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Preview Craftoberfest at the Rose Bowl

SMOG City Brewery will be on hand Saturday with their amazing IPA – Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News

Inaugural Craftoberfest is this Saturday

Thursday afternoon, Pasadena Independent got a sneak peek of things to come Saturday at Craftoberfest at the Rose Bowl. Over 30 curated craft breweries from Southern California will participate in the inaugural event that combines some of the best ingredients: beer, gourmet foods, and wonderful personalities that create the amber nectar of the gods.

Craftoberfest Los Angeles provides guests with a delicious gastronomic experience influenced by the world’s largest beer festival in Germany – Oktoberfest. Taking place on The Greens at the Rose Bowl, located just behind the historic Rose Bowl Stadium on Brookside Golf Course (1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA 91103), first class restaurants will serve traditional fan favorite food influenced by the internationally loved holiday. The food is sensational, beer incredible and ambiance unmatched.

“I don’t know about you, but I’ve always wanted to wear lederhosen on a golf course,” said Andrew Fowler, managing partner of Los Angeles Ale Works. He went on to say, “Craftoberfest is the beer festival Los Angeles needs”

Emma Taylor, manager /partner of Ten Mile Brewing company shared, “Ten Mile Brewing is pretty tight-knit, but always looking to grow our family! What better way to do that than with great beer, great brats, and the greater LA community? Catch us at Craftoberfest to try our German-inspired Pilsner and IPL.”

Beers from Los Angelese Ale Works. – Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News

Attendees will be given an exclusive five ounce (general admission) or 12 ounce (VIP) tasting glass upon entry, and will receive unlimited free pours of craft beer. Food will be sold separately. Craftoberfest will be held from 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. General admission is $30 and VIP admission is $50.

Participating breweries making Craftoberfest one of the premiere craft beer events in Southern California include: Alesmith Brewing Company, Allagash Brewing Company, Arrow Lodge Brewing, Arts District Brewing Company, Boomtown Brewery, Bottle Logic Brewing, Brouwerij Verhaeghe, Craftsman Brewing, Eagle Rock Brewery, El Segundo Brewing Company, Figuroa Mountain Brewing Co., Highland Park Brewery, Hofbrauhaus, Indie Brewing Company, LA Ale Works Brewery, Long Beach Beer Lab, Modern Times Brewery, Noble Ale Works, Perry Miloslawski, Relentless Brewing Co, Sage Bistro, Smog City Brewing, St. Bernardus Brewery, State Brewing Co., Stone Brewing, Ten Mile Brewing Co., Three Weavers Brewing Company, Verdugo West Brewing Co., Weihenstephan and Yorkshire Square Brewery.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Rose Bowl’s website.

October 11, 2018

About Author

tmiller Terry Miller has been in the newspaper business for 35 plus years, following in the footsteps of his father who was a Foreign Correspondent for the London Daily Telegraph when the family sailed to New York from London abroad the Queen Mary. When not shooting pictures, chasing a breaking news story. or playing drums, Miller spends entirely too much time and effort with Little British Sports Cars like his beloved 74 MGB...more like an addiction, says his wife of 22 years.

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