la beer week

LA Beer Week 2015: Meet the Founders

LA Beer Week returns in June and it's shaping up to be the best LABW yet. The Beer Belly team will be joined by two illustrious members of the craft beer community to our little spot in Koreatown. 

To kick things off we will be welcoming John McDonald, founder of Boulevard Brewing, on Wednesday June 24th. We will have a special Boulevard VW camper parked out front that will be tricked out with some fun things, lawn games, and of course there will be beer.

BOULEVARD BREWING TAPLIST (6/24)

  • Imperial Stout
  • Hibiscus Gose
  • Saison-Brett
  • Pop-Up IPA
  • The Calling IPA
  • 80-Acre Hoppy Wheat
  • Heavy Lifting IPA
  • Tank 7 Saison
  • Ginger-Lemon Radler
  • Love Child #5 (bottles)
  • 2014 Bourbon Barrel Quad (bottles)

On Friday, June 26th we will be joined by David Walker, co-founder of Firestone Walker, for Walker's Wild Ride. David will be bringing out a keg of a mystery Barrelworks sour to share with the BB family. We will of course have other FW beers on tap, and we expect this to be a very special evening.

FIRESTONE-WALKER TAPLIST (6/26)

  • Mystery Barrelworks Sour
  • Sucaba 2014
  • Stickee Monkey 2014
  • Unfiltered DBA
  • Easy Jack
  • Union Jack
  • Double Jack
  • Wookey Jack
  • Pivo
  • DBA
  • Pale 31
  • Opal
  • 805

LA Beer Week Comes to Beer Belly This Month

LABW

The changing of the seasons brings us the 5th Annual LA Beer Week which means eleven days filled with craft beer events all over Los Angeles. We hope that you'll take advantage of this opportunity to celebrate the LA craft beer community by meeting new people and of course trying new beers.

As part of our LABW participation, we will be hosting three special events:

Saturday 9/21 (12pm-4pm) TAPS: A doozy of a taplist as we welcome TAPS back to Beer Belly. Chef Wes will be cooking up mussels, and beer battered shrimp tacos to go with the beers.

Here's what we have on tap:

  • Cream Ale
  • Irish Red
  • Schwarzbier
  • Belgian White
  • MJoe (Raw Honey Ale)
  • Saison
  • Helles Lager
  • Seaward Centennial
  • Pumpkin Ale
  • Mocha Stout
  • Remy
  • Altbier

Monday 9/23 (6pm-10pm) Eagle Rock Brewery: Our homies from the eastside are back in our neck of the woods, and like any good friend they're bringing beer!

On-tap:

  • Solidarity
  • Manifesto
  • Revolution
  • Unionist
  • Populist
  • Nitro Solidarity
  • Unity
  • Imperialist
  • Tarte Noir
  • Cask: TBD
  • Surprises: TBD

Wednesday 9/25 (7pm-11pm) Kinetic: Not only will we be welcoming Kinetic Brewing to Beer Belly for the first time, but I'm also hearing rumors that Chef Mike (Kinetic) will be bringing some amazing Pumpkin Cheesecake, and that Chef Wes is conspiring to deep fry it. Hm...

If deep fried desserts aren't your thing, then we have some awesome beer on the tap-list for you instead:

  • Potential Blonde
  • Hefeweizen
  • Torque Session IPA
  • Ignition Pale
  • Propulsion IPA
  • Rusted Coffee
  • Fusion Porter
  • Infrared Imperial Red
  • Saison Ete
  • Dark Chocolate Matter RIS
  • Dark Matter RIS on Nitro
  • Surprise: tbd

For those you participating in our One Night Stand program, all three LABW events will be ONS make-up opportunities. Just be sure to take a photo in the 'photo-zone' and upload to our Facebook page.