March of Lagers: Find Many Local Versions of the World-Famous Pilsner

Pilsner is a seamless partner with food, especially spicy Mexican dishes, with its sharp bitterness and cutting carbonation.

O.C. Breweries Get Creative With Delivery, Takeout During Shutdown

Breweries found creative ways to keep their products flowing while supporting social distancing.

March of Lagers: Rauchbier Tempts With Smoky Notes From an Ancient Style

There’s something special about the way smoke flavors mingle with food.

March of Lagers: Try Going Dunkel With This Historic Dark Style

As a style, Dunkel has a lineage and history that’s as rich as its flavor.

Whitestone in Dana Point Takes Cocktails to All Corners of the Flavor Spectrum

Building gorgeous cocktails is sort of like crafting a liquid sculpture.

March of Lagers: Mexican Version has Origins a Long Way From the Americas

Here on this side of the border, we have some amazing examples of Mexican lagers.

Laguna Beach Beer Co. Locations Get New Brewer With Local Chops

To add more credence to the transition, the brewhouse in Rancho Santa Margarita has been upgraded with a 15-barrel system.

SideDoor Does Mardi Gras With Gunwhale and Crawfish

A good crawfish boil is all about the party, where the beady-eyed crawfish are joined by a team of red potatoes, corn on the cob, onion, and spicy andouille sausage.

Ale Vs. Lager: How Much Difference Is There Really?

It’s a good time for a primer on the difference between lager and ale.

Orange’s Chapman Crafted Now Crafts Coffee, Too

It didn’t take long for the two legs of the company to cross, as coffee in beer is seen more an ingredient than an additive.