Friday, June 21, 2024
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...
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...
This past Wednesday I decided to head to The Spot and the Getaway Cafe, two of the most popular bars around campus. Knowing that I had the fortune of no classes on Thursday, I decided to break my normal routine of drinking and talking with friends and chose to sit down and talk with the bartenders that many of...
Riverside doesn’t deserve all of the criticism it receives. Sure, the weather ranges from terrible to terrible and windy, the crime rate leaves much to be desired and the job prospects for someone with minimal qualifications are lacking, but it has an amazing bar scene. While it can't compare to certain parts of San Diego or Los Angeles, there...
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....
  With finals and papers looming over our heads as winter quarter draws to a close, I decided to do the responsible thing and head downtown for drinks at two of Riverside’s most popular speakeasies — The Hideaway Cafe and ProAbition. I decided to forgo simply spending a night with friends and chose instead to get to know the people...
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...
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...