New brew: Two 5 Left DIPA returns Friday to El Segundo Brewing Co

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Not only does El Segundo Brewing Company have an incredible line-up of IPA’s, but one of the best is the seasonal Double IPA Two 5 Left (named after a runway at nearby LAX).

And at noon Friday ESB will not only tap that, but what looks like a cask dry-hopped with Cascade hops courtesy of well-known Southern California craft beer photographer Bernie Wire.

A cidery in gritty Carson? Yes, Honest (Abe)

Spencer Chambers has opened Honest Abe Cidery which features hard ciders and meads. The tasting room has more of a lounge feel to it with mood lighting and leather couches. Thursday, August 04, 2016, Carson, CA.   Photo by Steve McCrank/Staff Photographer

Spencer Chambers has opened Honest Abe Cidery which features hard ciders and meads. The tasting room has more of a lounge feel to it with mood lighting and leather couches.
Thursday, August 04, 2016, Carson, CA.
Photo by Steve McCrank/Staff Photographer

Read more about the Honest Abe Cidery in Carson here.

Beer geekery meets comic book geekery this week at Hamilton Family Brewery

Hamilton Family Brewery BrewvengersWhat happens when comic book geeks and beer geeks collide?

Brewvengers!

Hamilton Family Brewery in Rancho Cucamonga will launch its limited-edition Brewvengers series of 22-ounce bombers beginning today (August 10) and running through Saturday (August 13).

Purchase the whole series and you could get a limited-edition 64-ounce stainless steel Brewvengers growler for free!

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Great Society Cider & Mead gastropub set to open in Long Beach

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Long Beach has lagged behind the rest of the county when it comes to production craft breweries (the city has none), but makes up for it when you consider that Beachwood BBQ was named the world’s best brewpub and the community will now get the first restaurant specializing in cider and mead.

Read more in this story from Staff Writer Andrew Edwards.