Master: LA Aleworks
Head Brewer Kristofor Barnes
Los Angeles Ale Works is Hawthorne, CA’s first production craft brewery. We’re a small dedicated team focused on building a strong community through beer.
Los Angeles Ale Works was a dream project founded in 2010 by Kristofer “Kip” Barnes. In 2013, Los Angeles Ale Works launched it’s first successful Kickstarter fundraiser. Working with Ohana Brewing Co., Los Angeles Ale Works tenant brewed proof of concept beers to gather valuable feedback from customers.
In 2015, Barnes teamed up with Andrew Fowler to strengthen the business side of the organization. The team successfully raise capital, secured a new home in Hawthorne, California, and prepared for its brick and mortar grand opening at the start of 2017.