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Category: Beer Reviews

TAVOUR – The Future Of Beer Mail

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A few months ago I was scrolling through Facebook when an ad appeared in my feed for TAVOUR, claiming to be provide ‘Worlds Best To Your Doorstep.” Having toyed with “beer of the month” clubs before I was a little skeptical, but after looking into it, Tavour seemed to be a bit different. Tavour is entirely location-based – meaning you mostly only get offers for beers that aren’t available in your distribution area. Each day,



2015 in Review: 5 Awesome Beers That I Liked

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Its kind of standard practice for me to be late with posts these days. Maybe that should be my New Year’s Resolution this year – to not start every story with “I know I’m late but…” Better late than never I guess. Anyways – there were a lot of great beers in 2015 and here are 5 that I really liked. Smog City Brewing Co. – Infinite Wishes By this time last year, I had



Canada Day with Canadian Craft

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As a Canadian expat, I get annoyed every year when all the other Canadians in LA scramble to get some random Molson or Labatt product to celebrate our country’s birthday. The reality is that Labatt and Molson are owned by international conglomerates, and are barely more Canadian at this point than Budweiser or Stella Artois. So to celebrate Canada Day in Los Angeles this year I opened up my beer cellar and pulled out a



#1000Tepaches, or at least 5 of them

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Back in April I wrote an article in Beer Paper LA about Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider and how their mad scientist owner Nat West has been unleashing his incredibly unique beverages on the LA market since the fall last year. His ciders – everything from hopped apricot ciders to uber-tart cherry ciders that mimic just about everything that a kriek should be – seem to speak directly to the hearts of beer geeks and its always exciting to



Smog City Sells Out (of Infinite Wishes)

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Smog City Brewing opened its doors this past saturday to about one hundred patient beerfans, anxiously awaiting their latest bottle release – their Imperial Chocolate Stout The Nothing and its bourbon barrel-aged cousin Infinite Wishes. About two hours later I was down the street sipping on a Selah at Monkish and confidently quipped to a friend: “In an hour that line-up is going to die down and you’ll be able to walk in and grab all