70 minutes | Dec 31st 2020

#RANKED: The Best LA Beers We Drank in 2020 with Russell from The Beer Travel Guide [PART 2]

We’re back with Part 2 of our end of the year episode! Gary is once again joined by special guest, Russell Hainline of TheBeerTravelGuide.com to go through the top half of their 10 best LA beers they drank in 2020. If you missed Part 1, go here and check out that episode first. Then come back here where we’re running through rankings #5 to #1. Here’s a quick rundown of their lists, but be sure to tune in to the episode get the full scoop on how these rankings went down! Gary: 10. Common Space – Forget Me Not Black IPA 9. Mumford – Box Logo #10 NE-style Double IPA 8. Three Weavers – Little Green Room Bohemian Pilsner 7. Ogopogo – PPL BRW Hazy IPA 6. 14 Cannons – Wreck Yo Ship Triple IPA 5. Arrow Lodge – Puff Pastry Imperial Stout with cocoa nibs, vanilla and marshmallow 4. Enegren – American Reinheitsgebot Pilsner collab w/ Bierstadt Lagerhaus 3. Cellador – Mas Farmhouse Ale w/ Late Harvest Masumoto Fruit 2. Highland Park – Competition IPA 1. El Segundo – Smooth Deep Blues IPA Russell: 10. Santa Monica Brew Works – Spread Love Juicy IPA 9. Tortugo – Cristobal Mexican Lager with Peppers 8. Ten Mile – Acadian Fog Hazy Double IPA 7. Mumford – Black is Beautiful Imperial Stout 6. Dry River – Lady Roja Michelada 5. Kings – Frose Purple Rain Fruited Sour 4. Highland Park – Griffith J Griffith Fluffernutter Imperial Stout with Trystero Coffee, Peanut Butter & Vanilla 3. Cellador – Fuckified Barrel-Aged Sour Blend with Cling-Stone Masumoto Peach Pits 2. Smog City – Coffee Porter 1. Modern Times – MT Ultra Coconut 2020 Imperial Stout With so many awesome beers from so many great Los Angeles breweries, this is by no means a comprehensive or definitive list. So, we want to hear from YOU! What were your top 10 LA beers that you drank in 2020? Special thanks to Russell for joining this episode of the pod. Give him a follow on Instagram at @russellhbeer and @thebeertravelguide.
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