We’ve been following the progress of Redlands’ fourth brewery — Escape Craft Brewery — for quite a while.
The brewery, owned by San Bernardino firefighter/paramedic Josh Fisher and his wife, Melissa, will be celebrating its soft opening today (January 24).
The event will run from 1 to 8:30 p.m., with the brewery’s Passport members and Kickstarter supporters getting early entry.
There will be small bites created by Chef Jonathon Weiner from The Lounge 22.
Escape Craft Brewery is at 721 Nevada St. Suite 401. The brewery will be open Thursday through Sunday.
If you haven’t bought your tickets for I & I Brewing’s third anniversary — the first at its new location — you’re in luck…they’re still available.
The event is set for 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday (January 4) and a limited number of tickets are being sold for entry by the hour.
However, tickets for 11 a.m. and noon entry were only available only at the Chino brewery and sold out a while ago.
Winter is just around the corner, and it’s the time when beer lovers traditionally indulge in dark beers — porters and stouts.
One of the more indulgent dark beers out there is Hangar 24 Craft Brewery’s Pugachev’s Cobra. Part of the brewery’s Barrel Roll series, Pugachev’s Cobra is a Russian Imperial Stout aged eight months in bourbon barrels.
It’s full of flavor and plenty of alcohol (this year’s batch packs a whopping 18.9% alcohol by volume).
The past few years, the Hangar 24 has celebrated the beer’s release with an event it calls Pugafest. This year’s Pugafest is Saturday (December 6).
On Saturday (November 1), Ritual Brewing Co. in Redlands will be celebrating its second anniversary and has several special brews lined up for the event.
In addition to the release of 2014 Big Deluxe Imperial Oat Stout, the brewery will have several variations on hand.
Attendees will have the chance to sample 2013 Big Deluxe and several barrel-aged versions, along with Big Deluxe brewed with vanilla, Parliament Chocolate, Stell Coffee and other flavors.
Food will be available from Pappas Artisanal, Bacon Mania and à la minute.
Riverside’s Packinghouse Brewing Company is celebrating its fourth anniversary tomorrow (October 18).
The ‘Rhythm and Brews’ event will take place from 4 to 9 p.m. at the brewery, 6421 Central Ave., Suite 101-A,
The brewery is expecting to have 16 beers on tap, plus three live bands and five food vendors, including Where’s the Fire Gourmet Pizza, Brewcakes, Wild and Twisted Foods, 4Tino’s and Sonora Grill.
Upland’s Dale Bros. Brewery is hosting its annual Oktober Fiesta from noon to 10 p.m. today (October 11) at the brewery, 2120 Porterfield Way.
The event will feature food, music and special beer releases:
- CRANGO: A blend of Sour Cran-Cherry Queen, Oktober Fiesta and Mango Shandy
- Galleano Port Barrel Aged Beers
- Habanero IPA
Tickets (available at the door) are $10 and include a Dale Bros. stein and your first fill. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Upland Community Partnership for Youth Development, an organization that provides educational and enriching after-school programs for at-risk kids.
Ontario’s Chino Valley Brewery has closed.
You can exhale…it’s only temporary.
After the brewery’s landlord didn’t renew its lease a couple of weeks back, the owners began the search for a new location.
It’s still Oktoberfest season, which means there are events this weekend, including one Saturday (October 4) in Corona.
Taste of Brew’s inaugural Oktoberfest is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. at Crossroads Riverview Park, 14600 Baron Drive.
Saturday (October 4) is going to be a busy day at Redlands’ Hangar 24 Craft Brewery.
Not only is it the release day for its seasonal Local Fields beer, Gourdgeous, but the brewery is also releasing its newest Barrel Roll series beer, Falling Leaf ($20 for a 750ml bottle), which just happens to be Gourdgeous aged for a year in Bourbon barrels.
But perhaps the biggest news is the launch of the Barrel Roll Membership Club.
Purchase a membership, and you’ll be treated to a box of barrel-aged and special release beers every three months for a year. At least one beer per quarter will be produced strictly for club members.