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Old 12-08-2009, 07:57 PM   #11
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I'd love to do a tour of Lost Abbey. If we can get a bunch of us to commit, I'll call and try to arrange it. For me, Monday through Wednesday would be the best, any time those days, Dec. 28-30.

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Old 12-08-2009, 08:14 PM   #12
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To add to the list:

Eagle Rock Brewing in LA just mashed in their first batch in November, and should have something on tap by that time.

Strand Brewing company is operating out of an industrial park in Torrance, CA. No tasting room but they do make good beer.
Both sound good. I've been working in Pasadena lately, right near Eagle Rock. I'll see if I can stop by and scope it out.

Angel City is also here in Torrance at Alpine Village, also a production facility.

Some time that week I would like to visit every place that is very local to me. The Red Car, Redondo Beach Brewing, San Pedro Brewing, Belmont and if possible the local production facilities like Strand or Angel City.

I'll give it a few more days of bouncing ideas around before I start to make a tentative schedule.

One initial plan is since The Bruery tasting room is open only Fir-Sun, I was planning on going by there on Sunday afternoon on the 27th. Unless they have some special holiday hours that week.
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Old 12-08-2009, 08:28 PM   #13
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How is Lucky Baldwins?
The previous comments on Lucky Baldwin's are pretty accurate, however I haven't noticed any problems with off flavors associated with tapline maintence. The service can be very slow especially on a busy weekend night. But they have great beer selection and good atmosphere (and great fish and chips).

Eagle Rock Brewery could be a goodtime. Been following their blog for a few months.
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Old 12-08-2009, 09:06 PM   #14
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Beechwood BBQ in Seal Beach is a place no beer lover should miss. Last time I was there they had a cask of Arrogant Bastard on their hand pump.

Here's a list of beers currently on tap. http://www.beachwoodbbq.com/beer.php

I'm not necessarily suggesting this as a meeting spot. Just giving everyone a heads up.

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Old 12-15-2009, 07:58 PM   #15
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Stone is a fun place for groups to meet up at, and it is close to Port/lost abbey. I should be driving back from up north on the 29th, but If you guys are meeting up on the 30th I'm sure i could put down a pint or two.

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I concur with Beechwood BBQ. Great food and great beer selection.

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what? no Fresno locations on your list? You know it's the most happening craft brewery town

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Old 12-15-2009, 10:58 PM   #18
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I concur with Beechwood BBQ. Great food and great beer selection.
That place does look like a great place to get together.

By about friday I'm going to start to put together a tentative schedule and then try to narrow down the scope. I'd like to have at least one event each day, Sunday through Wednesday. The one that is roughly confirmed right now is Sunday. I'll be ar The Bruery in Placentia in the afternoon maybe 3 or 4. I'll confirm the time soon, but I'm definitely coming in for some tasting and a growler fill.
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Old 12-15-2009, 11:13 PM   #19
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That place does look like a great place to get together.

By about friday I'm going to start to put together a tentative schedule and then try to narrow down the scope. I'd like to have at least one event each day, Sunday through Wednesday. The one that is roughly confirmed right now is Sunday. I'll be ar The Bruery in Placentia in the afternoon maybe 3 or 4. I'll confirm the time soon, but I'm definitely coming in for some tasting and a growler fill.
Aw bust, I'm going to be staying a few miles on there starting Monday evening!
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Old 12-15-2009, 11:24 PM   #20
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Well, I'm sure something else will happen on monday. The Bruery is only open for the taptroom Fri-Sun.

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