L.A. Beer Week 2018 Kickoff Fest FAQ

24 hours until our 10th Annual L.A. Beer Week Kickoff Festival at the Los Angeles Center Studios! We hope you’ll be joining us as we raise a glass to celebrate independent beer with 90 of our craft brewery friends! The event will feature over 250 unique brews for you to sample and it’ll be a […]

State of LA Beer 2018

Originally published in the June 2018 edition of Beer Paper. How do you quantify a decade? For some, a decade can be the blink of an eye; the time between jobs, building families, graduating, falling in love, out of love, and figuring it all out. In LA beer years, a decade is the lifespan of […]

Unity Brew Collaboration Merges East with West

The annual release of Unity, a collaborative brew by the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild, marks the start of the L.A. Beer Week season and will return on June 6, 2018 with a special double-can release from this year’s host brewery Los Angeles Ale Works. This year’s iteration of the community-driven beer merges both the […]

L.A. Beer Week Celebrates 10 Years on June 16

We are less than one month away until L.A. Beer Week returns to celebrate its 10th Anniversary. Where has all the time gone? In 10 years, craft beer has grown from just a few beer-loving establishments in L.A. to now hundreds of craft-friendly bars and restaurants and over 75 small and independently-owned craft breweries. We […]

Beer Camp Long Beach Closes Out #LABW9

The Los Angeles County Brewers Guild is excited to partner with California’s legendary Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. on another Beer Camp on Tour festival taking place tomorrow, June 24th, at the Queen Mary Waterfront Events Park. Returning to Long Beach for a second year, Beer Camp will once again feature over 100 breweries, live music, and […]

3rd Annual BFE Fest Heads to Wolf Creek on June 23

The spirit of community continues to thrive during L.A. Beer Week and will head north to the Santa Clarita Valley on Friday for the 3rd Annual BFE Fest hosted by Wolf Creek Brewery. Featuring over 20 breweries from the greater Los Angeles area, this annual event benefits the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild and aims […]

The #LABW9 Tap List 2017 – Updated 6/15

Remember that time we said that 90 breweries were going to be bringing around 180 beers to the L.A. Beer Week Kickoff Festival? Yeah…it’s more like 230+! We are floored by the amount of support our breweries and special guests are throwing behind the only festival in Los Angeles this summer dedicated to exclusively independent craft […]

Kickstart L.A. Beer Week on June 17

The 9th Annual L.A. Beer Week will take place June 17-25 and will commence with the L.A. Beer Week Kickoff Festival presented by the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild on Saturday, June 17th. The flagship opening marks the Guild’s fourth year producing the event since the nonprofit inherited the brand from L.A. Beer Week’s founders […]

UNITY 2017: The Official L.A. Beer Week Beer

Nothing gets us more excited about the return of L.A. Beer Week season than the annual Unity collaboration brew coordinated by the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild. Originated by our Guild’s founders at Eagle Rock Brewery, this year’s Unity brew was hosted by El Segundo Brewing and drew over 70 brewers representing over 40 breweries. […]