4th Annual Brewer’s Chili Cookoff set for Saturday at Select Beer Store in Redondo Beach


While the event itself begins at noon, tasting begins at 4 p.m. at Select Beer Store, 1613 S. Pacific Coast Highway.

From the press release:

Brewers and owners from local breweries will serve their own special batch of chili, while guests will sample each one and vote for their favorite.

This year’s participating breweries: King Harbor Brewing Co., of Redondo Beach, Brouwerji West of San Pedro, Phantom Carriage Brewery of Carson, Arts District Brewing of Los Angeles, Three Weavers Brewing of Inglewood, El Segundo Brewing Co., and Torrance’s HopSaint Brewing Co., Strand Brewing and Smog City.

Beers from each of the represented breweries will be served on draft and the area behind the fenced off to set up a “beer/chili garden” for the anticipated overflow crowd.

All proceeds from the chili cook-off benefit Providence TrinityCare Hospice in Torrance.

I’m not exactly a chili expert, but HopSaint’s chili is incredible, so the competition had better bring their game.

Firestone dinner at the Pub at Chino Hills on Thursday

Anybody else out there a fan of Firestone Walker’s brews?

If so, you’ll want to head to The Pub at Chino Hills on Thursday (September 17) for the eatery’s Firestone Dinner.

Attendees will enjoy a four-course pairing dinner, with each course featuring culinary delights such as beer-braised lamb belly and beer-infused panna cotta paired with select Firestone beers.

Cost is $49 per person.

The Pub at Chino Hills is at 5771 Pine Ave., Suite A. For information, call 909-597-2224.

Beer dinner: Abigail’s in Hermosa Beach teams with Three Weavers Brewing Wednesday for British pub-inspired brew and food pairing

resizeaAbigaile’s in Hermosa Beach and Inglewood’s Three Weavers Brewery pairs five courses including a cheese plate, fish and chips and bangers and mash with South Bay-brewed craft beer in the last of a summer pairing series (Photo courtesy Abigale’s)

For tickets and complete menu, click here.

Smog City beer dinner Oct. 13 at Hudson House in Redondo Beach

One of the South Bay’s most inventive gastropubs – Hudson House in Redondo Beach — teams with one of the South Bay’s most creative breweries — Smog City Brewing — for a Oct. 13 beer dinner.

Pouring: Makeout Session, L.A. Saison, Coffee Porter, California Love, and Smoked Smaug Lager.

BJ’s hosting IPA pairing dinner next month

BJs IPA DinnerBJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse locations are hosting an India pale ale pairing dinner in March.

The five-course dinner will be paired with IPAs from Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Samuel Adams, Samuel Smith Brewery, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Stone Brewing Co., and of course, BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse.

During the course of the dinner, BJ’s will be serving its next seasonal beer BJ’s Goliath Imperial Red Ale.

In Southern California, the dinners are scheduled between Monday (March 3) and Wednesday, March 12.

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La Quinta Brewing Co. beer pairing dinner tonight at Bellatrix Restaurant

Palm Desert’s Bellatrix Restaurant is hosting a La Quinta Brewing Co. beer pairing dinner at 6:30 p.m. tonight (January 10).

Cost for the three-course dinner is $39 per person. Brewer Ryan Pearson will be in attendance.

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Reservations being taken for BJ’s holiday beer pairing dinners

Reservations are now being taken for a special five-course holiday beer-pairing dinner at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse locations throughout Southern California.

The dinners will take place beginning next Monday (November 25).

Price is $30 per person, and obviously, you’ve gotta be 21 or older to participate.

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LA Beer Week events begin Thursday, includes South Bay Saturday shuttle

LA Beer Week gets bigger every year as more craft breweries and brewpubs open with every passing week.

Check out this guide to LA Beer Week dinners and tastings for a full run down of whose drinking what where.

And you know an event is scaling new heights when they create a shuttle to ferry folks between venues as they have this Saturday.

Sam Adams beer-pairing dinner coming to Rancho Cucamonga Toby Keith’s

Toby Keith's Sam Adams Beer PairingThe Rancho Cucamonga Toby Keith’s I This Bar & Grill is hosting a five-course Samuel Adams beer-pairing dinner next Wednesday (July 17).

The evening will start at 5 p.m. with a Samuel Adams beer tasting, with dinner following at 6 p.m.

The event is $50, plus tax and gratuity.

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