Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi Names Smog City Brewing Small Business of the Year

The Los Angeles County Brewers Guild is proud to announce that our very own Smog City Brewing has been named Small Business of the Year by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi for California’s 66th Assembly District. This is a fantastic honor to receive from our local legislators as it shows that small, independent craft breweries such as … Read more

L.A. Brewers Nab 28 Medals at San Diego International Beer Competition

High off of a great showing at the Los Angeles International Beer Competition, 14 members of the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild pulled in a total of 28 medals at the 2018 San Diego International Beer Competition; a seven medal increase from 2017. This year’s accolades also included the 2018 Champion Brewery prize being awarded … Read more

L.A. Brewers Take Home 43 Honors at L.A. International Beer Competition

The 2018 competition season starts off with an impressive showing by members of the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild at this year’s Los Angeles International Beer Competition held at the Los Angeles County Fair. The annual competition which draws both local and international brewery contestants yielded a total of 43 honors for LABG brewers spread … Read more

L.A. County Brewers Guild Contributes $96M Into Local Economy

The Los Angeles County Brewers Guild partnered with a team from the UCLA Applied Research Department to commission an economic impact analysis report detailing the contributions of local, small, and independent craft breweries within our region. The study was conducted from October 2017 and concluded with a presentation in March 2018. This hyper-localized report is … Read more

Van Nuys Arts Festival Welcomes Valley Breweries

Valley ho! The Los Angeles County Brewers Guild will proudly present an intimate Beer Garden at the first annual Van Nuys Arts Festival taking place on Friday, September 29th from 6pm-10pm. Produced in conjunction with the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, District 6 Councilwoman Nury Martinez, and the folks at Champion City, this free … Read more

Cheers & Beers with L.A. Brewers on Sept. 2

The Los Angeles County Brewers Guild is thrilled announce that we have successfully rescheduled our private craft beer pre-game and will present the first L.A. Brewers Cheers & Beers festival on Saturday, September 2, 2017.  Join us for an exclusive tasting event before the LA Galaxy vs. Colorado Rapids match featuring unlimited tastings from 20 independently-owned L.A. County Brewers Guild breweries … Read more

4th Annual Pintwood Derby & Independent Beer Fest

Guild members Alosta Brewing Co. will be expanding their fan-favorite Pintwood Derby beyond the walls of their Covina tasting room tothe Bidwell Forum Plaza (between the Glendora Library and City Hall) in neighboring Glendora. The 4th Annual Pintwood Derby will benefit the Arthritis Foundation and will also feature an Independent Beer Festival featuring all the … Read more

L.A. Brewers Support Brewers Association Independent Craft Certification

Our friends and allies at the Brewers Association dropped some big news today with regards to our on-going push for transparency in the beer industry by launching the new Certified Independent Craft seal which will be available to all independent craft breweries who qualify. This designation has been something that both brewers and consumers have been seeking … Read more

State of the Guild 2017: Fighting for Transparency and Independence

This editorial from Executive Director Frances Michelle Lopez originally appeared in the June 2017 issue of Beer Paper. For a digital copy of the entire June issue, click here:  The 9th annual L.A. Beer Week is upon us and as we gear up for another power-packed celebration of all things beer, we want to reflect … Read more

L.A. Brewers to Showcase at L.A. Food Fest on June 10

In an expanded partnership with our friends at SauceLA, breweries of the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild are proud to bring independently-owned & locally brewed craft beer to this year’s L.A. Food Fest taking place on Saturday, June 10th at the L.A. Coliseum. 10 Guild breweries will be showcasing their beers from 2pm-7pm alongside some … Read more