Taste of Brews Inland Empire returns Saturday

Tickets are available now for the fourth iteration of Taste of Brews Inland Empire. The event is set for noon to 5 p.m. Saturday (April 18) at Crossroads Riverview Park, 14600 Baron Drive, Corona.

So far, 39 breweries and cideries are expected to participate, including 24 from Southern California. Pre-sale admission tickets are $30 (plus $2.64 service fee) for admission at 1 p.m. and $40 (plus $3.19 service fee) for noon admission. Prices will be $10 more at the door. Designated driver tickets will also be available at the door for $20. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Loyal Order of Re-enactment Enthusiasts.

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Fast-growing Strand Brewing moving to Old Torrance as craft brew wave shows no signs of crashing yet

LStrand Brewing Co., will soon be leaving its current quarters for more space in a new home in Old Torrance.

You can make a case that when Strand Brewing opened the first production brewery in Torrance almost five years ago, the brewery spawned an industry (they have the business award from the city of Torrance to prove it) that has made the community and the South Bay one of the hotbeds of the Los Angeles craft beer industry.

Now Strand is moving within bar crawling distance of other local breweries as it seeks room to grow.

Read more in the Daily Breeze story here.

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No shortage of beer events in the Inland Empire today

No less than four beer events are taking place across the Inland Empire this busy Saturday (March 28).

In Redlands, Hangar 24 Craft Brewery is releasing this year’s Hammerhead ($20 per 750 mL bottle), its rye-whiskey-and-bourbon-barrel-aged barleywine. However, this year, there are some exciting twists. A couple hundred bottles of Augie’s Coffee Hammerhead ($25 per 750 mL bottle, limit one) and Bourbon Chai Hammerhead ($25 per 750 mL bottle, limit one) will be available for sale, and likely to be gone in the first hour of sales.

All three will be available on tap, along with an Old Fashioned Hammerhead, on Randall with cherries and orange peel.

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King Harbor Brew in Redondo Beach releases its Abel Brown in bottles Saturday

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Redondo Beach’s King Harbor Brewing is releasing its second bottled beer at 6 p.m. Saturday, its Abel Brown, which is made with a medium roast Arabica bean coffee.

Buy two bottles and get a free KHBC coffee mug, perfect for that breakfast beer.

Details: Local tattoo artists, Sam Harang and Chris Bowman of Yer Cheatin’ Heart will be showcasing their art plus live music. Food will be available throughout the night by Son of a Bun.

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Absolution Brewing in Torrance celebrates one-year anniversary Saturday with new Possessed Joe Coffee Porter

There will be Absolution swag giveaways all day, the launch of their latest brew in collaboration with Sole Coffee Company and, of course, cake!

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