LA Beer Week is upon us once again and Beer Guy LA is here to help you find the best events. Below are my picks for each day of Beer Week, but you can find the full list of events at the LA Beer Week site.
If you see this next to an event it signifies
Beer Guy LA’s pick of the day.
Eagle Rock Brewing’s The Right Brews (Cask X Nitro X CO2)
Story Tavern at 6:30 pm
Brasserie D’Achouffe meet the brewer and “Worlds Smallest Toast.”
Steingarten LA at 7:00 pm
Peddler’s & Ales
Verdugo Bar at 7:00 pm-10:10 pm
Are you a fan of beer floats? If the answer is yes, this is the event for you. This event will be pairing Peddler’s Creamery’s delicious ice cream and sorbets with a wide variety of different brews. You can try one of the menu’s special beer floats, or create your own. Tickets are $20 online or $25 at the door.
Brewers Karaoke Championships
Melody Lounge at 8:00 pm-12:00 am
Beer Belly at Noon – 4:00 pm
Alesmith Brewing Tap Takeover with Head Brewer Bill Batten
The Surly Goat 7:00 pm – 2:00 am
Brue d’état with The Bruery
The Glendale Tap 6:00 pm-12:00 am
Here is your chance to try some of The Bruery’s rarer brews. The one I’m looking forward to is Windowsill, a rhubarb raspberry pie beer made in collaboration with KCRW. Also, if you haven’t had a chance to check out the Glendale Tap this is a great opportunity.
Brouwerij West Tap Takeover
Bow & Truss at 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Abigaile “Meet the Brewer” Gathering
Abigaile at 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Port/Lost Abbey Tap Takeover with Tomme Arthur
Mohawk Bend at 6:00 pm
Lagunitas Brewing Co.
The Federal Bar (North Hollywood) at 6:00pm – 2:00am
Beachwood BBQ and Brewing Tap Takeover
Tony’s Darts Away at 6:00pm-11:00p
Drake’s Beer and Bottom Feeders
The York at 5:00pm – 11:00pm
Kern River Brewing Night with Owners Eric & Rebecca Giddens
The Surly Goat at 7:00pm – 2:00am
Ballast Point Tap Takeover & Devil’s Share Whiskey Release
The Blind Donkey at 6:00 pm-2:00 am
The Bruery vs New Belgium, a Sour Celebration with Eric Salazar & Tyler King
The Doughroom at 5:00pm – 11:00pm
LA Brewers Unplugged: 22 Breweries, 1 Amazing Night
City Tavern at 6:00pm – 12:00am
If you’re interested in trying all the LA’s beer scene has to offer this is the event for you. They will have 22 different local breweries on tap, with brews from Angel City, The Dudes, Ohana, Ladyface, Abigaile, Phantom Carriage, LA Aleworks, Pipe Dream, El Segundo, Cismontane, Monkish, Taps, Strand, Hangar 24, Eagle Rock, Golden Road and more. Definitely worth checking out.
Belgian Take Over w/Monkish & New Belgium
Village Tavern at 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Speakeasy 16th Anniversary
The Hermosillo at 5:00pm-2:00am
Lucky Baldwins Annual Pub Crawl
All Three Lucky Baldwins Locations at 2:30pm – Midnight
Figueroa Mountain Brewing’s Ludwigpalooza
Story Tavern Burbank at 6:30pm-10:30pm
Figueroa Mountain is celebrating King Ludwig, the originator of Oktoberfest, at Story Tavern. In addition to FMB’s Hoppy Poppy IPA and Hurricane Deck DIPA, several specialty beers will be served, including: FMB’s Oktoberfest, Rancho Sisquoc Bock, Munich-Style Dunkel, Surfliner Lager (Helles), Big Cone Black Ale, and cask beer: Hoppy Poppy IPA on Simcoe & Citra Hops.
Not Your Average Oktoberfest
Eagle Rock Brewery at 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Modern Times Exclusive Los Angeles Preview
Verdugo Bar at 7:00pm-11:00pm
Class of ’88 Tasting!
Stuffed Sandwich at 6:00 pm-09:00 pm
North Coast Brewery, Deschutes Brewery and Rogue are all celebrating their 25th Anniversary this year. They got together at all three of their breweries and brewed a ‘Class of ’88 Barleywine’ style ale to celebrate. Don’t forget to bring your glass!
Walker’s Wild Ride LA
The Daily Pint, The Surly Goat, Blue Palms, and Mohawk Bend at various times
Rarest of the Rare
Smog City Taproom at Noon-8:00pm
Boneyard’s Beer And Whiskey Brunch
Boneyard Bistro at 1:00pm-3:00pm
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