Karl Strauss “Reverse Tap Takeover” Puts the Spotlight on LA Breweries

Karl Strauss is teaming up with four of Los Angeles’ favorite breweries to kick-off LA Beer Week with “Reverse Tap Takeover.” This exclusive craft beer and food pairing event will take place Thursday, October 13, 2011 from 5-9pm at Citywalk.
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Sept. 29, 2011 - PRLog -- Karl Strauss is teaming up with four of Los Angeles’ favorite breweries to kick-off LA Beer Week with “Reverse Tap Takeover.”  This exclusive craft beer and food pairing event will take place Thursday, October 13, 2011 from 5-9pm at Karl Strauss Brewing Company, CityWalk.  Karl Strauss will be turning over its taps to showcase LA’s vibrant and growing craft beer community.

Angel City Brewing, Eagle Rock Brewery, Golden Road Brewery, and Ladyface Ale Companie will each pour two beers at the event alongside two special release brews from Karl Strauss.  In addition to a stellar beer line-up, Karl Strauss’ culinary team has prepared unique small plates designed to pair specifically with each beer.  “LA has a great food reputation and we want to showcase how well beer and food pair together,” says Karl Strauss Executive Chef, Gunther Emathinger.  “It was also important for us to center this event on LA’s local breweries and really highlight what’s going on in the beer scene up here.”

After enjoying the all-local line-up, you can mingle with the brewers, take a brewery tour, or taste a sample off the freshly-tapped cask. Your $20 ticket gets you into this private event along with 10 beer and food pairings and a commemorative event glass. For tickets and more information visit: www.karlstrauss.com.  Share it.  Cheers.

Beer Stations and Sample Pairings

Angel City Brewing Company
Angel City Vitzen: Bay scallop ceviche
Che Pale Lager: Crispy avocado chicken rolls with ancho chili sauce

Eagle Rock Brewery
Solidarity English Dark Mild: Cheesy New York steak bites with Cambozola
Unity Saison: Mini pork shanks with hoisin BBQ sauce

Golden Road Brewing Company
Point the Way IPA: Fuego Sliders with jalapenos and pepper jack cheese
Golden Road Hef: Beer-brined, African-spiced Piri Piri wings

Karl Strauss Brewing Company
Two Tortugas Belgian Quad: Beef dip sliders with chipotle ale mayo
Padre Porter: Porter-battered Snickers bars with coconut dip

Ladyface Ale Companie
Trois Filles Tripel: Baked mussels with fennel bacon soubise
Ladyface Weizenbock: Duck quesadilla with smoked Gouda and papaya almond salsa

Karl Strauss Brewing Company, CityWalk
1000 Universal Studios Blvd.
Universal City, CA 91602
(818) 753- 2739

About Karl Strauss Brewing Company
Karl Strauss Brewing Company is celebrating 22 years of brewing in San Diego.  From humble roots, a big vision, and the desire to share handcrafted beer with America’s Finest, Karl Strauss has grown from one brewery restaurant to a local institution—brewing 34,000 barrels in 2010 and operating six successful brewery restaurants across Southern California.  The company has not strayed from its pioneering roots with new releases like Big Barrel IIPA and Whistler Imperial Pils, while still capturing hearts and the 2010 WBC and GABF gold medals for long-time favorites like Red Trolley Ale.  With distribution solely in California, Karl Strauss is ranked #44 on the list of the country’s top craft breweries. For more information visit www.karlstrauss.com or call the brewery at (858) 273-2739.  
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About LA Beer Week 2011
A 14 day celebration of beer culture in Los Angeles and Orange Counties featuring a mind and palate pleasing array of local beer establishments, breweries, beer cuisine, restaurants and education. Come out and celebrate the diversity of our local beer culture at one of the many events being held at great establishments all across the Southland.
Source:Melody Daversa, Karl Strauss Brewing Company
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