From the Beer Writer: While there are plenty of "weird beers" out there, by and large, it seems the craft-drinking masses' taste pendulum is swinging back toward traditional beer styles. This is good … [Read more...] about Beer of the Week: Sorrento Saison
From the Beer Writer: Last month, I ventured to Sorrento Valley for a Monday-night session at New English Brewing Company, where my eyes gravitated to a beer on the board called “Hop Slap’d”. In a … [Read more...] about Beer of the Week: New English Hop Slap’d #5
Last year, New English Brewing owner Simon Lacey invited me into a nondescript, stripped-down business suite next to his brewery. He had just acquired it and had plans to convert it into a … [Read more...] about New English Brewing to debut The Barrel Room on 10th anniversary
From the Beer Writer: The majority of beers given the bourbon barrel-aging treatment are stouts of the imperial ilk. Robust and high in alcohol, they are ideally suited for prolonged aging in … [Read more...] about Beer of the Week: New English Bourbon Barrel-Aged Brewer’s Special Brown Ale
I first heard of them from local sour-beer brewer Peter Perrecone. At the time, he was heading 100% wild ale operation Toolbox Brewing Company in Vista, and had just caught wind that another outfit … [Read more...] about Meet California Wild Ales
You should drink more beer from New English Brewing Co. Perhaps you already are. After all, the secret’s slipping out. The brewery has been open since 2007, and Zumbar Chocolate Coffee Imperial … [Read more...] about Checking in on New English Brewing Co.
From the Beer Writer: Since meeting New English Brewing Co. owner Simon Lacey, I’ve admired his devotion to crafting high quality versions of the beers of his homeland. In a day and age where most … [Read more...] about Beer of the Week: New English Two Legit Double IPA