Escape Craft Brewery to celebrate second anniversary Saturday

Escape Craft Brewery second anniversaryAlthough it seems like they’ve been part of the Redlands brewery scene forever, Escape Craft Brewery has only been open for two years.

The brewery will celebrate its second anniversary from 1 to 10 p.m. Saturday (February 4). Passport members can begin celebrating at noon.

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Last Name Brewing celebrating ‘Brews & Bros’ on Saturday

When it’s your birthday, you want to celebrate it with your best friends, right?

On Saturday (January 21), Last Name Brewing — formerly Dale Bros. Brewery — will be doing that very thing at Cable Airport in Upland.

The Upland brewery will be joined by 37 breweries from across Southern California and beyond as it celebrates its 14th anniversary, and its first under the new moniker.

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Los Angeles Brewers Guild hosts inaugural LA Beer & Food Fest Jan. 28 in Silverlake


The Los Angeles County Brewers Guild will hold its inaugural LA Beer and Food Festival at the historic Mack Sennett Studios in Silverlake with 40 craft breweries and tastings of more than 100 beers plus complimentary food from local eateries.

A series of educational panels discussing beer and food pairings and the art of fermentation is also on tap.

Full details here.

Torrance’s Smog City brewery opens Steelcraft tasting room in Long Beach

steelcraft(Photo courtesy Smog City Brewing).

After months of delays, the shipping container shopping center — hence the name Steelcraft — that will include a tasting room by innovative Torrance brewery Smog City is finally cranking up operations.

Smog, known for its experimental ale lineup, has introduced a pale ale only available at the new Bixby Knolls tasting room and its Del Amo Boulevard bewery dubbed Oh Jupiter, so watch out for that when available.

New brewery (finally) takes over Wild Donkey Brewing Company’s former space

bootleggers-breweryIt’s officially official.

Fullerton’s Bootlegger’s Brewery has landed in the Inland Empire.

It’s finally moved into the space that, until recently, was Wild Donkey Brewing Company, 2351 W. Lugonia Ave., Suite G, Redlands.

I guess we can keep a secret.

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