Sunday, May 19, 2024
With the lights of downtown still lit up in expectation of the holiday season and a storm brewing overhead, the time seemed right to head out with some friends for a few drinks. Before chaining myself to the desk for finals week, I decided to check out Pixels, a small dive bar located off of University Avenue in Downtown...
When most of your free time is spent poring over textbooks or pulling the late shift at the library in preparation for the first round of midterms, it can be beneficial to put down your book and cut loose for a night. This Tuesday, I decided to do just that, and headed downtown to Lounge 33, a bar located...
Kat Daddy Brewery has been making interesting and unique beers since they first opened their doors. The brewery is located in Moreno Valley off the 215 freeway and Elsworth Street, and Marcus “Kat Daddy” Cole has been brewing here since 2009. Kat Daddy Brewery is still a very small location but has a dedicated crew who truly love the...
The craft beer industry expansion in Riverside has created an excellent selection of craft breweries for both the drinking novice and the drinking expert. The Inland Empire Brewing Co. has been serving quality beer to the Riverside community for the past five years. And in that time, Inland Empire Brewing Co. has been expanding both in reach and scale....
The craft beer industry is alive and well in the Inland Empire! Over the last couple of years new microbreweries have been popping up all over the place. One of the more recent breweries is Packinghouse Brewing Company, located off of Central Avenue next to the Riverside Municipal Airport. Packinghouse originally started back in 2009 brewing their original beers: the...
Fans of beer and “Game of Thrones,” get ready for a second round! As spring quarter rolls around, so too does the newest season of “Game of Thrones,” and along with it is the release of the newest addition to the “Game of Thrones” beer series from Ommegang Brewery. The new limited release, Fire and Blood red ale, joins...
In a hard-to-miss spot in downtown Riverside on University Avenue, Lake Alice Trading Company offers the atmosphere of a bar under the guise of an all-ages restaurant. It definitely has the atmosphere of a bar, so if you’re looking for a quaint cafe or a chill spot for lunch, this isn’t really your scene. This is a place for...
The first few pages of 365 have now been written. Some use a pen to remember the permanent memories. Others use a pencil to sketch pieces of foggy memories back together. Whether 2013 ended with a party with Uncle Frank and Auntie Anne or with our old friends, Jack Daniel and Captain Morgan, the first day of 2014 is...
Fans of both beer and Game of Thrones, rejoice, because Ommegang Brewery from Copperstown, N.Y. has started putting out Westeros-inspired drinks. The first Game of Thrones-themed beer, Take The Throne Blonde Ale, first emerged in March 2013; however, since it was only limited edition, it quickly disappeared off of shelves. But thankfully, a new brew has recently emerged: Take...