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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.



The CaskAleLA Guide To LA Beer Week

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I’ve got an sad confession to make: I won’t be attending LA Beer Week this year. When the LA Brewers Guild shifted the festival’s schedule to June they dropped it right on top of my vacation to Portland. I will literally be gone from the moment LABW starts, to the moment it finishes. Rude, I know… (you can send complaints to LA Beer Week). But just because I’ll be in Oregon enjoying everything they have to



A Year In Beer: 2014 via Instagram

A Year In Beer

The end of the year calls for a lot of ‘best of’ lists and reflection on the previous twelve months. While considering what kind of content I was going to post on CaskAleLA to commemorate 2014 I went through my instagram feed as a way to remind myself of the year and realized that those photos are simply the best and most honest way to reflect on 2014. I’ve broken down the year month by month and chosen an



What’s On Cask? (11/3/14)

On Tap Now: * The Hermosillo (Highland Park) – Highland Park Brewery’s Tiny Shape Pale w/ Citra Ladyface Ale Companie(Agoura Hills) –  Drunken Pumpkin (Pie-Spiced Bravado w/ rum-soaked oak chips) Macleod Ale(Van Nuys) – The Little Spree (Yorkshire Pale), Session Gap Bitter, Jackie Tar (Brown Stout), Nutty Broon (Brown Ale), The King’s Taxes (Scottish 60-), Old Toasty (Dark Mild), Yankee Mick’s (American Brown) The Med (Hermosa Beach) – Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA w/ Herkules The Daily Pint (Santa Monica) –



LA Beer Community Kicks off LA Beer Week!

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I often roll my eyes when people from Orange County or San Diego mention the LA beer community and are quick to dismiss it. These conversations usually include that same person admitting that they haven’t tried many LA beers in the last two years and are basing their opinion on beers and breweries of years past. Its frustrating that this burgeoning community is still forced to prove itself again and again, but with hordes of