OC Palate: A Beer & Food Event

Oc Palate

OC Palate: A Beer & Food Event

The Orange County Brewers Guild has announced that its inaugural OC Palate: A Beer & Food Event will be held on Saturday, February 2nd from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Orange County Heritage Museum (3101 W. Harvard Street in Santa Ana). This sophisticated beer and food event is geared to those who appreciate a full culinary experience as it unites Orange County’s most noted independent craft breweries and the region’s most celebrated chefs.

Guests will enjoy an intimate evening of sampling carefully curated food and beer pairings that have been created through collaboration between local brewers and chefs. Guests will have the opportunity to partake in a variety of small-plate pairings and learn about the intention and inspiration behind each as they speak with the brewers and chefs firsthand.

“Orange County is quickly becoming a burgeoning craft beer destination amongst the already prestigious Southern California beer community,” commented Ericca Cook, Executive Director of the Orange County Brewers Guild. “Our brewers are making nationally and globally recognized beers and this event is an opportunity to celebrate and showcase their creations. By pairing our world-class beers with food, guests will be able to experience beer as a pairing in the culinary world.”

Following is a list of participating breweries and chefs:

All-American Ale Works – Anaheim
Artifex Brewing – San Clemente
Asylum Brewing Company – Anaheim
Backstreet Brewery – Anaheim & Irvine
Beachwood Brewing – Long Beach
BJ’s Brewhouse – All Locations
Bootleggers Brewery – Fullerton
Bottle Logic Brewing – Anaheim
Bruery Terreux – Anaheim
Chapman Crafted Beer – Orange
Docent Brewing Co. – San Juan Capistrano
Four Sons Brewing – Huntington Beach
GameCraft Brewing – Laguna Hills
Green Cheek Beer Co. – Orange
Gunwhale Ales – Costa Mesa
Honey Pot Meadery – Anaheim
Hoparazzi Brewing – Anaheim
Karl Strauss – Costa Mesa
Lost Winds Brewing – San Clemente
Phantom Ales – Anaheim
RIIP Beer Co. – Huntington Beach
Stereo Brewing – Placentia
Taps Brewery & Barrel Room – Tustin
The Good Beer Co. – Santa Ana
Towne Park Brew Co. – Anaheim
Tustin Brew Co. – Tustin
Unsung Brewing – Anaheim

Craig Brady – Haven Craft Kitchen & Bar
Daniel Castillo – Heritage Barbecue
Jason Quinn – The Playground
Andrea Machuca – Culinary Underground
Justin Miller – Gunwhale Ales
Michael Rossi – The RANCH Restaurant
Max Schlutz – Sessions West Coast Deli
Patrick Whittaker – Bottle Logic Brewing

Tickets are $100 per guest (21+ only) and must be purchased in advance at https://events.ocbrewers.org/e/ocpalate. Guests will have access to unlimited pours and bites, as well as a commemorative keepsake glass.

The Orange County Brewers Guild is an organization dedicated to educating the public about the great American tradition of craft beer and its rich brewing culture in Orange County. With over 37 established craft breweries within the county’s borders, the OC Brewers Guild strives to bring to the public visibility and knowledge of the rich and steadily growing brewing culture present in Orange County.

The guild aims to:

  • Educate the public about the benefits of fresh, local beer
  • Promote the interests of breweries located in Orange County
  • Participate in and create local community events to raise funds for charities, and increase public awareness of locally available craft beer.As the organization continues to develop and expand, it hopes to cultivate a passion for craft beer in the general community and inspire the public to seek out their local artisan breweries.
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