Entries by Carl Townsend

July First Friday at Firestone Walker Propagator

As July rolls around, we are starting to break out of our social bubbles. We will start out with First Friday live and in-person at Firestone-Walker Propagator Restaurant. Join us Friday July 2 at 7:00 PM at an indoor table reserved for the club.  Manager Jay Sanders will stop by our table and fill us […]

Competition Corner – July 2021

As we are coming out of our COVID-induced cocoons, we finally have some competitions to work on. First up is the California Homebrewers Association Fall Best of Show Competition.  Pacific Gravity is allowed to have two entries only.  Congratulations to Eric Muhlheim who has already qualified with an outstanding Schwarzier. Hence, we have just ONE […]

PG Member Tomm Carroll featured speaker for Masterclass in Italian craft beer

Veteran Pacific Gravity member, beer writer and international beer judge Tomm Carroll, a longtime advocate for birra artigianale, joins Italian craft beer expert Lorenzo “Kuaska” Dabove for an online Masterclass entitled Untapped Secrets of Italian Craft Beer.  A collaboration between the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West (IACCW), headquartered in Los Angeles, and the Accademia delle Professioni […]

Club Meeting June 17th Featuring Smog City (Virtual)

Greetings Pacific Gravity! Yes, this month’s club meeting is still virtual, but the beers that our good friends over at Smog City have lined up for tasting will make it worth your while. Porter will be joining in to give us the low down on these great selections. So zoom on in for the meeting.Swing […]

June First Friday at Harajuku Taproom (Virtual)

Hopefully by this Friday your vaccines will be kicking in.  But, in the meantime, we are still celebrating virtually.  Please join us once again for a Beer, Sake and food pairing with Harajuku Taproom.   We will start up a Zoom session Friday June 4th at 7:00 PM. Adam Guttentag has put together a special deal […]

May Club Meeting Featuring Tortugo (Virtual)

Greetings Pacific Gravity! We continue to meet while staying home, so once again into the internet!  Our May Club Meeting is a return to our home court meeting ground, Tortugo Brewery! May Club Meeting (VIRTUAL) Thursday May 20, 2021 at 7:30 PM  Tortugo Brewing   916 W Hyde Park Blvd, Inglewood, CA 90302  (424) 227-9963  […]

May First Friday at The Daily Pint (Virtual)

Greetings Pacific Gravity! For our First Friday for May we are coming back to the Daily Pint via Belgium! First Friday May 7, 2021 @ 7:00 PM. Phil has rounded up some tasty Belgian style beers for us.They include: Unibroue Blanche de Chambly Witbier, https://www.unibroue.com/en-us/beers/classics/blanche-de-chambly Russian River Defenestration, Brett IPA  https://www.russianriverbrewing.com/defenestration/ Westmalle Dubbel, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westmalle_Brewery Trappist Rochefort 8, […]

Pacific Gravity Club Meeting Thursday April 15th

Greetings Pacific Gravity! Party Time! April’s club meeting continues to be virtual, but it’s sure to be a party because at this month’s meeting we will feature the beers from Party Beer Co. Long time club member turned brewery owner Lee Bakofsky will be on hand to drink a few beers and talk about his beer […]

Virtual First Friday at Three Weavers April 2nd

For our First Friday in April we are featuring Three Weavers Brewing Company.  We will be firing up the Zoom virtual meeting at 7:00PM April 2nd.  Alexandra has put together a special mixed four pack consisting of the following: Little Green Room (Pilsner, 16oz) Day Job (Pale Ale, 12 oz) Blursday (Rosé Sour, 16 oz) […]

Pacific Gravity Club Meeting Thursday March 18th

Greetings Pacific Gravity! This month’s club meeting is still virtual, but the beers our good friends at LA Ale Works have selected for tasting continue to make it a great night for beer drinking. Kip will be on hand to discuss the beers and news from the brewery! FYI: LAAW gives 10% discounts on any other beers club […]