Pouring for the Masses

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Pouring for the masses in Southern California is Congregation Ale House. As a restaurant and brewery they have three locations in Long Beach, Azusa and Pasadena. While they do serve beers other than their own in the restaurant, Congregation also serves up five of their own brews! They have Vera Cru, a Belgian golden ale, and  Hop Communion, an American Red for some variety.They also have Dark of the Covenant, an American strong ale, and Consummatum, an Imperial IPA. One of congregation emailsthe beers they’ll be serving at Taste of Brews Long Beach is called Praise On! It’s their Belgian-style Saison that they describe as having a subtle hop aroma with a refreshing, effervescent dry finish. We don’t know about you, but that sounds great to us!

We can wait for you to be added to Congregation’s list of craft beer believers! See you August 20th!


Proud to Be An American? So are they!

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Great news for all you craft beer loving brewery hoppers! Orange County is getting a new brewery and it’s coming soon! Construction for All-American Ale works in underway in Anaheim! The owners of this new local brewery are proud to serve their country both all american alelocally and abroad. They bleed red, white and blue…and sometimes beer. They take in pride in the freedom that they have to be able to brew beer and have others share in the experience with them. When All-American Ale Works opens, they plan to specialize in American Style Ales of course! What a great way to solute your country!

Lucky for us, American Style Ale Works is brewing up some stuff early so you can all try it at the end of the month! They’ll be joining the lineup this year at Taste of Brews Long Beach and we’re happy to have them. So come out, grab a brew and show your patriotism with All-American Ale Works!

In a State of Happiness

At State Brewing Co. it’s not about what state you’re from, it’s about the state you’re in and they want to make sure you’re in a state of happiness. They were founded in Gardena, California in 2015, and although they are new, the recipes for their brews taste like they’ve been perfected over time. Their focus is on making high quality ales and lagers however they do throw in some variety with an IPA, special releases and seasonal beers. Taste of Brews Long Beach welcomes State Brewing Co. on August 20th. It’s almost here so make sure to get your tickets soon! We’re excited for you to taste their stuff! It’s awesome!

Unplugged with Acoustic Ales

logo2 b&wAcoustic Ales is located just North of downtown San Diego in what was the original building of Mission Brewery. After being shut down by prohibition and having to relocate, Mission Brewery is now elsewhere and Acoustic Ales now proudly brews at this historic location. Acoustic Ales brews ones of a kind beers for locations all over California, Oregon and Arizona. They take great pride in everything they brew from their Belgian Style beers to their different Bourbon series beers, they take them time to make sure each brew is perfection.

acoustic ales 1We are excited to announce that Acoustic Ales will be bringing their San Diego style to Long Beach as they join us for Taste of Brews! We can’t wait to see what they bring because we know it will be great! Come out and try Acoustic Ales fresh tasting beer on August 20th!

Featured Brewery: Saint Archer

Saint Archer’s goal is to brew beers that are “flavorful, approachable and appeal to the wide range of palettes among today’s beer drinkers”. They have obtained this goal with their three staple beers: Blonde/Kolsch-Style Ale, Pale Ale and IPA’s.

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Their production facility is located in San Diego’s brewery scene. They offer tastings that are designed for an up-close experience to the brewing process while you enjoy a beer or two.