About Nick Green

South Bay-based Los Angeles News Group soccer columnist and blogger Nick Green writes at the 100 Percent Soccer blog at www.insidesocal.com/soccer and craft beer at the Beer Goggles blog at www.insidesocal.com/beer. Cheers!

ICYMI: King Harbor Brewing of Redondo Beach releases kief-like Lupoline IPA

If you’re one of those people who see the craft beer industry and now legal marijuana industry converging then you may want to suck back King Harbor Brewing Company’s latest creation: Lupoline IPA.

It’s an ultra-smooth IPA, but also shares some characteristics with marijuana.

Read more in this Daily Breeze story.

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.

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.

New Brew Friday: Phantom Carriage releases Escape from Carson today

In about an hour as a matter of fact at noon when Phantom Carriage opens. The brewery describes the brew as a New Wave West Coast IPA brewed with a German Pilsner base and a 6.7% abv.

Is there a little Kurt Russell in it do you think? Or is this an NFL-themed release? (wink, wink).