Ryan Sweeney Cures L.A.'s Hunger

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"When I first got into this, so many people would say, 'Theres this great void, the wasteland of Los Angeles,' and I dont know why that was so offensive to me, but it was. I was dead set on making people feel that Los Angeles was very legitimateIn L.A., were hungry...We are so big and when we start getting motivated and moving in the right direction with craft beer, were going to be the most massive market."Surly Goat, Little Bear, and Verdugo Bar owner Ryan Sweeney, on the rise and spread of L.A.'s beer culture. [Food GPS]