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Road to Cicerone® Tour!

Hop on this special East & Central tour with Certified Cicerone®, Hal Mooney! Visit three of the best breweries in LA and chat with Hal about wild yeast cultivation, hip hop varietals, food pairing and all of the geekiest beer topics you can think... Read More

New Breweries of 2017

Just like that, the class of 2017 starts lining up for roll call. It's going to be another good year for beer in LA. There are murmurings across the county of various breweries opening including the LA Aleworks taproom and brewery in Hawthorne, an additional... Read More

New Los Angeles Breweries in 2016

Have you fulfilled your New Years' Resolution to drink more beer this year? If not, there's still enough time to cram it in at one of the many Los Angeles breweries before the end of the year. And if you didn't make that resolution...... Read More

Your Guide to Oktoberfest in Los Angeles

Wilkommen Los Angeles! It's that time of the year again: Oktoberfest 2016. The leaves are starting to turn the same golden hue as a delicious German Lager giving you a craving to head to a beer hall to consume as much beer as possible with a... Read More

Daytrip – Topa Topa in Ventura, CA

Just as we thought we were out of the heat, it sucks us back in again. We should have seen it coming. September gets hot and we can't avoid it unless we get outta town. For that, we recommend a day trip to Ventura, CA to... Read More

New Brewery Alert – Boomtown Brewery

Okay, so they're not new. But their hours are. Boomtown Brewery recently launched new hours for their Arts District taproom and you should probably go this weekend. Samuel "Chewy" Chawinga, their brewmaster, has been busy brewing for the past two years. Developing all number... Read More

New Brewery Alert – Indie Brewing Company

You may have seen their beer on shelves, you may have even tasted it, but when you visit their taproom, that's when you really get to know Indie Brewing Company. Because to know Indie is to know the four guys who run the place:... Read More

2016 LA Beer Hop Father’s Day Gift Guide

You love your dad. You want to get him something nice for Father's Day, but you got him a Personalized Steak Branding Iron last year and you've run out of ideas. Don't fret, LA Beer Hop is here to be your Guide to Father's Day.... Read More

The St. Patrick’s Day Brewery Guide

St. Patrick's Day is tomorrow. So here's a quick guide to what breweries you can let your inner Irish out at. MacLeod Ale Brewing Co. - Van Nuys This one's obvious. They make true British Cask Ale run by a Scotsman and they have a... Read More

New Brewery Alert – Brouwerij West

It's pronounced "brewery". No need to be fancy and pronounce it in it's native Dutch pronunciation. Just say "brewery" and be happy. But let's not get hung up on the pronunciation. Brouwerij West is finally here and we're terribly excited. You may have had their beer... Read More