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Your Guide to Craft Beer Oktoberfests in Los Angeles 2019

9/17/2019
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The full Oktoberfest Guide is out there, but we figured we might as well break it down with special Hopped LA podcast episode. Especially since we've got a couple Featured Events from our sponsors that we wanted to call out. So tune in, enjoy, and don't forget to subscribe!

Duration:00:32:11

#RANKED: Our Top 10 Craft Beer Spots in Long Beach

9/4/2019
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In the fifth episode of #RANKED, we dive into our top 10 craft beer spots in Long Beach, walking you through the breweries, beer bars, and bottle shops that we personally think are killing it in terms of quality, consistency, and diversity of offering. Here's our quick list, but listen in to the podcast below (or search Hopped LA on your podcast player of choice) to get the details on WHY we ranked each spot the way we did. 1. Beachwood Brewing / Beachwood Blendery 2. Long Beach Beer Lab 3....

Duration:00:34:01

#EventsOnTap Ep. 100: The New Trademark Brewing in Long Beach, CA

9/4/2019
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In this FINAL episode of #EventsOnTap, we're checking out all the new spots in Long Beach and finish it off with a visit to Trademark Brewing. It's big, beautiful, and serving up some tasty beers from IPAs to Kolschs - really digging what's coming out of Trademark. If you haven't made it down to Long Beach in a while, you're in for a treat.

Duration:00:05:55

#RANKED: Our Top 10 Craft Beer Spots on the Westside

8/28/2019
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In the fourth episode of #RANKED, we dive into our top 10 craft beer spots on the Westside, walking you through the breweries, beer bars, and bottle shops that we personally think are killing it in terms of quality, consistency, and diversity of offering. Here's our quick list, but listen in to the podcast below (or search Hopped LA on your podcast player of choice) to get the details on WHY we ranked each spot the way we did. 1. Father's Office 2. FW The Propagator 3. West 4th & Jane 4. The...

Duration:00:40:39

#EventsOnTap Ep. 99: Checking into Hotel Zebra West Coast DIPA by Brouwerij West x Pizza Port Brewing

8/27/2019
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In this episode, we're cracking open Hotel Zebra by Brouwerij West and Pizza Port Brewing - an 8.2% West Coast Double IPA that is exactly what you would expect from a Pizza Port inspired beer. Bitter, dank and sticky, but with a nice tropical backbone from the bouquet of hops. Definitely a nice break from the IPAs we've been drinking lately, and LOVED the can sticker art on this one.

Duration:00:06:02

#RANKED: Our Top 10 Craft Beer Spots in the San Fernando Valley

8/21/2019
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In this third episode of #RANKED, we dive into our top 10 craft beer spots in the San Fernando Valley, walking you through the breweries, beer bars, and bottle shops that we personally think are killing it in terms of quality, consistency, and diversity of offering. Here's our quick list, but listen in to the podcast below (or search Hopped LA on your podcast player of choice) to get the details on WHY we ranked each spot the way we did. 1. Cellador 2. Glendale Tap 3. Tonys Darts Away 4....

Duration:00:30:55

#EventsOnTap Ep. 98: Foggy and Salinas-Style IPAs from Humble Sea Brewing & Alvarado Street

8/20/2019
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In this episode, Gary was supposed to bring something non-hazy...so he picked up The Lost Buoys foggy IPA from Humble Sea Brewing and Ag Boss Salinas-style IPA from Alvarado Street (not "hazy", right?). Turns out, they're both hazy! Of course, we're expected it from these two awesome breweries and both beers were very different. We typically dig the stuff from Alvarado, and Humble Sea really nailed it with this one. - The Lost Buoys foggy IPA with Citra & Motueka, 6.9% abv - Humble Sea...

Duration:00:06:31

#RANKED: Our Top 10 Hazy IPA Breweries in Los Angeles

8/14/2019
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Welcome to episode two of Ranked, our new podcast where we put together our top 10 rankings for every aspect of the Los Angeles beer scene. With over 300 breweries, beer bars, and craft beer stores in Los Angeles, we felt it's time for us to give you guys some insight into where our personal preferences lie. In this one, we dive into the best hazy IPA breweries in Los Angeles, walking you through the spots that we personally think are killing it at hazy's in terms of quantity AND, more...

Duration:00:38:42

#EventsOnTap Ep. 97: Battling Scurvy with Fruited Sours

8/13/2019
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In this episode, we've gone far too long drinking beer without fruit in it that, well, Gary started to feel ill. So, we're back with two specials beers we picked up from the The Bottle Shoppe in Sylmar - a margarita inspired gose from Moonraker Brewing, and a fruited citrus sour from Dustbowl Brewing.

Duration:00:05:53

#EventsOnTap Ep. 96: Crushing 7.2% Imperial Pilsner Lagers from Enegren Brewing

8/6/2019
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This is episode, we're kinda tired of drinking hazy IPAs and fruited beers 😳. This time, we just wanted to drink beer that tastes like BEER. And for that, enter Moorpark's Enegren Brewing Company and their 8th Anniversary Imperial Pilsner Lager! This beer was perfect for the hot LA summer, while still providing a little sweet body and backbone to the lagers we know and love. If you haven't had Enegren, you're missing out. Highly recommend you guys check them out, especially if you love...

Duration:00:07:19

#RANKED: Our Top 10 Craft Beer Spots in Downtown LA

8/1/2019
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Welcome to the first episode of Ranked, our new podcast where we put together our top 10 rankings for every aspect of the Los Angeles beer scene. With over 300 breweries, beer bars, and craft beer stores in Los Angeles, we felt it's time for us to give you guys some insight into where our personal preferences lie. In this first episode, we dive into the Downtown Los Angeles beer scene, walking you through the spots that we personally prioritize when visiting the area or when recommending to...

Duration:00:30:13

#EventsOnTap Ep.95: Dodgers-themed Beers by Arrow Lodge Brewing

7/30/2019
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In this episode, we'e cracking open two Los Angeles Dodgers-themed beers by one of our favorites - Arrow Lodge Brewing. We've got Belli Bomb IPA and the beer formerly known as Clayton Kerhop, Hush Money hazy DIPA. Two very different beers, but both pretty damn good in their own right. Throw these back for the boys in blue!

Duration:00:06:09

#EventsOnTap Ep.94: Playing in the Sandbox with Sandbox Brewing

7/23/2019
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In this episode, we trying Sandbox Brewing for the first time thanks to our buddy & design partner Ron from Craftin CA. Located in Montclair, CA just outside of LA County, Sandbox is a small operation that is been busy pumping out beer after beer hitting on all the trendy styles from hazy IPAs to fruited sours. We've got a couple Double IPAs in this one, including a collab with Transplant City Beer out of AZ. Tune in!

Duration:00:06:23

#EventsOnTap Ep.93: Drinking Imperial Western Brewing on the Rooftop

7/17/2019
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In this episode, we're catching a summer tan on Gary's rooftop patio while...well, one of us is drinking up beers from Imperial Western Brewing Co. (Gary's off the sauce for a little bit). We cracked open Union Station Pale Lager and Super Chief West Coast IPA we're digging the balanced malts and crispness on the lager, dank citrus on the IPA. Very solid beers and recommend you guys give 'em a try!

Duration:00:07:20

#EventsOnTap Ep.92: VENTURA SHOW – MadeWest Member’s Only Beer + New Hazy from Ventura Coast

7/10/2019
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In this episode, we're up in Ventura visiting our parents and wouldn't you know, our dad is pretty into the beer scene up here. So, we raided his beer fridge and cracked open a member's only hazy from MadeWest Brewing Company and a brand new hazy DIPA release from Ventura Coast Brewing Company. There are some great beers coming out of Ventura, CA so make sure you stop by next you're cruising up the coast!

Duration:00:05:41

#EventsOnTap Ep.91: First Hazy IPA by Smog City Brewing

7/2/2019
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 In this episode, we're hanging at one of the OG spots in LA: Smog City Brewing. These guys kill it on pretty much every type of style they do..and for this episode, we're drinking something a little new. They retooled their Hoptango IPA into something, well, hazy! That, and they just released an awesome Vienna Lager. Tune in and see what they are all about!

Duration:00:04:48

#EventsOnTap Ep.90: The End of LA Beer Week 2019

6/25/2019
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Well, that's a wrap on LA Beer Week 2019, and while we had a lot of fun. Our livers need a break from all the beer. We're hanging at House of Billiards at the official afterparty for Sour Friends Fest, countering those tart wild ales with a crisp lager from State and a delicious English Dark Mild from Yorkshire Square Brewery. In case you wanted to drink more beer this week..here's what's going on around Los Angeles!

Duration:00:05:36

#EventsOnTap Ep. 89: LA Beer Week 2019

6/19/2019
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 In this episode, we're all about LA Beer Week. So, of course we're drinking this year's edition of Unity, brewed by the LA Brewers at Claremont Craft Ales - and it is delicious. A perfect West Coast Double IPA for the summertime. Oh, there's also a lot going on during #LABW11, so we break down our favorite events. Tune in! Click here for our Guide to LA Beer Week 2019

Duration:00:04:45

#EventsOnTap Ep.88: Alarmist Le Jus NEIPA & Hudson Valley Amulet Sour IPA at The Fields LA

6/11/2019
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 In this episode, we're in DTLA at The Fields LA beer garden sipping on some very rare beers to the Los Angeles area. With breweries like Other Half, Hudson Valley, Evil Twin, & Alarmist on the menu, it was hard to choose just one for the show. Alarmist Brewing & Taproom GABF gold medal winner Le Jus and Hudson Valley Brewery's Amulet Sour IPA took the cake on this one. Tune in and see what these beers were all about. LA Beer Week Guide: https://hoppedla.com/labwguide Sour Friends Fest VIP...

Duration:00:06:36

#EventsOnTap Ep.87: Time Bandits DIPA Brouwerij West x Great Notion PDX Collab

6/4/2019
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 In this episode, we welcome Gary back from his international travels with a beer we've been wanting to try since we first heard about it. It's Time Bandits DIPA collaboration by Brouwerij West in San Pedro, CA and Great Notion Brewing in Portland, OR. Soft and juicy, candy-like sweetness, and notes of mango and pineapple make this beer one tasty hazy DIPA. - MORE EPISODES Aquanut IPA (with Norwegian Kveik Yeast) with Special Co-host, Chasing Brews | #EventsOnTap Ep.86:...

Duration:00:07:13