Eleanor and Chauncey discover new breweries in new neighborhoods near water.
Tag: San Gabriel Valley Breweries
Fill ‘Er Up, with Replicant Brewing
by BrewHead Ted And Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the So Cal Craft Beer Blog! Every so often, I come upon a beer-related gem, not by word of mouth, nor by seeing an advertisement, but purely by chance. So it was, with Replicant. I was browsing the internet one day, searching for places … Continue reading Fill ‘Er Up, with Replicant Brewing
Wild Parrot Brewing
Pasadena's Newest Brewery by Guest Boss Blogger, 93 KHJ Photo courtesy of Yelp reviewer Matthew M. My daughter, J.J., was in town visiting from Boston and we wanted to try a new brewery on our way to the Pasadena restaurant, Deluxe 1717 where my niece works. So, I pulled up my well-used Yelp app and … Continue reading Wild Parrot Brewing
GABF 2022 Medal Winners
Southern California Breweries dominate at this year's Great American Beer Festival by BeachRock Bill and the SCCB Blogger Around the same time Munich's Oktoberfest is being held, here in the States there is a pretty impressive celebration of beer as well--the annual Great American Beer Festival weekend in Denver, Colorado--this year was the 40th Annual GABF. … Continue reading GABF 2022 Medal Winners
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 2
Of Cryo Hops and Cryptids... by BrewHead Ted I have long been a serious IPA fan. But, back when I first began my love affair with all things hoppy, I was decidedly NOT a fan of the New England style/hazy IPA. No, I much preferred the bitterness of the West Coast style, to the fruitiness … Continue reading Hazy September-Part 2
Raising My Glass High, at Mt. Lowe
The mountains were beautiful to look at, on the way to Mt. Lowe Brewing. ...Or were the mountains looking at me? It is on my bucket list to visit all the breweries accessible from the Gold Line extension out to Azusa. I've already covered one of my favorites off of the Gold Line, Pacific Plate … Continue reading Raising My Glass High, at Mt. Lowe
Musings on Brews in Lockdown
The past couple of years have changed a lot of our routines and caused us to miss out on the things we enjoyed, before the world shut down in March 2020. For me--and I think I speak for all of my fellow beer lovers--one of those things was going out for a pint. And you … Continue reading Musings on Brews in Lockdown
Lions and Tigers and Beers, Oh My!
by Brewhead Ted Whew! I successfully managed to guard my pint of Nix Pale Ale from (the painting of) the Kraken, during my visit to Ogopogo Brewing... The other day, I returned to my hometown of San Gabriel to revisit one of my favorite--if not my absolute favorite--breweries: Ogopogo Brewing. Founded in 2018 as the … Continue reading Lions and Tigers and Beers, Oh My!
No Green Beer Here
by Guest Blogger Eleanor Recently my sister-in-law, Krista, more oenophile than zythophile, saw an opportunity to steer her brother Chauncey and me away from binging the new season of The Last Kingdom and get us back in the game of beer tasting and blogging. A week before St. Patrick’s Day, Chauncey and I both received … Continue reading No Green Beer Here