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The CaskAleLA Guide To LA BEER WEEK 2016

photo by LA Beer Week Staff (@labeerweek)

With the official festival kick-off coming up this Saturday, LA Beer Week is approaching fast and I for one let it sneak up on me. As always, the official calendar can be a little overwhelming, so here’s my guide to the events totally worth your time during LA Beer Week. Saturday, June 18th 2016: Kick Off Festival: Despite what LA Mag might say, this is the absolute best craft beer festival in Los Angeles County.



MacLeod’s Cask-Only Taproom Opens June 22nd

This past weekend the LA Beer Bloggers group were given the opportunity to be one of the first to visit MacLeod Ales in Van Nuys. I’ve been tracking the progress of this brewery for a while know largely due to the fact that they are focusing their taproom exclusively on cask conditioned, traditional British-style ales. Aside from the obvious excitement I have for a real ale-focused brewery, I’m actually equally excited for their interpretations of



Stone Brewing & 38 Degrees Show Off With 5 Casks and 5 Courses

This past wednesday night, dozens of beer fans braved the afterwork LA traffic to descend on 38 Degrees Ale House in Alhambra for the Stone Brewing 5 Casks, 5 Brewers, 5 Courses dinner. At $55, it was a total steal, and both the team of Stone Brewers and Executive Chef James Boyle came to impress. When it comes to cask ale, I talk a lot about how added flavors can really transform a beer than you



5 Reasons to Drink Cask Ale

I dream of a day that I can walk into any beer bar in Los Angeles (or anywhere, really) and ask my favorite 3-word phrase: “What’s on cask?” But that day won’t come until more people demand casks from their local watering holes. Casks aren’t cheap and they don’t have much of a shelf life, so if people aren’t drinking them quickly, bars aren’t going to stock them. Need further convincing? Here’s 5 reasons:



What’s On Cask? (2/28/14)

On Tap Now / Tapping Today: Smog City Brewing (Torrance) – Amarilla Gorilla double dry-hopped w/ Simcoe and Citra. Bottle Logic Brewing (Anaheim) – Double Actuator on whole Citra hops (served by OCBeerBlog) Hangar 24 Brewing (Redlands) – Alt-Bier with Augie’s Coffee House’s Ethiopian Roast Story Tavern (Burbank) –Eagle Rock Brewery Populist IPA with Anzacs Hop Angel City Brewing Company (DTLA) – Rain Dance Rye (Dark Rye Lager) Karl Strauss Brew Pubs (All Locations) –