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Where to Drink Craft Beer in LA for NYE 2018

Where to Drink Craft Beer in LA for NYE 2018

Last Updated: December 23rd 2018 By Gary Magnone

New Years Eve is here once again, with breweries, beer bars, and beer-centric restaurants around Los Angeles busting out the special kegs, special pairings, and special pricing for your end-of-year enjoyment.

Whether you’re looking for a sitdown prix-fixe beer dinner, all you can drink ales, DJs and IPAs, or just a casual non-ticketed spot to toast some Brut IPAs at midnight, we’ve got you covered. Here’s your guide to where to drink local craft beer in LA for NYE 2018.

Angel City Brewery

Downtown LA

216 South Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Angel City in the DTLA Arts District is hosting a No Cover New Years featuring their lineup of beers, food, live music, and a midnight toast with their Bir Royale Champagne Beer. Doors open at 4pm, music starts at 9pm.

Angry Horse Brewing


603 W. Whittier Blvd. Montebello, CA 90640

Ring in the new year at Angry Horse Brewing in Montebello. They’re having a little party with no cover, first come first serve seating, live music, and a Brut IPA toast at midnight.

They’ll also be doing a flash sale of their East LA IPA cans from 4-9pm so head there early and stock up for your at-home enjoyment.

Arts District Brewing Co

Downtown LA

828 Traction Ave, 90013, Los Angeles, CA, US

Arts District Brewing Co in the DTLA Arts District is hosting a No Cover NYE party featuring their full lineup of fresh beer, food, games, and a complimentary beer midnight toast.

Blue Palms NYE

Blue Palms Brewhouse


6124 Hollywood Blvd, 90028, Los Angeles, CA, US

Blue Palms is once again opening their doors for a casual nice and easy celebration with no cover, no minimum, no dress code, and $5 drafts all night long! Hats, noisemakers, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight!

Bluebird Brasserie

Sherman Oaks

13730 Ventura Blvd, 91423, Sherman Oaks, CA, US

Bluebird Brasserie in Sherman Oaks is hosting a NYE celebration starting at 8pm featuring a $75 VIP ticket which includes all you can drink craft beer, a special keepsake beer glass, passed appetizers, party favors, and a complimentary beer toast at midnight.

Bluebird is also launching their crowler program that day so you can be one of the first to take home your favorite Bluebird beers to-go!

Grab your tickets here.

Brewport Tap House

El Segundo

204 Main Street El Segundo, California, CA 90245

Brewport Tap House in El Segundo is once again hosting a NYE celebration starting with an intimate ticketed event from 7-10pm, then opening to the public until 1am.

For $75, the ticketed event includes reserved seating, tray passed appetizers, buffet style dinner, and 75 oz of capacity at their 60 self-pour taps of craft beer, wine, kombucha, and more.

To purchase tickets, stop by Brewport or email to info@brewporttaphouse.com.

After 10pm, the event opens up to the public with a DJ spinning in their main room, photo area, red carpet with step & repeat banner, and midnight toast with balloon drop.

Brouwerij West

San Pedro

110 E 22nd St, 90731, San Pedro, CA, US

Brouwerij West in San Pedro is hosting a free NYE Yacht Rock 80’s themed dance party. The fun starts at 8pm with San Pedro local, DJ Wix, spinning your favorite soft rock and 80s hits all night long, fresh Brouwerij West beers, food options, and a big midnight countdown.

Broxton in Westwood



1099 Westwood Blvd, 90024, Los Angeles, CA, US

Broxton in Westwood is throwing a Masquerade Ball NYE celebration starting at 9pm featuring a ticketed event which includes passed hors-d’oeuvres, four hours of open bar, plus your choice of champagne or beer toast at midnight.

Masquerade Ball attire is encouraged!

Tickets are $99 in advance and $120 at the door. $30 extra per person includes early 8pm arrival, guaranteed seating, & a buffet dinner.

Grab your tickets here.

Crazy Harry’s Bar


20112 Saticoy St, Winnetka, CA 91306, United States

Crazy Harrys is throwing a laid-back, mellow NYE get-together at their bar in Winnetka including a champagne toast at midnight. No cover, no dress code, just fun times.

Imperial Western Beer Company

Downtown LA

800 N Alameda St, 90120, Los Angeles, CA, US

Imperial Western is open all day from noon to 2pm for your NYE celebrating needs and is also hosting a special prix fixe beer dinner for $110 per person from 7-11pm.

Get your tickets here.

Four-beer flight
Appetizers: Shellfish Platter + Little Gem Lettuces
Choose One: French Fries, Cauliflower, Fried Mushroom
Choose Two: Chorizo & Mussels, Pork Ribs, Fried Chicken, Shrimp Roll
Dessert: Hot Fudge Sundae

Lomita Alehouse


24123 Narbonne Ave Lomita, California 90717

Celebrate NYE at Lomita Alehouse with unlimited pours of local drafts and a free champagne toast at midnight for $30. Grab your tickets here.

Mikkeller Bar in DTLA

Mikkeller Bar DTLA

Downtown LA

330 W Olympic Blvd, 90015, Los Angeles, CA, US

If you’re into that rare, hard to find beer, Mikkeller has got you covered for NYE! Starting at 5pm, they’ll be tapping a handful of kegs from 3 Floyds in Indiana (rated best brewery in the world on RateBeer 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012). No ticket, no cover, just get there early.

Dark Lord Spaceforce 15% – Imperial Stout Aged in Pineau Des Charentes barrels w/ Vanilla, Cocoa Nibs & Coffee
Army of Hops 7.3% – IPA w/ Milk Sugar
Permanent Funeral 10.5% – Imperial IPA
Deesko 6.5% – Berliner Weisse

Mohawk Bend

Echo Park

2141 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026, United States

Mohawk Bend in Echo Park is hosting a fun NYE celebration from 9pm-1am with no cover, live DJ set, champagne toast at midnight, photobooth fun, and more!

They’ll also have optional open bar packages available which include unlimited selections fo craft beer, well spirits, and wine for $49.

Mt Lowe Brewing Co


150 E St Joseph St, Arcadia, CA 91006

Mt Lowe is hosting a no cover 70s themed New Years celebration at their brewery taproom in Arcadia. Prizes for best 70s inspired outfits and DJ Islas spinning all night.

The Stalking Horse Brewery & Freehouse

West LA

10543 W Pico Blvd, 90064, Los Angeles, CA, US

The Stalking Horse in West LA is having a fun no cover NYE celebration featuring house brewed beer or craft cocktails, full pub menu, NYE themed photobooth, and a complimentary beer toast at midnight.

For those of you who want to do it right, spring for their $31 ticket which gets you bottomless Stalking Horse beer from 8pm-midnight, mini tikki masala pastries for snacking, and a keepsake NYE pint glass.

The Surly Goat

West Hollywood

7929 Santa Monica Blvd, 90046, West Hollywood,, CA, US

The Surly Goat in WeHo is hosting their infamous Surly NYE party featuring $65 open bar from 8pm-2am with midnight champagne toast.

Get your tickets by sending $65 to @SurlyNYE on Venmo, purchasing in advance at the bar, or $75 day of.

Tonys Darts Away


1710 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506, United States

Tony’s Darts Away in Burbank is celebrating NYE the TDA way: $80 tickets includes all-inclusive evening with vegan/non-vegan buffet, unlimited pours of craft beer in a souvenier glass, midnighit balloon drop, party favors, and music provided by DJ Rob Weldon.

Buy your tickets at the bar in advance!

Transplants Brewing Company


40242 La Quinta Ln, Unit 101,, 93551, Palmdale, CA, US

Transplants Brewing is your spot in the AV to ring in the New year. They’ll have a no cover evening featuring a special toast at midnight, special beer releases, and other fun surprises.

Yorkshire Square Brewery


1109 Van Ness Ave Torrance, CA 90501

Yorkshire Square Brewery strives to deliver an unparalleled beer experience by brewing proper British beer and championing real cask ale.

Got any other LA NYE craft beer event suggestions? Drop a comment below, a Facebook comment, a Tweet, or an Instagram DM and we’ll add it to the list. Here’s to a great New Year’s Eve 2018 with some great local LA beer.

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