Orange Coast Magazine

Web Exclusives

 

Beer Behind the Scenes: Sampling Original Brews in O.C.

A few snaps of our quest for the best beers, listed in our December issue

Burly gourd, Mrs. Stoutfire, The Ol' Switcheroo—these are just a few of the creatively named craft brews our team got to try for our December issue. Sampling more than 30 beers—hey, someone's gotta do it—our hoppy experience happily overwhelmed our senses, causing a dizzying, yet eye-opening, intro to the world of craft beer. We're amazed at the endless ingredients and techniques used by brewmasters all around Orange County, to create some truly original blends. Take a peek at our behind-the-scenes photos, and check out this month's issue to see which breweries reign supreme.

At left, Valiant Brewing Company

beer flight
The Bruery brewery in orange county
Bootlegger's

Leave a comment:

· Subscribe to comments
Be the first to comment here.

Web Exclusives

The Wine Dudes

Expert Advice from Orange County's GrapeRadio Hosts

Stuff We Love

Updates from Orange Coast's editors on happenings around Orange County! Plus gems from our print magazine throughout the years.
  • Brea Mall is Home to O.C.'s Second Kiehl's Store

    In addition to getting a newly renovated mall, Brea now has bragging rights to a Kiehl's boutique. Elevating the skin and hair-care routines of loyal customers since 1851, Kiehl's chose The Brea Mall as the lucky landmark to expand the chain's presence, making it the second Orange County location (the other is at South Coast Plaza). Paying homage to Kiehl's East Village New York roots, the store brings a modern Big Apple apothecary to north county, blending antique fixtures with modern neon flair. Read More

The Ten Bachelor Search

 
 
wine blog
 

stuff we love

Charitable Events Calendar

Close

Advertisement