Join Gary in this LIVE episode of HopTalk, recorded at the recent LA Beer Week kickoff festival, where he chats with renowned beer writer, Tomm Carroll about the beer scene’s evolution in the city over the past two decades. This isn’t your typical beer chat; it’s a detailed exploration of the LA beer community’s journey from its humble beginnings to the thriving scene it is today.
Tomm gives a front-row view of the rise and metamorphosis of LA’s beer culture. We cover the evolution of brewing styles, the influence of global beer trends on the local scene, and the significance of landmark events like LA Beer Week in shaping the city’s beer identity.
Our discussion also ventures into brewing trends, from the popularity of Hazy IPAs to the emergence of Cold IPAs, illustrating the constant evolution and dynamism of LA’s beer scene. It’s a comprehensive chat that epitomizes the spirit of innovation and exploration that LA breweries are known for. Listen in!