Hangar 24 Craft Brewery, based across from the Redlands Airport, is opening a taproom at the Lake Havasu City Airport in Arizona.
The new taproom will have a full restaurant, small brewing system, and about 20 taps pouring beers from Hangar 24 and other craft breweries.
Off the Grid Brewing Company, which has been in business for about five years — working mostly out of Inland Empire Brewing Company in Riverside — now has its own place to call home.
The new brewery opened a few weeks ago at 13615 John Glenn Road, Apple Valley.
The brewery will be hosting a grand opening celebration from noon to 9 p.m. today (February 6).
Escape Craft Brewery is celebrating its (slightly belated) first anniversary from 1 to 9 p.m. Saturday (February 6).
The Redlands brewery opened January 24, 2015.
The brewery will celebrate with a pair of bands (Soul Shake and The Connie Roener Band) and food, which will be available from Fire: A Pizza Co. and Taco Shack.
Citrus Lane Films is providing a photo booth.
It appears that Murrieta’s Bulldog Brewery has gone out of business.
Several online reports indicate that a sign was posted mid-November noting a change of ownership, but the brewery’s equipment appears to be for sale.
The brewery’s website is still active, with no indication of the closure, and nothing has been posted on any of the brewery’s social media sites since late October.
Just around the corner however, 8bit Brewing Company has opened.
The “brewstro” — 26755 Jefferson Ave., Suite F — is open daily at 11 a.m. and closes at 8 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
8bit opened toward the end of December.
The Inland Empire brewery boom will continue in 2016, with several new (and returning) breweries in various stages of construction.
First up is Riverside’s Route 30 Brewing Company, which opens today (January 1).
Route 30 took over the spot previously occupied by Thompson Brewing Co., 9860 Indiana Ave., Suite 19.
Hangar 24 Craft Brewery, through Hangar 24 Charities, is spearheading a fundraising effort for victims of the December 2 terror attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino.
The brewery’s health inspector, Tin Nguyen, was one of those killed in the attack.
On Saturday (December 26), the brewery will donate 100% of both beer and merchandise sales — as well as online sales profits — to the Arrowhead United Way’s San Bernardino United Relief Fund.
The #BeerForSB fundraiser will take place from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the brewery, 1710 Sessums Drive, Redlands.
Tickets are available now for Dale Bros. Brewery’s annual Brews & Bros Craft Beer Festival, set for 1 to 5 p.m. January 23 at Cable Airport in Upland.
Besides Dale Bros., at least 39 breweries, cideries and wineries are scheduled to pour at the event, which will take place rain or shine.
More than 80 beverages are planned to be served at the event, which celebrates the brewery’s 13th anniversary.
This year’s Hangar 24 Craft Brewery PugaFest kicks off at 2 p.m. and runs ’til 5 p.m. today (December 5).
The event will feature more than 15 barrel-aged brews, including new releases, exclusive pours and archive releases.
Tickets were sold in advance, and no tickets will be sold at the door. The tasting room will be closed to the public during the event.
In Redlands, Ritual Brewing Co. is hosting its third anniversary celebration today (November 21).
General admission tickets ($30) include unlimited beer tastes and entry from 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Founders Reception tickets ($40) include unlimited beer tastes, entry from noon to 4:30 p.m. and exclusive access to barrel-aged beers during the first hour of the event.
Packinghouse Brewing Company in Riverside is hosting its slightly-belated fifth anniversary party on Saturday (November 21).
The “Hops and Hounds” event is set for 1 to 10 p.m.
Special beer releases are planned throughout the day, and the event will include live music by Natalie Brooke (4 p.m.), The Spenders a (5:30 p.m.), The Vendettas (7 p.m.) and The Woggles (9 p.m.).
Proceeds from the event will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Bark for Life.