Yup, Pacific Plate Brewery is gonna put Monrovia on the map of microbrewers. Great beers with a twist…flavors kicked up a notch with real fruit in the case of the Mango IPA. My favorite however was the Cardamom Ginger Saison, a wonderfully spicy beer.
Pacific Plate is an interesting brewery. They make craft beers with a twist as you might have guessed. They start with whole grains they mill themselves. They add flavor pairings that compliment each other to create very different beers than you typically find on the shelves of your local groc. Each batch is brewed by the barrel, not by the bajillion barrels that gives them better control over the final product. They even grow their own yeast to maintain the quality of their beer. All good stuff. Read the rest of this entry →