|Refresh||Crisp and Clean House Beer||4.5%|
This pale beer is crisp, light bodied, and incredibly drinkable. We use an ale yeast at low temps and Noble hops that give this beer Pilsner like qualities, lightness of palate, and fresh floral aromas.More info on Untappd
|Pumpkin Porter||Porter Made with Pumpkin and Spices||6.6%|
It’s fall again and this year we decided to brew a nice, comforting pumpkin porter! Our brewer Tim’s recipe balances spices perfectly, giving the beer an incredibly freshly baked pumpkin pie aroma. Specialty malts give this beer it’s backbone and add warming flavors of chocolate and caramel.More info on Untappd
|Neighborhood||Barrel Fermented Rustic Wit||5.3%|
This vibrant and refreshing wit beer was created by our brewer Tim McDonnell with the intent of making a more rustic, historic version of this beer style. Fresh navel and bitter oranges were gathered from the trees of our friends yards in the neighborhood and added to French oak barrels. We used a traditional witbier yeast to set the tone for this beer and then added our house cultures (brett, lacto, and pedio) to impart more depth. Refreshing, complex, and gushing with citrus fruit characteristics. *** Bottle available togo***More info on Untappd
|Junior Junior||Hoppy Imperial Stout||10.5%|
My neighbors name is Junior. He named his little Shih Tzu dog Junior after himself. So, we named a beer after them both. Junior Junior is a rich, darkly bitter imperial stout dry hopped with Mosaic. This lends citrus and weed notes to the strong, dark roasted malt base. Hope you enjoy!More info on Untappd
|Red Fife Wheat||Barrel Fermented Heirloom Grain Rustic Wheat Beer||5.1%|
It was incredibly cool to get to work with Heirloom grains for this beer. Farmer Mai Nguyen from Northern California provided grains she had grown on a small plot of land. The Red Fife wheat we used has a distinct peppery earthiness that comes through in this beer. Red Fife was the wheat of the America’s in the 19th century, but died off over time and only recently has begun to be grown again. We fermented the beer in red wine French oak barrels with a saison yeast and our house mixed cultures of Brettanomyces, Pediococcus, and lactobacillus. Refreshing and tart with distinct pepper and citrus qualities from fermentation.More info on Untappd
|Gloom||Belgian Style Dark Strong Ale with Local Figs||9.5%|
Gloom is a warming beer made for the cloudy overcast days of winter. Tim came up with a recipe that includes figs grown in Highland Park. Those figs were cooked into a paste with brown sugar. We used a series of specialty malts to develop plum and dark fruit complexity. This is a rich, warming beer with complex fruit character from fermentation. Enjoy the Gloom!More info on Untappd
|Partly Cloudy||Unfiltered IPA with Simcoe and Southern Cross||6%|
This IPA is meant to feature the more raw side of hops. We don’t fine or filter it, so more hops stay in suspension, giving it more bitterness and pure hop flavor. For this batch we used a unique combo of Simcoe and Southern Cross. These hops lend punchy tropical fruits (passionfruit, pineapple, mango), spicy and herbal notes (pine, lemongrass) and a distinct earthiness. We intend to rotate through unique hop varieties for future batches of Partly Cloudy.More info on Untappd
|Fill Pils||German Style Pilsner||5.4%|
We are incredibly excited to present this beer! German Pilsner is perhaps our favorite style of beer to drink on an everyday basis. We stayed very traditional with this beer, using German pils malts, Tettnang hops, and Saphir hops. We gave this beer its proper time and let it lager for a few weeks. Snappy bitterness, floral freshness, and just a touch of bready malt in the background. Prost!More info on Untappd
|Wake Up||Session Coffee Beer on Nitro||5.3%|
This beer grew out of a love for iced, black coffee. We wanted to capture both the jolt of freshness and the deep, dark flavors that somehow seem appropriate for summer. The base of the beer focuses on clean roast flavors to provide a platform for coffee from Trystero. The beans for this batch are Columbia Pantanos Familia Flores. What we ended up with is a nice clean, soft roast that is both pungent and delicate at the same time.More info on Untappd
|Hello LA||West Coast IPA with Citra and Mosaic Hops||6.8%|
This is a bright, pungent IPA that has punchy hops yet still retains good drinkability. Hello, LA finishes dry with not too much body or malt to get in the way of the hops. Lots of new world flavors with the American hop varieties Citra and Mosaic.More info on Untappd
|Throwback||Pale Ale from the 90's||5.5%|
We drew inspiration for this beer from earlier memories of drinking craft beer in the Pacific Northwest. Slightly fuller bodied with a tad more malt character and yet still a nice hop presence. Basically, more balance to the beer. Though the caramel malt sets a nice base for the beer, the hops are still very fresh and in the forefront. For Throwback we used Cascade and an Australian hop called Summer, which impart some nice citrus and floral notes.More info on Untappd
Inspired by both Belgian Farmhouse beers and Bruce Springsteen's classic album Nebraska? Why not! Nebraska uses a saison yeast blend and German Hallertau Blanc hops to give this beer both citrus and earthy qualities. Those flavors are balanced against lemon peel bitterness, slightly tangy acidity, and a crisp, dry finish.
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About The Brewery
We’ve chosen to open a brewery because we think it is a pretty awesome world of discovery, adventure, and, quite simply, fun. We have a pretty charismatic approach to making beer in the neighborhood we live. We make the beer in a 7 bbl brewhouse under the same roof as The Hermosillo. We like to experiment with unique processes, wacky microbes, and local ingredients among other things. The brewery is comprised of four partners: Bob Kunz, Ross Stephenson, Michael Blackman and Dustin Lancaster, with Bob primarily guiding the beer along its path. Overall, Highland Park Brewery has a fairly simple goal of making excellent beer and having a good time along the journey.
About the Hermosillo
The Hermosillo is a neighborhood beer and wine bar in Highland Park, Los Angeles. Previously a night club with an infamous reputation, The Hermosillo now serves craft beer, 30 wines by the glass, and creative bar food.
- 16 beers on Tap, including Highland Park Brewery beers, and primarily focusing on local & seasonal selections.
- Extensive, rotating wine list, all by the glass. A mix of classics alongside esoteric, natural wines from around the world.
- Full food menu. Bar snacks, entrees, cheese & charcuterie board.