Pacific Plate Brewing Company is the smallest licensed brewery in Southern California. Nestled in an industrial park at the foothills of the magnificent San Gabriel Mountains, our one-barrel batch microbrewery offers the most unique and exclusive selection of craft beer in Los Angeles. Our handcrafted ales are brewed with the finest and most exotic ingredients from Latin America and around the world. Come enjoy a Mango IPA or Horchata Stout at our taproom in Monrovia and find your new favorite beer.
MEET THE BREWERS
Our Brewmaster has a BA in History from UCLA. His recipes are often inspired by flavors from around the world, and especially those from Latin America.
Cardenas is a UCSD alumni, with a BS in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. When not brewing he runs the yeast lab and is in charge of overall equipment design and engineering.
Parada has two degrees a BA in Philosophy and a BA in Cinema-Telivision. When not brewing or entertaining guests, he is managing our sales and marketing departments.