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This Week in LA Beer: Coffee Beers + Donuts (Feb 17th – Feb 23rd)

This Week in LA Beer: Coffee Beers + Donuts (Feb 17th – Feb 23rd)

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Welcome to This Week in LA Beer, a bite-sized look at some of the things we think are worth paying attention to this week around the Los Angeles craft beer community.



Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival.

Amazing beer. Amazing spirits. Amazing food. With bacon in it.

That’s The Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival in a nutshell. Pair that with a location in one of the nicest cities in the country and you have yourself a must-attend event.

It’s all going down Saturday, February 29th from 12-4pm at San Diego County Credit Union Stadium.

The brewery list is fantastic and we highly recommend making it a quick day trip from LA on the train or turning it into a San Diego weekend beer getaway.

Get $10 off tickets with the promo code HOPPEDLA!

Learn more.



7th Annual Los Angeles IPA Festival.

The 7th Annual Los Angeles IPA Festival is coming up on Saturday, February 29th and we couldn’t be more stoked!

This is one of the premier hoppy events of the year and exclusively features some of the best West Coast IPAs produced in the state of California, all under one roof.

It’s all going down at Mohawk Bend in Echo Park on 2/29. No tickets needed, just show up and drink great beer. Doesn’t get much better than that.

Learn more.



#PLINYWATCH 2020 continues!

#PLINYWATCH  is well underway and we’re seeing Younger tappings left and right all up and down the West Coast.

Check out our guide to see where it’s tapping near you next and follow our Instagram Stories as we announce tappings in real-time.




6 Questions With Double Nickel Brewing Company’s JT Melvin

In this edition of The Session, Emily chats with J.T. Melvin, head brewer at Double Nickel in New Jersey, fresh off their appearance at Juicy Brews and their recent expansion of distribution to California.

Check it out.



Our release of the week.

As you know, our full Release Radar goes out on Fridays but on Tuesdays we like to give you a little sneak peek into one release that we’re really excited for.

This week, we have a double release – Apricot and Boysenberry fruited version of Funk Yeah by Beachwood Blendery. This is their traditional gueuze-inspired blend with one-, two-, and three-year-old barrels. Basically, it’s a special beer with some awesome fruit additions. Make sure you grab yourself some bottles.



Our beer event picks this week.

Carnival of Caffeination: Pastrypalooza Roadshow at Modern Times DTLA

Sat 2/22 in DTLA

If you missed Modern Times’ Carnival of Caffeination in San Diego last week, you’re in luck! They’re bringing a bunch of pastry and coffee stout goodies to the Dankness Dojo in DTLA.


Boomtown’s 5th Anniversary

Sat 2/22 in DTLA

Boomtown is turning 5 and throwing a party to celebrate. Expect lots of awesome beer releases, food vendors, raffles, DJs, and more.


Coffee Beer and Donuts IV at Southland Beer

Sat 2/22 in Koreatown

Coffee Beer & Donuts is back at Southland Beer! Enjoy six coffee beers paired with donuts from California Donuts.



Drink good beer, wear good merch.

We’ve slashed prices on all our merch so we can make room for all the cool designers we’re working on. Yes, that means that the prices for our signature shirts that you’ve seen at beer fests around town are the LOWEST price that you’ll ever see them.

As always, drop that INSIDER5 discount code to grab your $5 off for being a part of this awesome newsletter.

Start shopping.



Build your career in LA beer.

Thinking about starting a career in craft beer? Looking to continue to take your beer job to the next level?

Our newest list showcases the latest job openings in craft beer across Los Angeles. From bartenders to sales reps to brewer’s assistants, find your next brewery job opportunity right here.

Just added: delivery driver job at Claremont Craft Ales and Creative Director job at Firestone Walker!

Browse job listings.



Tell the story behind your beer.

We partner with breweries to produce videos that help tell the story behind your beer, your team, your brewing philosophy, and what makes you stand out among the crowded shelves and draft towers.

We then feature any content we create for you in a native promo campaign to our audience of craft beer enthusiasts in LA (50k/month).

If you’re interested in getting the word out about what makes your brewery unique, let’s chat. Email hello@hoppedla.com to get in touch.

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