This combination of malty genever, apple purée, sweet pecan-brandy syrup and IPA alludes to the longstanding Dutch beer-and-genever-shot ritual, kopstootje (literally, “little headbutt").

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Verdugo Bar

One of the city's best beer bars also happens to have a great patio. Tucked away on a random side street in Eagle Rock, Verdugo is easy to miss. Enter…