Where to go in LA

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OK folks, this is where the rubber meets the road here in Los Angeles. Whether you are a visitor to the City of Angels, a transplant (like me) or a native Angeleno, this is where you find the best beer in the Southland. It is a long list that I hope grows longer and I have been to every last one of these places and can vouch to their craft credentials.

First we start with straight-up bars, no food, just great beer…
Verdugo (Glassell Park)
The Surly Goat (West Hollywood)
The Glendale Tap (Glendale)
The Daily Pint (Santa Monica)

…then we move on to locales with beer and food…
Blue Palms Brewhouse (Hollywood)
The Hermosillo (Highland Park)
Mohawk Bend (Echo Park)
Library Alehouse (Santa Monica)
Tony’s Darts Away (Burbank)
38 Degrees Alehouse (Alhambra)
Public School 612 (Downtown & Culver City)
Oinkster (Eagle Rock & Hollywood)
Rock & Brews (El Segundo)
Little Bear (Downtown)
Lucky Baldwin’s (Pasadena locations)
Far Bar (Downtown)
Four Points – The Beer Hotel (LAX)
Beachwood BBQ (Seal Beach & Long Beach)
Congregation Ale House (Long Beach, Pasadena, Azusa)
Frases motivadoras

…and if you need a bottle or two…
Sunset Beer Co. (Echo Park)
Talon Tap & Wine (Eagle Rock)
Hop Merchants (North Hollywood)
Select Beer Store (Redondo Beach)

…all of the above places need beer supplied and these are the breweries that do it…
Ladyface Alehouse (Agoura Hills)
Eagle Rock Brewery (Glassell Park)
Brewyard Beer Co. (Glendale)
Monkish Brewing (Torrance)
Smog City Brewing (Torrance)
Strand Brewing (Torrance)
Highland Park Brewery (Highland Park)
Mumford Brewing (Downtown LA)
El Segundo Brewing (El Segundo)
Beachwood Brewing (Long Beach)
Angel City Brewing (Downtown)
Pacific Plate (Monrovia)
Craftsman Brewing (Pasadena)
MacLeod Ale Brewing (Van Nuys)
Three Weavers (Inglewood)
King Harbor (Redondo)

….and for a full listing (and in alphabetical order) check out the full and updated list at the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild website HERE

8 Replies to “Where to go in LA”

  1. Dear Sean,
    Please be kind to look into our list of beer we have at Steingarten la.
    Our impressive beer selaction is way above other places you have suggested.
    Please contact me so I would like to invite you at Steingarten L.A.
    Cheers,
    Abbey
    Director of Operation
    Cell: 310-901-5989

  2. I know the selection is great at Steingarten. I just don’t get to that side of town enough to talk about it more than once a week for the LA Beer Blast.

  3. Hi Sean i am Belgian collector off beerglasses I am in serch off de duvelglass of LA is it possible to obtain from you offcourse i will pay for al expances Made i hope to here from you kind regards kurt

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