David Mulvihill

Journalist

David Mulvihill strives to experience and write about the ever-evolving face of SoCal craft beer. He also covers Orange County for Celebrator Beer News as well as Southern California for Southwest Brewing News. 

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GABF 2017 Photos by David Mulvihill. Second Chance Beer Co (front l-r): Assistant Brewer Ben Webb, Co-founder Virginia Morrison, Head Brewer Craig Gregovics, Co-founder Brewmaster Marty Mendiola, Co-founder Curtis Hawes. Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Nov 1, 2017

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Old Vine with Beer & Wine Photos by David Mulvihill - Chef Mark McDonald introduces his staff at the conclusion of the Old Vine Cafe Community Beer & Wine Dinner. Historically, we’ve Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Oct 1, 2017

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Fat Mike’s Punk In Drublic Stone Brewing CollabThe touring Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival begins in mid-September with stops in Tacoma, Washington 9/16 and Boise, Idaho Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Sep 1, 2017

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Ladyface & L.A. Beer WeekIn the last issue I touched on some highlights of June’s L.A. Beer Week events. One of those was #DrinkLocal #LABeer Foodie, the local Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Aug 1, 2017

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May The Dank Be With YouOne of the many Orange County Beer Week 2017 events took place May 25 inside Riip Beer Co’s newly expanded brewery and taproom in Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Jul 1, 2017

Newport Beach Film Festival 2017

The 18th Newport Beach Film Festival took place in late April. This year’s festival showcased over 350 films from more than 50 countries and included features, shorts, documentaries, student Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Jun 1, 2017

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Cars & Casino2017’s Cars & Casino, the annual benefit that raises funds for the GO Campaign, possessed a craft beer element again this year. Let’s talk first about the Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Jun 1, 2017

Maui Brewing Co Independently Growing Craft Beer Within Hawaii and Beyond

The US Small Business Administration SBA has bestowed Maui Brewing Company’s Garrett Marrero and Melanie Oxley with the 2017 Small Business Persons of the Year for the Nation. After Read more ›

David Mulvihill on May 1, 2017

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Yorkshire SquareTorrance’s newest craft brewery is offering the thirsty public an alternative to the norm. No, we aren’t talking about the latest in the hazy/juicy IPA realm. Instead, what Read more ›

David Mulvihill on May 1, 2017

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IWCBDThe 4th Annual International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day took place on March 8th, coinciding with International Women’s Day. Sophie de Ronde NPD Brewing Technologist at Muntons Malt UK began Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Apr 1, 2017

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L.A. Beer and Food Festival The Los Angeles County Brewers Guild’s inaugural L.A. Beer and Food Festival took place in late January at the historic Mack Sennett Studios in Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Mar 1, 2017

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Santa Barbara County In addition to the craft beer staples we have grown to love and respect in the Santa Barbara area it appears that there are quite a Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Feb 1, 2017

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Festivus Barley ForgeCoining the familiar Costanza holiday from the Seinfeld series, beer Chef Andrea Machuca teamed up in December with Barley Forge Brewing Company, in Cost Mesa, for “A Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Jan 1, 2017

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A New Kind of Beer Festival +As the number of beer-centered events continue to increase some are morphing into day-long destination happenings. They combine a standard 3-4 hour beer Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Dec 1, 2016

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Craft beer enthusiasts are always in search of great beer, whether in their home region or out of town. One area close enough for a weekend getaway is the Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Nov 1, 2016

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With more than 120 breweries and growing, wherever you find yourself in San Diego is likely not far from freshly brewed craft beer at its source. From Oceanside to Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Oct 1, 2016

Bruery Terreux Opens in Anaheim

On the subject of creative and artisanal, the wild and sour side of The Bruery has opened its tasting room in Anaheim. A few years back The Bruery in Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Sep 2, 2016

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Old Vine Turns NineAs a craft beer reporter, my focus isn’t only on beer. It also concentrates on aspects of fine artisanal craft in food, wine and spirits. A Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Sep 1, 2016

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All You Need Is Love CollaborationThe folks at Hillcrest Brewing Company approached Paul Segura of Karl Strauss Brewing Company with the idea of brewing a beer to help raise Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Aug 1, 2016

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Santa BarbaraTelegraph Brewing Company has released its new Telegraph IPA in cans. This 6.6% alcohol by volume ABV IPA’s hop flavors and aromas are derived from a hearty balance Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Jul 1, 2016

Newport Beach Film Festival

The 17th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival took place in late April. This celebration of features, documentaries, shorts and sports has also developed over the years to include a Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Jun 1, 2016

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Cars & Casinoand BeerThe Go Campaign’s 3rd Annual Cars and Casino took place again at Jonathan Ward’s ICON Workshop—a fun evening of amazing cars, casino games, food and cocktails—with Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Jun 1, 2016

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Straub ExperienceOrange County beer distributor Straub recently held its Retail Expo at its headquarters in Anaheim. This was an opportunity for retailers, pub owners and restaurateurs to see and Read more ›

David Mulvihill on May 1, 2016

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Unsung Brewing CompanyNewcomer Unsung Brewing Company has opened in Tustin. Zoning restrictions currently disallow an onsite tasting room, so owner/brewer Michael Crea is in the process of building his Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Apr 1, 2016

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Arts District LAThe area in and around LA’s Arts District has experienced a surge in the number of craft breweries in recent months. Initially, there was the lone Angel Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Mar 1, 2016

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Tustin Brewing CompanyIn mid-January, shortly after December’s Barrel Aged Month, Tustin Brewing Company released Shot in the Dark, an Imperial Porter that head brewer Jerrod Larsen aged for 14 Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Feb 1, 2016

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Cismontane Santa AnaCismontane Brewing Company, which originally began in Rancho Santa Margarita about six years ago, opened a second tasting room in Santa Ana on Warner west of Grand Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Jan 1, 2016

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Buyouts, Purchases, and PartnershipsThe big news in Southern California of late seems to be the entry of large breweries into the craft beer realm via acquisition. In September MillerCoors Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Dec 1, 2015

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The Great American Beer Festival took place in late September. This once-a-year event that brings together brewers from all parts of the country continues to grow, attempting to keep Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Nov 1, 2015

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Santa BarbaraA couple of issues back, we talked about weekend coastal destinations north of LA County, leaving off with Carpinteria and teasing the next area north, Santa Barbara.If you Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Oct 1, 2015