Bearing Fruit for a 4th Anniversary

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Agoura Hills (and L.A.) favorite, Ladyface will be celebrating their 4th year this month with a week’s worth of festivities.

January 20-25, 2014

4th Anniversary Ale & Glassware Release
MON, JAN 20 @ 11:30AM
Our regulars wait all year for this day. Sales of 4th Anniversary glasses begin at 11:30am. For $30, you get a very limited edition Flores et Fructus glass; bring it in any day for one year to receive special pricing on all Ladyface ales. Limit two per person.

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MON, JAN 20 @ 6PM
The Ladies at Ladyface, our women-only beer and social club, will be doing a beer and cheese pairing. New members always welcome! (Usually meets the 3rd Monday of the month. Let by Proprietor Cyrena Nouzille and founding members. More on the Ladies Facebook page.)

Brewmaster’s Dinner
WED, JAN 23 @ 6pm
Taking inspiration from our 4th Anniversary theme of fruit and flowers, Chef Adrian is pulling out all the stops to prepare 5 worthy courses to be paired with 5 delicious ales by Brewer Dave. $75/pp (includes tax & gratuity).  Tickets are available online only.

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Brewery Hangout
THURS, JAN 23 6-7:30 PM
We’re setting up tables in the brewery. Come hang out with Brewer Dave.  He’d love to answer any of your brewing and beer questions and may have some special stuff for you to sample.

Barrel-Aged Beer Night
FRI, JAN 24
Barrel-aged beer fan or just curious about all the fuss? Be sure and drop by to enjoy a number of Ladyface barrel-aged beers, some new, some coming out of the vault.

Birthday Party Finale
SAT, JAN 25 @ 9pm
Join us for birthday cake and the music of Other Mother Brother Band from 9pm to midnight.

BUT, the highlight will be the new celebratory beer!  Flores et Fructus – A Belgian Quadrupel

4 + 38 Degrees

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If anything on this list grabs you by the lapels and shakes you…..

Alesmith Barrel Aged Speedway
Allagash Odyssey Oak Aged Dark Wheat
Ballast Point Barrel Aged Indra Kunindra
Ballast Point Coedo East To West IPA (Fresh batch brewed in San Diego)
Beachwood Hop Ninja
Craftsman Ursa Minor
Dogfish Head Immort Ale
Eagle Rock Tart Noir
Eagle Rock Templeton Rye Barrel Aged Threes Anniversary Ale
Firestone Walker XVI Anniversary
Firestone Walker Sucaba
Great Divide Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti
Hebrew Funky Jewbelation
High Water Old & In The Way 2011
Ironfire Coffee Stout Aged in Rye Whiskey Barrels
Ironfire Merlot Barrel Aged Dead on Arrival DIPA dry hopped in barrel
Kern River Just Outstanding
Logsdon Oak Aged Seizon Bretta
Lost Abbey Brandy Barrel Aged Santa’s Helper
Lost Abbey Deliverance
Lost Abbey Older Viscosity
Lost Coast Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial 8 Ball 2012
Nectar Black Xantus
New Belgium La Folie 2012
Noble Ale Works Naughty Sauce
North Coast Old Rasputin XV
Russian River Consecration
Russian River Pliny The Elder
Russian River Sanctification
Stone 15th Anniversary Aged In Scotch Barrels
The Bruery Melange #8
The Bruery/Beachwood Mrs. Stoutfire

Then you best head over to Alhambra and 38 Degrees for their blowout 4th anniversary bash.  The only caveat is that you have to come to Beer Belly tomorrow and tell me about it at my Summer Camp with Beer Belly.

the 4th of Blue Palms

So glad that this yearly tradition gets to continue, they throw a good party in Hollywood. So you should definitely get tickets (if available)…..

Here is the scoop from the Facebook page…“Sunday, August 12, 2012 from 12:00pm until 8:00pm

Open to the public, DD’s get in free! You only need a ticket if you want to drink festival beers outside.

Tickets will be $45 for 12 x 5oz tasters (with more tasters available for purchase at the fest). This also includes a complimentary Blue Palms logo’d glass. Ticket will be available on PayPal starting July 2, 2012

We are working on some snack food items that will be available at the fest as well as some good grillin’! Last year we roasted 2 steams (whole cow legs!) and the year before a whole pig, and we are changing it up a little this year, but keeping the same theme and we will be cooking up something special again!

Blue Palms will be open all day for food orders as well.

The festival will be out doors next door to Blue Palms as well as inside the restaurant. All are welcome to come in and join in the fun, but if you want to drink the festival beers, you need to purchase a wristband. “

# 4 for Hangar 24

Hangar 24’s turning 4 and we’d love to have you celebrate with us. Join us for a year that’s even better than the rest with more food, more music and a bigger variety of beer than ever before. We’ll also be releasing our surprise 4th Anniversary beer. The party’s sure to be great but what makes it even better is the support that we are able to provide to a local charity. Proceeds from our Anniversary Celebration will benefit the Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern California.”

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Year by Year I learn a little more Belgian/French thanks to The Bruery and their anniversary beers.

So far I have Papier, Coton and Cuir and now add Fruet! I am looking forward to trying many different versions of this beer because you know that the Bruery can’t just make one version.

If you are in the L.A. area you have many choices for the anniversary party. You can go classy at 38 Degrees for their fancy flight night. (They always do well with their flights) or you can head to Beer Belly like I will to try the latest and mispronounce the name.