For something a little more low-key, The Tipsy Cow is a great spot along the Sherman Oaks strip. An intimate neighborhood burger-centric spot that quietly opened last summer in place of an old school Italian restaurant, it's been a hideout for locals who want to eat and have a beer without yelling over everyone else. Beers here are organized by simple categories -- easy, dark, hoppy, wheat, Belgian and special -- and include common finds like Duvel and Stella alongside harder sells, like Firestone Walker's Velvet Mocha Merlin and the sour red ale Cuvee de Jacobin Rouge.
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Sherman Oaks might still lack a brewery of its own (you'll have to go to Van Nuys for that), but it's managed to become one of L.A.'s most worthwhile craft beer destinations, with a tight collection of craft-beer-loving establi...