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Daily archives: August 21st, 2014

LA Ale Works / Cask Ale LA / Glendale Tap Cask Collaboration!

For months Kip from Los Angeles Ale Works and I have been trying to schedule a cask collaboration and we  were finally able make it happen a few weeks back. The base beer for the collab is the LAAW Lievre Saison, so I wanted to compliment the flavors that are natural to the farmhouse style. We settled on apricots to compliment the fruitiness of the yeast, and pink peppercorns, which hopefully will build on the spicy



Figueroa Mountain’s Real Ale Invitational Gets A Date!

One of the highlights of Firkfest for me was Figueroa Mountain’s Lizard’s Mouth Double IPA. It was conditioned exceptionally well and despite many people’s claims that DIPA have no business in a cask, this one worked. At the same time, brewer Kevin Ashford was on hand at the festival and spoke very briefly about their plans to hold a cask ale festival at their brewery in Buellton. Well those plans have finally arrived and can be