Orange County Beer Guide

June 23, 2014

TAPS Fishhouse & Brewery Featured in Locale Magazine

One of the oldest breweries in Orange County (dating all the way back to 1999! Yes, the scene is fairly young) is Taps Fish House & Brewery, a brewery and restaurant owned by Joe Manzella with locations in Brea and Corona. Victor Novak, the brew master at Taps, is one of the most highly regarded figures in the local brewing scene. “I grew up in SoCal,” Victor tells me, “but I gained my experience and training while living in Philadelphia. East Coast breweries have always been more apt to brew traditional styles…”