB @LAaleworks @dailypint @eaglerockbrew

Tapping Tonight / On Tap Now (1/21/14): Beachwood BBQ & Brewing  (Santa Monica) – Resinator IPA w/ GHOST PEPPERS. The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – The Dudes’ Double Trunk IPA W/ Semcoe & Mullhead Hops The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – The Dudes’ Juicebox Series Blood Orange The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone Levitation Amber Ale Cask W/ Amarillo Hops The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone Smoked Porter Cask W/ Cherries & Vanilla



Drinking on a Monday: Strand Batch 100 Stout

Drinking on a Monday is a short column where I share that one bottle that I open after the most dreadful of all weekdays. While visiting Strand Brewing Co. on Saturday, I picked up a few bottles, including their Batch 100 Stout. I picked it up specifically for the launch of this column, because next weekend will see the tapping of 2 versions of this beer on cask, which is very exciting. In fact, the



All About Cask Conditioned Beer – Menuism Dining Blog

Link: All About Cask Conditioned Beer – Menuism Dining Blog Cask conditioned beer, or cask ale, is beer that is both conditioned in and served from a cask. Live yeast continues to add complexity, new flavors, and new aromas to a beer. While doing some googling, I came across Beer Of Tomorrow’s primer on Cask Ales, which referenced this great blog from Menuism – that even references my old employer, BarVolo!