US - Pacific LA/OC area thread

Discussion in 'Beer Travel, Events and Releases' started by SoCalBeerIdiot, Jul 20, 2014.

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  1. TheDuke

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    Confirmed that StarRaptor is in, and Usofar may take the day off.

    EliotRosewater been a while, you game?



    Total side note, anyone planning to hit up barley forge's opening?
     
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  2. EliotRosewater

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    What time are y'all thinking? I can make it if it's 12:30 or later. Been too long, muchacho.
     
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  3. Usofar

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    I really wanted to but schedule change again and now I have a 60 hour week next week. 4 12 hour shifts Mon-Thurs and then a trip to South Lake Tahoe for a 7 am meeting on Friday.
     
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  4. TheDuke

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    I'm game for whenever, having a meeting at 4:15 but free and clear otherwise.

    blue_bleeder StarRaptor 12:30 cool? I can order for everyone if times going to be an issue
     
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  5. blue_bleeder

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    I believe that will work. This is my itinerary:

    Land at 905am at SNA. No luggage, picked up by car at airport. Meeting immediately when I get to my customer (hopefully by 10).
    Leave there (hopefully by noon) and head to Phoenix Club then back to the airport.
     
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  6. StarRaptor

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    I have meetings starting at 1:00 that day so I won't be able to make it
     
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  7. blue_bleeder

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    Sad feels.
     
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  8. GregorySingh

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    The monkish night at Beachwood yesterday was a great time! Monkish is putting out some solid farmhouse ales which I'm really enjoying now.

    And how about the 3 days of tap takeovers at Beachwood leading up to Shelton Bros fest! Crooked stave, Cantillon, 3F, de Molen and Hill Farmstead!
     
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    If you are interested check out @thegoodbeerco on Instagram for information about next weeks grand opening weekend. I will be there Friday and Saturday if you want to say hello.
     
  10. jodan

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    Anyone give a shit about Bottle Logic's BA stout being released tomorrow? 16oz bottle for 20 bucks, bottled yesterday, first time they've bottled a -bal on a decent scale. Pass.
     
  11. BeerHatesRob

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    I only give a shit because a trading partner asked me if I could get one. Told him, if I found myself down there I would but couldn't guarantee anything. Have yet to be impressed with anything from them enough to make the hour drive down.
     
  12. wuntrikpony

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    Had it at Shelton Bros fest and it was killer...but there are a lot of reasons not to get it.
     
  13. Lovepea

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    I plan to grab one or two. I pass by on my drive home.
     
  14. BeerHatesRob

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    Any chance you might wanna pick up a third and I'd find a way/time/place/beer to compensate you for your efforts?
     
  15. Lovepea

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    Yea shouldn't be a problem.
     
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  16. jodan

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    While I'm sure it's a perfectly cromulent beer, the price and hastiness of the release scare me away. Many other beers like this get released after 2 days in the bottle? Plus I've not had anything better than good from BL, and today is the wurst traffic day of the year, not like it'll sell out today anyhow. I'll buy another Pugachev or bcbs 4pk instead.
     
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  17. Sage

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    LA/OC peeps: I’ll be going from Santa Clarita to San Diego this coming Sunday. I plan on stopping at MacLeod’s at opening. What other breweries should I go to? I’ve been to El Segundo, Smog City, Monkish, Eagle Rock, the Beachwoods, The Bruery, Noble, and Bottle Logic, and want to try something new. Not terribly interested in going to Golden Road but I will if I don’t get any other suggestions.
     
  18. jodan

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    That's most of the good ones really. There's Good Beer and Barley forge in northern OC, and Bottle logic.
     
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    Ack, that’s embarrassing – I actually know Kevin, but I keep forgetting he’s not at Latitude 33 anymore. I’ll definitely make that a stop.
     
  20. ficklenicholas

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    +10 for the use of cromulent.