Russian River Week at Tustin Brewing

TustinBrewing (taplist)Tustin Brewing Company is one of our favorite local watering holes. Not only do they have a host of their own brews on tap, but they constantly rotate a bunch of taps bringing in guest kegs of amazing beer from other brewers as well.

This week is Russian River Week, a favorite week of ours because we love everything that Russian River Brewing Company makes. They are well-known for their IPAs and their sours and for good reason, they make some of the best beers in those styles.

Beer Soaked Scott and I took some time off work to wait in line for a ticket to taste Pliny the Younger. This is our true story… Continue reading

Pliny the Younger at Selma’s Ladera

Getting older, while waiting for Younger.

Well, I’ve been tweeting about it for a couple weeks now, telling everyone I knew about it, and even posted on Facebook about it as soon as I confirmed my invitation to the tasting event. So it was shocking when I showed up yesterday afternoon and no one at Selma’s was aware of the Facebook event. D’oh!

My heart sank, my adrenaline raced, my beer soaked brain went into overdrive. I thought I had a lock on the Russian River PtY tasting presale tickets. Everything I knew was wrong. Continue reading

Pliny the Younger in Orange County 2012

Well, there seem to be a ton of folks coming here to find out where to find Russian River Brewing Company’s elusive Triple IPA, “Pliny The Younger” on tap in Orange County. Rather than pretend that I’ve done all the research, I’ll just point you to the resource I’ve been using to track it down. The folks over┬áhave a great list of SoCal spots to watch. Of course, twitter is the best way to get real-time info on who’s got what on tap now. I’d recommend that you follow your favorite watering hole on Twitter and stay tuned to see when they announce it.

For example:


Happy beer hunting!