Patrick Rue

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    The Bruery Is Brewing A Horchata Beer

    Off the heels of its recent Thai iced tea beer, The Bruery is working on another experimental brew inspired by a popular ethnic beverage.

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    First Look: Provisions Market In Old Towne Orange

    With 30 beers on tap and another 300 by the bottle, Wil Dee has his work cut out for him. Haven Gastropub's beverage director dropped in as Greg Daniels conducted our tour of the soon-to-be open Provisions Market (formerly The Bruery Provisions). We discussed their menu, changes to the space and the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Tai Kao: The Bruery's Thai Iced Tea Beer

    The Bruery has become known for its brazen experimental beers and now that it has its own mad science lab of sorts--a 3-barrel pilot system--Patrick Rue and the brewers can pretty much run wild. One of the most interesting brews to hit the Placentia tasting room: Tai Kao, a Thai iced tea beer. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Haven Gastropub Takes Over Bruery Provisions!

    We've barely said good-bye to Old Towne Orange's extension of Patrick Rue's Bruery (and cracked into our 30% off cheese), when word regarding the fate of this space is released. Per Haven's Facebook page they have done the following:"We are pleased to announce that we have reached an agreement with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    The Bruery Provisions Closing January 13 :(

    It's too early for April Fool's, so we had to take seriously the news floating around Facebook this morning, when our friends at The Bruery posted the following excerpts (the full message can be found online):We at The Bruery regret to announce that we will be closing our retail shop & tasting a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2011

    10 Great Breweries in Orange County

    ​San Diego? Oh, please. La naranja is where it's at these days for beer. We've got the space, we've got quasi-libertarian city governments who would love nothing more than to bring in business, and we've got three million thirsty people and easy access to Los Angeles. Here are ten of the best.

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Weekend Guide: OC Japan Fair, Cupcake Camp and Lotsa Lobsta

    Cupcake Camp OC Facebook Page​It's gonna be a crazy weekend 'round here. And it starts . . . now. TODAYOriginal Long Beach Lobster Festival What: Watch out, Sebastian! Loads of crustaceans will be steamed, buttered and served with coleslaw and watermelon at this beloved annual event. &nb ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 2, 2011
  • Food

    May 26, 2011

    Patrick Rue Is the Brue-master

    From a Placentia industrial park, Patrick Rue and his Bruery have revolutionized craft-beermaking in Southern California

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Bootlegger's Brewery Wins's Best Craft Beer

    ​Knuckle Sandwich Double IPA from Bootlegger's Brewery has won's 2010 craft beer contest, with 879 votes of 5,048 cast.Bootlegger's does an excellent job balancing hops; while there's no shortage of bitterness in Knuckle Sandwich (or its great Rustic Rye IPA), it's balanced with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Two Years of the Bruery

    Courtesy of the Bruery​Got your tickets yet?The Bruery's second anniversary is coming up, weekend after next, and you'll need a ticket for the festivities. They are actually breaking down the party into four-hour chunks, two per day, so they can host as many people as possible without the ridiculo ... More >>