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Monthly archives: July, 2014

What’s On Cask? (7/30/14)

On Tap Now: * Ladyface Ale Companie (Agoura Hills) – Ring of Fire (Ladyface IPA w/ mango, volcano dust, nugget hops, hibiscus & lemon verbena) * Macleod Ale (Van Nuys) – The Little Spree (Yorkshire Pale), The Kings Taxes (Scottish 60/-), Session Gap Bitter, Jackie Tar Brown Stout, The Crisis (Pale Ale) * The Pub @ Golden Road (Glendale) – Cask Night TBD Beachwood BBQ (Seal Beach) – Smog City Hoptonic IPA The Med (Hermosa Beach) – King Harbor Brewing Abel Brown w/ Cacao Nibs The Daily Pint (Santa

Drinking On A Monday: Flat Tail Brewing’s Humulus Lambicus

 Drinking on a Monday is a short column where I share that one bottle that I open after the most dreadful of all weekdays. This past spring my wife visited her best friend in Eugene Oregon, and while in a bottle shop she put the sales guy on a phone with me to make sure she came back home something I would really like. (Yes. I’m very lucky) Sales guy: Uh.. hi. What can I

What’s On Cask? (7/28/14)

On Tap Now: Beachwood BBQ (Seal Beach) – Smog City Hoptonic IPA Institution Ale Company (Camarillo) – Extra Habanero Flue The Med (Hermosa Beach) – King Harbor Brewing Abel Brown w/ Cacao Nibs The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Sierra Nevada Stout w/ Mandarina hops The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone Go To IPA w/Amarillo The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone Levitation Amber w/Hibiscus Powder The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) –Stone Wheat Ale  w/ Blueberries *Tapped Today On Deck: (7/30/14) The Pub @

What’s On Cask? (7/25/14)

On Tap Now: * El Segundo Brewing (El Segundo) – Hyperion’s Stout w/ Outpost Coffee * Story Tavern (Burbank) – Eagle Rock Brewing Populist IPA * Bootleggers Brewery (Fullerton) – Rocco’s Red on Oak * Hangar 24 Brewing Craft Brewery (Redlands) –  Polycot Cobbler (w/ Cinnamon & Vanilla) * Absolution Brewing (Torrance) –  L’il Angel Session IPA * Surf Brewery (Ventura) – Black IPA w/ Amarillo & Simcoe Karl Strauss Brew Pubs (All Locations) –  Lemon Ginger Pintail Pale Ale Ladyface Ale Companie (Agoura Hills) – Ingenuity

Thoughts on Stone’s IndieGoGo Campaign and it’s Detractors

A lot has been said on the recent Stone Brewing crowd funding campaign, and while its unlikely to change a person’s perspective on an issue like this, I believe your stance largely comes down to a few factors: Your opinion on crowdfunding at large Your opinion on Stone Brewing Your definition and beliefs regarding what consitutes craft. In terms of crowd-funding, I’m a fan of it as long as the campaigns are structured as a