The selection of beers available in LA has really expanded because of the current hipster microbrewery craze. Craft beers have become a special aspect of certain liquor stores that offer more than just a few imported bohemian beers in the refrigerated section. Some shops make it their business to include bottlers from dozens of breweries that brew small, seasonal suds.
Who knew rums tasted so different? Use this guide to navigate your way through Los Angeles to seek out your favorite rum drink. There is more to it than just ordering it with a Coke.
Whether you call it boutique, small-batch, or handcrafted, it all translates into complex, interesting, high-quality spirits that are the foundation of the cocktail culture that exists today.