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Tag: Events

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



Smog City Hosts the 2nd Battle of the Casks, this Saturday!

Very excited for the 2nd Battle Of the Cask event at  Smog City this Saturday, April 5th at the taproom. I missed the first one due to it being held on the weekend between Christmas and New Years. That event was a huge success so the folks at Smog City needed to adjust the format of this one. They are featuring 5 (five!) casks of Amarilla Gorilla and to ensure that everyone gets an opportunity to



Stone to Invade 38 Degrees Ale House

In January at the monthly LA Beer Blogger summit, Clay from 38 Degrees Ale House and Grill offhandedly mentioned an event they had in the works – a Stone Brewery 5 course dinner, with each course being paired with a special one-off Stone cask. My ears immediately perked up and I’ve been glued to their events page ever since. There’s no way I’m going to miss this one. If you haven’t been to 38 Degrees