The Tomcats

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Taste of Brews is glad to announce the Tomcats will be performing at our event August 22nd for our 5th anniversary! Their blend of classic rock, blues, oldies, and a little country brings you back to the tones of the 80’s & 90’s. Members include: Tom the Guitar Guy – guitar/drums and vocals, “Rotten” Ralph Smith – bass and vocals, and lastly Rockin’ Rich Hlaves – drums/guitar and vocals. Join the band and Taste of Brews crew for a day of sing-a-long, audience participation, energy,and fun while enjoying a selection of craft beers!

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RedEye Redemption

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RedEye Redemption will be performing at our 5th annual Taste of Brews event! Their intelligent and melodic driven lyrics create a blend of reggae, ska, rock, & a bit of hip-hop.  Signed under Humble Records they are the finest music group representing Long Beach, Ca, with sound similar to Sublime, Slightly Stoopid and the Dirty Heads.

Already a fan and want to keep up with the band? Visit their twitter & instagram page for upcoming events such as their performance this weekend on Granada Beach in Long Beach for the 83rd annual Sand Sculpture Musichttps://t.co/l40QBlTHVl. If you want to get a preview of their sound visit their youtube page. Be prepared to groove as you enjoy our excellent selection of craft beers!

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This Friday 8/14/15 @KingHarborBrew will be having two events at their location at 2907 182nd street, Redondo Beach,CA 90278 United States.
kingharbor-ipakingharbor-hawaii1) From  10:30 – 11:30am they will be bottling up a fresh batch of IPA and opening their doors for customers to grab bottles straight from the bottling line.
2) From 5:00- 9:00pm join King Harbor Brewing Company for some fresh poke from Poke 2 Go, fresh IPA, and some island style ukulele tunes from Jack Tracy.  Hawaiian shirts and sandals are recommended.

Cornado Brewing Company

cornado-imageThis week Cornado Brewing has a surprise! They will be bottling Punk’In Drublic, part of their crown series made with pumpkin and spices, on Friday and are releasing some bottles to the public straight off the bottling line. This Friday 8/14/15 from 10:30am – noon go and visit the Bay Park Tasting Room and snag a bottle. Fresh bottles will be available in the Tasting room throughout the day.#SDBeer #MermaidSighting

Cornado will also be joining us at the 5th annual Taste of Brews being held in Long Beach on Saturday, August 22nd at Lighthouse Park. With the event just two weeks away don’t miss your chance to bring some friends and drink for a great cause! Look out for our great group rates and get your tickets HERE!

Oskar Blues Brewery

oskar blues2Oskar Blues Brewery says they launched the “canned craft beer apocalypse” and they’ve been coming up with delicious ideas ever since they opened their doors in 1997. They’re based in Colorado, but their beers can be found across the country. They just celebrated the release of their new IPA using Australian hops. The IPA is sold in 12-ounce six-packs and can be found in all 44 states where Oskar Blues is currently being distributed. This follows the Pinner Throwback IPA that was released earlier this year.

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If those toskar blueswo beers don’t do it for you, try some of their other unique brews, like Mama’s Little Yella Pils, the Old Chub Scottish Ale (and the Old Chub Nitro), Deviant Dales, the G’Knight imperial red IPA, and of course the classic Dale Pale Ale.

Oskar Blues will be coming to our 5th annual event in Long Beach on Saturday, August 22nd at Lighthouse Park. 100% of the net proceeds will benefit the Long Beach Marine Institute. The event is just two weeks away, so don’t miss your chance to bring some friends and drink to a great cause! You can get your tickets HERE. Look out for our great group rates!

Royal Jamaican Ginger Beer

Brewed with conviction and steeped tradition, Royal Jamaican Ginger Beer is authentically brewed and bottled in Jamaica. The time-honored recipe creates a “unique, crisp, refreshing, full bodied ginger taste.” Traditionally this brew is recognized as a premier among gingers for its quality of “flavor, oil content, and appearance,” the standards to uphold when other gingers are assessed.home_banner_bottles

Made up of two row malt, shredded fresh Yellow and Blue ginger, Cascade hops, Jamaican cane sugar and, Royal Jamaican new crop rum, the ginger beer goes well with an assortment of foods. Spicy food, heavy creams, or rich foods, the beer can eve provide an interesting twist for barbecue and is often considered ideal for marinading pork or creating ginger sauce. Interested in trying this brew? Make sure you don’t miss Taste of Brews August 22nd.

Venice Duck Brewery

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Two bartenders from Venice Beach were inspired by a local legendary man who went out partying in the Venice canals and woke up the next day on the sidewalk covered in ducks.

With this inspiration and love for good beer they incorporate the Venice culture into the beers and truly believe in “the power of the flock, [their] community.” Part of the Venice Chamber of Commerce they like to refer to themselves as the “unofficial” sponsor of Venice events.

Mission Brewery takes 4 Gold medals and Best California Beer at the 2015 Central California Craft Beer Competition.

Following the Great American Beer Festival 2015 guidelines, with BJCP national certified judges rating the brews,  Mission Brewery’s Mission Hefeweizen won Best Beer in California two years in a row. They also took Best of Class gold medals for Mission Amber, Maiden Voyage, El Conquistador Session IPA and a bronze for Shipwrecmission-brewked.

Can’t wait till Taste of Brews to try them out? They are open for tours on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, thinking about coming down? Make sure to book before they’re filled up! Info on their tours can be found at http://missionbrewery.com/brewery/brewery-tours/