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LOW -CALO R I E B EERS ARE ALL T HE RAG E : It used to just be Michelob Ultra, but now brewers all over are marketing their products to the health-conscious. Locally, Bitter Brothers’ Pacesetter IPA is “brewed to be light in calories but not in flavor,” said head brewer Tyler Tucker. The beer, clocking in at 95 calories (per 12-ounce serving) and 4% ABV, was recently available in the tasting room and will soon be in wider distribution via 16-ounce cans. It’s hopped with Centennial, Simcoe, El Dorado, and Mosaic at about 1.5 lbs per barrel; the malt bill is two-row and acidulated malt.

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“Flavors include lemon and peach with a slight hop resin and a lingering bitterness. The beer is refreshing with a crisp, clean, and dry finish,” said Tucker. “To truly enjoy this beer, drink it before or after a workout, or a night out with friends. It also makes a great yard work beer, or even a shower beer.” Meanwhile, in early February, Chico’s Sierra Nevada announced they would soon acquire San Francisco’s Sufferfest Beer Company. Sufferfest markets to athletes (the name refers to prolonged suffering in endurance sports), and their ales and lagers are gluten-reduced with names derived from sports. “I’ve always craved a beer after a race, but when I couldn’t find a beer that agreed with my dietary and performance needs, it left a genuine void in the post-race social experience,” explained Sufferfest CEO Caitlin Landesberg. This spring, Dogfish Head will be releasing an “Activity Box” with cans of their SeaQuench Ale (“Best Low-Cal Beer Award” in Men’s Health two years running), Namaste White Beer, 95-calorie Slighty Mighty IPA, and SuperEIGHT gose with prickly pear, mango, boysenberry, blackberry, raspberry, elderberry, kiwi juices, toasted quinoa, and red Hawaiian sea salt (5.3% ABV). As for the big boys, Heineken-backed Lagunitas is pushing their DayTime IPA (4% ABV, 98 calories), Constellation Brands-backed Ballast Point has


a low-cal lager separate from Longfin (4.2% ABV, 99 calories), and Bud Light has made a big deal of the nutrition labels on their new packaging, showing 110 calories per 12-ounce can. R ATEBEER RANKS AL ESMIT H #6 IN T HE WO R LD: In late January, the “connoisseur-focused beer site” RateBeer released their list of the world’s top 100 brewers of 2018. According to the website, “the summarization is based on five different weighted scales that place an emphasis on reviews of the past year and top performing beers but also includes historical all-around performance, a brewer’s range of performance across styles, and other factors to compare newer and older, larger and smaller brewers under a single method of processing.” More than ten million reviews were considered, encompassing beers from more than 30,800 brewers from six continents. Seven local brewers made the list of 100, including AleSmith Brewing at number six. The company’s Speedway Stout was named one of the top 100 beers in the world for 2018, and their IPA was awarded Silver in the IPA category. AleSmith has been a constant on RateBeer’s best brewer list for years, making the cut of 100 in 2016, ranking second in 2015, eighth in 2014, and fourth last year. In 2013, AleSmith was dubbed the top United States brewer in a format divided by country. “Vicky and I couldn’t be prouder of the dedication displayed by our team members here at AleSmith,” said AleSmith owner Peter Zien. “Recognizing the hard work, passion for our art and the highest level of customer service has once again placed us as a top brewery on RateBeer. com. A sincere thank you to our valued supporters worldwide.” Six more beer makers in San Diego cracked the top 100: #11: Port Brewing / The Lost Abbey (their Older Viscosity took bronze in the strong ale category) #22: Stone Brewing

3. Trillium Brewing Company (Boston) 4. Cigar City Brewing (Tampa, Florida) 5. Tree House Brewing Company (Charlton, Massachusetts) 6. AleSmith Brewing Company (San Diego) 7. Three Floyds Brewing Company (Munster, Indiana) 8. New Glarus Brewing Company (New Glarus, Wisconsin) 9. Side Project Brewing (Maplewood, Missouri) 10. Sante Adairius Rustic Ales (Capitola, California)

B R E W I N G ON I N T E R N AT I ON AL WOM E N 'S DAY: On March 8, brewhouses around the world will participate in brews celebrating International Women's Day. In San Diego, four breweries (at time of press) will be a part of the sixth annual International Women's Collaboration Brew Day, with the theme of “Unite Forage.” Local breweries include Culture, Home Brewing, Pariah, and Pure Project. These brewers were encouraged to capture yeast/bacteria for a wild brew, or collect local fruits, herbs, or spices to use in the beer. Alternatively, partakers in the Pink Boots Society's Collaboration Brew Day will make a beer with a specific hop blend from Yakima Chief Hops and donate a portion of proceeds back to the organization, furthering their efforts to support women in the beer industry. Be on the lookout for beer release dates later in March. At time of press, the following local breweries were scheduled to participate: 2Kids, Amplified Ale Works, Coronado Brewpub, Culture Solana Beach, Fall, Home Brewing, Fourpenny House, Karl Strauss, Pizza Port Bressi Ranch, Societe, Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens — Liberty Station, and White Labs. T R I P LE I PA T HR OW DOW N I N S OUT H PA R K : A triple IPA competition held at Hamiltons Tavern on a Sunday morning in February benefited the Camp Fire Relief Fund. Hamiltons’ next door neighbor, South Park Brewing (both owned by Scot Blair), took top honors in the 100% blind taste test, voted on by more than 50 attendees. Last year, Pizza Port swept the competition with Thruster, Riggity Wrecked, and Blinky taking the top three spots. Here were the top five for 2019:

#23: Modern Times Beer (Monster Tones, a West Coaster 18 in ’18 winner, was named one of the best new beers of the year)

1. For Duty & Humanity (10.2%), South Park Brewing, South Park

#45: Alpine Beer Company

2. Resident 3viiiL, (10.5%), Resident Brewing, East Village

#61: Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation Brands — Victory at Sea aged in High West Barrel earned bronze in the Imperial/Double Porter category)

3. Pliny the Younger, (10.25%), Russian River Brewing, Windsor

#65: Mikkeller San Diego (The Breakfast Kløb grabbed a Bronze in the Stout category, and Resting Brew Face IPA was named of last year’s best)

Additionally, RateBeer’s list for best places for beer in the United States included South Park’s Hamilton’s Tavern, the West Coaster 18 in ’18 winner for Best Beer Bar. RATEBEER’S TOP 10 BREWERS OF 2018: 1. Hill Farmstead Brewery (Greensboro, Vermont) 2. Russian River Brewing (Santa Rosa, California)

4. Hops of Fury, (11%), Beachwood Brewing, Long Beach 5. Riggity Wrecked, (11%), Pizza Port, San Clemente

AG E N T S OF C HAN G E I N N OR M A L HE I GH T S AN D N OR T H PAR K : The owners of Blind Lady Ale House and Tiger!Tiger! are continuing their "Agents of Change" program this year. One day per month they'll donate a portion of proceeds to a specific non-profit organization close to their heart. At Blind Lady, Animeals benefited in February, while Border Angels was the group of choice at Tiger!Tiger! For the rest of the year, here are the remaining partnerships for Blind Lady (with dates during the month TBD, so stay tuned to their social

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media channels): Partnerships With Industry (March), San Diego Area NOW (April), SD Bike Coalition (May), Girls Rising (June), NHU Community Hub (July), Challenged Sailors (August), Mama’s Kitchen (September), SD Refugee Tutoring (October), Mission Trails (November), and Young Lions Jazz Conservatory (December). For Tiger!Tiger!: Shelter to Soldier (March), Pets Without Walls (April), Casa de Luz (May), Legal Aid Society of SD (June), Coastkeeper (July), Olivewood Gardens (August), Innocence Project (September), Challenged Athletes Foundation (October), and Youth Assistance Coalition (November). GR EEN F LAS H G ET S A B RAND MAKEOVER : In late January, Green Flash Brewing Co. unveiled a new look for their brand and its four core beers, West Coast IPA, Tropical DNA (hazy IPA), Soul Style IPA, and GFB Blonde Ale. “Our new visual identity represents a dramatic shift for the Green Flash brand and reinforces its origin as one of the original San Diego craft beers,” said Green Flash Brewing Co. VP of Marketing Ben Widseth. “Regarding West Coast IPA, over the years we have been listening to our loyal drinkers who reminisced about the original recipe. So we’re excited to bring it back for them to enjoy, along with a portfolio of other fan favorites and new beer releases to come.” The new look was illustrated by Matthew Jay Fleming as a collaboration between EBBING Branding + Design and partner creative agency Mighty Few. In a conversation with Brewbound, Green Flash CEO Michael Taylor said he is “bullish” on the company’s plans for 2019 — projecting 20 percent growth. Taylor told Brewbound that Green Flash and their sister brand Alpine Beer Co. brewed a combined 35,000 barrels in 2018, down from 72,254 in 2017 (Green Flash was sold to a new investor group in April of

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2018). The brewery’s capacity is around 100,000 barrels, and Green Flash is contract brewing to fill some of those tanks. The company’s Mira Mesa tasting room continues to host events such as yoga classes, quiz and game nights, and on Saturday, April 13, the first annual "Brewdown Beer Fest" takes place. Invited local breweries will bring their favorite beer, and attendees will vote on a best of show offering. The winning brewery will receive a custom trophy and a $5,000 donation to the charity of their choice. J UN ES HI N E N AB S FOR M E R B ALLAST PO IN T FAC I LI T Y: One of San Diego’s hard kombucha makers, JuneShine, will soon be brewing at Ballast Point’s former Scripps Ranch facility to supplement the company’s North Park Brewery Igniter location. At its peak, the Ballast Point spot produced 120,000 barrels of beer per year. “The Scripps Ranch facility is a historical building, a key contributor in legitimizing the craft beer industry, which also enabled Ballast Point to produce enough product to become one of the biggest private alcohol companies in the U.S.,” said CEO Greg Serrao. “As JuneShine seeks to increase production in great volume and also become a best-in-class leader in our product category, it became obvious that this was a timely opportunity.” Over the past seven months, JuneShine added to its production team, bringing on two former Saint Archer Brewing employees, Greg Peters and Molly Ross, to serve as chief brewing officer and director of brewery operations, respectively. They also signed on with newly-established Scout Distribution, a locally-based beverage distributorship founded by ex-Saint Archer founder Josh Landan and executive Jeff Hansson. JuneShine expects to open the Scripps Ranch tasting room to the public this summer, and is currently looking for a restaurant partner to operate in the existing kitchen space. H


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WHO HASN’T DREAMT of owning their own bar? Maybe you have a Pinterest board loaded with images of draft systems, bar tops and neon lights. Maybe you and your friends sit around and spitball about what your city is missing in the realm of adult entertainment. Maybe you have scouted locations, looked into loans, or even started working in a bar or brewery in pursuit of this dream. What you probably found out is it takes industriousness, financing, and a ton of luck to bring a business to life. Recently West Coaster San Diego had an opportunity to sit down with someone who made their dreams come true, albeit in an unorthodox way. The year was 2005 and Woodstock's Pizza near SDSU was home to a triple threat. They had a woman who was not only a bartender, but also a delivery driver and a server. Jenna Carbonell: My first bartending gig was out of necessity during a busy "pint night." One pint night led to many others and in doing those pint nights, I got to work with different brewery workers and brands every week. It's the beer community that really got me into beer. That, and my big brothers. My eldest brother, in fact, was a homebrewer and really into craft beer. One day he (very excitedly) asked if I wanted to go to THE Toronado in North Park... I had never heard of it. We went and the person behind the bar, owner/operator Mr. Ian Black, asked me for my resume. I laughed it off, but he asked again. In 2010 I started barbacking at Toronado.

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You started by barbacking? Absolutely! To be given an opportunity to work at Toronado, I was going to take whatever they were going to offer me. It was a way to learn and show them that I'm a hard worker. I started bartending four months in, but only because I showed up for my shift as a barback while the bartender, on the other hand, did not. It was sink or swim, but I learned to swim. After that trial by fire, I still barbacked for a couple years with only one shift per week as a bartender. I was grateful because I learned how important it is to work your way up by learning the ropes.

What doors did bartending open for you? Working behind the bar has led to meeting new people and building relationships within the community. I met my husband Adam at Toronado while working behind the bar. I've had so many opportunities to learn new things and have new experiences outside of the industry because of who I've met while working behind the bar. You never know who's going to walk through the door and what walks of life you will be exposed to. What other profession can you meet such a diverse set of people that can introduce you to new experiences? It's why I've been in the service industry for so long, and in a real way, why I'm in the South Bay.

until very recently, there were very few craft beer or cocktail options for people. Frankly, it can be tiresome dealing with beer nerds. At The Manhattan we have a lot of people that are into beer, are looking for it, and are still excited to learn more.

Tell us about your tenure at The Manhattan. I had just come off maternity leave with my first born. I was working at Societe, but wanted to try something new, somewhere new. My husband had a music gig at The Manhattan and was stoked off of the bar. We have done a lot of traveling and we are something like dive bar aficionados. I came to inquire about a job, and when Matt Cieslak interviewed me, it didn't feel like an interview, it felt like old friends catching up.

So how's it been? I started two days a week bartending. This turned into me helping Matt with back of the house administration. Little did I know, Matt was actually mentoring me and molding me into his bar manager. He is the best example in the industry of how to treat people, so I gladly took the opportunity to serve as his bar manager. He inspires people to work hard and do the best that they can. It's hard to teach dedication, but he teaches it almost effortlessly.

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Your dedication has led to an amazing opportunity… It sure has!

the clientele has become somewhat jaded, or at the very least well versed when it comes to beer. In the South Bay, up

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work very shortly after making me The Manhattan's bar manager. During that time, everything that could go wrong did go wrong. Things breaking, issues with vendors and guests‌ but we gave it our best. I work hard and hate to let people down so I gave it my all. Matt returned to a bar that was not just operating, but was thriving. Over the next year I went on maternity leave for baby number two. Before I came back, Matt and I had the serious conversation about me working at The Manhattan wholeheartedly and full time. My duties grew and grew as did my dedication. He saw that I was living and breathing the bar and made the ultimate commitment to me and offered part ownership of The Manhattan! It's unfathomable still that he has given me this opportunity. It's a partnership; we both want to succeed, and are dedicated to seeing it grow.

What does The Manhattan's future look like? There are so many possibilities. As we move forward, we have the desire to make sure people get the best service they've ever received. From the bar, I want to support craft beer education by having the best beers available to people, as well as evolve our cocktail program. On the floor, I want our live music program to always surprise people and keep them interested. The South Bay is getting more places and better places for people to go to every day; we need to continue giving our best if we're going to keep people excited about The Manhattan. â–

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is the first word that comes to mind when chatting with Melody Daversa Crisp. Currently the Vice President of Marketing at SouthNorte Beer Company, Crisp has worked in San Diego beer longer than most — and that includes a two-year hiatus at Petco. Besides stints at Karl Strauss and Coronado, she’s worked with the Brewers Guild and as one of the organizers of the Dos Californias Brewsters binational women’s brew day. She’s also a Certified Cicerone, nationally ranked BJCP judge, member of Pink Boots Society, and has judged at the Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup. Did I mention she has a Master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communication? Oh, and that she helped found San Diego Beer Week? The list goes on. But you won’t hear her brag about her definitely brag-worthy accolades. Unlike more recognizable local beer celebrities with massive social media followings, Crisp prefers to let her professional projects take center stage. A few examples: her last venture at Karl Strauss was helping launch Mosaic Session IPA. More recently, she worked to kick off Coronado’s newest branch, SouthNorte

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Beer Company, in 2017. This month, she’ll be serving the second annual Dos Californias Brewsters collaboration beer at the Ensenada Beer Festival, a hoppy pale ale featuring Ekuanot hops brewed exclusively by women on both sides of the border to fund scholarships at Instituto Tecnológico de Tijuana (ITT). Another adjective that’s pretty spot on for Crisp is “driven.” Besides her professional accomplishments, she’s a self-taught homebrewer and is currently brushing up on her second language. “I love to learn,” Crisp explains. “My immediate goal is to be better at Spanish. I think it will help me not only at my job, but when I go down to Mexico, being able to communicate with someone in their own language is such a more meaningful and authentic communication.” With Mexico’s burgeoning craft beer scene and SouthNorte’s role in it, it makes sense she’s spending more time along the border region. Without the inevitable shackles that come with any entrenched industry (like San Diego craft beer), Crisp likens the current state of Baja beer to that of San Diego ten years ago.

“There’s just this energy and passion and desire. Not to say that we don’t have that still, but it kind of feels like they’re on the cusp of what’s about to happen, which is so exciting. Being down there, the vibe, the energy is crazy. I don’t know how to describe it. It’s just great,” says Crisp. She’s also impressed by the role that women have staked for themselves there. “In Mexico, there are a lot more women in the beer industry, especially on the production side. It kind of blew me away. When I started at Strauss, there just weren’t a lot of women in the industry at all. It’s been really cool to see the shift over time. The first time I went to ITT, the class was 80% female… Women are forging a path ahead in Mexico.” But as quickly as the cross-border alliances can be built, they can be torn down through logistical hurdles like taxes and extraneous paperwork. Crisp shakes her head at the thought of the political turmoil swirling around the border. “It’s so much bigger than craft beer,” she sighs, then laughs. “I look forward to hopefully ten years from now looking back at this time and going ‘Wow, it was really hard but we all figured it out and now it’s so much better!’” Thankfully, Crisp is constantly moving forward — even when she’s reminiscing about the way things used to be.


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“When I look at 2005 to 2015, it’s a different world in general,” she says. But her advice for newbies itching to break into the industry remains relevant throughout time: “If you’re committed to being in the craft beer industry, no matter what discipline you’re in, learn about beer. This is what we’re celebrating. I think we’re all drawn to this unique industry and lifestyle, but it starts with what’s in the glass.”

In Mexico, there are a lot more women in the beer industry, especially on the production side. It kind of blew me away.

Where can one with so many achievements under their belt go from here? For Crisp, it’s simple. “At this point in my career, it’s about the relationships and hopefully doing my part to give a little bit back,” she explains. Case in point? The dozen or so breweries that came together in February to brew the Dos Californias Brewsters collaboration for the second time. “It was really fun to bring together a group of women where not all of us spoke the same language, not all of us had met before, and yet through the commonality of beer, we all came together and bonded. That’s pretty magical. I don’t know many other things that can bring strangers together like that — except for beer.” Know someone who deserves to be featured in an upcoming column? Nominate them by emailing beth@bethdemmon.com. •

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BALANCING ACT: CREATIVE C SO THE OTHER DAY I was talking with my friend about whether the “golden stout” is just a brewing fad or a culinary expression of dialectical monism. I know, it’s an argument we’ve all retread a million times, but I can’t help but indulge. There’s just something about the paradox of unifying polarities paired with coffee notes that fascinates me to no end. It’s not unlike Yin and Yang, an entry-level ankle tattoo that is also an underpinning of classical Chinese philosophy. It holds that all things exist as both inseparable and contradictory opposites. Old and young. Dark and light. Milkshake and IPA. They all exist to counterbalance, yet elevate their peer. It got me thinking – in the world of San Diego beer, what breweries would represent the definitive Yin and Yang? It’s a question for the ages, along with being sufficiently broad for me to easily shoehorn any two breweries I want to write about into it. Please, nobody tell my editor… he basically never reads past the first two paragraphs and I was really crushing it with my thematic adherence there for a minute. T H E Y I N : C R E AT I V E C R E AT U R E B R E W I N G While this El Cajon rookie sensation may appear to be an alcove of URBN Coal Fired Pizza, it is an entirely distinct entity. Not that it doesn’t feel that way. Its fever dream-inspired murals and bright yellow barstools immediately establish a tonal shift from the comparatively glum industrial motif of its neighbor. I only call it out because their proximity suggests open beer borders, a notion that the Department of Alcohol Beverage Control heartily rebuffs. Creative Creature Brewing Company is a fun place to hang with friends, provided you don’t have too many of them. The room has a max occupancy of 34 people, and I’d wager that number’s still hinging on a human archetype that doesn’t exactly mesh with America’s obesity epidemic. The potential for congestion aside, its warm interior and lively music are suitably inviting to newcomers. The tap list is similarly crowd pleasing in the sense that they are brewing to a contemporary palate. Their menu presented five options from the IPA family (six if you include sour IPAs...which I do not), four Berliner Weisse variants, two adjunct-laden stouts, and one lager: the American Top 40 of taplists. On the day of my visit I was able to get through almost the whole menu of offerings. Actually, if I’m being precise, I was more than capable of getting through the lot; I just opted out of that sour IPA. It could be sublime, but I’m still grappling with the fact that milkshake IPAs are a thing and I’m just not emotionally available to a new IPA twist right now.

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I got off to a brisk start with El Cajones Lager, whose soft pilsner malt and floral aromas give way to a slightly hoppier impression on the tongue. The lingering hop bitterness felt a tad robust for the style, but it was appropriately straightforward and drinkable. From there I pivoted to some of the Berliner Weisse series, sampling the Cranbiscus (a blend of cranberry and hibiscus) and the Tamarindo (a blend of tamarind and a superfluous “o”). Both iterations possessed a moderate, but resilient lactic tone that definitely holds sway over the soft doughy malts. The tamarind accompanies that flavor quite capably, but the sharpness of the cranberry (even presumably after being softened somewhat by the hibiscus) was a bit much for my personal taste. Still, I’d wager fans of the sour palate would delight in both. I grabbed two random IPAs to varied outcomes. Despite the undeniable awesomeness of its name, the Adam West Coast IPA was a bit anemic. The limp floral aromatics, medium notes of citrus rind, and resin-y hop persistence check all the IPA boxes, but still feels merely West Coast style-adjacent. Honestly, all the pieces are there and it’s sufficient to scratch that hop itch, but it’s a couple of tweaks away from greatness. Lucid Dreams NE DIPA, however, is ready for primetime. The perfumy and complex nose of mango, pineapple, orange, and resinous pine is a worthy primer to the fruity hop flavors that follow. Its moderately-high bitterness might throw some, but I rather enjoyed it. The finale of my trip was El Cucuy and it was a worthy one. The toasted coconut and vanilla in this stout represented themselves capably in the nose along with supportive notes of espresso and caramel. The body is chewy and full, lending an impression of chocolate syrup to the dessert-y flavors of dark chocolate, vanilla, dark berries, and a very slight earthiness. As big as it tastes, it still dries out enough to sidestep a goopy finish. I think the highest compliment I can give Creative Creature Brewing Company is that they are doing their name justice. Their blending of an unorthodox space with freewheeling beers is a pairing greater than the sum of its parts.

T H E YA N G : B E N C H M A R K B R E W I N G I can’t imagine a better counterpoint to the feel of Creative Creature Brewing Company’s tasting room than a Sunday evening visit to Benchmark Brewing Company’s main tasting room in Grantville. Pastel-accented walls and the howling of The Misfits overhead gives way to wood paneling and “OK Computer” by Radiohead. It’s like the difference between attending a rave and listening to an album in your parent’s den. It might seem like the term I’m fishing for here is “boring,” but that’s not the case. This transition from the vivacious to the subdued tells an important part of the Benchmark Brewing Company story. Being flashy isn’t really their thing. Their aim is to provide comfort, both in delivering a space that’s adept at housing families and first dates alike, as well as the comfort found in knowing each beer you order will be as bulletproof as the last. I would ordinarily assume that anyone that’s an avid enough fan of local beer to read periodicals regarding the same would have sampled Benchmark Brewing Company’s wares by now and a review isn’t needed. However, I thought it would be interesting to review their core beers on the heels of enjoying more newfangled

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stylistic takes to see how it impacted my perception of them. Also, this way I drank more beer, which I typically find to be more engaging than drinking less. If there’s one beer that really sets Benchmark apart from most, it’s Table Beer. Their steadfast dedication to this less common style in American brewing – Belgian single – at a time when most San Diegans were discovering their first double IPA really speaks to their priorities. It’s a light golden ale that leads with low perfumy floral and funky aromatics, and delivers a bright, yet reserved, citrus and pepper flavor. It finishes dry with low mustiness. This beer would pair with, well, basically anything. At 4.0% ABV it functions equally well being sipped or shotgunned, but I generally suggest the former. Normally I wouldn’t shoulder the emotional labor of getting anyone excited about a Blonde Ale in this day and age, but theirs is pretty delightful. They describe it as malt-focused, but I’m not sure I agree. It definitely has that pleasant bready and nectar-y flavor, but I feel like the balance more than acknowledges the floral and citrus hops even with its restrained bitterness. It wouldn’t pair universally quite as adeptly as the Table Beer, but this would offer a refreshing respite in any meal. The nose of Oatmeal Stout expresses punchy drip coffee and dark chocolate notes with a moderate roastiness. The flavors favor dark chocolate, toast, and espresso, with the merest plum tones as it warms. There’s a lot going on (especially without swerving into pastry territory), but I’d wager what most people will note first is the satisfying fullness of the body. Essentially nothing about this Oatmeal Stout beer screams “session,” but its diminutive 4.5% ABV declares otherwise. While Benchmark does a yeoman’s job of highlighting lesser celebrated styles and illustrating how stunning they can be, it should be said that their IPA doesn’t track with the current beerosphere quite as well. It would seem that is by design. Per their website, their IPA is “focused on drinkability rather than on bitterness”. That is problematic given that I am the sort of cretin that is still laserfocused on bitterness rather than drinkability, which puts us at a bit of an impasse. That said, the orange peel nose and moderate citrus and pine flavors work delightfully together, with a bit more hop resonance than Creative Creature’s Adam West. It’s the IPA for someone that wants a hop experience, not hop immersion. With the descriptions of the previous beers it would be logical to guess that this brewery insists on exclusively producing delicate, nuanced beers. One sip of Feisty Fleur, their seasonal Belgian tripel, will put that notion to bed (likely along with yourself shortly thereafter). This zesty brew kicks out clove and coriander aromatics and marries them to honey-like malts, white pepper, florals, and some booze on the palate. It’s scrappy, lively, and fun to drink. Portions of this review may give the impression I’m pitting one brewery against the other, but it’s important to remember that, per my exhaustive study of Wikipedia stubs, the central nature of Yin and Yang is that they are complementary forces. The veteran can inspire the rookie, and the rookie can motivate in return. There is no real innovation without a standard to acknowledge and enjoy. Breweries like these help us experience the fullness of what beer is capable of. I hope this little experiment inspires others to likewise revisit something “old” while seeking the “new.” ℓ


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ON THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF EL CAJON BOULEVARD and Alabama Street sits Live Wire, San Diego’s longest running “craft beer bar” (at least according to the research of this writer). Established in 1992 and thus currently celebrating its 26th anniversary, the ochre red box of a building is demarcated on one side with a random line of Cypress trees and fronted by a somewhat incongruous Daliesque metal sculpture of a bicycle and associated metal railing. The confirmation that this might be some sort of “dive bar” is given by the retro looking arrow sign above the building, pointing to the door that advertises both the name of the establishment and suggests that “cold beer” and “warm friends” might be found if one follows the direction of said arrow. Over the decades I have found that in this instance, there is truth in advertising. Inside, Live Wire lives up to its “dive bar” roots. The only window to the place is a porthole-style one in the front facade that, even if unobscured, wouldn’t offer much to distract you from your drinking. This is not an issue, however, as it has long been covered with a sign reminding all those who pass by that the establishment is open every day at 5 p.m. Inside, there is a long bar down one side of the room with its centerpiece of twenty-four gleaming taps. A line of vinyl-covered bar stools stand sentinel permanently attached to the floor aside said bar that is abruptly ended by a video game, pinball machine, and a corner booth. On the opposite wall sits a row of four vinyl-covered booths with a curated jukebox breaking their ranks; the soundtrack to Live Wire

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is perhaps just as important as the drinks. The booths lead down to the far end of the bar which is occupied by a pool table. It is in these comfy confines where I sit down with the three partners who own Live Wire: the bar’s founders Sam Chammas and Joe Austin, and their more recent partner, Thaddeus Robles.


JOE: “I was just done running restaurants and decided that my time would be better spent as a teacher. I ran into Sam who said, ‘Hey, I got this opportunity [for you] to come and manage this bar I want to open.’ I thought, ‘I’d love to help you but that sounds exactly like what I just got out of, but let’s go get some lunch and take a look at the place.’ We came in here and it was nothing.” The place in question had once been a neighborhood bar called The Old Timer in the 1950s and 1960s, reportedly, and then just prior to Sam taking over the lease it had been operating as The Eagle, a hardcore gay bar. The space had ten tap handles, which was unusual for the time and Joe pitched some “what ifs” to Sam.

SAM: “It was at State [SDSU] that I gravitated to one of the cool little islands of culture there, and that was the radio station [KCR]... and that’s where Joe and I met. We were DJs and then moved up to management.”

JOE: “Like what if it was draft only? And what if it was micros and imports only? And pitchers and pints only? And Sam, who at that point had no experience in the industry was like, ‘Okay.’ He didn’t know what he didn’t know… and I said, ‘How about this, how about instead of managing it, I’ll run it with you – let’s partner on it, I’ll bring the experience and you bring the…’ Well, at the time, it was a ridiculously small amount of money in retrospect.”

JOE: “At some point we had the same office hours at KCR…”

SAM: “We opened this place for eighteen thousand dollars!”

SAM: “We were there in the mid ‘80s.”

THAD: “Wow, I didn’t know that!”

JOE: “I majored in Business Management and graduated in ‘88.”

SAM: “That was just to refill it with furniture, toilets, seats, and a cooler, after the previous owners had stripped it of everything.”

SAM: “Then Joe and I lost track….”

JOE: “The place had been stripped empty… this place had been ridden hard and put away wet!”

So how you did you guys all meet?

Sam graduated in 1989 with a degree in Industrial Studies specializing in plastics, and went on to work at Medtronic, making specialty parts and plastic tubing for medical devices. By that time, Joe had gone off to Los Angeles to work in the hospitality business. A few years later, a family friend who was, at the time, the landlord of the building which now houses Live Wire informed Sam that the building had become available. Sam then learned through a mutual friend that Joe had just returned to town in order to study and get his teaching credentials (he is currently a career education specialist in the Poway Unified School District after ten years of teaching high schoolers, and working as principal for another thirteen).

SAM: “It was still not a sure thing. The previous bar had such a negative reputation – not the clientele – but due to how recklessly it had been run. The ABC told us we had an uphill battle, a 50/50 chance at best.” JOE: “I think it is important in the history of Live Wire to remember that at that time, Sam and I were in our early twenties, mid-twenties, and it felt like every bar we were spending regular amounts of time in prior to Live Wire opening was one that we had sort of commandeered from a generation or two before us. Alibi is the one I always hold up as an example. You’ve got this great bar, man, with a ton of history and kind of a grungy, you know, divey feel to it, and a bunch of old guys, probably vets, all neighborhood guys hanging out trying to enjoy their Big Dipper... and then in comes this twentysomething crowd on their Italian

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motorcycles. My real desire was to open a place where we weren’t crowding anybody out of it.” We then moved on to discuss how the staffing for Live Wire is a little unusual compared to most bars. JOE: “We’ve done a really good job at staffing this bar and giving a sense of ownership to the people that run it. I think one of the guiding principles of this place has always been that this place won’t be anybody’s only thing [job], so we opened with seven night shifts and maybe seven door shifts, but we didn’t hire two bartenders and two doormen to cover seven nights. We opened with eight bartenders and three doormen, and when we expanded to happy hour, no one had two happy hour shifts. To this day, twenty-six years later, we don’t have anybody whose only source of income is Live Wire. So you come and work here one Thursday night a week and this place stays fresh, and your approach to this place stays fresh, and so for Sam and I both, since our grand opening when I was still a student teacher… I’ve always had a day job; this is the treat to me.” JOE: “Sam and I had a conversation that this is a guy [Thad] who has been running the place for thirteen of the last twenty years, and this place would not be where it’s at, and may have jumped the shark several years before, if it was not for Thad’s diligence… it was an easy decision for us earlier this year to bring him on as a partner and make that sense of ownership actual for him.” Although Thad functions predominantly in the capacity of the day-to-day manager at Live Wire, he is also a guitar specialist and tours with bands in various capacities as a tech/stage crew member and/or tour manager. JOE: “I think the community piece is the part I love

the most. Both Sam and Thad are far more regular and way more recognizable than me, but for me to come in here, even when I don’t know anybody in this bar… the sense of community, the role that a place that you helped create – providing that space for people – is what has always been the most important part for me.” SAM: “I think early on we realized that this is a pretty cool business. Even though Joe and I were doing different things, we loved this, it was our hobby. Then when I got laid off from the plastics business this became my one and only.” Since then, Sam has opened the Whistle Stop Bar as well as Station Tavern, both located in South Park. The Park Boulevard end of El Cajon Boulevard near where Lire Wire is situated is now undergoing a rejuvenation, and like the surrounding area, an ongoing gentrification. However, back when Live Wire opened its doors in 1992, “The BLVD” – as it is referred to by locals – was a very different place. There was no lack of prostitutes cruising that section of El Cajon Boulevard, both day and night, and no lack of carjackings or shootings in the area either. During their renovation stage of approximately ten months, there were, shall we say, some issues. JOE: “We used to have a daily battle. We used to buy disposable cameras and keep them on the shelf inside the [front] door... you’d just say, ‘Ladies, got to move along, can’t hang out here,’ and they’d be like, ‘Go fuck yourself!’ Then you’d come out with the disposable camera, and the next thing you know they’re hightailing it out of here… it was touchand-go at best.” The guys also got rid of a bank of three pay phones in front of the building. It cost them a little revenue at the time, but ultimately helped solve the loitering issue, as the ladies of the night (and day!) eventually chose to move to another locale. SAM: “We opened at 8 p.m. back then as the Boulevard was so intense. We had signs up in those first three years: ‘DON’T WALK TO RED FOX ROOM ALONE.’ We had customers being mugged, and one of our favorite customers was even held up at gunpoint.” JOE: “We were trying to change the dynamics out in front of our place, so we didn’t want to open and be a day-drinking bar for some of the clientele that had been natives to the Boulevard for a long time. We wanted to change it.” Let’s talk about the beers… JOE: “You were lucky if you could find three good [tap] handles at a bar, so the novelty of being able to pick ten handles felt like an opportunity to overdo it from the get-go. Ten taps was a ton at the time. I think we then went from ten to fourteen and then eventually remodeled and got it to twenty-four.” A quick and important aside about the current draft system at Live Wire: Lee Chase (brewer and

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direct draw guru from Automatic Brewing, Blind Lady Ale House, Tiger! Tiger!, and Panama 66) helped design the direct (short) draw system. The stainless steel taps and components, as well as the beer lines, are all cleaned on a regular basis. SAM: “When we opened we were crazy busy; there was pent-up demand. People were like, ‘Wow, this place has Redhook ESB, Anderson Valley, Sierra Nevada...’” JOE: “We had ‘the Anchors’ (Liberty, Porter and Steam), Guinness, Harp, Bass, Newcastle, Redhook, Sierra Nevada, Watney’s Red Barrel, Pete’s Wicked Ale, Heineken, and Pilsner Urquell.” Vinnie Cilurzo (co-founder of Blind Pig Brewing and Russian River Brewing Co) mentioned to me that you were his first Blind Pig account. SAM:“Dennis “Dennis [Borlek] (former roommate of Vinnie and current proprietor of Fathom Bistro Bait & Tackle) was a mutual friend, and so when Vinnie started brewing [at Blind Pig] Dennis said, ‘My friend Vinnie loves your bar, and when he brews his first beer, would you bring it in?’ and I was like, ‘Heck, yeah!’” JOE: “I remember serving it [Blind Pig IPA] when it first got on. It was almost like a trick, you know what I mean? Like, hey, pull my finger… people would order the beer and you’d watch their faces just kind of pucker, and then ultimately you’d see a light bulb go on. I remember thinking to myself that this was distinctively different; either you love the first glass or you’re never going to get it.” S A M: “We got a lot of people saying, ‘This beer is bad, there is something wrong with this, it’s turned, it’s got too much of a bite.’ It didn’t take off initially, and they were a little higher priced then, and there were other ones that didn’t take off. I remember bringing in Racer 5 [IPA by Bear Republic] and that beer didn’t fly off… the IPAs took like a year to find their market. We had to then shrink down to one or two IPAs, and we always tried to keep Blind Pig on as long as we could while Vinnie was at that company.” THAD: “When I came in, Speedway [Stout] was my jam, ‘cause that shit was gnarly back then.” J O E : “That’s when Charlie [Upham], one of our regulars who lived up the street brewed it, before he sold it.” Editor’s Note: Visit WestCoasterSD.com to learn more about the history of that beer. SAM: “That beer actually took on a following! Another early strong one that we wax poetic about was Pete’s Wicked Ale and Pete’s Wicked Winter Berry Ale. The other one, it was so rad, was

Celebration by Sierra Nevada. We were the first San Diego account to get that, and people would start calling in November, ‘Is Celebration in yet? When is Celebration arriving?’” JOE: “It was the Pliny the Younger of its time!” SAM: “There was a winter beer that also came out from Saxer (who would later merge with Portland Brewing Co)... they made Three Fingered Jack, and for winter they doubled it and they would give you this mitten to put over the Three Fingered Jack tap handle, so people would come in and say, ‘Give me the glove, give me the glove!’” SAM: “People loved getting craft here because they knew the beer was always flowing; a keg rarely sat here.” Let’s talk about the original, live music scene at Live Wire, which went away in 2004 as a condition of getting a full liquor license. SAM: “The beers were big and strong and the bands were big and strong, loud and rockin’!” JOE: “Looking back over those 10 years, those shows weren’t every week, they were mostly monthly, episodic at best. We had a band that wanted to play in the ‘living room’ of our bar.” THAD: “Also, the music scene at that point was blowing up...” In that regard I mention, along with some others, a former local band of that era of some repute: Rocket From The Crypt. THAD: “Half of Rocket worked here! Pete, the bass player from Rocket, got me the job here!”

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JOE: “There are places that are venues that happen to have booze, and Live Wire was kind of a place that had booze that happened to have shows. You came for the booze and stayed for the music!” SAM: “When the lull happened, it was the music scene, both the musicians that drank here and the fans, that kept Live Wire going until the next revival.” Brewery satellite tasting rooms: a help or a hindrance? JOE: “Any reason for people to go out is good. I get the argument [by other publicans] that they’ve worked harder to create what they have, and how can someone have a ‘pop-up’ tasting room with no investment and bypass the whole ABC’s, you know, cavity search? I get it, and yet I disagree. I think there is too much protesting about it; I think it is probably a cycle that’s going to fade away. I like tasting rooms and I am not afraid of them coming and taking business away from us. If anything, they are hoping that people develop a taste for the type of beers that we have been serving for the last 26 years. I would advise bar owners to just not panic.” THAD: “I think sixteen ounces is kind of a big taste!” SAM: “When the tasting room wave began, I thought it was so cool. They have created a whole new category of bar and were given so many perks by the ABC. You can have one-year-olds to one-hundred-and-one-year-olds; their audience is so much bigger. You can consume it there or you can have it be to-go, and then even when they started doing the sixteen ounces, I was like, ‘Well, I heard it was supposed to be just tastes, but okay, if this is going to help you survive, great.’ But the city and the ABC need to be real careful and make sure that bars, stand-alone 21-andup bars still have a lot of unique things to offer, meaning later hours and liquor, and that there needs to be some limits on the tasting rooms to keep them from becoming bars. There needs to be uniqueness in both.”


What are the best and worst parts of being a publican? THAD: “I love it all… the true testament of why I have been here so long is how rad these guys are! That pretty much is what I like the best.” SAM: “For me I felt it from the first year, I feel it now: I love hearing stories of people that hook up here for a night or who hook up here for a lifetime. The other thing I am super grateful for is that young people love this bar, it is still a great ‘starter bar’ and that’s what fuels Live Wire.” 150+ brewhouses in San Diego and… SAM: “Make each one a bit different than the one next to it. I hate copy cats. Give each one a little different feel than the other one, then they’re all busy.” JOE: “Societe is one of my favorites, because everything they do they do well; they are not just one type of beer. That’s a ‘Lee Chase learning’ for me.”

At one point, Lee was surprised that Joe only seemed to be drinking IPAs and was further surprised that someone who had been around the bar business, and in this case craft beer, had a seemingly narrow band of beers. Lee then gave Joe some saison that he had brewed utilizing ginger… JOE: “It was something amazingly delicate and complex and it just blew my mind. I think he did that not to say like, ‘Look, what a rad brewer [I am]’ – that’s sort of a given – he did it because he wanted to illustrate the point that there is more to be done out there than seeing what the vertical limit on hops is. I like to celebrate the ones that are good at what they do, but as Sam put it, there’s the diversity of types, right? So, one-hundred-and-fifty of them, and fifteen probably are worth celebrating for that reason. The rest of them are some sort of knockoff of the top fifteen.” THAD: “I like what they all said. It’s kind of rad because it makes people up the ante; you have to brew good beer in this town. You can’t brew shitty beer and expect to be around… that’s what I like about it – make better beer, make it rad, be different, make a different beer. I like that part of it.” ■

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24-year-old Hayden Weir has been Dos Desperados' head brewer since last April. Photo by Andrew Reed

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Hayden Weir moved from apprentice to head brewer at Dos Desperados

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ayden Weir wanted to brew beer before he was old enough to drink it.

Little did he know that his future employer was located just down the street.

The interest originated when Weir and a friend, as a fun experiment, tried one of those five-gallon Mr. Beer home-brew kits that you can buy at your local Target. It blossomed at Cal State San Marcos when he discovered that San Diego is home to a colossal, $1 billion craft beer industry.

The manager of Five Guys was friends with Steve Munson, the owner of a nearby brewery called Dos Desperados that he had founded the previous year, and he convinced Munson to give Weir a shot. Weir was hired in June 2015, a little more than a month after his 21st birthday.

By the time he was in his first job, at Five Guys burger restaurant in San Marcos during the summer before his third year at CSUSM in 2015, Weir had decided that he wanted to learn the trade at a local brewery – even if he had to start off by working for free.

Three years later, at age 24, he’s Dos Desperados’ head brewer, likely one of the youngest ones in perhaps the nation’s biggest market for craft beer.

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“I’m still trying to wrap my head around it now,” Weir said. “I’m so young in this

industry. People have been doing it so long. I’m a head brewer and trying all these local breweries, and I’m in groups on Facebook seeing these people doing so much crazier stuff than I am.” Weir started at Dos Desperados as a parttime apprentice. He would clean the outside of the tanks. He would tend bar. He would obsessively observe every aspect of the brewing process, taking copious mental notes along the way. And since his baseball schedule was light that summer – from Torrance, he attended CSUSM on an athletic scholarship and pitched for four seasons – Weir also doubled up at Five Guys for a spell.


The first beer that Weir made as head brewer was a New England-style IPA that he named Hazy Daisy, combining the type of beer (hazy IPA) with the name of his golden retriever. He brewed it over the gentle objections of Munson, who is from New England but generally prefers more traditional beers over trendy ones. Hazy Daisy proved to be a big hit. Weir says it’s now the most popular of the 15 or so beers that Dos Desperados offers at any given time, and last fall West Coaster named it its Beer of the Week. “I will never forget when Steve tried it from the tap for the first time,” Weir recalled. “He shook my hand multiple times and said, ‘Great job, great job.’” Even in college, Weir’s passion for craft beer was such that he bended his academic pursuits around it. He started at CSUSM as a business major but didn’t like the classes, and his grades reflected his apathy. In fall 2014, he became one of the first six students to join the new discipline of environmental studies, and during his final year he began to zero in on essays and presentations with a beer bent: hop farming, sustainability in brewing, and sourcing of beer ingredients. Needless to say, his GPA improved. Baseball even took a back seat to beer as his collegiate career wound down. “Hayden always seemed to know more about beer and the better craft beers than any of us,” said Jack Garcia, Weir’s teammate and roommate at CSUSM. “Everyone on the team and our roommates knew he had a special gift for awesome taste and the work ethic to achieve his dream.” As he finds his way in a market that’s packed with awardwinning brewers who boast decades of experiences, Weir is heartened by the help and advice he has received, including from fellow alums – two of his go-to guys are Ben Fairweather (class of 2014) and Mike Stevenson (2012), who own Culver Beer Company in Carlsbad. “It was a good summer, getting free burgers and fries and some free beer,” he joked. “I didn’t have to hate working two jobs because they had pretty good perks.” Weir switched to a full-time schedule at Dos Desperados after he graduated from CSUSM with a degree in environmental studies in May 2017. He gradually took on more of the brewing duties and was officially promoted to head brewer last April, after his predecessor, a seasoned veteran in the field, moved back to his home state of New Hampshire to start his own brewery. “I definitely felt ready,” Weir said. “We were in a weird position where, from January 2018 to when he left in April, we were taking turns brewing. I was thrown into being the brewer and getting the idea of doing it on my own, and then he would take over. So it was a slow transition, and I was eased into it. Then once he left, I was like, ‘OK, I got this.’”

And inspired by the success of Hazy Daisy, not to mention the overall experimental nature of San Diego craft breweries, Weir continues to try to push the envelope. He recently made a red IPA, is exploring interesting twists on otherwise ordinary lagers and pilsners, and hopes to acquire bourbon barrels for aging an imperial stout. Still a relative newbie in the industry, he’s content to hone his craft and make Dos Desperados a destination off the Hops Highway. But he does aspire to start his own brewery someday. He even has picked out the name already: Weir Beer. This article originally appeared on the CSUSM news website.

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LOCAL EVENTS MARCH 1 — Friday ɑ Firkin Friday with AleSmith Juice Stand IPA at Hamiltons Tavern ɑ Drone Racing Night at Circle 9 Brewing ɑ Art Gallery Opening Night: Kori Gabriola at Culture Brewing Solana Beach ɑ Art Gallery Opening Night: Elvis Rubia at Culture Brewing Ocean Beach ɑ Art Gallery Opening Night: Ryan Harrah at Culture Brewing Encinitas ɑ Hops on the Harbor Beer Pairing Dinner Cruise with Modern Times Beer

MARCH 2 — Saturday ɑ Spread the Light: A Charity Yoga Event at Green Flash Brewing Co. ɑ Leisure Lagoon Luau with Live Music & Luau Food at Coronado Knoxville Tasting Room ɑ Beer Mug Painting Class at Kilowatt Brewing Ocean Beach ɑ Intro to Homebrewing at The Homebrewer ɑ Beer Mug Painting Class at Kilowatt Ocean Beach

MARCH 3 — Sunday ɑ The Maine Event Tap Takeover with Allagash at Hamiltons Tavern ɑ Beer & Wood Bottle-Opener Workshop with Rhythm Woodworks at Societe Brewing ɑ Hoppy Yoga at Second Chance North Park ɑ Hoppy Yoga at Culture Brewing Ocean Beach ɑ Hoppy Paint & Sip with Mix It Up at Deft Brewing

MARCH 4 — Monday ɑ The Brew Comedy Tour Returns at Green Flash Brewing Co. ɑ Mix & Mingle Monday with Fall Brewing at Societe Brewing ɑ Suds & Science: The Plastic Brain with RH Fleet at Stone Liberty Station

MARCH 5 — Tuesday ɑ Game Night at Green Flash Brewing Co.

MARCH 6-7 — Wed-Thurs. 38

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ɑ Brew Battles: Beach Grease vs. Eppig at Common Theory Public House

MARCH 7 — Thursday ɑ 1 Scientist, 1 Artist Walk Into a Bar (Presented by RH Fleet) at 25 Locations ɑ Wounded Warrior Project Fundraiser at Culture Brewing Ocean Beach

MARCH 8 — Friday ɑ International Women's Collaboration Brew Day at Breweries Worldwide ɑ Hops on the Harbor Beer Pairing Dinner Cruise with Modern Times Beer

MARCH 9 — Saturday ɑ ɑ ɑ ɑ

Renaissance X at Churchill's Pub & Grille Bluegrass Yoga at Societe Brewing 5th Anniversary at Dos Desperados Brewery Second Saturday with CANarchy (Cigar City, Oskar Blues, 3 Weavers) at Hamiltons Tavern ɑ 5th Annual Best Coast Beer Fest at Embarcadero Park South

MARCH 10 — Sunday ɑ Paint and Sip with Karissa Bordin at Culture Brewing Solana Beach ɑ Tap into Yoga with Mello Yoga at Green Flash Brewing Co. ɑ Hoppy Yoga at North Park Beer Company ɑ Hoppy Yoga at Culture Brewing Ocean Beach ɑ Brewin' with Chuck: Belgian Tripel with Hibiscus at Longship Brewery

MARCH 11 — Monday ɑ Mix & Mingle Monday with 91X at Societe Brewing

MARCH 12 — Tuesday ɑ Fire Chief Red Ale Fundraiser for Firefighter Aid at Rock Bottom La Jolla ɑ Rollin' From the Heart Fundraiser at Culture Brewing Solana Beach ɑ Sour Beer Essentials (Webinar Available) at White Labs

MARCH 13-14 — Wed-Thurs.

ɑ Brew Battles: El Segundo vs. Smog City at Common Theory Public House

MARCH 13 — Wednesday ɑ DIY Macrame with Patchwork at Culture Brewing Encinitas

MARCH 15 — Friday ɑ Surf Shop Event at Culture Brewing Solana Beach ɑ Firkin Friday with AleSmith & Juice Stand IPA Release at Hamiltons Tavern ɑ Lab Practicum: Putting Your Yeast Essentials Knowledge to Work at White Labs ɑ Hops on the Harbor Beer Pairing Dinner Cruise with Modern Times Beer

MARCH 16 — Saturday ɑ Pickled Pairing Flight with Good Seed Food Co at Societe Brewing

MARCH 17 — Sunday ɑ Hoppy Yoga at Second Chance North Park ɑ Hoppy Yoga at Culture Brewing Ocean Beach

MARCH 18 — Monday ɑ Mix & Mingle Monday with Karl Strauss Brewing at Societe Brewing

MARCH 19 — Tuesday ɑ Intro to Homebrewing at The Homebrewer

MARCH 20-21 — WednesdayThursday ɑ Brew Battles: Resident vs. Rip Current at Common Theory Public House

MARCH 20 — Wednesday ɑ Wing Wednesday with Good Seed Food Co at Second Chance North Park

MARCH 21 — Thursday ɑ Paint and Sip with Karissa Bordin at Culture Brewing Encinitas ɑ Craft Beer Attorney Webinar: Brewery Safety Practices You Might Have Wrong


MARCH 22-24 — Fri-Sun ɑ Kilowatt Turns 4! at Kilowatt Brewing Kearny Mesa

MARCH 22 — Friday ɑ 7th Annual Bankers Hill Art & Craft Beer Festival at The Abbey on Fifth Avenue ɑ Hops on the Harbor Beer Pairing Dinner Cruise with Modern Times Beer

MARCH 23 — Saturday ɑ Anniversary Beer & Chocolate Pairing with Andrea's Truffles at Kilowatt Kearny Mesa ɑ Metal Yoga at Societe Brewing

MARCH 24 — Sunday ɑ DIY Macrame with Patchwork at Culture Brewing Solana Beach ɑ Hoppy Yoga at Culture Brewing Ocean Beach

MARCH 25 — Monday ɑ Mix & Mingle Monday with Burgeon Beer Co. at Societe Brewing

MARCH 26 — Tuesday ɑ Paint and Sip at Culture Brewing Ocean Beach

MARCH 27-28 — Wednesday -Thursday ɑ Brew Battles: Beachwood vs. Bootlegger at Common Theory Public House

MARCH 29 — Friday ɑ Hops on the Harbor Beer Pairing Dinner Cruise with Modern Times Beer

MARCH 30 — Saturday ɑ Walkabout featuring Citrus at Miralani Makers District ɑ Succulent Decorating Workshop at Green Flash Brewing Co.

MARCH 31 — Sunday ɑ Hoppy Yoga at Culture Brewing Ocean Beach

ɑ Trashy Hour Clean Up Event at Home Brewing Co.

APRIL 1 — Monday ɑ Mix & Mingle Monday with Bagby Beer Co. at Societe Brewing

APRIL 3-4 — WednesdayThursday ɑ Brew Battles: Burning Beard vs. Mikkeller at Common Theory Public House

APRIL 4 — Thursday ɑ Second Chance Dog Rescue Fundraiser at Bay City Brewing Co.

APRIL 5 — Friday ɑ Art Gallery Opening Night: Roman Gomez at Culture Brewing Solana Beach ɑ Art Gallery Opening Night: CJ Troxell at Culture Brewing Ocean Beach ɑ Art Gallery Opening Night: Amanda Saint Claire at Culture Brewing Encinitas ɑ Drone Racing Night at Circle 9 Brewing ɑ Hops on the Harbor Beer Pairing Dinner Cruise with Booze Brothers

APRIL 6 — Saturday ɑ The Brewster Pink Boots Society IPA Release at Societe Brewing Company ɑ 5th Anniversary Meading at the Garden at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens ɑ Bluegrass Yoga at Societe Brewing

APRIL 7 — Sunday ɑ Hoppy Yoga at Culture Brewing Ocean Beach

APRIL 8 — Monday ɑ Mix & Mingle Monday with Stone Brewing at Societe Brewing ɑ Suds & Science: The Internet of Biology with RH Fleet at Wavelength Brewing

APRIL 10-11 — Wed-Thurs. ɑ Brew Battles: Chapman vs. Topa Topa at Common Theory Public House

APRIL 10 — Wednesday ɑ Wing Wednesday with Good Seed Food Co at Second Chance North Park

APRIL 12 — Friday ɑ Hops on the Harbor Beer Pairing Dinner Cruise with Booze Brothers

APRIL 13 — Saturday ɑ Feeding San Diego: Pairings with a Purpose at Bobby Riggs Tennis Club & Museum

APRIL 14 — Sunday ɑ Hoppy Yoga at Culture Brewing Ocean Beach

APRIL 17-18 — Wed-Thurs. ɑ Brew Battles: Abnormal vs. Burgeon at Common Theory Public House

APRIL 19 — Friday ɑ Hops on the Harbor Beer Pairing Dinner Cruise with Booze Brothers

APRIL 20 — Saturday ɑ Half Acre Brewing Showcase at Hamiltons Tavern

APRIL 21 — Sunday ɑ Hoppy Yoga at Culture Brewing Ocean Beach

APRIL 24 — Wednesday ɑ Wing Wednesday with Good Seed Food Co at Second Chance North Park

APRIL 26 — Friday ɑ Hops on the Harbor Beer Pairing Dinner Cruise with Booze Brothers

APRIL 27 — Saturday ɑ La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club 6th Annual Quintessential Festival at Nobel Athletic Fields and Recreation Center INCLUDE YOUR EVENTS IN NEXT MONTH’S CALENDAR FOR FREE! E MAIL:

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#2SCIENTISTS Balboa Park's Fleet Science Center has

CULTURE BREWING (SOLANA BEACH)

SECOND CHANCE BEER (CARMEL MOUNTAIN RANCH)

111 S Cedros Avenue Suite 200 | 6 - 8 p.m.

15378 Avenue of Science #222 | 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Molecular Biology / Pixel Slayer (Xavier Vasquez)

Chemistry

EPPIG WATERFRONT BIERGARTEN (POINT LOMA)

SECOND CHANCE BEER (NORTH PARK)

2817 Dickens Street | 6 - 8 p.m.

4045 30th Street | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Immunology, Crystallography, Drug Design

Genomics

been educating and entertaining San Diegans and tourists alike since 1973. The latest iteration of their beer-focused

/ Paintings, Sculptures, Installations (Sheena Rae Dowling)

community outreach program – “Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar” – visits 20+

SOCIETE BREWING (KEARNY MESA) 8262 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

FALL BREWING (NORTH PARK)

Biotech / Sculptures, Installations, Mixed Media,

4542 30th Street | 6 - 8 p.m.

Photography (Becky Guttin)

Cancer Research, Oncology / Digital Tiki Art

locations on Thursday, March 7, with

(Hula Hideaway Art)

a twist: artists have been invited to

GREEN FLASH (MIRA MESA)

2816 Historic Decatur Road | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

6550 Mira Mesa Boulevard | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Criminology, Real-life CSI / Installation Paintings,

participate alongside scientists. At time

Bioengineering, Astrophysics, Quantum Mechanics

Ballistics Interest (Ashley Fenderson)

of press, some spots' guests had yet to

IRON FIST BREWING (BARRIO LOGAN)

THE ELWOOD (CHULA VISTA)

6 - 8 p.m.

725 Broadway | 7 - 9 p.m.

be determined; visit bit.ly/2Scientists for

Bioarchaeology, Forensic Anthropology

TBA

updated details as the date approaches.

IRON FIST BREWING (VISTA)

THE ROSE WINE BAR (SOUTH PARK)

6 - 8 p.m.

2219 30th Street | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Microbiology / Installation and Textile Art

Cannabis Analysis

STONE BREWING WORLD BISTRO & GARDENS (LIBERTY STATION)

On the Fleet Science Center site you'll

(Michelle Montjoy)

also find information on upcoming events such as the "Suds & Science"

THIRD AVENUE ALEHOUSE (CHULA VISTA) LIGHTNING BREWERY (POWAY)

319 Third Avenue | 7 - 9 p.m.

13200 Kirkham Way | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Environmental Science

Plant Molecular Biology, Biochemistry,

series visiting Stone Brewing World

Microbiology

Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station and

MIKKELLER BREWING (MIRAMAR)

THORN BREWING (BARRIO LOGAN) 6 - 8 p.m. Heart Disease, Cardiac Stem Cells

9366 Cabot Drive | 6 - 8 p.m.

Wavelength Brewing.

Cannabis Plant Research, Neuroscience

THORN STREET (NORTH PARK) 3176 Thorn Street | 6 - 8 p.m.

MODERN TIMES BEER

Oceanography, Wetlands, Seafood Sustainability

3725 Greenwood Street | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Diabetes Research / Photography (Evgeny Yorobe)

TIGER!TIGER! (NORTH PARK) 3025 El Cajon Boulevard | 7 - 9 p.m.

BALLAST POINT LITTLE ITALY

PANAMA 66 (SD MUSEUM OF ART / BALBOA PARK)

Neuroscience / Mixed Media Art (Melissa

2215 India Street | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

1450 El Prado | 6 - 8 p.m.

Walter Art)

Drug Development

Computational science around the sun's corona /

BLIND LADY ALE HOUSE (NORMAL HEIGHTS)

Installation Art, Provocations, Science (Larry and

WINESELLAR & BRASSERIE (SORRENTO VALLEY)

Debby Kline)

9550 Waple Street #115 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Cell Biology

3416 Adams Avenue | 7 - 9 p.m. Drug Development for Metabolic Diseases /

PARIAH BREWING (NORTH PARK)

Abstract Paintings, Surf Art (Stenberg Arts)

3052 El Cajon Boulevard | 6 - 8 p.m.

WHITE LABS (MIRAMAR)

Cell Biology, Neuroscience

6 - 8 p.m. Biomedical Sciences

CULTURE BREWING (ENCINITAS) 329 S Coast Highway 101 | 6 - 8 p.m.

QUANTUM BREWING (KEARNY MESA)

Neuroscience / Mixed Media Sculptures

5375 Kearny Villa Road #116 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

(Carrie Minikel)

Physiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry

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CRAFT BEER DIRECTORY & MAPS

DOWNTOWN

675 W Beech St. | 619.269.2202 www.Craft-Commerce.com

bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS

8. DUCK FOOT BREWING TA P R O O M & K I T C H E N

9 . I R O N S I D E F I S H & OYST E R B A R

2400 Kettner Blvd. | 619.255.7885 www.98BottlesSD.com

1654 India St. | 619.269.3033 www.IronsideFishandOyster.com

2 . A M P L I F I E D A L E WO R K S E - V I L

1100 5th Ave. | 619.358.9170 www.Ogawashi.com

5. BREW30

1557 Columbia St. | 619.546.0444 www.BareBackGrill.com/Queenstown

6. CIRO’S PIZZERIA GASLAMP

536 Market St. | 619.696.0405 www.CirosSD.com

611 5th Ave. | 619.233.7327 www.Searsucker.com

7 . C R A F T & CO M M E R C E

2252 India St. | 619.487.9493 www.BottlecraftBeer.com

1. 10 BARREL

1501 E St. | 619.578.2311 www.10Barrel.com 1985 National Ave. Ste. 1115 619.795.4257 www.AttitudeBrewing.com

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1036 7th Ave. | 619.232.6367 www.BestDamnBeerShop.com

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PA R K B LV D

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1. BEST DAMN BEER SHOP (KRISPMARKET)

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21. THE HOPPING PIG

DOWNTOWN

T AW

333 5th Ave. | 619.795.9463 www.GaslampUnion.com

2. BOTTLECRAFT

734 5th Ave. | 619.546.6424 www.TheHoppingPig.com

14. SEARSUCKER

1065 4th Ave. | 619.231.4447 www.TheLocalSanDiego.com

20. THE FIELD IRISH PUB & R E STA U R A N T

544 5th Ave. | 619.232.9840 www.TheField.com

1 3 . Q U E E N ST OW N P U B L I C H O U S E

1 Market Pl. | 619.232.1234www.Brew30.com

2 4 . U N I O N K I T C H E N & TA P GASLAMP

495 Laurel St. | 619.255.2631 www.TheCornerDraftHouse.com

1 2 . O G AWA S H I

715 J St. | 619.546.0815 www.BubsSanDiego.com

1 7 . TA ST E A N D T H I R ST

1 9 . T H E CO R N E R D R A F T H O U S E

777 G St. | 619.446.0002 www.NeighborhoodSD.com

4 . B U B ’ S AT T H E B A L L PA R K

770 5th Ave. | 619.338.9300 www.TheTipsyCrow.com

1863 5th Ave. | 619.955.8525 www.TheBalboaBarAndGrill.com

11. NEIGHBORHOOD

600 5th Ave. | 619.255.7373 www.BarleyMash.com

2 3 . T H E T I P SY C R OW

1202 Kettner Blvd. | 619.450.4518 www.StoneBrewing.com

1 8 . T H E B AL B OA B AR & G R I L L

844 Market St. | 619.269.7156 www.KnottyBarrel.com

3. BARLEYMASH

1 6 . ST O N E CO M PA N Y ST O R E O N KETTNER

715 4th Ave. | 619.955.5995 www.TasteAndThirst.com

10. KNOTTY BARREL

1429 Island Ave. | 619.234.0808 www.AmplifiedAles.com/East-Village

2 2 . T H E LO C A L

795 J St. | 619.727.4452 www.StoneBrewing.com

550 Park Blvd. Ste. 2104 | 619.550.1970 www.DuckFootBeer.com/East-Village

1. 98 BOTTLES

1 5 . ST O N E B R E W I N G TA P R O O M

2215 India St. | 619.255.7213 www.BallastPoint.com

4 . H A L F D O O R B R E W I N G CO.

903 Island Ave. | 619.232.9840 www.HalfDoorBrewing.com

H AW T H O R N

5 . K A R L ST R A U S S B R E W I N G CO.

1157 Columbia St. | 619.234.2739 www.KarlStrauss.com 6. KNOTTY BREWING

842 Market St. | 619.269.7156 www.KnottyBrewing.com 7 . M E LV I N B R E W I N G

5 T H AV E

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8. THE BELL MARKER

602 Broadway | 619.756.7598 www.TheBellMarker.com

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1 0 T H AV E

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634 14th St. | 619.269.2237 www.MelvinBrewing.com PA R K B LV D

N HARBOR DR

BEECH ST

1 . A LTA B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

1983 Julian Ave | 619.795.7300 www.altabrewingsd.com

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1441 L St. | 619.544.0555 www.MissionBrewery.com

3 . R E S I D E N T B R E W I N G CO.

411 C St. | 619.717.6622 www.ResidentBrewing.com

4 . T H O R N B R E W I N G CO. DR

1745 National Ave. | 619.501.2739 www. ThornStreetBrew.com

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1971 India St. | 619.303.7837 www.BoltBrewery.com

2 . B O R D E R X TA ST I N G R O O M

2181 Logan Ave. | 619.501.0503 www.BorderXBrewing.com

3 . I R O N F I ST TA ST I N G R O O M

1985 National Ave. | 619.255.5818

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*PLEASE REGARD LOCATIONS AS APPROXIMATE 4 . Q U A RT YA R D V E N U E

1301 Market St. | 619.432.5303 www.QuartYardSD.com

UPTOWN

UPTOWN bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS 1. BEERFISH

2933 Adams Ave. | 619.363.2337 www.EatBeerFish.com

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS A D A M S AV E

2 . B E LC H I N G BEAV ER N O RTH PARK

4223 30th St. | 760.703.0433 www.BelchinBeaver.com

NORMAL HEIGHTS

3. CAFFE CALABRIA

TEXAS ST

3812 Ray St. | 619.542.9990 www.CaliforniatapRoom.com

F LO R I D A S T

4 . C A L I F O R N I A TA P R O O M

PA R K B LV D

3933 30th St. | 619.291.1759 www.CaffeCalabria.com

E L C A J O N B LV D

5 . C A R N I TA S ’ S N AC K S H AC K

2632 University Ave. | 619.294.7675 www.CarnitasSnackShack.com 6. CIRCA

U N I V E R S I T Y AV E

2121 Adams Ave. | 619.296.9152 www.CircaSD.com

U N I V E R S I T Y AV E

7 . CO I N O P G A M E R O O M

8. CRA ZEE BURGER

3993 30th St. | 619.282.6044 www.CrazeeBurger.com 9 . C U E VA B A R

30TH ST

1 0 . D I M I L L E ’ S I TA L I A N R E S TA U R A N T

3492 Adams Ave. | 619.283.3153 www.DiMilles.com

ST

1521 30th St. | 619.238.5460 www.HamiltonsTavern.com

R E DWO O D S T

F LO R I D A

1 2 . H A M I LT O N ’ S TAV E R N

PA R K B LV D

3001 University Ave. | 619.291.1220 www.EncontroNorthPark.com

N O RT H PA R K

U PA S S T

2123 Adams Ave. | 619.269.6612 www.CuevaBar.com

1 1 . E N CO N T R O

30TH ST

TEXAS ST

3926 30th St. | 619.255.8523 www.CoinOpSD.com

JUNIPER ST

13. LIVE WIRE BAR

2103 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.291.7450 www.LiveWireBar.com 1 4 . M O D E R N T I M E S F L AVO R D O M E FERN ST

3000 Upas St. | 619.269.5222 www.ModernTimesBeer.com

1 5 . N AT E ’ S G A R D E N G R I L L

3120 Euclid Ave. | 619.546.7700 www.NatesGardenGrill.com

S O U T H PA R K CEDAR ST

1 6 . PA R K & R E C

4612 Park Blvd. | 619.795.9700 www.ParkAndRecSD.com 1 7 . P O L I T E P R OV I S I O N S

4696 30th St. | 619.677.3784 www.PoliteProvisions.com 18. SMALL BAR

4628 Park Blvd. | 619.795.7998 www.SmallBarSD.com 1 9 . S O D A & SW I N E

2943 Adams Ave. | 619.269.7632 www.SodaAndSwine.com 2 0 . S TAT I O N TAV E R N

2204 Fern St. | 619.255.0657 www.StationTavern.com

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2 1 . T H E H AV E N P I Z Z E R I A

25. TORONADO SAN DIEGO

2 9 . U R B N COA L F I R E D P I Z Z A

22. THE ROSE WINE PUB

2 6 . T R U E N O RT H TAV E R N

3 0 . U R B A N S O L AC E

23. THE SAFEHOUSE

2 7 . T W I ST E D TA P S

3 1 . WAY P O I N T P U B L I C

2 4 . T I G E R! T I G E R! TAV E R N

2 8 . U N D E R B E L LY

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4051 Adams Ave. | 619.281.1904 www.TheHavenPizzeria.com 2219 30th St. | 619.280.1815 www.TheRoseWinePub.com

2930 University Ave. | 619.458.9200 www.TheSafeHouseNP.com 3025 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.487.0401 www.TigerTigerTavern.com

4026 30th St. | 619.282.0456 www.ToronadoSD.com 3815 30th St. | 619.291.3815 www.TrueNorthTavern.com

2302 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.542.9927 www.TwistedTaps.com 3000 Upas St. | 619.487.9909 www.GodBlessUnderbelly.com

3085 University Ave. | 619.255.7300 www.URBNNorthPark.com 3823 30th St. | 619.295.6464 www.UrbanSolace.net 3794 30th St. | 619.255.8778 www.WaypointPublic.com


1. BINE & VINE

3334 Adams Ave. | 619.795.2463 www.BineAndVine.com 2 . B O T T L E C RA F T

3007 University Ave. | 619.501.1177 www.BottleCraftBeer.com 3 . B O U L E VA R D L I Q U O R

4245 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.281.0551

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1. RIP CURRENT TASTING ROOM

4101 30th St. | 619.793.4777 www.RipCurrentBrewing.com

2. SECOND CHANCE BEE R LOU NG E

4045 30th St Ste. A | 619.487.1470 www.SecondChanceBeer.com/North-Park

TORREY PINES

4. CLEM’S BOTTLE HOUSE

5 . KWI K STO P L IQ UO R & MA RK ET

3028 Upas St. | 619.296.8447 6 . M A Z A R A T RAT T O R I A

2302 30th St. | 619.284.2050 www.Mazaratrattoria.com

LA JOLLA bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS 4353 La Jolla Village Dr. Ste. H35 858.210.3444 www.EurekaRestaurantGroup.com

8 . S P R O U T S FA R M E R S M A R K E T

2. HOME PLATE SPORTS CAFE

4175 Park Blvd. | 619.291.8287 www.Sprouts.com

bBREW PUBS 1 . B L I N D L A DY A L E H O U S E A U T O M AT I C B R E W I N G CO.

3416 Adams Ave. | 619.255.2491 www.BlindLadyAleHouse.com 2 . K A I R OA B R E W I N G CO.

4601 Park Blvd. | www.Kairoa.com 3 . N O RT H PA R K B E E R CO.

3038 University Ave. | 619.880.NPBC www.NorthParkBeerCo.com 4 . S O U T H PA R K B R E W I N G

1517 30th St. | 619.610.9038 www.SouthParkBrewing.com

bBREWERIES 1 . B A R N B R E W E RY

2850 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.955.8228 www.TheBarnBrew.com 2. EPPIG BREWING

3052 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.501.1840 www.EppigBrewing.com 3 . FA L L B R E W I N G CO.

4542 30th St. | 619.501.0903 www.FallBrewing.com 4 . H O M E B R E W I N G CO.

2911 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.450.6165 www.HomeBrewingCo.com 5 . M I K E H E S S B R E W I N G ( N O RT H PA R K )

3812 Grim Ave. | 619.255.7136 www.HessBrewing.com

6 . PA R I A H B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

3052 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.642.0545 www.PariahBrewingCo.com 7. POOR HOUSE BREWING CO M PA N Y

4494 30th St. www.PoorHouseBrew.com

8 . T H O R N ST. B R E W E RY

3176 Thorn St. | 619.501.2739 www.ThornStreetBrew.com

bHOME BREW SUPPLY 1. THE HOMEBREWER

2911 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.450.6165 www.TheHomebrewerSD.com

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2931 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.282.2392 www.PacificLiquor.com

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4100 Adams Ave. | 619.284.2485 www.ClemsBottleHouse.com

9500 Gilman Dr. | 858.657.9111 www.HomePlateSportsCafe.com 3 . L A VA L E N C I A H O T E L

1132 Prospect St. | 858.454.0771 www.LaValencia.com

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9500 Gilman Dr. | 858.587.4828 www.PortersPub.net

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830 Kline St. | 858.551.9210 www.The-PublicHouse.com

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4150 Regents Park Row 858.550.0406 www.RegentsPizza.com

7. THE GRILL AT TORREY PINES

11480 N Torrey Pines Rd. 858.777.6645 www.LodgeTorreyPines.com

8 . T H E S H O R E S R E STA U RA N T

8110 Camino Del Oro | 858.456.0600 www.TheShoresRestaurant.com

bBOT TLE SHOPS 1 . B R I ST O L FA R M S

bOTHER 1. DRIFT EAT & DRINK (HYATT REGENCY LA JOLLA)

3777 La Jolla Village Dr. | 858.552.1234 www.LaJolla.Regency.Hyatt.com 2. HILTON LA JOLLA TORREY PINES

10950 North Torrey Pines Rd. 858.558.1500 | www.Hilton.com

2. WHOLE FOODS LA JOLLA

MISSION BEACH & PAC I F I C B E AC H

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1. CAVU BREWING

1 . B A R E B AC K G R I L L

8510 Genesee Ave. | 858.558.4180 www.BristolFarms.com 8825 Villa La Jolla Dr. | 858.642.6700 www.WholeFoodsMarkets.com

7536 Fay Ave. | 619.202.4152 www.BreweryLaJolla.com

4640 Mission Blvd. | 858.274.7117 www.BareBackGrill.com

2 . K A R L ST RA U S S B R E W I N G CO.

2. BARREL REPUBLIC

1044 Wall St. | 858.551.2739 www.KarlStrauss.com

1261 Garnet Ave. | 858.270.9922 www.BarrelRepublic.com

3 . R O C K B O T T O M B R E W E RY R E STA U RA N T

3 . COA ST E R S A LO O N

8980 Villa La Jolla Dr. | 858.450.9277 www.RockBottom.com/La-Jolla

bBREWERIES 1. BITTER BROTHERS

4170 Morena Blvd. | 619.961.6690 www.BitterBrothers.com 2 . K A R L ST RA U S S B R E W I N G CO.

5985 Santa Fe St. | 858.273.2739 www.KarlStrauss.com

744 Ventura Pl. | 858.488.4438 www.CoasterSaloon.com 4. CRUSHED

967 Garnet Ave. | 858.230.6567 www.BarCrushed.com 5. DRAFT

3105 Ocean Front Walk 858.228.9305 www.BelmontPark.com/Restaurants/Draft 6 . F I R E F LY

1710 W Mission Bay Dr. | 619.225.2125 www.TheDana.com

7. IRON PIG

1520 Garnet Ave. | 858.412.4299 www.IronPigAleHouse.com 8 . L AT I T U D E 3 2 P U B

5019 Cass St. | 858.273.0501 www.Latitude32Bar.com 9 . LU I G I ’ S AT T H E B E AC H

3210 Mission Blvd. | 858.488.2818 www.LuigisAtTheBeach.com 1 0 . PAC I F I C B E AC H F I S H S H O P

1775 Garnet Ave. | 858.483.4746 www.TheFishShopPB.com 1 1 . S D TA P R O O M

1269 Garnet Ave. | 858.274.1010 www.SDTapRoom.com 1 2 . S A N D B A R S P O RT S G R I L L

718 Ventura Pl. | 858.488.1274 www.SandbarSportsGrill.com 1 3 . S A N D B OX P I Z Z A

1014 Grand Ave. | 858.272.7263 www.SandBoxSD.com 14. THE BAR KEY

954 Turquoise St. | 858.488.8200 www.BarKeyPB.com 1 5 . T H E PAT I O O N L A M O N T

4445 Lamont St. | 858.412.4648 www.ThePatioOnLamont.com

16. THE PROMISCUOUS FORK

3801 Ingraham St. | 858.581.3663 www.ThePromiscuousFork.com 1 7 . WO O D ST O C K ’ S P I Z Z A

1221 Garnet Ave. | 858.642.6900 www.WoodstocksPB.com

bBOT TLE SHOPS WESTCOASTERSD.COM

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5. OB NOODLE HOUSE

3. HEIDI’S LIQUOR & DELI

6. OB NOODLE HOUSE BAR 1502

3787 Ingraham St. | 858.274.3087 www.CrestPacificBeach.com

PAC I F I C B E AC H

2218 Cable St. | 619.450.6868 www.OBNoodleHouse.com 4993 Niagara Ave. | 619.255.9858 www.OBNoodleHouse.com

4. PB EXPRESS MARKET

3503 Ingraham St. | 858.272.7200 www.instagram.com/PBExpressMarket

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8. OGGI’S PIZZA AND B R E W I N G CO.

4150 Mission Blvd. | 858.270.5222 www.AmplifiedAles.com

2562 Laning Rd. | 619.876.5000 www.LibertyStation.Oggis.com

2 . PAC I F I C B E AC H A L E H O U S E

9. PHILS BBQ

721 Grand Ave. | 858.581.2337 www.PBAleHouse.com

3750 Sports Arena Blvd. 619.226.6333 www.PhilsBBQ.net

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1 0 . R AG L A N P U B L I C H O U S E

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1851 Bacon St. | 619.794.2304 www.RaglanPublicHouse.com

1410 Rosecrans St. | 619.226.6100 www.ThePearlSD.com

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2222 San Diego Ave. | 619.501.0522 www.HomeAndAwaySD.com BA

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5050 Newport Ave. | 619.224.4540 www.OBPizzaShop.com

1. CHIP’S LIQUOR

2609 Congress St. | 619.293.7673 www.RosesTastingRoom.com 1 3 . R OYA L E !

1125 Rosecrans St. | 619.224.1321 www.HarborTownPub.com 3 . H O M E & AWAY

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4994 Newport Ave | 619.222.9700 www.OBKabob.com

1 . A M P L I F I E D A L E WO R K S

1776 Shelter Island Dr. 619.222.5835 | www.FathomBistro.com

M I S S I O N B E AC H

7 . O C E A N B E AC H K A B O B

1 4 . S H E R AT O N H A R B O R I S L A N D QUINN’S ALE HOUSE

1380 Harbor Island Dr. | 619.291.2900 www.SheratonSanDiegoHotel.com 1 5 . S L AT E R ’ S 5 0 / 5 0

2750 Dewey Rd. | 619.398.2660 www.SanDiego.Slaters5050.com

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16. TENDER GREENS

2400 Historic Decur Rd. | 619.226.6254 www.TenderGreensFood.com 17. THE JOINT M

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4902 Newport Ave. | 619.222.8272 www.TheJointOB.com

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2150 Harbor Island Dr. | 619.291.9110 www.TomHamsLighthouse.com

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3040 Midway Dr. | 619.222.3296

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4805 Narragansett Ave. 619.224.0443 www.OliveTreeMarket.com

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1403 Ebers St. | 619.223.3010 www.SeatraderLiquorAndDeli.com

bBREW PUBS 1926 Garnet Ave. | 858.273.1536

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6 . M E S A L I Q U O R & W I N E CO.

M I S S I O N VA L L E Y & C L A I R E M O N T

4919 Convoy St. | 858.279.5292 www.SanDiegoBeerStore.com

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5010 Mission Ctr. Rd. | 619.688.1120 www.GordonBiersch.com

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2245 Fenton Pkwy. 101 | 619.640.1072 www.MissionValley.Oggis.com 3. SAN DIEGO BREWING CO M PA N Y

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5401 Linda Vista Rd. 406 619.295.2337 www.HomeBrewMart.com

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6190 Fairmount Ave. Ste.G | 619.795.2911 www.BenchmarkBrewing.com

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3. CIRCLE 9 BREWING

7292 Opportunity Rd. Ste. C | 858.634.2537 www.Circle9Brewing.com 4 . CO R O N A D O B R E W I N G CO. ( K N OX V I L L E )

1205 Knoxville St. | 619.275.2215 www.CoronadoBrewingCompany.com 5. DEFT BREWING

1 . O B B R E W E RY

6 . M I K E H E S S TA ST I N G R O O M

2 . P I Z Z A P O RT O C E A N B E AC H

7 . T H E LO M A C LU B G O L F CO U R S E

5041 Newport Ave. | 619.955.8053 www.OBBrewery.com 1956 Bacon St. | 619.224.4700 www.PizzaPort.com

3. STONE BREWING WORLD BISTRO & GARDENS (LIBERTY STATION)

2816 Historic Decatur Rd. | 760.294.7899 www.StoneWorldBistro.com

bBREWERIES 1 . B AY C I T Y B R E W I N G CO.

3760 Hancock St. | 619.727.4926 www.BayCityBrewingCo.com 2. MODERN TIMES BEER

3725 Greenwood St. | 619.546.9694 www.ModernTimesBeer.com

bOTHER 1 . B E LC H I N G B E AV E R B R E W I N G TA S T I N G R O O M

4836 Newport Ave. | 619.223.3116 www.BelchingBeaver.com 2 . C U LT U R E B R E W I N G TA S T I N G R O O M

4845 Newport Ave. | 619.255.3811 www.CultureBrewingCo.com 3 . E P P I G WAT E R F R O N T B I E R G A RT E N

2817 Dickens St. | 619.501.1840 www.EppigBrewing.com 4. HELM’S SATELLITE TASTING ROOM

4896 Newport Ave. www.HelmsBrewingCo.com

5 . K I LOWAT T TA ST I N G R O O M

1875 Cable St. | 858.715.3998 www.Kilowatt.beer

4893 Voltaire St. | 619.795.1095 www.MikeHessBrewing.com

2960 Truxtun Rd. | 619.222.4653 www.TheLomaClub.com

MISSION VALLEY & CLAIREMONT bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS 1 . B A L B OA ’ S TA P H O U S E

4421 Genesee Ave. | 858.277.8226 www.facebook.com/BalboasTapHouse 2. COMMON THEORY PUBLIC HOUSE

4805 Convoy St. | 619.495.3689 www.CommonTheorySD.com

3. DAN DIEGOS EURO CAFE AND PUB

2415 Morena Blvd. | 619.276.2100 www.DanDiegos.com 4. DUMPLING INN & S H A N G H A I S A LO O N

4625 Convoy St. | 858.268.9638 www.DumplingInn.com 5 . L A G RA N T E R RA Z A

5998 Alcala Pk. | 619.849.8205 www.SanDiego.edu/Dining/LaGranTerraza 6 . M CG R E G O R ' S G R I L L

10475 San Diego Mission Rd. | 619.282.9797 www.McGregorsSanDiego.com 7. O'BRIEN'S PUB

4646 Convoy St. | 858.715.1745 www.ObriensPub.net

8 . PAC I F I C T I M E

5277 Linda Vista Rd. | 619.260.8446 www.PacificTimeSD.com 9 . P O S E I D O N P R OJ E C T

4126 Napier St. | 619.230.5334 www.PoseidonSD.com 1 0 . P O ST C A R D S B I ST R O AT T H E H A N D L E RY H O T E L

950 Hotel Circle North | 619.298.0511 www.SD.Handlery.com 11. SIDECAR

1310 Morena Blvd. | 619.230.5715 www.SidecarSD.com 12. SPICE & SOUL

4033 Avi Dr. | 858.291.8480 www.SpiceNSoul.com 13. THE HIGH DIVE

1801 Morena Blvd. | 619.275.0460 www.HighDiveInc.com

bBOT TLE SHOPS 1 . A L E TA L E S

5269 Linda Vista Rd. | 619.786.2537 www.Instagram.com/ AleTalesSD 2. DEL MESA FOODS & LIQUOR

6090 Friars Rd. | 619.299.1238 www.Facebook.com/DelMesaLiquor 3. DIANE LIQUOR

4696 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. 858.483.1722 4. JIMBO’S LIQUOR

4411 Genesee Ave. | 858.278.6440 www.Facebook.com/Jimbos.Liquor 5. KEG N BOTTLE

3566 Mt. Acadia Blvd. | 858.278.8955 www.KegNBottle.com

5328 Banks St. | 858.999.5728 www.DeftBrewing.com 6 . G R O U N D SW E L L B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

6304 Riverdale St. | 619.795.2337 www.GroundswellBrew.com 7 . H E L M ’ S B R E W I N G CO.

5640 Kearny Mesa Rd. | 858.384.2772 www.HelmsBrewingCo.com 8 . K AR L ST RAU S S H E AD Q UA RTER S

5985 Santa Fe St. | 858.273.2739 www.KarlStrauss.com 9. KENSINGTON BREWING CO M PA N Y

4067 Adams Ave. | 619.400.6584 www.BrewerySanDiego.com 10. KETCH BREWING

7889 Ostrow St. | 858.268.1030 www.Facebook.com/KetchBrewing 1 1 . K I LOWAT T B R E W I N G

7576 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. 858.715.3998 www.Kilowatt.beer

12. QUANTUM BREWING

5375 Kearny Villa Rd. #116 www.QuantumBeer.com

1 3 . S O C I E T E B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

8262 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. 858.598.5409 www.SocieteBrewing.com

bHOME BREW SUPPLY 1 . H O M E B R E W M A RT/ B A L L A ST P O I N T

5401 Linda Vista Rd. 406 619.232.6367 www.HomeBrewMart.com

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S O R R E N T O VA L L E Y, M I R A M E S A & M I R A M A R

2. CITIZEN BREWERS

5837 Mission Gorge Rd. Ste. A | 760.587.7989 www.CitizenBrewers.com

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9172 Mira Mesa Blvd. | 858.566.9900 www.BestPizzaAndBrew.com MIRAMAR

2. BRUSKI HOUSE BURGERS & BEER

3 . M A S O N A L E WO R K S

5500 Carmel Mountain Rd. | 858.261.0603 www.MasonAleWorks.com 4. THE CRAFTY BUTCHERS

7590 Miramar Rd. | 858.536.8163 www.TheCraftyButchersTaphouse.com 5 . WO O DY ’ S B U R G E R S

7070 Miramar Rd. | 858.695.9986 www.Bangin-Burgers.com

bBOT TLE SHOPS 1 . B O T T L E C RA F T

11055 Roselle St. | 858.224.6579 www.BottlecraftBeer.com 2. KEG N BOTTLE

9430 Scranton Rd. | 858.458.4290 www.KegNBottle.com 3 . S A N D I E G O W I N E CO.

7080 Miramar Rd. Ste. 100 | 858.586.9463 www.SanDiegoWineCo.com

bBREW PUBS 1 . G R AV I T Y H E I G H T S

9920 Pacific Heights Blvd. | 619.564.7644 www.GravityHeights.com 2 . K A R L S T RA U S S B R E W I N G CO.

9675 Scranton Rd. | 858.587.2739 www.KarlStrauss.com

bBREWERIES 1 . 2 K I D S B R E W I N G CO.

8680 Miralani Dr. #123 | 858.480.5437 www.TwoKidsBrewing.com 2 . 3 2 N O RT H B R E W I N G CO.

8655 Production Ave. | 619.363.2622 www.32NorthBrew.com 3 . A L E S M I T H B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

9990 AleSmith Ct. | 858.549.9888 www.AleSmith.com 4 . A L I G N B R E W I N G CO.

8680 Miralani Dr. www.Instagram.com/AlignBrewing

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5 . A M P L I F I E D A L E WO R K S

9030 Kenamar Dr. #309 | 858.800.2534 www.AmplifiedAles.com 6 . B A L L A ST P O I N T B R E W I N G & S P I R I T S M I RA M A R

9045 Carroll Way | 858.695.2739 www.BallastPoint.com

7 . B A L L A ST P O I N T B R E W I N G AND SPIRITS

8680 Miralani Dr #128 | 858.757.9160 www.ProtectorBrewery.com 18. PURE BREWING

9030 Kenamar Dr. #308 | 858.252.6143 www.PureBrewing.org 1 9 . R EC KL E S S B R E WI NG COM PANY

9040 Carroll Way #8 | 858.876.7557 www.RecklessBrewing.com

2 0 . R O U G H D R A F T B R E W I N G CO.

8. CALIFORNIA WILD ALES

2 1 . S A I N T A R C H E R B R E W I N G CO.

9. DIVISION 23 BREWING

7408 Trade St. | 858.752.1924 www.Division23Brewing.com

10. DUCK FOOT BREWING CO M PA N Y

8920 Kenamar Dr. Ste. #210 858.433.7916 www.DuckFootBeer.com

11. GREEN FLASH BREWING CO M PA N Y

6550 Mira Mesa Blvd. | 760.597.9012 www.GreenFlashBrew.com 12. LITTLE MISS BREWING

7949 Stromesa Ct. Ste. Y www.Facebook.com/LittleMissBrewing 1 3 . LO N G S H I P B R E W E RY

10320 Camino Santa Fe Ste. C 858.246.7875 www.LongshipBrewery.com 14. MIKE HESS BREWING ( M I RA M A R )

7955 Silverton Ave. Ste.1201 619.887.6453 www.HessBrewing.com

15. MIKKELLER BREWING SAN DIEGO

9366 Cabot Dr. | 858.353.7174 www.Mikkeller.DK

1 6 . N E W E N G L I S H B R E W I N G CO.

11545 Sorrento Valley Rd. 305 & 306 619.857.8023 www.NewEnglishBrewing.com 1 7 . P R O T E C T O R B R E W E RY

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10051 Old Grove Rd. | 858.695.2739 www.BallastPoint.com 4202 Sorrento Valley Blvd. | 855.945.3253 www.CaliforniaWildAles.com

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8830 Rehco Rd. Ste.D | 858.453.7238 www.RoughDraftBrew.com

9550 Distribution Ave. | 858.225.2337 www.SaintArcherBrewery.com 22. SAVAGEWOOD BREWING

9879 Hibert St. | 858.577.0350 www.SavagewoodBrewing.com

2 3 . T H U N D E R H AW K A L E M E N T S

8675 Miralani Dr. Ste. 100 | 858.653.5896 www.ThunderhawkBeer.com

bHOME BREW SUPPLY 1. AMERICAN HOMEBREWING SUPPLY

9535 Kearny Villa Rd. | 858.268.3024 www.AmericanHomebrewing.com

bOTHER 1 . “ AT E A S E AT B A R R E L H A R B O R ” TA ST I N G R O O M

8990 Miramar Rd. #150 | 858.877.0722 www.BarrelHarborBrewing.com

2. BEVERAGE FACTORY BREW SUPPLY

8510 Miralani Dr. | 858.653.5950 www.BeverageFactory.com

3 . L E G AC Y B R E W I N G TA P R O O M

7060 Miramar Rd. | 858.695.9953 www.LegacyBrewingCo.com 4 . M A L A H AT S P I R I T S

NORTH COUNTY COASTAL bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS 1. 83 DEGREES

660 Carlsbad Village Dr. | 760.729.7904 www.83Degrees.net 2 . B OA R D & B R E W

201 Oak Ave. | 760.434.4466 www.BoardAndBrew.com 3 . D A N I P ’ S CO R K & TA P

560 Greenbrier Dr. | 760.967.0128 www.DaniPsCorkTap.com 4 . F LY I N G P I G P U B & K I T C H E N

626 S Tremont St. | 760.453.2940 www.FlyingPigPubKitchen.com

5. GREEN DRAGON TAVERN AND MUSEUM

6115 Paseo Del Norte | 760.918.2421 www.GreenDragonTavernCA.com 6 . LO C A L TA P H O U S E O C E A N S I D E

308 S Coast Hwy. | 760.547.1469 www.LocalTapHouse.com

7 . P C H S P O RT S B A R & G R I L L

1835 S Coast Hwy. | 760.721.3955 www.PCHSportsBarAndGrill.com

8 . TA P T H AT TA ST I N G R O O M

3207 Roymar Rd. | 760.433.4827 www.TapThatKegNow.com 9 . T H E CO M PA S S

300 Carlsbad Village Dr. 760.434.1900 www.Facebook.com/TheCompassCarlsbad 1 0 . T H E P R I VAT E E R

1706 S Coast Hwy. | 760.453.2500 www.ThePrivateerCoalFirePizza.com

8706 Production Ave. | 858.999.2326 www.MalahatSpirits.com

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5. SETTING SUN SAKE BREWING CO.

1 . B E E R O N T H E WA L L

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2 . PA P PY ’ S M A R K E T

8680 Miralani Dr. #120 | 951.757.1393 www.SettingSunSake.com 9495 Candida St. | 858.693.3441 www.WhiteLabs.com

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9844 Hibert St. Ste. G10 858.530.2739 www.BruskiHouse.com

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4112 Napier St. | 619.795.2911 www.BenchmarkBrewing.com

3310 Via De La Valle | 760.722.2337 www.BeerOnTheWall.com 601 N. Cleveland St. | 760.722.0043


3 . P I Z Z A P O RT B O T T L E S H O P

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573 Carlsbad Village Dr. | 760.720.7007 www.PizzaPort.com/Locations/Bottle-Shop 4 . STONE COM PANY STOR E OC E ANSI D E

301 N. Tremont St. | 760.529.0002 www.StoneBrewing.com

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945 Carlsbad Village Dr. | 760.729.1836 www.TexasLiquorShop.com

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1 . B R E A KWAT E R B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

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101 N Coast Hwy. Ste.C140 760.433.6064 www.BreakwaterBrewingCompany.com

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5801 Armada Dr. | 760.431.2739 www.KarlStrauss.com

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571 Carlsbad Village Dr. 760.720.7007 | www.PizzaPort.com 4. URGE OCEANSIDE / MASON A L E WO R K S

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2002 S. Coast Hwy | 760.429.7424 www.UrgeGastropub.com

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1 . A R C A N A B R E W I N G CO.

5621 Palmer Way | 909.529.2337 www.ArcanaBrewing.com

EAST COUNTY bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS 1 . C RAF T KI TC H E N

4253 Palm Ave. | 619.461.4857 www.LaMesaCraftKitchen.com 2 . D OWNTOWN C AFE

182 E Main St. | 619.440.5687 www.DowntownCafe-EC.com 3 . E AST B OU ND B AR & GR I L L

10053 Maine Ave. | 619.334.2566 Find us on Facebook! 4 . FI F T Y-T WO E AST NE I G H B OR H OOD E AT E RY

9621 Mission Gorge Rd. Ste. 101 619.334.0752 | www.52EastEatery.com 5 . H OOL E YS I R I SH P U B

2955 Jamacha Rd. | 619.670.7468 www.Hooleys.com 6 . M AI N TAP TAVE R N

518 E Main St. | 619.749.6333 www.MainTapTavern.com 7. OGGI’S PIZZA AND B R E WI NG CO.

601 S. Coast Hwy. | 760.270.9075 www.BagbyBeer.com

9828 Mission Gorge Rd. 619.449.6441 www.Santee.Oggis.com

3 . B L AC K P L AG U E B R E W I N G

8 . P R E S S B OX SP ORT S LO U N G E

2550 Jason Ct. | 760.631.8110 www.BlackPlagueBrewing.com

2990 Jamacha Rd. | 619.713.6990 www.PressBoxSportsLounge.com

4 . B U R G E O N B E E R CO M PA N Y

9 . U R B N ST.

6350 Yarrow Dr. Ste. C | 760.814.2548 www.BurgeonBeer.com

110 S Magnolia Ave. | 619.328.6922 www.URBNStBrewing.com

5 . C U LV E R B E E R CO.

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2719 Loker Ave West Ste. D 760.814.2355 www.CulverBeer.com 363 Airport Rd. | 760.705.3221 www.LegacyBrewingCo.com

7 . M I D N I G H T J AC K B R E W I N G

3801 Oceanic Dr. Ste. 101 | 760 . 637 . 9679 www.MidnightJackBrewing.com 8 . N O RT H E R N P I N E B R E W I N G

1 . B ’S KEG S

1429 East Main St. | 619.442.0265 www.KegBeerAndWine.com 2 . B E VE RAG E T S 4 L E S S

9181 Mission Gorge Rd. | 619.448.3773 www.Beverages4LessInc.com 3. FLETCHER HILLS BOTTLE SHOP

2447 Fletcher Pkwy | 619.469.8410 www.FletcherHillsBottleShop.com

326 N Horne St. | 760.754.1434 www.NorthernPineBrewing.com

4 . G A R D E N FA R M S M A R K E T

9. OCEANSIDE BREWING COMPANY

5. HELIX LIQUOR

314 Via Del Norte | 760.453.7900 www.OceansideBrewingCo.com

10. PAPA MARCE'S CERVECERIA

5840 El Camino Real Ste. 110 760.814.2722 www.PapaMarces.com

1 1 . ROU L E U R B R E WI NG COM PANY

5840 El Camino Real Ste. 101 442.244.511 www.RouleurBrewing.com

bHOME BREW SUPPLY 1 . C A R LS B A D B R E W S U P P L I E S A. K. A. G UADALU P E B R E WE RY

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4089 Oceanside Blvd. Ste. H 510.206.1502 www.GoldenCoastMead.com

2 . B AG BY B E E R CO M PA N Y

6 . L E G AC Y B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

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1 . G OL D E N COAST M E AD

5674 El Camino Real Ste D 858.751.4BRU www.CarlsbadBrewSupply.com

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12580 Lakeshore Dr. | 619.334.5550 444 West Chase Ave. | 619.444.0226 6 . STA R M A R K E T

10502 Mission Gorge Rd. Ste. 110 619.334.2831 www.instagram.com/StarMarketSantee 7 . VA L L E Y FA R M M A R K E T

9040 Campo Rd. | 619.463.5723 www.ValleyFarmMarkets.com 8 . W I N DY C I T Y L I Q U O R

701 Broadway | 619.588.8404 www.WindyCityLiquor.com

bBREWERIES 1 . 1 3 P O I N T B R E W I N G CO.

8035 Broadway www.13PointBrewing.com

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1019 S. Main Ave. | 760.645.3729 4 . I N L A N D TAV E R N WA

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1001 W San Marcos Blvd. | 760.744.8782 www.InlandTavern.com

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1356 W Valley Pkwy. | 760.746.4444 www.MikesBBQ.us 6 . N O RT H CO U N T Y W I N E CO M PA N Y

1099 W. San Marcos Blvd. 760.653.9032 www.NorthCountyWineCompany.com M EL

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579 Grand Ave. | 760.759.1400 www.PhilsBBQ.net

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110 Knoll Rd. | 750.759.2900 www.Slaters5050.com 9 . ST O N E B R E W I N G WO R L D B I ST R O & G A R D E N S

1999 Citracado Pkwy. | 760.471.4999 www.StoneWorldBistro.com 10. SUBLIME ALE HOUSE

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1020 W San Marcos Blvd. 760.510.9220 www.SublimeAleHouse.com 1 1 . T H E B E L LOWS

803 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd. 760.290.3912 www.BellowsWoodFire.com 10960 Whelands Ave. | 619.208.9799 www.BnsBrewingAndDistilling.com 3. BURNING BEARD BREWING

785 Vernon Way | 619.456.9185 burningbeardbrewing.com 4. C R E AT I V E C REATURE

110 Magnolia Ave. | 619.201.8180 www.CreativeCreatureBrewing.com 5. GROUNDSWELL BREWING COMPANY

10151 Prospect Ave. | 619.795.2337 www.GroundswellBrew.com

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6 . PAC I F I C I S L A N D E R B E E R CO.

8665 Argent St. | 619.270.7777 www.Facebook.com/ PacificIslanderBrewing

bHOME BREW SUPPLY 1. ALL ABOUT BREWING

700 N Johnson Ave. Ste G 619.447.BREW www.AllAboutBrewing.com

NORTH COUNTY INLAND bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS 1. BURGER BENCH

237 E. Grand Ave. | 760.294.2001 www.BurgerBench.com 2 . C H U R C H I L L’ S P U B A N D G R I L L E

887 W San Marcos Blvd. | 760.471.8773 www.ChurchillsPub.us

bBOT TLE SHOPS 1 . H O L I D AY W I N E C E L L A R

302 W Mission Ave. | 760.745.1200 www.HolidayWineCellar.com 2 . L A V I STA L I Q U O R

993 S. Santa Fe Ave. | 760.758.8900 3. TOP SHELF WINE & SPIRITS

630 Nordahl Rd. Ste C | 760.432.6600 4 . V I STA W I N E & S P I R I T S

755 Shadowridge Dr. | 760.727.2017


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1 5 . J AC K E D U P B R E W E RY

4 . S A N C T U A RY LO U N G E

800 W Grand Avenue | 760.300.0633 www.JackedUpBrewery.com

12090 Scripps Summit Dr. 858.530.3039 www.Sanctuary-SD.com

1 6 . L AT I T U D E 3 3 B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

5. URGE AMERICAN G ASTROPUB

1430 Vantage Ct. Ste 104 760.913.7333 www.Latitude33Brew.com 17. MOTHER EARTH BREW CO. L SUR CAMINO DE

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155 Mata Wy. Ste 104 | 760.720.7012 www.LostAbbey.com 19. RIP CURRENT BREWING

1325 Grand Ave. | 760.481.3141 www.RipCurrentBrewing.com 2 0 . S R 7 6 B E E RWO R K S

777 Harrah’s Rincon Way | 760.751.3100 www.SR76Beerworks.com 2 1 . ST U M B L E F O O T B R E W I N G CO.

1784 La Costa Meadows Dr. www.Stumblefoot.com

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bBREW PUBS 1 . B AC K S T R E E T B R E W E RY LAMPPOST PIZ ZA

15 Main St. | 760.407.7600 www.LamppostPizza.com/Backstreet 2. BELCHING BEAVER TAVERN & GRILL

302 East Broadway | 760.295.8599 www.BelchingBeaver.com/Beav-Tavern 3. PLAN 9 ALEHOUSE

155 E Grand Ave. | 760.489.8817 www.Plan9Alehouse.com 4 . P R O H I B I T I O N B R E W I N G CO.

2004 E. Vista Way | 760.295.3525 www.ProhibitionBrewingCompany.com 5 . S A N MA RCO S BREW ERY & GRI LL

1080 W San Marcos Blvd. 760.471.0050 www.SanMarcosBrewery.com 6 . STO N E B REW IN G CO.

1999 Citracado Pkwy. | 760.471.4999 www.StoneBrew.com 7 . U RG E CO M MO N H O US E

4347, 255 Redel Rd. | 760.798.8822 www.UrgeGastropub.com

bBREWERIES 1 . A Z T E C B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

2330 La Mirada Dr. Ste 300 760.598.7720 www.AztecBrewery.com

2. BARREL HARBOR BREWING

2575 Pioneer Ave. | 760.734.3949 www.BarrelHarborBrewing.com 3 . B AT T L E M AG E B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

2870 Scott St. #102 www.BattlemageBrewing.com

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1280 Activity Dr. | 760.296.7984 www.BeachGreaseBeerCo.com 5. BEAR ROOTS BREWING

1213 S Santa Fe Ave. | 760.726.4204 www.BearRootsBrewing.com 6 . B E LC H I N G B E AV E R B R E W E RY

980 Park Center Dr. | 760.703.0433 www.TheBelchingBeaver.com

7 . B O OZ E B R O T H E R S B R E W E RY

2545 Progress St. | 760.295.0217 www.BoozeBrothersBrewery.com 8 . D O S D E S P E RA D O S

1241 Linda Vista Dr. | 760.566.6209 www.DosDesperadosBrew.com 9 . D O U B L E P E A K B R E W I N G CO.

1801 Diamond St. #101 | 760.798.0016 www.DoublePeakBrewing.com 1 0 . E B U L L I T I O N B R E W WO R K S

2449 Cades Way Ste D | 760.842.1046 www.EbullitionBrew.com 1 1 . E S CO N D I D O B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

649 Rock Springs Rd. | 858.531.4444 www.EscondidoBrewingCompany.com 12. HELIA BREWING

1250 Keystone Way | 760.274.4968 www.HeliaBeer.com 13. INDIAN JOE BREWING

2123 Industrial Ct. | 760.295.3945 www.IndianJoeBrewing.com 1 4 . I R O N F I ST B R E W I N G CO.

1305 Hot Springs Wy. Ste 101760.216.6500 www.IronFistBrewing.com

2 2 . WAV E L E N G T H B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

236 Main St. | 760.820.9283 www.WavelengthBrewCo.com

23. WILD BARREL BREWING

692 Rancheros Dr. | 760.593.4785 www.WildBarrelBrewing.com

bHOME BREW SUPPLY 1. BEAR ROOTS BREW S U P P LY & B R E W E RY

1213 S. Santa Fe Ave. | 760.726.4204 www.BRBrewCo.com

Booze Brothers was established in 2013 in Vista, CA by two brothers originally from Sweden. Brewing classic style beers for years, the brothers branched out and created a second line under the moniker Owl Farm Unique Fermentations. Both brands are available in the tasting room, as well as local distribution in draft and 16oz can form.

2 . S M O K I N B E AV E R

146 N Kalmia St. | 760.747.2739 www.SmokinBeaver.com

bOTHER 1 . B E A R R O O T S TA ST I N G R O O M

135 E Broadway | 760.842.1255 www.BearRootsBrewing.com

2 . M O T H E R E A RT H TA P H O U S E

206 Main St. | 760.599.4225 www.MotherEarthBrewCo.com

3. TWISTED HORN MEAD AND CIDER

1042 La Mirada Ct. | 760.295.5888 www.TwistedHornMead.com

POWAY & RANCHO BERNARDO bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS 1. BT'S BBQ

7845 Highlands Village Pl. 858.484.3952 www.BTs-BBQSD.com 2 . B R O T H E R ’ S P R OV I S I O N S

16451 Bernardo Ctr. Dr. 855.850.2767 www.BrosProvisions.com 3. PHILEAS FOGG’S

11385 Poway Rd. | 858.486.4442 www.PhileasFoggs.com

6 . YA N N I ’ S B A R & G R I L L

12015 Scripps Highland Dr. | 858.527.0011 www.YannisBistro.com

2055 Thibodo Road (Vista, 92081) 760.599.4225 www.MotherEarthBrewCo.com 1 8 . P O RT B R E W I N G / T H E LO ST A B B E Y

16761 Bernardo Ctr. Dr. 858.637.8743 www.URGEGastropub.com

bBOTTLE SHOPS 1. BARONS MARKET

11828 Rancho Bernardo Rd. 858.485.8686 www.BaronsMarket.com

2 . D I ST I L L E R ’ S O U T L E T

12329 Poway Rd. | 858.748.4617 www.DistillersOutlet.com

3. DON’S LIQUOR

13337 Poway Rd. | 858.748.7500

4. EXPRESS LIQUOR & MARKET

14168 Poway Rd. | 858.486.5552

5 . P I CC A D I L LY M A R K E T P L AC E

14149 Twin Peaks Rd. 858.748.2855

6 . PW M A RT

12906 Pomerado Rd. 858.748.7693

bBREW PUBS 1 . CO R K & C R A F T / ABNORMAL

16990 Via Tazon | 858.618.2463 www.TheCorkandCraft.com

2 . K A R L ST R A U S S B R E W I N G CO.

10448 Reserve Dr. 858.376.2739 www.KarlStrauss.com

3. OGGI’S PIZZA AND BREWING CO.

10155 Rancho Carmel Dr. 858.592.7883 www.CMR.Oggis.com

bBREWERIES 1 . L I G H T N I N G B R E W E RY

13200 Kirkham Wy. Ste 105 | 858.513.8070 www.LightningBrewery.com

2 . S E CO N D C H A N C E B E E R CO.

15378 Avenue of Science #222 www.SecondChanceBeer.com

SOUTH BAY bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS 1. BAR SIN NOMBRE

253 3rd Ave. #100. | 855.237.8392 www.Facebook.com/BarSinNombreCV 2 . CO R O N A D O I M P E R I A L B E AC H

875 Seacoast Dr. | 619.423.4900 www.CoronadoBrewingCompany.com 3. IB PUBLIC HOUSE

995 Palm Ave | 619.488.2507 www.IBPublicHouse.com 4. LA BELLA PIZZA

373 3rd Ave. | 619.426.8820 www.LaBellaPizza.com

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5 . M AC H E T E B E E R H O U S E

2325 Highland Ave. | 619.773.6986 www.facebook.com/MacheteBeerHouse

S O U T H B AY

6 . M A N H AT TA N B A R

400 Broadway | 619.422.6641 www.Manhattan91910.com 7. OGGI’S PIZZA AND BREWING CO.

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2130 Birch Rd. | 619.746.6900 www.OggisEastlake.com 8 . TACO S & TA R R O S

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2015 Birch Rd. www.TacosAndTarros.com

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421 Telegraph Canyon Rd. 619.422.1806 | www.CYNClub.com

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319 Third Ave. www.ThirdAvenueAlehouse.com

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1655 Brandywine Ave. | 619.421.1970

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2335 Highland Ave. | 619.474.7255 www.KegNBottle.com

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1355 Broadway | 619.422.1787 4. SPROUTS MARKET

690 3rd Ave. | 619.409.7630 www.HenrysMarkets.com

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985 Broadway | 619.422.2001 www.SunsetLiquorStore.com

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5351 Adobe Falls Rd. | 619.269.9363 www.JunkHouseSD.com 6. KNB WINE CELLARS

6380 Del Cerro Blvd. | 619.286.0321 www.KnBWineCellars.com

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7091 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.293.7088 www.TerraSD.com

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6062 Lake Murray Blvd. 619.465.0138 www.TheVineCottage.com 10. WEST COAST BBQ AND BREW

6126 Lake Murray Blvd. 619.462.3660 www.WestCoastBBQandBrew.com

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6344 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.269.8204 www.TheUglyDog.com

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258 Third Ave. | 619.934.7676 www.GroundswellBrew.com

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5500 Grossmont Center Dr. | 619.713.6900 www.Hooleys.com

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301 W. 28th St. | 619.336.1856 www.SoCalBrewShop.com

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340 W 26th St. Ste. D | 619.336.1856 www.EmbarcaderoBrewing.com

8282 La Mesa Blvd. | 619.466.8282 www.HoffersCigar.com

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259 3rd Ave. | 619.841.7148 www.3PunkAles.com

8361 Allison Ave. | 619.741.2288 www.CohnRestaurants.com/CoinHaus

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6364 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.269.1111 www.ChebaHut.com

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294 3rd Ave. | 888.661.6964 www.ChulaVistaBrewery.net

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688 Mars Ct. | 619.666.1848 www.BayBridgeBrewing.com

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1 . B E STA WA N P I Z Z A H O U S E

148 Aberdeen Dr. | 760.753.6707 www.TheBestaWanPizza.com 2. BIER GARDEN ER ST HE

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437 S. Hwy. 101 | 858.353.7174 www.bottlecraftbeer.com

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641 S. Coast Hwy. | 760.632.2437 www.BiergardenEncinitas.com

4. CHIEF’S BURGERS & BREW

124 Lomas Sante Fe Dr. | 858.755.2599 www.ChiefsBurgers.com

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1044 S Coast Hwy 101 | 760.943.7180 www.EncinitasAleHouse.com

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967 S Coast Hwy 101 | 760.479.1657 www.LumberyardTavernAndGrill.com

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470 S Coast Hwy 101 | 760.452.4304 www.ModernTimesBeer.com

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9. OGGI’S PIZZA AND B R E W I N G CO.

12840 Carmel Country Rd. | 858.481.7883 www.DelMar.Oggis.com

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6145 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.265.0999 www.WoodstocksSD.com

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1827 Lemon Grove Ave. | 619.463.7172 www.KegNBottle.com 3. KNB WINE CELLARS

6380 Del Cerro Blvd. | 619.286.0321 www.KnBWineCellars.com 4 . PA L M S P R I N G S L I Q U O R

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8323 La Mesa Blvd. | 619.825.8805 www.FourpennyHouse.com

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10. OGGI’S PIZZA AND B R E W I N G CO.

305 Encinitas Blvd. | 760.944.8170 www.Encinitas.Oggis.com 1 1 . PA N D O R A ’ S P I Z Z A .

828 N. Coast Hwy | 760.230.2323 www.PandorasPizzaPie.com 12. PRIORITY PUBLIC HOUSE

576 N. Coast Hwy 101 | 760.230.1999 www.PriorityPublicHouse.com 1 3 . S TA D I U M S P O RT S B A R & R E STA U R A N T

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1496 N Coast Hwy. 101 | 760.753.4534

1 . P I Z Z A P O RT S O L A N A B E AC H

135 N Hwy. 101 | 858.481.7332 www.PizzaPort.com/Locations/Solana-Beach

bBREWERIES 1 . C U LT U R E B R E W I N G CO.

111 S. Cedros Ave. | 858.345.1144 www.CultureBrewingCo.com 2. VIEWPOINT BREWING

2201 San Dieguito Dr. | 858.205.9835 www.ViewpointBrewing.com

CORONADO bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS 1 . L E R OY ’ S K I T C H E N & LO U N G E

1015 Orange Ave. | 619.437.6087 www.LeroysLuckyLounge.com

2 . L I T T L E P I G G Y ’ S B A R- B - Q

1201 First St. | 619.522.0217 www.NadoLife.com/LilPiggys 3 . V I L L AG E P I Z Z E R I A

1206 Orange Ave. | 619.522.0449 www.NadoLife.com/VillagePizzeria

bBOT TLE SHOPS 1 . PA R K P L AC E L I Q U O R

1000 Park Place | 619.435.0116

bBREW PUBS 1 . CO R O N A D O B R E W I N G CO.

170 Orange Ave. | 619.437.4452 www.CoronadoBrewingCompany.com

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149 S El Camino Real | 760.944.1065 www.StadiumSanDiego.com

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3790 Via de la Valle | 858.259.9100 www.SublimeTavern.com 1456 Encinitas Blvd. info@thebrewerstaproom.com www.TheBrewersTapRoom.com 16. THE CRAFTSMAN NEW A M E R I C A N TAV E R N

267 N. El Camino Real | 760.452.2000 www.CraftsmanTavern.com 1 7 . T H E R E G A L S E AG U L L

996 N Coast Hwy. 101 | 760.479.2337 www.RegalSeagull.com 1 8 . U N I O N K I T C H E N & TA P

1108 S Coast Hwy. 101 | 760.230.2337 www.LocalUnion101.com

8101 Commercial St. | 619.741.8447 www.DrinkHelix.com

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6380 Del Cerro Blvd. Ste A | 619.286.0321 www.KegNBottle.com

398 N. El Camino Real | 760.753.7137

437 Hwy. 101 Ste. 107 | 858.353.2815 www.BottlecraftBeer.com

4033 Goldfinch St. | 619.296.4600 www.BrooklynGirlEery.com 3755 6th Ave. | 619.692.9463 www.JakesOn6thWineBar.com 3 . S A LT & C L E AV E R

3805 5th Ave. | 619.756.6677 www.EnjoySausage.com 4. SHAKESPEARE PUB & GRILLE

3701 India St. | 619.299.0230 www.ShakespearePub.com

5 . TA B L E T O P CO M M O N S

1263 University Ave. | 619.487.1382 www.TabletopCommons.com 6 . T H E PAT I O O N G O L D F I N C H

1263 University Ave. | 619.487.1382 www.ThePioOnGoldfinch.com 7 . T H E R E G A L B E AG L E

4020 Goldfinch St. | 619.501.5090 www.RegalBeagleSD.com

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301 W Washington St. | 619.291.1159 www.TomaSolTavern.com

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711 University Ave. | 619.294.2800 www.WholeFoodsMarket.com

bBREW PUBS 1 . H I L LC R E ST B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

1458 University Ave. | 619.269.4323 www.HillcrestBrewingCompany.com

bBREWERIES 1 . L AT C H K E Y B R E W I N G

1795 Hancock St. | 858.284.7076 www.LatchkeyBrew.com

ALPINE bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS 1 . A L P I N E B E E R CO. P U B

1347 Tavern Rd. | 619.445.2337

bBOT TLE SHOPS 1. BARONS MARKET

1347 Tavern Rd. | 619.445.5600 www.BaronsMarket.com

bBREWERIES 1 . A L P I N E B E E R CO M PA N Y

2351 Alpine Blvd. | 619.445.2337 www.AlpineBeerCo.com

RAMONA bBREWERIES 1 . S M O K I N G C A N N O N B R E W E RY

780 Main St. | 760.407.7557 www.SmokingCannonBrewery.com

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JULIAN bBREWERIES 1 . J U L I A N B E E R CO.

2307 Main St. | 760.765.3757 www.JulianBeerCompany.com 2 . N I C K E L B E E R CO M PA N Y

1485 Hollow Glen Rd. | 760.765.2337 www.NickelBeerCo.com

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