Entries by Kelly

Countdown to LA Beer Week Kickoff tickets

Mark your calendars, set your alarms… the LA Brewers Kickoff event tickets go on sale at noon on Friday, April 3, 2015. The event kicks off the first day of LA Beer Week, which begins on June 20. Put on by the LA Brewers Guild, the event itself takes place on Saturday, June 20, 2015 […]

Spend your entire weekend at Tony’s Darts Away for its 5th

Tony’s Darts Away is celebrating its 5th Anniversary in style, and we wouldn’t expect anything less. The party kicks off this Saturday starting at 10:00 am with a special tapping every hour on the hour, including a custom brewed IPA by Golden Road called Darts Away IPA at midnight. Sunday the big guns come out […]

Countdown to Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Festival

I’ve already started to have the stress dreams – waking up too late in the morning to buy tickets, having to jump through crazy, dream-like hoops and challenges to get a ticket, only to end up not getting a ticket and being SO disappointed I could actually feel my heart breaking. But it’s just a […]

Brewing up a truly Echo Park beer

For the October issue of Beer Paper LA, I wrote an article on one of many brew days at Monkish Brewing in Torrance for the new Sunset Beer Company anniversary beer collaboration. This is that story – elaborated, elongated and with a couple of more photos. Look out for the article in the latest issue […]

Beer + Cheese pairing with LA Beer Hop

If you haven’t been on a craft beer tour before, this is the one to go on! For the special Beer & Cheese pairing on Sunday, October 5, LA Beer Hop is hitting some of the best bars on Los Angeles: Sunset Beer Company in Echo Park, The Surly Goat in West Hollywood and Beer […]


Sriracha Festival coming soon to Chinatown

Now that we’ve survived the sixth annual LA Beer Week (phew!), it’s time to start planning for the next great beer adventure! Luckily you don’t have to wait too much longer. The Second Annual Sriracha Festival is coming up on Sunday, October 19 from 3-6 pm in the Central Plaza of Chinatown. That red, spicy […]

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LA Beer Week kicks off in just a week

It’s already starting to feel like LA Beer Week! Even though we have a few more days to go, Eagle Rock Brewery debuted its pale ale Unity (the official beer of beer week) at its taproom on Friday, and our dance cards from September 20-28 are filling up quickly. What is LA Beer Week? If […]

Utah versus Colorado: Which makes the better Epic beer?

Epic Brewing is well known for making delicious and very hop-forward beers, and it appropriately took home quite a few medals last year. The original brewery was opened in Utah, where it was the state’s only high alcohol content beer produced, but last year it opened a second brewery in Denver, Colorado. The second brewery […]

Beer blogging adventures with Firestone Walker: Part 2

This is part 2 of 3. Read part 1 here. The morning after our night of glamping in Los Olivos, we board the bus for Paso Robles. My husband wins the award for the first beer cracked, a Stiegl Radler (best breakfast beer ever). Upon entering Firestone’s production brewery for a tasting session, the first […]