Dave Stolte

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2014

    Barley Forge Brewing Co. Now Open in Costa Mesa!

    Dave wrote a few months ago about a new brewery opening in Costa Mesa called Barley Forge. This is the brewery owned by Greg Nylen, an attorney in his previous life, his wife Mary Ann Frericks, and co-founder and design director Dave Stolte. The brewmaster is none other than David Huls, who was lure ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2014

    Costa Mesa To Join the Craft Brewing Scene With Barley Forge Brewery

    Orange County's going through its sophomore run of brewery openings lately, but most of the breweries opening are in the city of Anaheim. Of course, it's hard to compete when the mayor of Anaheim is actively recruiting breweries, to the point of personally driving brewers around and pointing out pro ... More >>

  • Food

    March 8, 2012

    The Orange County Bartenders Cabinet Shake It Up

    The group of county libation crafters is teaching you to drink as you've never drunk before

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Holiday Gift Guide: 5 Gifts For the Budding Home Bartender

    Flickr user rexroof​Giving presents to the aspiring home bartender is the gift that keeps on giving. Sure, occasionally there'll be a miss, especially later in the evenings (ahem, plantain daiquiris), but all the experimentation gets to be drunk. Here are five ways to get your mixologist started.