A Barrel Aged Belly

If you have been waiting for autumn to arrive to indulge in barrel-aged to wash away all the IPA’s then Beer Belly’s Long Beach branch has some big beers for you.

The taplist includes…
1. The Bruery – Mocha Wednesday
2. Bottle Logic – Fundamental Observation 2017
3. Bruery Terreux – REST
4. Modern Times – BA Devil’s Teeth w/ Hazelnut
5. Stone Brewing – W00tstout
6. Three Weavers – BA 2 Minutes to Midnight
7. The Bruery – Melange #9

plus bottles of….
1. Bottle Logic – Fundamental Observation
2. Bottle Logic – Number Crunch
3. Bottle Logic – Jam The Radar

I would suggest using the Blue Line to get you to and fro.

In the Tap Lines for October 2017

Yes, I did review a pumpkin beer in September but thankfully the too early onslaught did not materialize this year. Leaving me feeling more disposed to talk of them before Halloween.

~ e-visits to three breweries from Oakland in solidarity against Trump and Golden Road.
~ special featured reviews of pumpkin and seasonal beers.
~ Heads-Up on Los Angeles Beer Events
~ Three suggested beers to buy this month. One light, one medium and one dark
~ A Book & A Beer reads Safe by Ryan Gattis
~ I will tap the Firkin and give my no holds barred opinion on the craft beer world.

Here are two events to get your October started in the Los Angeles craft beer world:
1) October 6th – Barrel-Aged Beer Day – The Bruery
2) October 7th – Oktoberfest at Enegren Brewing


The duo of The Bruery and Bruery Terreux (now fully separated with their own tasting rooms) have not separated “Barrel-Aged Beer Day” which returns for its fourth year on Friday, October 7, 2016.

Hopefully the weather will cooperate and make it easier to raise a snifter and toast your favorite barrel-aged craft beer.

Added to the festivities this year is The Bruery & Goat Group Collaboration Beer. Here is how the press release describes the blend: it “is a single batch blend of Black Tuesday, White Oak Sap, and Mash aged in Buffalo Trace barrels sourced by the Goat Group.”

This is draft only and can be found at The Bruery in Orange County as well as the following Goat establishments around Los Angeles:

The Surly Goat West Hollywood
The Surly Goat Encino
The Blind Donkey Pasadena
The Blind Donkey Long Beach
Verdugo Bar Glassell Park