Cosmic Brewery marks one-year anniversary in Torrance with party Saturday

Oft-overlooked Cosmic, sandwiched between Monkish Brewing and Smog City on Del Amo Boulevard in Torrance, holds an almost free one-year birthday bash.

Cosmic is requesting attendees bring an unwrapped new toy for a child at the Long Beach Millers Hospital cancer ward or dog beds or toys for the Carson, Downey and South LA animal shelters.

Registration for the almost-free event is here.

Say Cheers! to the best beer, wine and spirits at Fairplex tonight

Award-winning beer, wine, spirits and extra virgin olive oil from the Los Angeles International competitions are the focus of Cheers!, which takes place from 7 to 11 p.m. tonight (June 24)  in The Farm at Fairplex in Pomona.

Participants can also dine from an array of food trucks, including Austyn’s Burgers, Bacon Nation, Banh Mi, the Berlin Truck, Cousins Maine Lobster, Go Beyond The Bowl, Me So Hungry, Paradise Fresh Baked Cookies, Ragin’ Cajun Cafe and Street Kitchen LA.

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Upland’s Rescue Brewing Co. has opened

Downtown Upland has a brewery…again.

The downtown area — which was once home to Old Baldy Brewing Co., which closed sometime in 2008 after a couple of decades of serving beer and grub — is now home to Rescue Brewing Co.

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Beer Camp Saturday in Long Beach ends LA Beer Week

(Photo courtesy Sierra Nevada).

Here’s more from the press release:

Sierra Nevada’s annual Beer Camp is America’s largest craft beer festival, with events in 8 cities across the country this June.

In the spirit of collaboration, every single brewery in America is invited to pour their signature brews for free.

Beer Camp Long Beach will bring hundreds of craft beers, the city’s best food trucks, and live music. Attendees will join brewers and beer drinkers alike to celebrate the craft beer community in southern California, and the fierce spirit of collaboration across the beer industry.

Tickets and more information is here.

ICYMI: LA Beer Week events on tap for South Bay this week

Monkish Brewing released two beers on Tuesday and a large crowd of beer lovers gathered to buy their double and triple hopped IPAs. Photo by Brad Graverson/The Daily Breeze/SCNG/06-13-17

There are events tonight in Hawthorne, Wednesday in Redondo Beach and Thursday in Carson.

Read more here as well as the stunning story of Torrance’s Monkish Brewing and their incredibly popular limited edition IPAs.

Barons Market’s next Backroom Beer Pairing takes place Wednesday

The latest Backroom Beer Pairing at Barons Markets takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday (June 21).

The events literally take place in the markets’ back rooms — hence the name — and feature small bites paired with a variety of brews from a selected brewery.

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