The bartenders at KINDRED, a heavy metal-themed vegan restaurant in San Diego, CA, are just as likely to be found brandishing blowtorches at garnishes as they are painstakingly arranging flower petals atop neon-hued tropical concoctions. Today, it’s increasingly common for appearances to eclipse taste in order to achieve that perfect picture to cherish forever—or at least until your Instagram story expires.
The Women’s Beer Forum, hosted by Los Angeles-based Eagle Rock Brewery, is the latest victim in a long line of so-called “gender-based discrimination” lawsuits initiated by various men’s rights activists (MRAs), who are lashing out events and promotions designed for women.
“White supremacy shut us down,” Black Star Line Brewing Company founder L.A. McCrae says. “Our world has been rocked.”
Despite its flaws, the film marked a turning point for feminism and female representation in teen rom-coms.
For me and all the other mid-80s millennials, 1999 didn’t signal the end of an era. It was the start of our definitive teenage years, rich with all the compulsive hormone-driven drama that would ultimately shape us into the adults we went on to become.
1999 was the year I started high school; the year that I got what was, at the time, a state-of-the-art three-CD player on which I blaste...
From voodoo ceremonies to witchy gatherings, this time of the year the city comes alive with the dead.
After earning numerous awards as brewmaster at Coronado Brewing Company, Ryan Brooks struck out on his own to focus on beers inspired by the culture and flavors of Mexico. “I’d like to shock people and have them say ‘Wow, [Mexican brewers] are making beer just as good as Belgians or Germans,’” he says. Although SouthNorte currently brews at Coronado, the goal is to find a production space near the international border. For now, Brooks is concentrating on using Mexican ingredients (chocolate, fruits, corn), and collaborations with Mexican breweries, but his individual recipes have already...
It’s no easy feat to twist Martin Luther King, Jr.’s iconic “I Have A Dream” speech into a racist Facebook rant. But Dave Hyndman, owner of Reckless Brewing Company in San Diego, California gave it a hell of a go on March 5 in a now-deleted post promoting its latest beer, “Black Lagers Matter.”
Craft beer is a billion dollar industry in San Diego, according to the latest economic impact report from California State University, San Marcos and the San Diego Brewers Guild. What’s more, craft breweries directly contributed nearly $5 million to hundreds of philanthropic organizations across the county and state in 2018 alone.
Local advocates Noemí and Jackie Rivas-Landaverde dream of redirecting some of those dollars to what they see as...
Sure, beer is great, but have you tried peeing glitter?
More women are taking charge as head distillers, a role that’s historically been heavily lopsided towards men. 25-year-old Laura Johnson is one of them.
When it comes to restorative boozy beverages enjoyed on cold winter nights, hot toddies have enjoyed their reign for years. And while they may very well remain on top for decades to come, a relatively unknown but increasingly popular alternative is brewing in Portland, Oregon. Introducing Cascade Brewery's Glueh Kriek.