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Monthly archives: August, 2014

What’s On Cask? (8/27/14)

On Tap Now: * Dog Haus Biergarten (Pasadena) – The Dude’s Grandma’s Pecan with graham crackers * Ladyface Ale Companie (Agoura Hills) –  Caskin Robbins (Picture City Porter w/ mint & cacao nibs) * 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) Beachwood BBQ (Seal Beach) – Stone IPA w/ Citra & Mosaic The Med (Hermosa Beach) – Epic Brewing 825 Stout w/ Cocoa Nibs Barrelhouse 101 (Ventura) – Libertine Pub



What’s On Cask? (8/25/14)

On Tap Now: Beachwood BBQ (Seal Beach) – Stone IPA w/ Citra & Mosaic The Med (Hermosa Beach) – Epic Brewing 825 Stout w/ Cocoa Nibs Barrelhouse 101 (Ventura) – Libertine Pub Summer Breeze Sour (Berliner w/ Apricots & Raspberries) The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone Go To IPA w/ Amarillo | Stone Levitation Amber w/ Centennial | Stone IPA w/ Orange Peel, Mosaic & Citra *Tapped Today On Deck: (8/27/14) Dog Haus Biergarten (Pasadena) – The Dude’s Grandma’s Pecan with graham crackers (8/27/14) Ladyface



Drinking on a Monday: Noble Aleworks Tongue Tickles Double IPA

Drinking on a Monday is a short column where I share that one bottle that I open after the most dreadful of all weekdays. There’s no debating how spoiled we are with IPA’s in California. I’m not sure I’ll ever have it as good again, with beers like Double Jack, Enjoy By and Pliny are standard fair and a beer like Mongo IPA from Port is considered underappreciated. But even with these heavy hitters, its the local



What’s On Cask? (8/22/14)

On Tap Now: * Surf Brewery – Aerial IPA w/Chinook, Magnum & Simcoe * Cismontane Brewing Co. (Rancho Santa Margarita) – Stout w/ Morita Chilis * Hangar 24 Brewing Craft Brewery (Redlands) –  Cask Night TBD * Absolution Brewing (Torrance) – Penance Pale Ale & The Rector IPA * The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) – Stone IPA w/ Orange Peel, Mosaic & Citra Karl Strauss Brew Pubs (Universal City Walk) – Toasted Coconut Wreck Alley Macleod Ale (Van Nuys) – The Little Spree (Yorkshire Pale), The



Grow (h)Op: This Might Work After All

Its been a while since I’ve updated the internet on my hop growing endeavor and at first that was because I had given up on it. The saaz plant very quickly became overwhelmed by spider mites and it wasn’t long before most of the leaves were crispy and brown. I tried everything I could but I think it was just too late. So a few weeks after my last update I chopped down my saaz