Unibroue – An Icon of the Craft Brewing World

FDM_Verre1The Unibroue adventure began in 1990 and since then, has grown to become an icon of the craft brewing world! Unibroue still follows the great brewing traditions developed over the last two centuries by Trappist monks in Europe. No two beers are alike at Unibroue, with each one having a unique-tasting and delicious flavor defined by taste, color, texture, and density.

Unibroue will be one of the featured craft breweries at Taste of Brews Inland Empire this May. You will be able to have unlimited tastes of their La Fin du Monde, a Triple Style Golden Ale, and their Trois Pistoles, an Abbey Style Strong Dark Ale, both with an ABV of 9.0%! Come enjoy with us! You can also check out Unibroue.com, where they share food recipes that pair well with their outstanding craft beers.

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Hallelujah for Rev. Nat’s Hard Cider

rev nats.jpgReverend Nat’s Hard Cider began three years ago in a basement in Portland, Oregon and became so popular, so quickly that it is now selling in five states! Rev. Nat West has a passion in making creative flavor combinations that everyone will love. Revival and Hallelujah Hopricot are the originals of Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider and will both be featured at Taste of Brews on Saturday, May 21!

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Revival is a hard apple cider, made with the perfect Washington-grown apples and the right amount of sweetness and acidity to be an everyday beverage. Hallelujah Hopricot is Rev. Nat’s flagship cider. It is a dry-hopped apricot cider that tastes like “beer, cider, and wine all in one.” Rev. Nat West makes four year-round ciders, along with limited releases that are created when the seasons change, when the mood changes, and when amazing new ingredients are encountered!

JT Schmid’s Handcrafted Brews

12552768_1003068359754576_571127141038568953_nJT Schmid’s Restaurant & Brewery has a commitment to quality food, outstanding service, and they offer a delicious selection of Handcrafted microbrews. With two locations, in Anaheim and Tustin, JT Schmid’s works hard to satisfy customers and provide them with a restaurant and brewery experience they will never forget!

JT Schmid’s will be bringing their lightly-hopped California Hefeweizen and full-bodied JT Imperial Stout to Taste of Brews Inland Empire on May 21st! You don’t want to miss them!!

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Featured Brewery: Craft Brewing Company

craft brewing company logoWith Game of Thrones returning this weekend, what better way to binge-watch last season than with Craft Brewing Company‘s Raven Stout! This oatmeal stout is blended with vanilla bean, creating a great tasting, full body milk style stout for your enjoyment. Craft Brewing Company will also be pouring at Taste of Brews Inland Empire and we can’t wait to see what wicked offerings they bring for you to taste! Get your tickets here!

Desert Barn Brewery joins TOBIE lineup

Desert Barn Brewery is joining the Taste of Brews Inland Empire lineup this year! The brewery gets its name from its origins in Sarah and Josh Waters’ small barn in Apple Valley, CA, before becoming the Hesperia community’s local craft brewery and sports pub. Desert Barn Brewery’s unique approach to brewing involves imparting wild flavors like coffee, honey, chocolate, toffee, jalapeño and cactus. Pair that with grains from around the world and hops grown in the Pacific Northwest and you are guaranteed a refreshing sip every time! Be sure to try their popular Wildfire Jalapeño Porter (pictured) at their tasting room, then again at TOBIE!

Taste of Brews Inland Empire is just around the corner! Get your tickets here!

Lagunitas Limited Release

Lagunitas Brewing Company is back with their second OneHitter series of 2016! Lagunitas is kicking off springtime with the return of their limited edition CitruSinensis Pale Ale. CitruSinensis is brewed with fresh Sanguinello blood orange juice and loaded with refreshing hops. This highly limited, delicious craft beer has an ABV of 8.0% and leaves you with the taste of a huge citrus burst! Check out the Lagunitas website to find out where you can score CitruSinensis before it’s too late!

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“Perfection is the goal, to fill a desire for a perfect beer” says Lagunitas Brewing Company. Lagunitas shows passion and perfection in their entire lineup of craft beers. Make sure you don’t miss them at Taste of Brews Inland Empire on Saturday, May 21. Buy your tickets today!

Craft Beer like Grandma Used to Make

Taste of Brews Inland Empire welcomes Aftershock Brewing Co. to the TOB family! Based in Temecula, Aftershock Brewing Co. aims to produce the “best, most flavorful and most memorable local beers possible”. They pride themselves on focusing on the artistic approach to brewing their beer, which leads to beer packed with unique flavor. Aftershock is bringing their Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Ale, Orange Creamsic-ale, and Paradisi Grapefruit IPA to TOBIE. Stop by their tasting room and try over 30 crazy craft beers at their new location. Visit aftershockbrewingco.com for more information.

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Cheers to 20 years, Stone Brewing Company

Stone Brewing Company will be celebrating its 20th birthday at Taste of Brews Inland Empire this year! Over the past twenty years, Stone Brewing Company has grown from a small microbrewery to one of the largest craft breweries in the United States.

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Their bold, big-character brews like their Smoked Porter and Stone Delicious IPA are available year-round, while their reserve releases like their Imperial Russian Stout and Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout celebrate the art of craft brewing when available. Try their 6th Anniversary Stone Porter and their Tangerine IPA later this month at the Stone Brewing Tap Room in San Diego, and be sure to get your tickets to Taste of Brews Inland Empire ASAP!

Celebrating Beer Across America!

New Beer’s Eve celebrates the day before the beginning of the end of the Prohibition in the United States. On this day in 1933, people lined up outside of bars and breweries waiting for the clock to strike midnight, so they could legally purchase beer for the first time in 13 years.

National Beer Day (April 7, 1933) officially marked the day when buying, selling and drinking beer became legal again.  “I think this would be a good time for beer,” President Franklin D. Roosevelt was quoted saying as he signed the legislation.  And since then, we have celebrated New Beer’s Eve, National Beer Day, and our love of beer! CHEERS!