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Brew News: May the Beer Be With You

Posted: May 29, 2014 | Kevin Wells No Comments

As May comes to a close, it’s probably about time for you to check out the latest brews that Ventura County has to offer. Here’s what you can expect, with new beer from Institution Ale Co, ghost pepper beer at Ladyface Alehouse, specials at Ojai Beverage Company, and more!


What to Do for Mother’s Day

Posted: May 9, 2014 | Kevin Wells No Comments

Whoa! Mother’s Day is on Sunday! Since you’re so caring and thankful for your mother, you’ve already gotten her a card and some flowers. What else can you do to go the extra mile and earn some of Mom’s brownie points? Well, it’s a good thing you asked. Here are some of the best things to do in the Ventura County area with your mother for Mother’s Day.


The French Bulldog is Reborn as Old Town Tavern

Posted: May 6, 2014 | Kevin Wells No Comments

As some of you may have noticed, the Camarillo restaurant/bar previously known as The French Bulldog recently closed their doors permanently. As of Friday, May 2nd, they held a sneak peek at their new identity — Old Town Tavern. Visually, it has a much more rustic American feel, featuring lots of steel and hardwood. This is only one of many more changes I can appreciate since their transition from The French Bulldog. Here are a few other changes you’ll notice.


Brew News: The Season of Sour Beers

Posted: March 28, 2014 | Kevin Wells No Comments

Now that you’ve finally worked off that St. Patrick’s Day hangover, it’s time to figure out what to do this weekend. Luckily, there are plenty of great beers (including some amazing sour beers) to check out!


Brew News: Ides of St. Patty

Posted: March 13, 2014 | Kevin Wells No Comments

The Ides of March/St. Patty’s Day approaches, and you know what that means: heavy drinking and lots of green everywhere. If your wallet is going to survive the week, let me tell you where to go for the best drinks at the best prices around.



Brew News: Big Wet March

Posted: February 28, 2014 | Kevin Wells No Comments

Uh oh, it’s going to rain! You know what that means — staying indoors and staying hydrated with lots of beer! Wondering what to have? We’ve got some raging clues. Figueroa Mountain at Barrelhouse 101, new Firestone Walker releases, tastings at Santa Cruz Beverage Co, a new cask at Ladyface, a new cask and 2 more beers on tap at Institution, a new cask at Surf, and a new release from Enegren! Oh my!