Eleanor and Chauncey discover new breweries in new neighborhoods near water.
Trek to Monkish and Smog City
BeachRock Bill and Wife Helen join Chauncey and Eleanor in Torrance to explore Monkish and Smog City taprooms.
Lincoln Beer Company
Celebrating Honest Abe, the Rail Splitter, Great Emancipator and 16th President with Lincoln Beer Company.
by Contributing Editor Eleanor To join our fellow SCCB bloggers--BeachRock Bill and BrewHead Ted--in the exploration of German-inspired beers made popular at annual Oktoberfests, Chauncey and I headed over to Paperback Brewery in Glendale for their one-night-only Oktoberfest earlier this month. (See BeachRock Bill's post "Oho! Oktoberfest!" for a quick history of this popular fall … Continue reading Paperback’s Bocks
Hazy September-Part 4
The Haze Fades Into the Sunset by SCCB Blogger Welcome to our fourth and final Hazy September post. To recap, we started with BeachRock Bill's perspective and selections. He gave us his homebrewer's-eye-view of the key factors involved in producing the brew, including the pH or acidity level of your water (hazys have a lower … Continue reading Hazy September-Part 4
Hazy September-Part 3
Hoppin' for a Hazy by Contributing Editor Eleanor In May, a leak began on the Upper Feeder, a large pipeline that brings water from the Colorado River Aqueduct in Southern California. Repairs are scheduled from September 6-20. Water agencies have asked customers to avoid all outdoor watering during that period. When it's 100 degrees at … Continue reading Hazy September-Part 3
Central Coast Brews
Part of SCCBB's Summer of Beer Series by Eleanor Humdinger Board The Central Coast of California is more known for its wineries than its breweries but Chauncey and I didn't let that stop us from trying out some brews at Humdinger and ManRock while on a recent trip to Arroyo Grande. Hungry and thirsty after … Continue reading Central Coast Brews
Not So Fired Up By Firestone
Part of SCCBB's "Summer of Beer" series by Guest Blogger Eleanor Stolo Vineyards Tasting Room Last weekend on the eve of our anniversary, Chauncey and I left Stolo Vineyards in Cambria, where we’d had a magical experience wine tasting, and traveled over to Paso Robles for an early dinner and a beer at Firestone Brewery. … Continue reading Not So Fired Up By Firestone
RADIANT BREWING: An SCCBB Collaboration
Text and Images by BeachRock Bill, C.C. Hansen, Eleanor, BrewHead Ted, and LSD Luke Credit: BeachRock Bill BeachRock Bill Growing up in Glendale California, my best friend Chauncey and I were just a short drive away from fine food, good music, and hip-to-the-jive scenes in Hollywood, West LA, Echo Park, and Laurel Canyon in the … Continue reading RADIANT BREWING: An SCCBB Collaboration