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It’s December, which means the holidays, which means you’d better get your go-to recipe in order. Good thing we’ve got you covered. You ready for this? Orange Custard with Celebration IPA Chocolate Glaze.

We know, we know. You’re looking at the recipe and freezing up. Trust us, you can do this. Remember those chocolate oranges from childhood? This recipe turns that flavor up to 11. Grab a spoon.

Custard:
2 cups heavy cream
2/3 cup sugar, divided
Zest and juice from one orange
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
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December 4, 2015 – 12:04pm

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“In all seriousness, help yourself to whatever you want.”

Julian Shrago gave us free rein on Beachwood BBQ & Brewing’s 36 tap handles. We hesitated not. A Breaker pale ale here, a Hop Ramen IPA there, a Pablo Escobeer porter infused with coffee—it was morning, after all.

Julian is brewmaster and co-owner of Beachwood, and he was hosting a test brewing session in Long Beach for Beer... Read More

November 6, 2015 – 10:39am

The hop season is a pretty romantic time for a beer lover. Watching the bines shoot through the earth, spiral toward the sky and grow heavy with fragrant hops—it’s enough to make us wax poetic, and no time is quite as celebrated as harvest.

At our Chico brewery, our homegrown hop field gives us a front-row seat to the season and provides the base of our Estate IPA (More on that later.). We watch patiently until the August harvest fills the air with the smell of hops. We live for this stuff.

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September 30, 2015 – 2:03pm