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The Newest Craft Beer Openings in Los Angeles

The Newest Craft Beer Openings in Los Angeles

Your Guide to LA's Newest Breweries, Beer Bars & Bottle Shops

Last Updated: March 10th 2019 By Gary Magnone

It’s no secret that the LA craft beer scene is exploding. With new breweries, beer bars, and bottle shops opening up all the time all around Los Angeles, it can be pretty tough to keep up. Not any longer!

Here is your guide to the newest craft beer openings in Los Angeles.

Pedals & Pints Brewing Company

Thousand Oaks

156 W Hillcrest Dr, 91360, Thousand Oaks, CA, US

Pedals & Pints Brewing Company is a bicycle-themed 10-barrel brewpub located at The Oaks Mall in Thousand Oaks, featuring a family-friendly taproom with fresh beer, pizza, and salads.

Grand Opening on March 17th.

LA Draught

Santa Monica

3021 Lincoln Blvd, 90405, Santa Monica, CA, US

LA Draught is a new gastropub style sports bar in Santa Monica featuring all-California brewed craft beers paired with classic pub grub.

Grand Opened on February 15th

Ficklewood Ciderworks

Long Beach

720 E Broadway, 90802, Long Beach, CA, US

Ficklewood Ciderworks is Long Beach’s first cidery, opened by next-door neighbor homebrewers turned professional cider makers.

This open and airy industrial-style taproom in Downtown Long Beach features 14 taps of thoughtfully-crafted traditional dry cider, plus a unique 9-foot high tap for a specially aerated pour.

Soft Opened on December 21st / Grand Opened on January 25th.

Father’s Office

Downtown LA

905 E 2nd St #105, 90012, Los Angeles, CA, US

The newest and largest Father’s Office location in the Garey Building in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles features the same elevated gastropub vibe that you know and love, featuring an excellent lineup of 50+ craft beers on tap, fresh cocktails, wine, and THE burger.

Grand Opened on January 14th.

Whittier Brewing Company


13002 Philadelphia St, 90601, Whittier, CA, US

Whittier Brewing Company is the long-anticipated brewery from Chef Ricardo Diaz – the first to open in the city of Whittier. Anchoring the new Poet Gardens beer & food hall, the homebrew-turned-pro brewers will focus on crafting sessionable, easy-drinking beers that pair well with the various dining options within the venue.

Soft Opened on December 20th.

Hi-Lo Liquor Market Long Beach

Long Beach
Bottle Shop

707 E. Ocean Blvd, 90802, Long Beach, CA, US

Hi-Lo Liquor Mart based in Culver City recently launched their 2nd location along Long Beach’s waterfront featuring more of what put them on the map – a great retail selection of craft beer, wine, spirits, and market goods, a beer & wine tasting bar with events, all wrapped up in a picture-perfect Instagram facade. A great addition to the Long Beach area!

Grand Opened December 12th.

Brewjeria Company

Pico Rivera

4937 Durfee Ave, 90660, Pico Rivera, CA, US

Brewjeria is a Belgian-inspired brewery located in Pico Rivera, born from members of the SoCal Cerveceros homebrew club.

Opening November 15th.

Scholb Premium Ales Long Beach

Long Beach

2306 E 4th St, 90814, Long Beach, CA, US

The brand new second location for Torrance-based Scholb Premium Ales is a comfortable, family-friendly taproom & kitchen in the heart of Long Beach.

They’re currently in soft-open mode and feature 25 taps of their beer plus guest beer & wine, an elevated gastropub menu, and an outdoor patio.

Soft opened on November 6th.

The Brews Hall


21770 Del Amo Cir E, 90503, Torrance, CA, US

The Brews Hall is a multi-concept brewery and food hall featuring beers from Buzzrock Brewing Co and George Lopez Brewing Co plus food from George Lopez’s Chingon Kitchen, Chicken T.WI.L.I., Cowherd’s The Herd, and Rock’n Fish Grill.

They’re currently in soft-open mode and only serving guest beers, but should have their house beers pouring soon.

Soft opened on November 2nd. Grand opening on November 18th.

Upshift Brewing Company

El Segundo

339 Indiana St, 90245, El Segundo, CA, US

Upshift Brewing is an automotive-inspired brewery in El Segundo featuring an auto garage themed tasting room and nice open patio in an industrial complex.

They’re currently in soft-open mode pouring a Blonde, a Kölsch, a Pale Ale, an IPA, a Session IPA, and a Brown Ale.

Grand opened on November 2nd.

Smog City West


22755 Hawthorne Blvd, 90505, Torrance, CA, US

Smog City West is the third taproom from Smog City Brewing housed in the former Zymurgy Brew Works space in Torrance.

This intimate taproom maintains the brew-on-premise concept but also features a variety of both classic Smog City brews on tap in addition to experimental one-offs that you won’t find anywhere else.

Grand opened on October 12th.

Surfridge Brewing Company

El Segundo

137 Nevada St, 90245, El Segundo, CA, US

Surfridge Brewing is a new family-owned 20bbl brewery and tasting room located in El Segundo. Not too much info on them at this point, but at launch their beers include a Kölsch, a Pale Ale, a Hazy Session IPA, and a West Coast IPA.

Grand opened on October 11th.

Stay Updated

We’ll be updating this list weekly with any new additions so be sure to bookmark this page and come back often to keep your craft beer drinking options fresh with new spots.

If we missed any new openings, shoot us an email and let us know! hello@hoppedla.com

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