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Food

L.A. Beer Week Returns This Fall With A Focus On Our City's Best Breweries

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L.A. Beer Week is coming back in September (Photo by Quinn Dombrowski via the Creative Commons on Flickr)
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In its sixth year, the annual L.A. Beer Week returns to our City of Angels from September 20 to 28. And the new organizers of this 10-day brew fest are aiming to make our L.A. breweries a primary focus.

This time around, the festival will be headed by the Los Angeles Brewers Guild (LABG) Events Chairman and El Segundo Brewing Co. partner, Thomas Kelly. He told the L.A. Times that he has plans to "shift focus onto Los Angeles breweries during L.A. Beer Week." (And indeed, L.A.'s craft beer scene has grown since the fest first launched, with the likes of Golden Road Brewing and Eagle Rock Brewery.)

The first event will kickstart on Sept. 20 and will be moving from last year's Union Station location to Chinatown. Folks can expect to get some pours from 20 of our local breweries and others from San Diego and Orange County. There will also be a California Brewers Guild event on Sept. 25 at Mohawk Bend repping some of the statewide brewmasters' libations.

Ticket prices and the events schedules have not been announced yet, but visit the L.A. Beer Week website and the LABG Facebook page for updates. Last year, the fest heads held a brewers karaoke championship, a musical beer crawl and special boozy-themed meals, among a bevy of other events, so we're looking forward to seeing what they have in store this year.