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Monthly archives: April, 2014

Drinking On A Monday: Stone Brewing Co.’s Saison

Drinking on a Monday is a short column where I share that one bottle that I open after the most dreadful of all weekdays. Spring really makes me take some time away from the hop forward beers and focus a little bit more on sessionable, crisp ales. I really love a good kolsch or craft lager, but its saisons that are really doing it for me right now. I’ve been stocking up on some releases



What’s On Cask? (4/21/14)

On Tap Now: Figueroa Mountain Brewing (Buellton) – Hoppy Poppy IPA w/ Cascade & Citra Beachwood BBQ (Seal Beach) – Stone Ruination w/ Calypso Hops The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – The Dudes Brewing Grinning Face Porter w/ Samoas Girl Scout Cookies The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone IPA w/ Orange Peel & Grains of Paradise The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone Arrogant Bastard w/ Citra Hops The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA



Grow (h)OP: First Sign of Burrs!

I was starting to think my next post in this column wouldn’t be for a few months and the hop plants are mostly doing the same thing right now. They are growing like monsters of course, and every week I have to lower the trellis a bit more on each plant, but there’s hasn’t been many exciting updates to post. The saaz vine seems to be slowing down a bit, and the 2 vines on



What’s On Cask? (4/17/2014)

On Tap Now: * Karl Strauss Brew Pubs (All Locations) – Lemongrass Tower 10 IPA * Angel City Brewing (DTLA) – Nelson-Hopped Pilsner * The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA w/ Amarillo * The Bruery (Placentia) – Mischief w/ Amarillo The Pub @ Golden Road (Glendale) –  Get Up Offa that Brown w/ Hazelnuts Ladyface Ale Companie (Agoura Hills) –  Orange Blossom (Brett Blossom Bière de Mars w/ Orange Peel) Beachwood BBQ (Seal Beach) – Stone Ruination w/ Calypso Hops The



What’s On Cask? (4/16/14)

On Tap Now: * The Pub @ Golden Road (Glendale) –  Get Up Offa that Brown w/ Hazelnuts * Ladyface Ale Companie (Agoura Hills) –  Orange Blossom (Brett Blossom Bière de Mars w/ Orange Peel) Beachwood BBQ (Seal Beach) – Stone Ruination w/ Calypso Hops The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – The Dudes Brewing Grinning Face Porter w/ Samoas Girl Scout Cookies The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone Levitation w/ Vanilla Bean The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone Arrogant Bastard w/