Top O’ the Taps 2/20 to 2/26
The hype of all beers, well maybe not all beers, Pliny the Younger is in town and readily available in Southern California than previous years. Are you one of the few that got in line for hours to try this liquid awesomeness? If you still have not yet been worthy enough to try the Younger, here are a few locations this week that will be carrying Pliny, plus other great beers on tap.
Monday, February 20, 2012 – 6pm to 2am
Don’t fret the hype! We have over 200 pours of PTY this year! We’ll also be pouring some other Russian River favorites such as…
- Damnation 23
Food provided by the YALLA food truck. Tapping begins at 6pm.
Verdugo Bar – 3408 Verdugo Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90065
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 – 5pm to 11:30pm
Far Bar in Little Tokyo will be celebrating Mardi Gras style tomorrow featuring the best of Port Brewing/Lost Abbey. On Tap:
- Avant Garde
- Serpant’s Stout
- Older Viscosity 2011
Come on in and try their Creole/Cajun style menu and traditional New Orleans style cocktails.
Far Bar – 347 E 1st St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 – 213.617.9990
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 – 6pm to 9pm
Join us for a wall full of flip flops pouring hop-fueled beer from Southern California’s award winning chain of brewpubs with 10% of the day’s sales benefiting the Ocean Park Volleyball Foundation.
We’ll be pouring the following:
- Poor Vato (Poor Man’s IPA on Nitro)
- Rhino Chaser Imperial Red
- Middle Man IPA
- Boob-Shaka-Laka (Pink IPA)
- New Break Pale Ale
We have a limited amount of glassware to give away as well so get down here early!
Library Alehouse – 2911 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405 – 310.314.4855
Beer Belly in Korea Town – One Night Stand with Hangar 24
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 – 6pm to 11pm
Kicking off our special One Night Stand events with a great craft brewery from Redlands, CA. We welcome Hangar 24 to Beer Belly on February 22, 2012 to celebrate their THIRD anniversary.
- 3rd Anniversary Ale
- Chocolate Porter
- Colombus IPA
- Double IPA
- Orange Wheat
- Amarillo Pale Ale
- Winter Warmer
- Pugachev’s Cobra Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Stout
Check out this promo video here and get pumped.
Beer Belly – 532 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90020 – 213.387.2337
Beachwood BBQ & Brewing – Drake’s Brewing Co. Night
Thursday, February 23, 2012 – 6pm to 9pm
Join us for a special night of great craft beer with our friends from Drake’s Brewing!
The crew from Drake’s will be here to talk shop and hang out. Plus we’ll be serving the following beers:
- Barrel aged Barleywine
- Barrel aged Imperial Stout
- 1500 Pale Ale
- Drakonic (Imperial Stout)
- Red Eye
- Black Robusto
- Dry Nitro Stout
Maybe another special gem or two. See you here!
Beachwood BBQ & Brewing – 210 E. 3rd St. Long Beach, CA 90802 – 562.463.4020
Thursday, February 23, 2012 – 7pm to 11pm
Join Congregation Ale House in Azusa as they welcome San Diego’s Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits. They will be featuring four different styles of Sculpin that include their regular, Spiced, Nitro and Cask. Also featuring our favorite Victory at Sea Imperial Porter. Come on down to Azusa.
Congregation Ale House, Azusa – 619 N. Azusa Ave., Azusa, CA 91702 – 626.334.2337
38° Degrees Ale House & Grill – Pliny the Younger Specialty Flight Event
Saturday, February 25, 2012 – 11:30am to 12am
Pliny The Younger will be featured in a Russian river Flight. Very similar to our Annual Ultimate Flight Night we do during LA Beer Week, we are tapping an array of beautiful specialty craft beers and arranging multiple flights representing breweries, styles, regions and more.
Here’s how to get your Younger fix on: Pliny the Younger will only be available in the Russian River Flight. We will hand out tickets as guests enter so we can count the demand for Russian River Flight. 1st come first serve basis. We will have over 350 Russian River Flights available, which is pretty decent volume. After 1:00 all guests can buy another flight if amount of tickets left allow. We have a sick line up of beers, which I will update and announce on FB as we approach Feb. 25th. Look forward to seeing you all here. Cheers
38 Degrees Ale House & Grill – 100 W. Main St., Alhambra, CA 91801 – 626.282.2038
ColLAboration WinterFest 2012 at The Belasco
Winter ColLAboration is back on! The mobile craft beer garden (from the brains behind Tony’s Darts Away/Mohawk Bend/Golden Road Brewing, Verdugo Bar/Surly Goat/Little Bear, Blue Palms and 38 Degrees) will be revived in the form of a weather-proof, indoor late-winter wonderland on Sunday, February 26th at The Belasco Theater in Downtown L.A. – located conveniently near the Metro Blue Line.
As previously planned, the garden will feature a selection of winter brews and favorites from:
Anchor Steam, Avery, Bootleggers, Bruery, Beachwood, Cismontane, Dogfish Head , Eagle Rock Brewery, Eel River, Firestone Walker, Hangar 24, Golden Road Brewing, Lost Abbey, New Belgium, Oskar Blues, Russian River, Sierra Nevada, Smog City, Stone, TAPS and many more. Plus, we hear that Pliny the Younger will also make an appearance.
Food will be available onsite. It’s happening rain, WIND or shine!
Cost: Limited-edition Winter Fest Steins are $15 while supplies last.
Any 2011 ColLAb glasses can be used for admission; most beers will be $5 to $6.
All glasses and admission packages are available for purchase online at http://collaboration.la/
You can also enter Beers in Paradise ColLAboration stein giveaway contest. Simply post and tag a picture of your favorite craft beer on our Facebook Wall. We will randomly select 10 winners on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 6pm. For more details please click here.
The Belasco – Sunday, 26 February 2012 – 12pm to 5pm
1050 S. Hill Street Los Angeles, CA 90015 – 213.746.5670
What’s New on Tap?
Far Bar, Little Tokyo – Bruery Berazzled Raspberry Wild Ale, Golden Road Get Up Offa That Brown, Cismontane Dos Cones Imperial IPA, Avery New World Porter, Port Mongo, Ladyface 2nd Anniversary Ale, Drakes Bourbon Barrel Aged Drakonic Imperial and Drake’s Brewing Hopocalypse!
The Daily Pint, Santa Monica – Dogfish Head Chicory Stout
Library Alehouse, Santa Monica – Ballast Point Fathom IPL, Russian River’s Blind Pig, Ballast Point Tounge Buckler, Kern Brewing Just Outstanding IPA.
The 6740, Whittier – Marin Brewing Witty Monk, Knee Deep Brewing Hoptologist DIPA, Golden Road Brewing’s Point the Way IPA and Stone’s Old Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale 2012.
Happy Monday to all and we hope you all enjoy your week.
Beers in Paradise