Food Drink Report

Bootlegger’s holiday party, holiday party and bottle release at Cismontane Brewing

Two Orange County breweries to be at this weekend

This Friday, December 16 from 4 – 10 PM, Bootlegger’s Brewery is throwing a “Festive Holiday Party” in Fullerton, CA. Come dressed in an ugly holiday sweater, a Christmas/holiday costume, or your most festive holiday colors and accessories. Bring in your own stein/cup and receive drink specials all night and to compete in the competition. If it’s snazzy enough, your stein/cup could win you a case of Knuckle Sandwich, Bootlegger’s limited Double IPA. Two food trucks will be on duty to keep you full. 401 S. Richman Ave., Fullerton, CA 92832. 714-871-BEER (2337).

Cismontane Brewing’s holiday party & bottle release happening Saturday December 17 from 12 PM – 8:30 PM in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. The event celebrates the release of Dead Santa, an annual Christmas brew. You will also have the chance to buy Black Dusk, which comes with a Cismontane pint glass, an Imperial Stout brewed aged in red wine barrels for 6 months. 29851 Aventura Suite D, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688. 949-888-BREW (2739).