Beer Soaked readers should know by now that our favorite Orange County craft beer festival is approaching. That’s right, it’s almost time for the annualOC Brew Ha Haon Saturday, September 7th, 2013.
Did you know that they are brewing a special collaboration beer for the event? We were invited to brew day for the OC Brew Ha Ha ‘HOP MONSTER’, and here’s the story…
Three local Orange County brewmasters; Aaron Barkenhagen of Bootleggers Brewery, Evan Weinberg of Cismontane Brewing Company, and Jerrod Larsen of Tustin Brewing Company, all came together to brew a commemorative beer for the OC BrewHaHa festival. They sat down over some beers and after taking a look at the graphic novel themed artwork for the 2013 BrewHaHa they decided on a massively “hopped up” Red Ale that would consist of Citra, Nelson, and Galaxy hops. “It was a no brainer. It had to be a hoppy red. I mean, just look at the artwork.” – Aaron Continue reading →
Last week in honor ofAmerican Craft Beer Week, (May 14-20, 2012), we were trying a new craft beer every day. It was a lot of fun, and a great excuse to stay beer soaked. We see no reason to stop now. Today, I crack open a whole cone imperial IPA from Sierra Nevada. Continue reading →