You may have read about Ben McFarland’s and Tom Sandham’s beer travels across West Coast USA in the CAMRA book of the same name.  My copy has been to California a few times already.  Ben has been enjoying some of our West Coast inspired beers a bit closer to home and caught up with me about some beery (and non-beery) things.  You can read about them here:

http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2011/07/brewer-qa-justin-hawke-of-the-moor-brewery/