I think that I would need a DDH Hazy if I ever came face to teeth with the scary creature on the latest hoppy release from King Harbor Brewing. Now that I look at those teeth more, maybe this should be a TDH.
King Harbor Brewing will host the IV of Chad’s Beer Cellar this June 10, from 1-5pm.
Here is the info, straight from Chad….
“Local beer hoarder and trader (and King Harbor Brewing partner), Chad Hazen, has been collecting various bottles, cans (and even fresh crowlers) for the 4th installment of this charity event – presented and hosted by King Harbor Brewing, and benefiting Richstone Family Center. All money from each ticket goes DIRECTLY to Richstone!
Richstone is dedicated to preventing and treating child abuse, strengthening families, and preventing violence in families, schools and communities.
He has currently sourced over 200 different rare/hard-to-find beers – many from his personal stock, and many others donated by gracious fellow craft beer friends and breweries throughout the country (Bond Bros, Boneyard, Lakewood, Half Acre, Weyerbacher, Transmitter, Creature Comforts, Ranger Creek, Night Shift – and others TBD).
Limited to 100 tickets, it will be a fairly intimate gathering, with unlimited small pours flowing. But once a particular bottle is gone, that’s it!”
If you have a whale hunter friend, this might just be the perfect ticket for them.
Tickets are $65 each and can be purchased at this LINK.
Steep Faces IPA 16oz is a trio of collaborators from King Harbor Brewing Co., Epic Brewing, and Stumptown Roasters. Only 130 cases of cans were made of this CIPA (coffee IPA) that was hopped with Citra, Mosaic, and El Dorado then Stumptown Roaster’s Colombian El Jordan cold brew coffee was added in. You can buy by the case or 4-pack.
It is hard to believe but King Harbor Brewing of Redondo Beach (in two locations too) will be heralding their 2nd anniversary on Saturday the 2nd of April.
And what will you find when you arrive?
~20 beers in their Beer Garden
~King Swirly the 2nd their Anniversary Ale which is Imperial Swirly that is aged in bourbon barrels
+ (what I am most interested in) A Swirly / Dessert pairing bar where you can try 4 variants of their famous beer with 4 desserts.
You will also find a photo booth, dunk tank, live music and BBQ from Shaka Braai
I finally made it to the second location of King Harbor Brewing Co. and it only took six months or so! Yeah, thank goodness for New Years’s resolutions. I finally made it down and was treated to a glorious list of choices…
Being an uber-fan of Swirly, I had to try the Imperialized version and it did not disappoint at all. Loads of chocolate and vanilla with a stronger base to it. I also tried the Lloyd Christmas which came through on the cherry and spice but I don’t know how a full glass would go over. I was most intrigued by the Aspen, CA hoppy blonde with spruce tips, so I got a crowler to go and headed home.
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April 11 marks the one year anniversary celebration of King Harbor. And the plans are so big for the Saturday event that the party will spill outside of the brewery.
Here are the details:
• Commemorative Anniversary Mug (yes, we said Mug…we don’t do taster glasses)
• 8 -12oz pour tickets
• Access to all beer tents and cask beers procured by Cask Ale LA
• Dunk Tank with very special guests.
• A killer photo booth
• Live Music from local bands
• Last but certainly not least, all ticket holders will go home with a bottle of our special anniversary beer* – an Imperial Brown Ale with Graham Crackers which has been aging in Corsair Whiskey Barrels. *One Bottle Per Person.
Tickets are only $50.00 per person and are available for purchase online as well as at the brewery.
I am so glad that King Harbor is bottling. And also glad the bottle design is cool, compared to Beach City and Bell’s which are also in fiber beer shoppes.
Enough art talk though. What about the IPA?
It pours a dark yellow and the aroma toggles between pineapple, grape and cat pee in equal measure. The taste is solid to above average. I am a big fan of their Swirly beer, so I think they target my darker malt palate but I do enjoy this IPA. It has a nice mixture of flavors without being beat upon the head with hops. I much prefer this method so den though the finish is a little alcohol burn heavy for me, I still like this offering. And I hope for more bottles in the future.