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Sore Eye Cup Champions Anthony Tallman and Derek van Leeuwen of Burgeon Beer, at The Ugly Dog Pub. More on page 6. Photo by Tim Stahl

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P RO H I BI TC H I N ' : N I C KI E P EÑ A

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BEER I N T H E H E A DLI G H T S : A BN O R M A L

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#S D BEER : BI LL ION-DOLLAR INDUST RY: San Diego’s independent craft brewing industry continues to have a major economic impact on the region. At the 2018 San Diego Craft Beer Economic Impact Summit, held on Wednesday, October 10, the California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) Office of Business Research & Analysis, in collaboration with the San Diego Brewers Guild (SDBG), shared preliminary findings showing significant revenue growth for independent brewers in America’s Finest City. San Diego County craft brewers produced an economic impact of about $1.1 billion in output and generated about $802 million in revenue for 2017. SDBG, a nonprofit organization supporting San Diego’s community of more than 130 independent brewers, plays a critical role in promoting the county’s diverse craft brewing community through events and education. The organization joined forces with the CSUSM Office of Business Research & Analysis to conduct research on the region’s independent craft brewing industry and its economic contributions. Led by Ed Ashley, the Director of Business Development in the CSUSM College of Business Administration, the university student research group worked to apply classroom knowledge and research methods for developing an annual San Diego Craft Beer Economic Impact Report and releasing updated 2017 fiscal numbers. “It’s great to see local universities, such as California State University San Marcos, in San Diego County take an active interest in supporting our independent brewing community,” said San Diego Brewers Guild Executive Director Paige McWey. “2017 proved to be a successful year for the ‘Capital of Craft,’ and these research findings truly show our vibrant region is on track for continuous growth. I look forward to celebrating the release of the full report this November during San Diego Beer Week!” An additional focus of this year’s report examined the monetary impacts of community engagement. San Diego independent craft brewers’ philanthropic contributions totaled $4.9 million in 2017, supporting more than 200 nonprofit organizations in the county and 500-plus nonprofit organizations in California. These totals illustrate how much giving back to the community is a core principle of the craft beer community. “CSUSM is home to various craft beer-centric programs that are helping document the history of San Diego craft beer,” said Ashley. “It was a natural fit for the university to collaborate with the Brewers Guild and develop an annual report benchmarking our region’s accomplishments. Two years later, it’s proven to be a positive asset for the industry, and I’m thrilled to be leading this research on behalf of a forward-focused institution.”

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The full San Diego Craft Beer Economic Impact Report, prepared by CSUSM in collaboration with SDBG, will be released during San Diego Beer Week—Nov. 2-11, 2018. More information about the San Diego Brewers Guild and its members is available at sdbeer.com. KEY FINDINGS AND EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: oo Nationwide, craft beer retail dollar sales increased 8 percent to $26 billion during 2017. This sales figure represents 23 percent of the $111.4 billion national beer market. oo San Diego still ranks as the top county in the nation with more than 130 independent craft brewing locations. oo San Diego County craft brewers produced over 1.1 million barrels (bbl) of beer during 2017, up from 900,000bbl during 2016. oo San Diego County craft brewers produced an economic impact of about $1.1 billion in output for 2017, up from $870 million in output during 2016. This number represents about triple the impact of Balboa Park and all of its associated activities (i.e. museums, attractions, convention activities, the zoo, etc.) in San Diego. oo San Diego County craft brewers generated about $802 million in revenue for 2017, up from $638 million during 2016. This number represents about triple the amount of revenue generated by the San Diego Padres during 2017. oo Recent decreases in federal beer excise taxes have freed dollars for craft brewers to reinvest in their businesses and in the community. oo San Diego independent craft brewers’ philanthropic contributions totaled $4.9 million in 2017, supporting more than 200 nonprofit organizations in the county and 500-plus nonprofit organizations in California.


PU R E PRO JECT EXPANDING TO B ANKERS HI LL: They have been one of the runaway success stories over the past three years in the San Diego beer scene. Pure Project Brewing was the first tenant to open in H.G. Fenton’s original Brewery Igniter complex in Miramar. At the time, that leased brewery and tasting room model was completely unproven, but the fledgling brewery came out of the gate with a clear sense of what it wanted to be, with beers that captured the palates of early visitors and solid marketing that helped communicate the business’ existence, identity, and humanitarian persona. That’s not to say they didn’t face their fair share of challenges. Soon, one of the biggest—a lack of space for customers at their small brewery tasting room—will be solved when Pure Project opens a much larger satellite tasting room in Bankers Hill, in late spring or early summer of 2019. Located at 2865 Fifth Avenue, it will be installed within The Park, Bankers Hill, a mixed-use, mid-rise luxury development by Zephyr, located just west of Balboa Park. The space will come in just over 2,000 square feet, and include seating both indoors and on an outdoor patio. Says Pure Project co-founder Mat Robar, “The new location will have the trademark Pure Project ambiance adapted to fit the feel and architecture of the building and location.” “We are really excited to create something special in this location. We believe Bankers Hill to be a great area for us to expand, being in close proximity to Balboa Park and a short distance from areas such as Downtown, Little Italy, Hillcrest, Mission Hills, North Park, and many more,” says fellow co-founder Jesse Pine. Pure Project is on-pace to produce around 2,000 barrels of beer this year. They have proven the Brewery Igniter model to be a viable means Continued on page 31...


PROHIBITCHIN'

The Heart of Beer Week: Nickie Peña BY BETH DEMMON

NICKIE PEÑA knows San Diego beer. Hell, she even interned at West Coaster way back when, but it’s not nepotism that landed her back in these pages today. It’s because she’s currently the Senior PR & Communications Strategist at Paradeigm, the agency that handles public relations and marketing for the San Diego Brewers Guild. And since it’s Beer Week month in San Diego, she let me in on what the Guild has up their sleeves for the tenth year of San Diego Beer Week. Plus, we talk about her beer history, desert island beers, and of course being a woman in craft beer, because what the hell else do you expect from me? So, Nickie: tell me about how you got into beer. I grew up in Escondido and went on a tour of Stone for the very first time when I was around 19 years old. I couldn’t even drink, but I remember going on the tour and being like, “Oh my God, this guy has the coolest job, he gets to go around, talk to people, and explain why craft beer is so rad. And he gets to hold a microphone. I want that guy’s job someday.”

Because of the beer or because of the microphone? (Laughs) I think it was just a combination. I applied five times, finally got an interview, and ended up working in the [Stone] store during college. At the time, I was at San Diego State doing the JMS [Journalism and Media Studies] program with a minor in Marketing because I wanted to get into PR. Before Stone, I had an interest in advertising and marketing. I thought it was really fascinating how much money big beer companies would spend on advertising, like at the Super Bowl. Then when I took this tour, I was like, “Craft beer’s different because you’re not spending money on all that. You’re spending it on good ingredients and community outreach and giving back in other ways.” I thought that was really rad, and that’s probably why I wanted to get into the industry so badly. I eventually became a brewery tour guide and then had an opportunity to become a PR intern. Less than a month into it, I found out my boss, Sabrina LoPiccolo, who now works for White Labs, was going to have her first baby, and I was sort of groomed to take over for her while she was out on maternity leave. That’s how I got my first full-time job in PR. When she came back from maternity leave, I helped support the stuff she worked on. It was a really great experience to be able to do that. Stone is an international company at the end of the day, but the big takeaway was that it was great to have a woman to support and mentor me.

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Sabrina ended up later poaching me to work at White Labs [in 2016]. This position was more marketing communications; I did a little bit of PR still, but it was more email marketing campaigns, working on sales materials, updating the website, social media, doing the calendar, blogging…basically, I was the voice for White Labs. Then, Paradeigm, where I’m at now, happened. Stephen [Brucher], the founder, used to work with me at Stone and he left to go start this agency. We kept in touch and kind of went back and forth with the idea that he wanted to offer PR one day. Finally he was like, “Hey, the Brewers Guild approached me, they’re interested in Paradeigm doing their PR for 2018. How do you feel about that?” We met, he told me what it would entail, and I signed on. Some of our past and current clients in addition to the Brewers Guild, are the San Diego Legion rugby team, CommonGrounds [coworking space in Carlsbad], two construction companies, a drumhead manufacturer—Aquarian Drumheads, and most recently, we added Knockaround Sunglasses.

In my experience, 99% — if not 100% — of PR people I talk to are women. Are there any challenges that you face being a woman working with beer people? Yeah, this is one of those things that’s always weird for me to talk about, because I feel like it all came naturally and I just fell into my work. Plus, when you’re a PR person, your job is to make someone else famous and just be behind the scenes. But to be quite honest, I worked really hard to get here. I worked hard because I would get ‘thrown to the wolves’ with a lot of the positions I’ve held and I had to prove myself along the way. Being a brewery tour guide helped me a lot because I learned about the technical side of beer. I learned how beer is made, flavor profiles, what ingredients do, why certain beer categories are the way they are, and industry trends. Most of the people that I talk to in the beer industry are men. Most of the meetings I sit in, I’m sometimes the only woman, but also, sometimes I’m the only POC [person of color] which can also be a frustration.

But you’ve worked at White Labs, which has, in my opinion, done more to promote diversity than any other beer business in San Diego. Absolutely. The thing that I really, really appreciated and respect about Chris [White, of White Labs], is that it’s one thing to boast about having women on your staff. It’s another thing to have women in leadership roles. For example, Neva [Parker] is the operations person who’s


Nickie PeĂąa at the Capital of Craft brew day. Photo: Paradeigm/Oveth Martinez


helping run that company. Then you think of Sabrina, who oversees the marketing efforts. Kara [Taylor] runs the analytical lab, Karen [Fortmann] is the one heading up the company’s R&D. It isn’t just women on the staff, but it’s talented people, who happen to be women, that are helping run and grow the company.

As far as women blazing the trail in San Diego beer, who are some of your role models? One of my favorite people, who has always been extremely great to work with is Melody Crisp, VP of Marketing at Coronado. She’s super professional, and she knows her discipline. I love that she’s so innovative with the things happening at SouthNorte. She’s passionate about it; she’s taking Spanish classes and she cares. I also really respect and would love to work more with Virginia [Morrison] from Second Chance. I remember leaving a meeting with her once and thinking, “All right, she means business!” She’s very direct and that’s so important. We work in this very casual, fun industry, and sometimes we forget that it should be about work hard, play hard. Another person is Laura [Ulrich]. She makes me feel like I’m a rock star because of how much she believes in me and what I’m trying to do. And she’s like that with every woman in the industry! She’s the one person who’s out here taking care of all of us and being like, “Girl, what do you need? What can I do to help you get there? What are your challenges and how can you overcome them?”

These women are definitely biggies in the San Diego beer scene, and (another super smooth segue) will probably all be participating in San Diego Beer Week. What can we expect from Beer Week this year? We’ve introduced several new changes to Guild Fest. Part of it was just that there are SO many festivals in San Diego and people are getting festival fatigue. Since Guild Fest is one of the biggest revenue generators for the Guild, they decided to add an international component to help bring more people to the event. There are going to be breweries from Baja and Mexicali joining us. Also, they’re bringing in breweries from the other California guilds. The CCBA [California Craft Brewers Association] is going to be a part of this event. They want Guild Fest to be representative of California and West Coast beers in general.

What spurred the decision to include non-San Diego breweries? I think it partly just had to do with adding a unique feature, and then also you look at something like the Great American Beer Festival. Even though the industry is plateauing, this year was one of the biggest ones they’ve ever had. That alone showed that there’s still opportunity. You think, “Yes, San Diego Beer Week is meant to celebrate local beer,” but it’s also cool to have people come visit. We want to make San Diego a true destination for craft beer.

Besides a revamped Guild Fest, what else can we expect from Beer Week?

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I’m also looking forward to the countywide kickoff toast on November 2 at 7:30 p.m. We’re asking everyone in San Diego to host events in their tasting room, brewery, bar or restaurant so we can do a virtual toast and kick off Beer Week with a cheers. There are over 130 independent craft brewing locations in town, and every single one of them is present on at least Instagram. Some have followers all over the world, so we thought of power in numbers: if everyone collectively posted a picture at that exact time cheers-ing to kick off San Diego Beer Week, the people that follow us are going to be like “Oh sh*t! San Diego’s poppin’!” Plus, we also wanted brewery members to have an opportunity to bring traffic back to their tasting room on the first day of Beer Week.

What other events are you excited about during SDBW? I’d have to say the really bourgeois Beer Garden at Torrey Pines [on November 11]. It’s going to be really, really decadent. You have an awesome view, awesome beers, and they have the chef from CH Projects, Trust restaurant group, Stone’s chef…it’s a really nice closer for Beer Week. The other part that I’m excited about is 2018 Capital of Craft IPA. It’s a beer made and coordinated by the San Diego Brewers Guild. The original collaborators from last year nominated another brewery to be a part of the collaboration, so this year it’s Lost Abbey, Second Chance, Pure Project, Karl Strauss (they hosted the actual brew day), Mother Earth, Thorn, and Benchmark. We wanted to be as representative of all the breweries as possible, and we’re encouraging people to use this special beer for the kickoff toast on November 3.

When it comes to the Guild itself, there’s some disagreement to the stance they’ve taken on who’s allowed to be in it and who’s not. What’s your opinion on the criteria of being “independent” in craft beer?


The reason I got into this industry in the first place was because there was this whole “us against the man” conversation. I’m probably never going to meet the owner or CEO of Target. But guess what? There’s a store across the street where I'm a lot more likely to meet the owner and I know what they’re trying to do for the community. It gives me a warm, fuzzy feeling. The challenge is, and I don’t want to ever ignore it, is yes, I truly believe that Ballast Point — that’s who we’re talking about — is absolutely a part of the history of San Diego beer. We’re not trying to erase history. But I think what we now need to do moving forward for the future of San Diego independent craft beer is remember that at the end of the day, the money made by that company is going to a multinational conglomerate that’s based in New York. That company is not San Diego-based. That’s my issue with it. That’s one of the reasons the Brewers Guild is one of my favorite clients — they’re all about advocacy. Their whole mission is advocating on behalf of independent brewers by hosting events and marketing initiatives, and that’s really f*cking cool. I’m always thinking, “What’s my five-year plan? What’s my ten-year plan?” If I were to leave the beer world, it would be so that I could get into politics. I want to be somebody’s chief of staff or director of communications. That’s why I love doing this — I feel like I’m getting the experience to get me to where I need to go. I especially love to talk to similar-minded people in the industry because I’m like, “Okay, cool, I’m not the only one who’s crazy and mad and upset about what’s happening in the world.” I’m glad there are other people who are equally pissed off and ambitious and passionate about making things happen.

When it comes talking politics in beer, I hear “make beer fun again” often. What are your thoughts on keeping politics in or out of beer? I think it absolutely needs to be discussed. Our Constitution was written in a pub! Beer has always been this thing that brings people together. It should be a societal expectation that you, as a responsible adult, can have a beer and diplomatically converse about something. Granted, I’m very liberal, but the reality is that I still try to keep up with the opposing opinion and know what they’re saying. Maybe it’s a little selfish to say this, but I do it to help strengthen my own arguments. You have to hear them out in order to rebut it. You hear about these celebrities who are voicing their own opinions about political issues as they’re happening and they’re being told, “No, no, just stick to what you know,” and that’s not how it should be. At the end of the day, they’re still a human being who’s impacted by these decisions. And guess what? There are brewery owners and beer people who are also impacted by these decisions and that shouldn’t change anything or take away from the political stance they are trying to make.

I completely agree. Before we start getting fired up about politics, let’s talk about some of your favorite places to drink in San Diego? I love drinking at Societe. I have yet to try one of their beers that I’m not impressed with. I also really like Bottlecraft in Little Italy. It’s right

by the office and it’s a good go-to place for us. If I’m in the mood for something other than beer, I really love the Old Fashions at basically any CH Project. Live Wire is my usual stomping grounds because I live two blocks away, and if I’m ever in the mood for a nice martini, I hit up Red Fox Room.

What are some of the lesser-known Guild initiatives/ partnerships that don’t get a lot of attention? In 2016, the San Diego Brewers Guild launched its Tap into Knowledge Series. It was designed to be a program that fulfills the Guild's mission of promoting high-quality brewing and elevating our region through education. People are invited to learn about a variety of topics related to our local craft beer industry, ranging from marketing and FOH training, to technical brewing subjects such as proper yeast handling. We’ve received positive feedback from the people who’ve attended a seminar (so far), but there’s still a large chunk of the local community that doesn’t know about this offering. Take advantage of this; sign up! I suggest anyone interested in learning more about the business, operations-side or production of beer as well as networking with fellow industry people, should consider taking a course in 2019. Details are typically posted on the Brewers Guild socials (@SDBrewers).

What are you looking forward to with the Guild in 2019? Reflecting back on the past year, I’d say the San Diego Brewers Guild had a great year. We launched a new mobile application (SD BEER App), made some impressive announcements (GABF medal winners, Economic Impact report) and hosted some great events! I’m excited to continue building momentum for these initiatives into 2019. Paradeigm has donated A LOT of time into developing and growing the SD BEER App; our dev team is continuously working on ways to introduce new features. We want this tool to be something fun, interactive, and easy to use! Plus, it’s a wonderful resource for helping locals and tourists find all things indie beer-related in San Diego. Additionally, I look forward to rolling out more marketing programs and initiatives that educate the public on why supporting local, independent beer matters. As a result, we hope to create a new wave of consumers that demand/look for indie beer. San Diego is my hometown, and I have a lot of pride for the local businesses from here. I will feel like I did my job well when I go into my local liquor store, bottle shop, and grocery store and see 80-90% of the beer offerings from local San Diego breweries…the other 10% would be indie breweries from around the world. Hey, a girl can dream, no?

You’re on a desert island. What beer do you have? I’m going to pick my top three. One of my all-time favorite beers is Firestone Walker Union Jack. That’s the beer that got me into IPAs. Second is California Lager, made by Anchor Brewing, another of my favorites. That beer is going to be served at my wedding. Thirdly, and I wish they’d make it again, is Stone Smoked Porter. It’s so good — I dream about it. �

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BREWED WITH PA S S I ON Horus Aged Ales has grown in popularity faster than maybe any other brewer y in San Diego County. The first four bottle sales were over in a matter of seconds, and owner Kyle Harrop has poured his beer at some of the most exclusive beer festivals across the world; at the Mikkeller Beer Celebration in Copenhagen, he served alongside established San Diego breweries AleSmith, Bagby, Pure Project, and Modern Times. From a social media perspective, he has more than 42,000 Instagram followers, with engagement levels similar to The Lost Abbey and Pizza Port. “I think it’s flattering on one side of the spectrum, and it’s terrifying on the other,” Harrop says. San Diegan brewers have taken notice. “Kyle’s experimentation with different types of barrels for his mixed

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HORUS A fermentation beers goes to places that I would never have thought of,” says Winslow Sawyer of Pure Project, whose barrel-aged sour took bronze at the Great American Beer Festival in 2016. “He creates amazingly nuanced and layered beers with great variations. Regarding his Stygian beers, I would describe them as exemplary specimens of the pastry stout style.”

out. He responds to social media posts personally. He pours the beers at the festivals. And he does all of this while working a full-time job in aerospace, and raising his two-year-old daughter alongside his wife Laurel.

According to Anthony Tallman of Burgeon Brewing, “The network of brewers and breweries that Kyle has at his disposal for tips, tricks, information, ingredient sourcing, et cetera is pretty remarkable. He’s done more collaborations than anyone or brewery I know of.”

Harrop's headquarters are in Oceanside, where a light industrial unit contains dozens of barrels filled with beer. What you won’t find, however, is a major brewing system or tasting room. To brew the beer, he goes off-site, renting time on other systems around town – Burgeon and Groundswell for example. Harrop does the brewing himself, then totes it back to Oceanside where it’s conditioned and aged before bottling. “With the small amount of beer I am able to produce, I fear that I would run out of beer within a few weeks if I were

Behind the popularity, Horus Aged Ales is a one-man show. Harrop runs it all by himself. There is no cellarman, no assistant brewer, no social media guru...when people come to claim their bottles, Harrop is the one handing them

“I’m proud of the fact that this is my own, and I want to keep it that way,” says Harrop.


AGED ALES By Ryan DeBusk

to build out a tap room. Nevertheless, I do look forward to having a tap room someday.”

Collaborations At the beginning of 2018, Harrop had yet to sell a single beer under the Horus label. He had, however, brewed 55 collaborations, and was rapidly accumulating connections and exposure. Today, he’s close to 100 collaborations in more than 20 states, and four countries. “I think learning was the number one thing I got out of it...some of the collaboration beers challenged the way I would have brewed that style in the past — stouts being one of them.” One example is Mount Stoutmore, a four-way collaboration alongside J. Wakefield, Bottle Logic, and Angry Chair, some of the country’s most acclaimed stout producers. “Our recipes couldn’t be any more different! Like,

none of them are even remotely similar in any way, down to water profile, grain choice, boil time...it was across-the-map different. I think all four of us came out of that with a different mindset, and I think all four of our beers have gotten better since that one. Mine sure have.” Besides developing recipes, these partnerships also helped Harrop learn how to brew his beers on a commercial system. “I felt quite scared when I first got onto a big system. Brewing with Derek [Gallanosa] when he was still at Abnormal, that was my second collaboration and it was a ten barrel; it’s just a lot different than your mash tun at home. There’s a lot of money on the line, there’s a lot of ingredients, there’s just a lot of unknown.”

Wake Fest 2018 In February, when Harrop showed up to the 2018 Wake Fest Invitational (the anniversary party for J. Wakefield

Brewery in Miami), he was running late. It was his first major festival pouring his own beer, and he didn’t know what to expect. “I showed up to the festival, maybe two minutes to go before VIP started. I was pouring next to Hoof Hearted, Holy Mountain, and Hudson Valley, and there was a line forming. I figured it was probably Holy Mountain… I’m a huge Holy Mountain fan and thought, that’s cool. As I got behind the booth, I slowly realized it was for my beer.” Buoyed by a local article previewing his Great Maple Imperial Stout, he blew through the keg before VIP was over. “I expected to be the guy who had a lot of beer at the end of the day, and I ran out of both beers in the first hour and a half, of a six-hour festival. One of many lessons learned this year was to bring more beer next time.” Three days later, Harrop’s first bottle release went on sale. Oceanside’s

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Eleven, a blend of 11 different strong ales aged in Pappy Van Winkle barrels, sold out in two seconds.

own backyard. I wanted to create something that would challenge somebody’s palate.”

Goshawk’s Grasp

Brewing with Passion

“I set out to do something innovative each and every time I make a beer, and that does not usually come cheap. I just don’t really sacrifice ingredients because of the cost. Some people appreciate that, others might be resistant to it.” Harrop has become known for using rare, exotic, and costly ingredients and barrels. With Goshawk’s Grasp, he used the most expensive Geisha coffee in the world. “After reading several threads and forums online about how that coffee does not belong in any beer because of how delicate and floral it is, I took that as a challenge.”

Despite this success, Harrop maintains his business is not lucrative – “not at all” – mainly because of the small scale. “All along, the sour stuff would barely pay the rent. The pastry stouts are basically allowing me to keep brewing the barrel aged beer. I think keeping it small in this business model is a huge factor, but I have no choice with my current lifestyle.”

He added thousands of dollars’ worth of hazelnuts and boiled off more than half the original wort in the kettle. In the end, he had to charge a price that is comparable to a bottle of barrelaged beer in order to not lose money. Goshawk’s Grasp went on sale in April and crashed the Brown Paper Tickets website due to the extraordinarily high volume of traffic.

The Convocation In May, Harrop poured his beer among the best brewers in the world at the Mikkeller Beer Celebration in Copenhagen. Two days later, he caused a massive line at the Modern Times Festival of Funk by announcing pours of Goshawk’s Grasp via Instagram. In June, Harrop launched his beer club, The Convocation, comprised of two hundred memberships. Along with first dibs on bottle releases, members receive sour ales bottled exclusively for the club, like the beer Not Yanny. “I put real mint into the beer; it is probably one of the hardest ingredients to work with. I took a single barrel of a Belgian-style sour ale that was aging the entire time in an expensive Del Maguey Mezcal barrel, named after my wife Laurel, and added lime and mint from my

More than anything, Horus Aged Ales is an intensely personal passion project. Harrop’s father, Bob, is a falconer – hence the bird-themed names and label artwork. “I saw a lot of goshawks growing up. My dad had one I will never forget named Mocha, and I also saw them camping out at June Lake and Mammoth.” The Horus logo design was a wedding gift from his wife. The label is a falcon’s head atop his own, a re-envisioning of the Egyptian god Horus. “My wife pushed me one thousand percent…then this health scare,” he says, pointing to a scar on his throat. Two and a half years ago, during a routine physical, his doctor ordered a CT scan. With his young daughter at home, Harrop had half a dozen lumps surgically removed from the base of his neck. The lumps turned out to be benign. “I realized life can be really short and I wanted to pursue the thing I was so passionate about: beer.” “A lot of people put me into this hype category – and I hate hype, I don’t want that, I just want to keep making the best beer possible and let the beer speak for itself. There’s nothing cooler for me than when there’s a guy at a bar or a festival who’s never had a beer like this, and you see their reaction, and you talk about it...It’s the community that it brings, the experiences, the people you surround yourself with. Brewing beer is just something I’m incredibly passionate about. There’s so much ground that hasn’t been carved out yet.” §


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A C T U A L LY By Ian Cheesman

You never forget your first love. It was nearly a decade ago when my wife and I started looking for our first single-family home. We were wrestling with the usual real estate concerns of affordability, safety, and getting into a school district capable of undoing all the shoddy parenting we had dispensed to date. After months of stalking properties and wondering why no one else found the term “Mello-Roos” as preposterous sounding as I did, we landed on a place with real potential. It had all of the above AND ready access to an expensive boutique grocery store — the perfect storm of suburbia. And yet, I found myself struggling to commit. The reason was simple enough. It may seem a minor thing to whinge about, but I couldn’t fathom moving to a place with no local brewery. Knowing I was about to establish roots in a place with zero craft beer within stumbling distance soured the whole affair. I just loved the idea of having a neighborhood haunt, a place where everyone knew my name (even if it was only because I was a notoriously shitty tipper). Regardless, it was not to be, so I cast that hope onto the pyre alongside my dreams of being a featured Ice Capades performer, and went headlong into escrow. Then it happened. Seemingly out of nowhere, Abnormal Beer Co. opted to make Rancho Bernardo its home. What’s more, they began churning out one solid brew after another (not to mention the commensurate volume of

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hype accompanying it). In one fell swoop I got my local brewery and RB got some much needed cachet. It was a match made in heaven. Our connection was one for the ages. I knew nothing could tear us apart, except for the relatively commonplace occurrence of a head brewer departing for another gig. So, when that inevitably transpired, I found myself unceremoniously thrust into the metaphorical arms of new head brewer Nyle Molina. I felt so used. It turns out that this transition was as jarring for Molina as it was for me. He had barely been working as an assistant brewer at Abnormal Beer Co. for 3 weeks when then head brewer Derek Gallanosa (miss you, Boo!) simultaneously announced his departure and recommended Molina to take over. New as Molina was to Abnormal Beer Co., he was by no means a greenhorn. By the time he arrived there, he already had a culinary degree as well as bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management under his belt, along with production brewing experience at Funky Buddha Brewery, plus he had run the cask program at Green Flash. Now, out of nowhere, he was the creative force behind Abnormal Beer Co., positioned to make it something entirely his own. However, other than minor tweaks in malt bills and different approaches to production, Molina had no desire to cram the brand into a new mold. “We’re still doing the same thing, other than trying to throw some classic styles out there,” he shared. I thought an embrace of classic beer styles seemed a bit out of place for a brewery best known by most for hazy IPAs and pastry stouts, but sales don’t lie. Time and again Molina found that customers in The Cork & Craft (the affiliated restaurant to Abnormal Beer Co.) favored Karl Strauss’ Windansea Wheat by a significant margin over the trendier options. Beer forum logic be damned. And so, the Abnormal Blonde and Abnormalweiss were born.

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The Abnormal Blonde has a moderately grainy nose paired with soft floral and citrus notes, all of which is revisited in the flavor with a touch more pine. The balance marginally favors the hops, which isn’t entirely to style, but gives it massive crushability. The Abnormalweiss, however, fully embraces its malty nature. Its expressive banana bread aromatics are a fun headfake to the bright, refreshing citrus notes in the flavor. A marginal touch of oxidation didn’t help its finish, but overall I could see why diners flock to it. True to his word, Molina has also released two new hazy IPAs. Hazy Dreams may sound like it’s designed to lull you into a calm, but its placid exterior and perfumey orange peel notes belie an aggressively hop-forward take on the style. If you like your hazy IPAs to bite back, don’t “sleep” on this one (rimshot goes here)! Foggy Remedy, however, doesn’t toy with your emotions quite so much. It is a tried and true NEIPA that doesn’t skimp on juicy orange and pineapple notes. It knows how that other beer has misled you and is ready to be your rock, your True North, your man that won’t run around on you like a dog. Foggy Remedy isn’t just tasty — it will help you learn to love again. While Molina has secured a number of wine barrels for forthcoming sours, at the moment he is offering a kettle sour named Shane Eats World. I don’t like it, but that’s hardly news; my personal distaste for kettle sours has long been a matter of public record. The good news is I am a long ways from

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of proof-of-concept as much as they have proven it to be exclusively sustainable as a starting point. By renting out additional units at the industrial park they are housed within, Pure Project has been able to grow, but will need to make changes at their current facility or locate a site for a new, larger brewing facility at some point in the future to continue its growth trajectory. Robar says to keep an eye on Pure Project’s social media, as he and his colleagues plan to disseminate additional details about the Bankers Hill tasting room’s progress via the company’s new @pureatthepark Instagram account.

MELV I N BREWING LANDING IN EAST VIL LAG E : Status as the Great American Beer Festival 2015 Small Brewpub of the Year and 2017 Brewery Group of the Year, and a sextet of medals from the world’s most prestigious professional brewing competition — all for hoppy beer styles — not to mention a pair of Alpha King wins…sounds like a San Diego brewery, alright. Except those are the stats of Wyoming-based Melvin Brewing. Since opening in 2009 when founder Jeremy Tofte added a 20-gallon brewing system to his Thai Me Up restaurant in Jackson, the company has grown to include a production facility with a 30-barrel brewhouse in Alpine, Wyoming, plus a brewpub in Bellingham, Washington. Next up on the expansion front is another brewpub, this one sited in downtown San Diego’s East Village at 634 14th Street, which they’re hoping will open in midNovember, pending licensing. The location’s head brewer is Bobby Oliver, who worked as a lead brewer for Green Flash Brewing and Mission Brewery before spending a year as head pub brewer at Coronado Brewing’s island brewpub. Oliver will be a one-man crew, creating beers that go beyond Melvin’s Wyoming-brewed core offerings (Hubert MPA pale ale, Melvin IPA, Killer Bees blonde ale, Heyzeus Mexican lager), all of which will be available at the San Diego location, as well. The venue’s brewery component comprises 800 square feet, and Oliver expects to initially produce 600 to 700 barrels there, though its maximum capacity will be 1,000 barrels per year. The 4,800-square-foot space is split up to provide a trio of options for patrons. The entrance gives way to a 56-seat dining room with a clear view

of Market Street as well as Melvin’s seven-barrel brewhouse setup. Directly right of that space is a bar backed by reclaimed wood from Wyoming and equipped with 24 taps dispensing a combination of house and guest beers. Beyond that is a 1,200-square-foot lounge with more seating and a metal lighting display with sconces featuring the company’s elephant logo. Additionally, the entire corner space is bordered on its east and south sides by a fenced patio area that’s framed by bamboo partitions, allowing for al fresco dining and imbibing. “We will be developing and innovating styles incorporating current trends into our recipes as well as pushing the envelope with flavor profiles and ingredients,” says general manager Ryan Payton. “Beer-and-food pairing is something that I am very passion about, so that will be a heavy focus during the creative process with Bobby and our executive chef, Vernon Cardenas, when putting our brewing schedule together.” Cardenas’ menu will be made up of Asian-inspired pub fare, including mainstay dishes from Melvin’s Wyoming and Washington brewpubs such as Thai-style curries, basil fried rice and Thai poutine. Original dishes will include pad Thai and Korean barbecue flatbreads, gyoza shrimp-and-pork potstickers, crispy karaage fried sandwich with sweet kimchee pickles, and lumpia spring rolls made with seasonal local vegetables. There will also be a Melvin Burger topped with applewood-smoked bacon, shishito peppers and a fried egg, and a Drunken Master Burger adorned with bacon, caramelized onion jam, and smoked Gouda cheese.

MY YAR D LI V E P R E PAR ES TO B R E A K G R O U N D I N S AN M AR C OS : The majority of the brewery venues to open in San Diego County this year have been small operations geared primarily toward servicing their immediate neighborhoods. But there are still numerous entrepreneurs constructing larger-scale brewing projects, highlighted by the Cohn Restaurant Group’s Draft Republic Brewing in La Mesa, SD TapRoom’s upcoming TapRoom Beer Co. in North Park, and a brewpub in San Marcos dubbed My Yard Live. Taking over the vacated former Hometown Buffet spot at 288 Rancheros Drive, it’s an eclectic project with big aspirations that, if successful, will be the first of numerous editions of this concept. “My Yard Live is an experiential community gathering space bringing together quality food and libations, a brewery, live entertainment, leisure games, activities, and unique experiences for the enjoyment of people of all ages, whether a child or a child at heart,” says co-founder Jamie Minotti. The space comes in at a hefty 17,507 square feet, 10,600 SF of which is indoors, while the remaining 6,907 SF is split between two outdoor

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patios. One patio will be dedicated to customers with children and include playground elements, climbing structures and picnic tables. The second patio will be geared toward adults with stand-up shuffleboard, bocce ball, fire pits, and an area that can be converted to provide additional games or live entertainment performances. There will be space for entertainment indoors as well, along with arcade games, air hockey, ping-pong, and more. An islandstyle bar seating up to 36 people will run from the interior to the adult patio. Total seating for diners will be 220 (excluding lounge-area seating). My Yard Live’s ownership consists of a quartet with varied and extensive careers. Minotti and business partner Mark McLarry bring over three decades of experience in the entertainment industry to the project. Together, they owned and operated the country’s largest solar-powered sound, stage, and lighting company as well as an artist-management firm. During that time, they worked with casinos, touring musical acts, the Vans Warped Tour, Olympic Trials, America’s Cup and X Games, as well as breweries and municipalities. The latter experience, as well as their shared work in real-estate development, will be key for their new undertaking. So will the other two members of the My Yard Live team, George McKerrow and Freddy Bensch. The former has 40 years of hospitality experience that includes co-founding Ted’s Montana Grill with media icon Ted Turner. That enterprise has grown to include 46 restaurants in 16 states. Bensch is the co-founder of Atlanta, Georgia’s SweetWater Brewing, a 21-year-old East-Coast institution that is currently the 15th largest craft brewery in the country. This is a return to the West Coast of sorts for Bensch, who acquired a degree in fermentation science from the American Brewers Guild in California early on in his career. While Bensch will play a role in development of beer recipes for My Yard Live, day-to-day leadership of brewing operations will be the charge of a veteran brewer with local history, Pat Korn. Korn has been a part of the San Diego suds scene more than 20 years, starting with Karl Strauss Brewing in 1994 before transitioning to La Jolla Brew House in 2005, then moving to Green Flash Brewing in 2010. While at Green Flash, he played a major role in the establishment of the company’s barrel-aging program and the Cellar 3 facility in Poway that was devoted to wood-matured beers. That location was shut down in March, followed by Korn and 42 other employees being let go as part of a reduction in force. What followed for Korn was a three-month sabbatical during which he traveled and participated in some collaboration brews. One of those opportunities came at the invitation of SweetWater, where he brewed a beer on their pilot system that is currently aging in barrels back in Atlanta. That led to the company asking Korn to stay in Atlanta and help out at the brewery for a few months, and eventually, the My Yard Live project. “I was introduced to the My Yard Live team by Chris Fish at Telluride Brewing Company. He contacted me shortly after I was asked to leave my last brewery job, asking if I had any interest in meeting the guys,” says Korn. “We met up at Fathom Bistro, had a couple of beers and talked about the project. I was so intrigued by it that I took them down to Bali Hai, plied them with Mai Tais, and talked my way onto the project.” At his new digs, Korn will have a 10-barrel Premier Stainless brewhouse at his command. My Yard Live’s cellar will consist of five 20-barrel fermenters and a 20-barrel bright tank. That setup will be engineered

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to produce up to 2,000 barrels a year. The game plan is to have six to ten house beers available at all times. “We will open with what we think the public would like to drink and, from day one, let the clientele help us decide what we will make,” says Korn. Those offerings figure to include at least one kettle sour, plus a wheat ale, pale ale, brown ale, stout, and multiple IPAs, including Northeast-style and imperial versions. “At the same time, we have a few newer ideas that we hope people will find interesting and unique, and they will want to drink. We’ll also utilize the awesome kitchen we will have to make our own purees and tinctures to add to not only our base beers, but also our one-off beers.” The company is also talking with local farmers about procuring fresh fruits and herbs, a practice that should help Korn accomplish another goal — creating a beer list that pairs well with My Yard Live’s food menu. Korn says that when crafting beer recipes his focus will be on the five basic taste sensations: bitter, sweet, sour, salty, and umami. My Yard Live is on pace to break ground before year’s end and open to the public in late spring or early summer of 2019. Ownership’s optimism about its timeframe is bolstered by the fact the City of San Marcos owns the building in which the project is being sited, affording them expedition at the government level. In the meantime, Korn has spent the past several weeks working on collaboration beers that will bear the My Yard Live moniker and tap throughout San Diego Beer Week, which takes place from November 2-11. Those beers and their associated breweries are: oo Black Plague Brewing — Saison with thyme, basil, lemon peel and orange peel oo Fall Brewing — Black Rye IPA oo Nickel Beer Co. — Red Ale with Centennial hops oo Protector Brewery — Imperial Stout with lavender and rosemary oo South Park Brewing — Oak Plank Pale Ale oo SouthNorte Brewing — Brown Ale with Sospeso coffee (from Tijuana) oo Thunderhawk Alements — Belgian-style Pale Ale with pear and ginger

The My Yard Live team isn’t the first brewing-minded business to consider this location. Triple-brand company Port Brewing / The Lost Abbey / The Hop Concept seriously considered it around 2016, but had no desire to install a restaurant, a dealbreaker put in place by the City of San Marcos. That requirement fell right in line with My Yard Live’s pitch. “When our business plan was presented to the City Council, they recognized immediately that what we offered went above and beyond [a standard restaurant concept],” says McLarry. “San Marcos is one of the fastest-growing cities in the county and has built multiple new schools in order to support all the new development coming from places like Bressi Ranch and San Elijo in the past year. Further, the space is bookended by Cal State San Marcos and Palomar College, so we look forward to serving the college market.” P


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Crowdsource and Culture BORDER X EXPANDING TO CITY OF BELL By Gonzalo J. Quintero, Ed.D.

WHAT STARTED as a family affair in a small business park in Otay Mesa is growing by leaps and bounds. Founded by the Favela family in 2013, Border X Brewing saw revenue of $360K in 2016 nearly double to $694K in 2017. In 2016, they won the Brewbound startup brewery challenge here in San Diego. With a business model focused on mostly tasting room sales, Border X has created a community gathering space that celebrates a unique "third culture" of San Diego's border region. We had a chance to chat with CFO Martin Favela (nephew) and CEO David Favela (uncle) in their Logan Avenue tasting room to discuss how their business has developed, how syndication through crowdsourced funding can be a win for all involved, the role culture plays in their success, and the future of the brand.

Did you ever think Border X would expand outside of its original location? BX : When we started Border X, we just wanted to make beer for friends and family. Craft beer was a way of bringing us together, of creating conversations and experiences we could share. We never imagined our circle of friends and family growing to the size it is today, but we bring the same energy and enthusiasm as day one. Our events like our Dia de Los Muertos, Plethora of Pinatas, Chicano Con, and Posada are simply ways for us to come together and create connections.

What makes the Barrio Logan location so special to the community? BX : Barrio Logan is a very special place with a deep and remarkable history. While Old Town San Diego was the colonial heart of the city, Barrio Logan was where Mexican immigrants and other people of color came to stake their claim to the American dream. They bought homes, worked hard at the canneries and shipyards and made a life for their families. The community flourished apart from the greater San Diego, where Mexican immigrants were not necessarily welcomed. That spirit of self organization continued to grow throughout the decades through social clubs, jacket clubs, and now, lowrider and motorcycle clubs. When the community came under attack by city planners who pushed interstate 5 and then the Coronado bridge through the heart of the community, it sparked the resistance in the 1970s that would eventually become part of the greater Chicano movement. That same spirit pulsates in this community.

Border X Brewing is a small part of this movement; we play our part in spotlighting and telling its story through our tasting room, art, music, and beer. We see our brewery as an experiment to see what role an activist/community-based business might look like.

Why crowdsource funds? BX : Crowdsource equity funding was both an experiment in new capital raising solutions, but also a way of connecting with and giving back to our customers. Access to capital is one of the biggest challenges for all entrepreneurs, but especially in marginalized communities where traditional source of capital are scarce. In business they refer to a "friends and family" round of investors, which in wealthy communities, a good business plan and reputation could net you a million dollars or more. In lower income, working class communities, there is no way a small friends and family round would gain you $100k or more. Crowd equity funding allowed us to tap into a much broader network that collectively can raise the needed capital. This is a game changer. We hope to take our experiences and share them with everyone interested in leveraging our learnings. Lastly, we do this to invite our customers to grow with us and enjoy our success. For many investors in our campaign, it was one of the first investments they made in their lives.

When do you expect the investment to turn to equity? BX : Our plan is to launch our Bell project in December, establish a track record of six successful months, and then initiate an angel investor round in 2019, ideally closing before end of year. Investments will convert to equity the moment that angel round is culminated.

So there's no plan to sell to a larger brewery? BX : No, we will only bring in money that allows us to run the business how we want, and even then we will retain control of the company. Big beer is the antithesis of what we stand for. Plus, I don't think the business model works with big beer. We are based on a real connection and authenticity that a corporation would not try doing, and could not do.

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BX : Border X Brewing is more than just delicious Mex-Craft Beer, we believe in a "double bottom line" where making a profit is as important as making a difference in our community. Our investors could see that the authenticity and originality we express in our beers and events are not marketing gimmicks. We are truly committed to exploring our cultural roots and expressing them in beer, art, music, and community events. One example of this is in our Facebook reviews and how we obtained a 4.9 score with 348 reviews. I think we get hundreds of perfect scores because our customers pick up on our energy, or "vibe." They know we are not perfect, we know we are not perfect, but they see that we are pushing the envelope, that we are going out on a limb, taking chances (and sometimes we fall short), but when they do "click" it creates an almost magical, surreal experience. When we take that core story and tell it well in our Wefunder campaign, in our Facebook ads, investors know we are on to something special, something that has not been seen before. I had full confidence that if I could tell that story, the community would respond...and they have. We are now standing at $181k and may potentially end at $250k or more by end of campaign in December. We are humbled and incredibly excited to continue this experiment.

Why did you choose this new local? BX : The City of Bell is a great, solid working class neighborhood full of hardworking families that happen to be 95% Latino. Like Barrio, it also has a deep history that includes such historic events such as the "Sleepy Lagoon" event near the LA river that sparked the Zoot Suit Riots in the early 1940s. It is in the heart of Southeast LA, where two of the biggest arteries of Gage Avenue and Atlantic Boulevard unify East and South Los Angeles. It is one of the most densely populated communities in the US and we believe they're hungry, or I should say thirsty, for the opportunity to have a brewery that caters to their needs. We believe that a brewery is an affordable luxury and can provide delicious drinks, as well as art shows, music, and cultural events. In addition, the building we are moving into is in the heart of this community — a beautiful brick building with ample parking, and it's aligned with the direction that Bell city officials want for their community. This unique real estate opportunity and community support were also critical in our decision.

How does one location relate to another? BX : The spirit, the soul is the relationship. We made a conscious choice to brew Mexican beers, we wanted to celebrate the excellence of our culture. We kept building on this idea of acknowledgement and celebration of our people. Through music, artwork, and food we constantly show that our culture is worthy of praise and appreciation. In San Diego, Old Town celebrates a romanticized version of people and acknowledges our cultural past, whereas in Logan we celebrate our culture and our people today. This is what we are looking to bring to Bell. Bell is a community that is a brewery desert. We went to their 90th Anniversary celebration and sponsored it as their exclusive beer

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garden. This gave us an opportunity to introduce our beers and ourselves to the community. More importantly, we got a chance to meet and get to know our new neighbors. Border X is a hollow box. We will put a spotlight not on us, but on whatever neighborhood we go in. Bell isn't composed of the same demographic as Barrio Logan. We want to tell their story, the story about Bell's community and history. Border X has already successfully funded the minimum amount of its crowd sourcing campaign, however, a time extension has been added by Wefunder.com in anticipation of more support. Additional funds will be used to accelerate the growth plan for Bell and beyond. You can view their campaign at https://wefunder.com/border.x.brewing.llc D

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all accounts, last year’s Collabapalooza Festival, presented by Karl Strauss Brewing Co, was one of the standout events in an already excellent San Diego Beer Week. It was voted “Best Beer Event of 2017” by readers of this very rag, and this particular writer happens to agree with them. The festival featured numerous “one-off ” collaborations between local San Diego craft breweries. “We were stoked by the level of participation and enthusiasm. It was beyond our expectation,” said KARL’s research and development brewmaster Paul Segura.

The beer was brewed at KARL’s production brewery in September, and utilizes Cascade and Columbus as bittering hops, Mosaic and Citra as the aroma hops, and London Ale III yeast.

On November 10, Karl Strauss will present a 2018 edition. The location will be the same as last year’s event — the parking lot behind the North Park Observatory theater — though the event itself will be a little bit bigger than the previous iteration in order to better showcase the additional collaborations for 2018.

In addition to the aforementioned “featured” collaboration, multiple breweries visited KARL locations to brew. The Lost Abbey/KARL collab is a reincarnation of the Macanudo Porter, a beer originally brewed by brewer Troy Hojel and his then assistant brewer Tomme Arthur (of Pizza Port and currently Port Brewing and The Lost Abbey fame) at Cerverceria La Cruda, a brewpub that once shone brightly (but unfortunately only briefly) in downtown San Diego, for barely a couple of years. Macanudo Porter won a gold medal at the Great American Beer Festival in 1996; at the time, it was only San Diego’s second medal in that competition.

Collaboration brews between San Diego breweries are a practical (and usually very tasty) representation of the close camaraderie that exists between the craft brewers in our fine city, and the Collabapalooza Festival is the perfect celebration that epitomizes these special connections. Speaking of connections, in the late 1980s, Gina Marsaglia, co-founder of Pizza Port and later Port Brewing/ The Lost Abbey, learned the ins and outs of running a brewpub by moonlighting as a cocktail server at Karl Strauss’ original Columbia Street location. Gina has over the ensuing years maintained a good friendship with her former bosses, KARL co-founders Chris Cramer and Matt Rattner. Because of that, this year’s “featured” collaboration will be the KARL/Pizza Port collaboration beer, a hazy double IPA named Wonder Years. The name is a nod to the early 90s when both KARL and Pizza Port were finding their brewing feet, so to speak, and when in the (“micro”) brewing world, anything seemed possible. The Wonder Years beer was conceived by teams from both breweries, with KARL’s head brewer Lyndon Walker and Pizza Port’s director of brewing Sean Farrell working in concert to finalize the brew details.

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“We were thinking...crowd pleaser…make sure that everybody is going to love it. We used some oats, took out the whirlfloc (a product that ‘fines’ and provides additional clarity to beer),” said Walker. The beer will soon be made available in 16-ounce cans through KARL’s distribution network, and they will also be available at KARL’s brewpub locations.

Segura, a Chula Vista native, also brewed an Imperial gose with fellow CV’ers Thr3e Punk Ales. “We wanted to do a brew with ingredients that reflected Chula Vista, so we chose salt, lemon, and cilantro.” Both the Port/Lost Abbey and Thr3e Punk Ales beers were brewed at KARL’s Columbia Street location in October. Paul was also involved in a third collaboration, a hoppy hefeweizen brewed with SouthNorte’s Ryan Brooks at Coronado Brewing Co’s original location. Hopefully dear reader, you are able to safely attend as many of the plethora of excellent beer events during SD Beer Week as you can, but if you can only pick one, then based on my experience last year, my strong suggestion is Collabapalooza. Some of the best breweries on the planet (yup, you read that right) collaborating with each other to make some of the best local collaboration brews possible, benefiting the San Diego Brewers Guild and North Park Main Street Association — file under “no brainer.” Enjoy!


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ɑ Fall Brewing + Barley Forge: Brut IPA

ɑ KARL + Bay City: Juice the Two of Us (Session

ɑ Half Door + Benchmark Brewing Co:

Hazy IPA) ɑ KARL + Burgeon Brewing: Dry Hopped, All Day, Every Day (Hazy IPA) ɑ KARL + Pink Boots Society: Tiki Tour (Pale Ale) ɑ KARL + Pizza Port: Wonder Years Hazy IIPA (draft and 16oz cans) ɑ KARL + Pizza Port Ocean Beach: Let the Bruties Hit the Floor (Brut IPA) ɑ KARL + San Diego Brewers Guild: Capital of Craft IPA ɑ KARL + SouthNorte: Das Burro (Hoppy Hefe) ɑ KARL + Stone: Hug It Out, Mate IPA, Part Deux (100% New Zealand Hopped IPA) ɑ KARL + The Lost Abbey: La Cruda Porter ɑ KARL + Thr3e Punk Ales: Michulada Imperial Gose (w/ Cilantro, Lemon & Sea Salt)

More Collaborators: (Host Breweries Listed First)

ɑ Abnormal + Green Flash + Alpine: Hot Kettle Time Machine (West Coast Hazy IPA) ɑ AleSmith + Newtopia Cider: TI 83 (Brut Graf) ɑ Alpine + Pizza Port: Danksa Paradise (IPA) ɑ Black Plague + TapRoom and My Yard Live: Saison ɑ Burgeon + Pure Project: Super Juice Bros (NEIPA) ɑ Burning Beard + Nickel: Room 101 IPA (100% Neomexicanus Wet Hopped IPA) ɑ Coronado + BNS: Supersoaker (Triple IPA) ɑ Council + Gravity Heights: Magical Heights (Golden Sour w/ Boysenberries, Lemon Zest and Vanilla Beans) ɑ Council + Modern Times: Modern Magic (Golden Sour Ale w/Tangerines, Peach, Nectarines and Vanilla)

ɑ Fall Brewing + My Yard Live: Dead to Me (Black IPA) Schwartzbier ɑ Mike Hess + Duck Foot: Hop Cloud (Hazy IPA) ɑ Mother Earth + Battlemage Brewing Co: Nature’s Guardian (Unfiltered IPA) ɑ Nickel + Karl Strauss + South Park: English IPA ɑ Pure Project + Modern Times Beer: Flower of the Future w/ Modern Times (IPA w/ Pea Flower and Hibiscus) ɑ Resident + Thunderhawk Alements: Roof Rider Guava IPA) ɑ SD Brewing + Thorn: Hoppy Always Sells (IPA) ɑ Second Chance + New English: Grand CruBlackout Edition (Barrel-Aged Blend of Grand Cru and Tabula Rasa) ɑ Second Chance + AleSmith: Blend-O-Matic (Brut/Hazy IPA Blend) ɑ South Park + Wild Barrel Brewing: West Coast IPA ɑ South Park + My Yard Live: Oaked Pale Ale ɑ SouthNorte + Karl Strauss: Das Burro (Hoppy Hefe) ɑ Thr3e Punk Ales + Chula Vista Brewery: Straight to Hell (Belgian Golden Strong)

Beers TBD: ɑ Amplified Ale Works + SD TapRoom ɑ Bagby Beer Co + Benchmark ɑ Bear Roots + Escondido Brewing ɑ Benchmark + OB Brewery ɑ Booze Brothers + Culver ɑ Burgeon + Rip Current ɑ North Park + Burgeon ɑ Rip Current + Burgeon ɑ Rouleur Brewing Co + Papa Marce’s Cerveceria ɑ Thorn Brewing Co + Thr3e Punk Ales Brewing Co

ɑ Eppig + Modern Times: Lime IPA w/ Modern Times Beer (Fruited IPA)

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Getting Spicy with San DiFuego BY BRIAN TROUT | BRIANFERMENTS.COM

I recently sat down with Brian Frederick, the president of San DiFuego — “The Hottest Club In Town” — to scarf down on his favorite food group: hot wings. We were both particularly hungry and attacked the wings with the ravenous vigor of two wild dogs. However, our hunger could never outshine our devotion to education, so we set up a custom wing flight of eight different sauces, both homemade and commercial, to test and tantalize our palates while we discussed the club.

Homebrewer, on the last Wednesday of every month. Our meetings start at 6 p.m. with a happy hour in the tasting room of Home Brewing Company and wrap up by 8:30 p.m. We couldn’t be luckier to meet at this location as George and Chris are super accommodating to our club. It’s also great for members who are home brewers, cheese makers, and into fermentation because they can get all of their supplies at one place when they come to the meeting.

What is San DiFuego?

What does it cost to join?

San Diego’s original home cooks club for spicy cuisine and chili pepper gardening. Our purpose is to focus on the education, evaluation, and promotion of all things related to craft hot sauce and chili pepper inspired food and beverage.

The club is free and open to friends and families of all ages. We put on a few big events throughout the year such as the cross-club picnic, and club Christmas party. For that we ask $20 per individual per year or $30 per family per year. In addition to having great events, members of our club get member-only discounts at a few local restaurants and stores around town. For me their support means a lot, and I really value the relationships with the friends that I have made around town who support our club, like The Homebrewer, Eppig, and Hot Licks in Seaport Village.

How did “The Hottest Club In Town” get started and when? I’ve always had an entrepreneurial spirit about me. Through college and the early years of my career as a landscape architect, I have found myself getting involved in clubs and organizations at a high level. This was no different… just a result of my love for the chili pepper and a touch of alcohol. For my friends that know me, I have a million ideas and am always trying them out on the wall to see which ones stick. I believe Chris Banker, Derek Springer, Sean Daniels and myself were enjoying a bowl of salsa at the Southern California Homebrewer Festival that a fellow homebrew club member’s wife had made, when I pitched the idea of a spicy food club to them. They laughed with me instead of laughing at me when, the next thing out of my mouth was, “We’ll call it San DiFuego!” Once we had the name, there was no turning back. Chris offered to help host the website and Derek helped me get through some coding and technical issues with WordPress. After that it was pretty easy to let my passion take over promoting the clubs and event. I think our first meeting was held three months after the idea started and we had 28 people attend, most of which I had never met before. That was awesome and has kept the momentum going through today.

Do you know of any other clubs like this? I don’t. I have heard rumors of a club in Arizona, but I’m not sure how similar they are to us. If anything, I think they may focus primarily on hot sauce, which we certainly also enjoy at San DiFuego. I think the differentiating factor of San DiFuego is our focus on providing value to members through education of all things spicy. Our members volunteer to share about their passions, and we also bring in guest speakers to talk about the technical details of their craft. For example, a few of our presentations have included the subjects of barbecue, spicy chocolate, mustards, pepper gardening, and mythbusting spicy assumptions.

When and where do you meet?

Any merch and club perks? This year we came out with some killer shirts that people have responded well to. One of our club members, Catherine Paolillo, came up with some original artwork for the design which we all absolutely love. I’m hoping next year that we can expand our brand and introduce some other apparel as well as some other useful kitchen items for members. We are also working on a recipe book to raise money for the club, which is a conglomeration of our club’s recipes, whether it be hot sauce, jerk chicken, chili verde, or a spicy blueberry cheesecake.

If someone is not into blazing hot should they join? Absolutely! I have personally never been into the scorching pain of the super hots. That is a recent development, if anything, resulting from my addiction to spicy food. The club was started out of a passion for pepper flavors, not necessarily the heat level that comes with all of them. We still maintain that passion with our topics. We haven’t had a meeting to date that was focused on how hot something can be, but we have had over 20 presentations about the flavors that are contributed to different types of dishes, styles of cooking, and cultural cuisines.

What are some benefits about eating spicy foods? There are a ton! But my favorite and I think one of the reasons our club is so unique and has such a great time together at these events is because of all the capsaicin induced endorphins running through our bodies at any given time. It’s like we are all on a high and just enjoying each other’s company and good food. Poop jokes are always funny and we have all learned the hard way not to touch our eyes!

We meet at an awesome location right on the edge of North Park, called The

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MORE LOCAL SD CLUBS: San DiFuego might be the hottest club in town, but they are not the only club in town. Chances are there is a nearby club that sparks your fascination, curiosity, and passion. Check out these local clubs and organizations.

Founded: 2018 Meetings: On Mondays TBA at Lost Cause Meadery Dues: FREE with donations for special meads and speakers Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2052192508389181/ Website: https://www.lostcausemead.com/mead-geek-society/

BA RLEY LI T E RAT E

A fun loving homebrew club dedicated to sharing knowledge about home brewing beer, cider, wine, etc. Founded: 1989 Meetings: 6:30 p.m., 3rd Wednesday of each month at Mike's BBQ in Escondido. Dues: $20 per household Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Barley-Literate-579631305455390/ Website: http://www.barleyliterate.com/

N ORTH COUN T Y HOME BR E W E R S AS SOCIATION (N CHA)

A social club of serious homebrewers who also support and encourage women brewers and new brewers. Founded: 2007 Meetings: First Sunday of every month at members’ homes Dues: $24 per person or $30 for couple Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/northcountyhomebrewers PIN K BOOTS SOCIE T Y

FOA M ON THE B RA I N

Foam On The Brain is a drinking club with a social problem; a small but active homebrewing club in central San Diego County. Founded: 1994 Meetings: 7:00 p.m., 3rd Saturday of each month at Benchmark Brewing Co. Dues: $20 per person or $25 per couple Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FoamOnTheBrain/ Website: https://www.meetup.com/Foam-On-The-Brain/ MA S H H EA DS

A small focused club with a mission to promote awareness and appreciation of all aspects of the brewing process as well as beer judging through education, evaluation, and open discussion. Founded: 2011 Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of each month at White Labs Dues: $35 per person or $50 per couple Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/219104834792503/ Website: http://www.mashheads.com/ MEA D G EE KS SO C I E T Y

A mead appreciation club for people in Southern California that enjoy drinking, talking about, sharing, making, and basically just geeking out over all things mead.

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Pink Boots is a society for women in craft beer. They are support and education-centric. Women must meet the following requirements: 25% or more of income from beer, retired with minimum of 15 years of beer, or in the process of opening a brewery with TTB approval. Founded: 2007 Meetings: Various days at a variety of breweries Dues: $35 dues or $350 lifetime. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PinkBootsSocietySD Website: https://www.pinkbootssociety.org/ QUALIT Y ALE AN D F E R ME N TATION F RATE R N IT Y (QUAF F )

A large homebrewing club focused on brewing education and intimate beer assessments. Driven by winning medals. QUAFF has won AHA Homebrewing Club of The Year (Most Medal Winning) 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2016, 2017, and 2018. Founded: 1989 Meetings: 6:30 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month at Karl Strauss (Santa Fe Street location) Dues: $30 annually Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/quafforg/ Website: https://quaff.org/ QUE SO D IEGO

Learn how to make your own cheeses in this education-by-sharing club. Even


if you are simply a fan of fermented curds this club can be for you. Founded: 2011 Meetings: 6:30pm on the 3th Tuesday of each month at AleSmith Dues: $20 per person or $30 per household Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QuesoDiego/ Website: https://quaff.org/ S A N D I EGO C RA F T B E E R P LEXU S

Brian Beagle runs this club of local indie brewing industry people. Plexus is some of the nicest and most amusing ragtag bunch you will ever meet. As a closed facebook group the rules are simple: 1. Be cool to each other. 2. Post cat memes when Brian Beagle is not looking. Dues: Free Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/514095298799177/ S D BREWE R S M OTO RC YC L E GROU P

A group of motorcycle riders in San Diego area. We also share the common interest of brewing and fermenting things. The goal of this group is to get us out and riding together. Dues: Free Info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SDBrewersMotorcycleGroup/ S D C RA F T C I DE R

A group people passionate about craft cider in San Diego. Seasoned cider drinkers, newbies to craft cider, cider makers, and supporters of craft cider are all warmly welcome here. Founded: 2016 Meetings: Special event driven TBA Dues: FREE with donations for special events and ciders Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sdcraftcider/ S D F ERME N TE R S C LUB

The mission of Fermenters Club is to improve people’s lives by teaching them why and how to make and enjoy fermented foods, and to create communities that are connected through their guts. They teach do-ityourself immersive workshops on a wide range of fermented foods such as sauerkraut, kimchi, kombucha, miso, and more. Founded: 2011 Meetings: Bi-Monthly at locations TBA

Dues: FREE with donations for special events Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sdcraftcider/ Website: www.fermentersclub.com SOCIÉ TÉ D U LAMBIC

Do you like sour and funky beers? Do you want to make them? This is the wing of Barley Engineers’ for sour fanatics. They actually make a big Lambic-Style Ale every year as group. Info: See Society of Barley Engineers. SOCIE T Y OF BAR LE Y E N GIN E E R S (SBE )

Their mission is to advocate the exchange of information relating to the art and science of brewing, thereby promoting quality engineered homebrews. SBE is proof that geeks and nerds brew some excellent beer. Founded: 1994 Meetings: 6:00 p.m., 1st Wednesday of each month at Booze Brothers Dues: Dues are $30 per person or $40 per family Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1621711774760912/ Website: http://societyofbarleyengineers.org/ TE MECULA VALLE Y HOME BR E W IN G AS SOCIATION (T VHA)

Oldest continuous running club in the Inland Empire Founded: 1991 Meetings: 6:00 p.m, 3rd Wednesday of each month at 8 Bit Brewing Dues: Dues are $30 per person or $40 couples Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/835261443213399/ TIJUANA HOMEBREW CLUB (THC)

A club formed by a local group of customers who met at The Beer Box. They ended up sharing the same passion for homebrewing. Later they would move on to form the club and the rest is history. They focus on brewing education and promoting craft beer. Founded: 2012 Meetings: 7:00 p.m., 3rd Tuesday of each month at Kaminari Brewing Tap Room Dues: Dues are $300 pesos (approx $17 US) per year Website: www.tijuanahomebrewclub.com •

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Alpha Dog Belching Beaver’s chef devises dishes to pair with brewery’s Alpha King IPAs

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PLATES AND PINTS

“I’m not going to lie, pairing food with big IPAs is really hard.”

AN

accomplished culinarian with plenty of experience both pairing and cooking with a wide range of beer styles, Ramiro Guerra, the executive chef for Belching Beaver Brewery’s Tavern and Grill brewpub in Vista’s historic Old Town, doesn’t sugar-coat things. “I’m not going to lie, pairing food with big IPAs is really hard.” In a day and age where craft beer, beerand-food pairing, and IPAs of every ilk have become commonplace, particularly in San Diego County, it’s easy to fall under the misconception that every ale and lager style are a cinch to marry with food. That makes Guerra’s admission all the more refreshing. It also makes the fact that he managed to come through on a recent attempt at matching big flavors with a quartet of highly-hopped India pale ales all the more impressive, especially considering all four of those beers were combatants in the vaunted Alpha King Challenge. Established in 1999, the Alpha King Challenge is an annual event that takes place in Denver in loose conjunction with the Great American Beef Festival. Drawing IPAs from across the country like a beery beacon, this competition seeks to identify the most delicious, balanced-yet-hop-heavy beer in the country. Professional brewers and beer writers comprise the judging panel, which has consistently singled out Guerra’s partner-in-crime, brewer Thomas Peters, for his entries. He took first place in the challenge in 2014 with his Citra-heavy, Mosaicforward triple IPA, Pound Town. That beer earned third place honors the following year. The success of that beer is phenomenal on its own, but it’s not the end of Peters’ story where this IBU melee is concerned. In 2017, he took the

top spot for the second time with a 100% Citra-hopped double IPA dubbed Thizz Is What It is. In late September, with the 2018 Alpha King Challenge days away, Peters decided to rebrew Pound Town and Thizz Is What It Is, and put them on tap along with a pair of entries for this year’s competition: a Simcoe-centric double IPA named Business Hippie (after a key member of Belching Beaver’s administrative staff) and a hazy double IPA brewed with New Zealand hop varietals called The Annihilatrix. Guerra says he is constantly wowed with the variety of styles and depth of flavors coming from his brewpub, and tips his hat to Peters, but had to put his thinking cap on when asked to develop a quartet of dishes to pair with each of the aforementioned Alpha King contenders. In doing so, he went with a number of different methods for standing up to, pairing up with, and occasionally contrasting or taming the boldness of the hop-borne flavors in the beers. With Pound Town, he chose a reliable recipe in his arsenal: curry. “Curries always work great with strong IPAs,” says Guerra, who went with curried lamb lollipops. To bring in another strong flavor, the floral nature of which he felt would work well with the hops’ botanical notes, he also served saffron-infused cauliflower “rice.” Guerra opted for another spice-driven dish for Business Hippie: Cuban-style mojo pork. “The dish started with the pineapple and tropical fruit notes from the beer,” he says. “I went with sweet, but also spicy to hold up to the beer. Sweet and spicy go best with pork and goes hand-in-hand with tropical flavors, so mojo pork it was.” That zesty pork was

served atop fried plantains (tostones) and accompanied by a zingy pineapple relish. For the remaining pair of double IPAs, Guerra chose to take the road less traveled, pairing them with desserts. While carrot cake is a well-known foil for IPAs, he instead centered his dishes around ingredients he believed matched the flavors of the beers. “When tasting Thizz Is What It Is, I got a lot of honeydew melon flavor after the bitterness subsided, so I wanted to do something cool with honeydew melons,” he says. “I came up with the idea to make a melon foam and serving it atop pound cake that had been grilled to create a taste sensation like that of burnt butter. To keep the dish from being dry, I added some of our house beer honey and it did the trick.” Rounding things out nicely was a simple blini (a small pancake) served atop a fresh grapefruit base, and topped with buttercream frosting given citrus punch from a reduction of grapefruit juice and freshly grated zest. “The grapefruit flavors in The Annihilatrix screamed out at me, but savory flavors and grapefruit aren’t the easiest to put together, so I went the sweet route,” he says. “The blini is a great base and the cream cheese buttercream was a great way to sweeten the grapefruit essence.” Four similarly composed hop behemoths, one daunting mission, and four rather varied dishes prove that, while not the easiest thing in the world, pairing food with even the brawniest of IPAs can be done. And to help readers do just that from the comfort of their homes, Guerra has shared his recipes for pork mojo tostones and grapefruit buttercream blinis. Cheers to embracing a hearty challenge and a boatload of IBUs.

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Pork Mojo Tostones Paired with Business Hippie Double IPA F YIELD: 6 TO 8 SERVINGS

1 5-pound pork shoulder roast 1 quart India pale ale (preferably Belching Beaver Hop Highway IPA) 1 quart rice wine vinegar 1½ cups orange juice 1 cup soy sauce juice of 3 limes ½ white onion, chopped 15 garlic cloves 1 jalapeño pepper, chopped ½ cup cilantro 1 Tbsp chili powder 1 Tbsp ground cumin 1 Tbsp ground paprika 1 Tbsp salt 1 Tbsp freshly ground black pepper banana leaves Tostones (recipe follows) Spicy Grilled Pineapple Relish (recipe follows) Place the pork shoulder in a non-reactive, airtight vessel. Combine the remaining ingredients and pour over the pork, making sure it is completely covered. Seal and refrigerate for 24 hours. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Remove the pork shoulder from the brine and pat dry. Place in a roasting pan lined with banana leaves. Pour the brine into the pan until the pork is half-covered. Cover the pork with more banana leaves, then cover the pan with aluminum foil. Place in the oven and roast until the pork is fork tender, about 3 hours. To serve, arrange several tostones on a plate. Top each of the tostones with pork and pineapple relish and serve immediately.

Tostones

F YIELD: ABOUT 24 TOSTONES

8 large green plantains vegetable oil for frying salt to taste Bring a pot of water to a boil. Insert plantains and boil until soft, about 20 minutes. Peel and slice into 1-inch thick rounds. Use the flat end of a meat mallet to flatten the round to ½-inch thickness. Set aside. Heat the oil in a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Place the plantain rounds into the skillet, 8 at a time, and fry until brown, about 3 minutes. Flip over the plantain to brown on the

opposite side. Remove from the skillet and drain on a plate lined with paper towels. Season with salt and serve.

Spicy Pineapple Relish F YIELD: 6 CUPS

1 pineapple, stemmed, peeled, cored and diced 4 scallions, chopped ½ red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded and diced ½ jalapeño pepper, stemmed and diced 1 habanero pepper, stemmed and finely diced 1 shallot, minced ½ cup cilantro ½ cup granulated sugar 1 Tbsp seasoning salt Thoroughly combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 24 hours. Allow to reach room temperature before serving.

Blinis with Grapefruit Buttercream Paired with The Annihilatrix Double IPA F YIELD: 12 SERVINGS

4 cups milk 5 large eggs


2 Tbsp granulated sugar 1 Tbsp lemon juice ½ tsp baking soda 1/3 tsp salt 4 cups all-purpose flour ½ cup hot water 3 Tbsp vegetable oil unsalted butter 3 grapefruits, sliced lengthwise into thirds Grapefruit Buttercream (recipe follows)

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Beat the milk and eggs together until thoroughly incorporated. Whisk in the sugar, lemon juice, baking soda and salt. Add the flour, water and oil and whisk together. The batter will be runny. Let rest for 20 minutes. Melt a ½ tablespoon of butter in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Use a 2-ounce ladle to pour batter into the skillet. Cook until golden-brown, about 2 minutes on each side. Remove from heat and keep warm. To serve, place a grapefruit round in the center of a dessert plate. Place a warm blini atop the grapefruit and top with a dollop of buttercream. Serve immediately.

Grapefruit Buttercream F YIELD: 4 CUPS

1 cup grapefruit juice ¾ pound cream cheese, room temperature ¼ pound unsalted butter ½ pound confectionery sugar ¾ Tbsp grapefruit zest Place the grapefruit juice in a saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil and reduce to ½ cup. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. Cream the cream cheese, butter and sugar together using an electric mixer. Add the zest and grapefruit juice reduction, and mix until all of the ingredients are completely incorporated.

—Recipes courtesy Ramiro Guerra, Executive Chef, Belching Beaver Tavern & Grill

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2 . AT T I T U D E B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

3 . M I S S I O N B R E W E RY

1441 L St. | 619.544.0555 www.MissionBrewery.com

B R O A DWAY

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

1 S T AV E

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1985 National Ave. Ste 1115 619.795.4257 www.AttitudeBrewing.com

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1983 Julian Ave | 619.795.7300 www.altabrewingsd.com

411 C St. | 619.717.6622 www.ResidentBrewing.com

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1745 National Ave. | 619.501.2739 www. ThornStreetBrew.com

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1 . B O LT B R E W E RY TA ST I N G R O O M

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 4 . Q U A RT YA R D V E N U E

1301 Market St. | 619.432.5303 www.QuartYardSD.com

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UPTOWN

UPTOWN

bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS 1. BEERFISH

2933 Adams Ave. | 619.363.2337 www.EatBeerFish.com 2 . B E LC H I N G B E AV E R N O RT H PA R K

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

A D A M S AV E

3. CAFFE CALABRIA

3933 30th St. | 619.291.1759 www.CaffeCalabria.com 4 . C A L I F O R N I A TA P R O O M

NORMAL HEIGHTS

TEXAS ST

2632 University Ave. | 619.294.7675 www.CarnitasSnackShack.com

F LO R I D A S T

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

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS PA R K B LV D

3812 Ray St. | 619.542.9990 www.CaliforniatapRoom.com

E L C A J O N B LV D

6. CIRCA

2121 Adams Ave. | 619.296.9152 www.CircaSD.com 7 . CO I N O P G A M E R O O M

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

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

8. CRA ZEE BURGER

9 . C U E VA B A R

2123 Adams Ave. | 619.269.6612 www.CuevaBar.com 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

30TH ST

1 1 . E N CO N T R O

3001 University Ave. | 619.291.1220 www.EncontroNorthPark.com

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2103 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.291.7450 www.LiveWireBar.com

R E DWO O D S T

F LO R I D A

13. LIVE WIRE BAR

PA R K B LV D

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

N O RT H PA R K

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3492 Adams Ave. | 619.283.3153 www.DiMilles.com

1 2 . H A M I LT O N ’ S TAV E R N

30TH ST

TEXAS ST

3993 30th St. | 619.282.6044 www.CrazeeBurger.com

JUNIPER ST

1 4 . M O D E R N T I M E S F L AVO R D O M E

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 FERN ST

3120 Euclid Ave. | 619.546.7700 www.NatesGardenGrill.com 1 6 . PA R K & R E C

4612 Park Blvd. | 619.795.9700 www.ParkAndRecSD.com

S O U T H PA R K CEDAR ST

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

4051 Adams Ave. | 619.281.1904 www.TheHavenPizzeria.com

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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 R B N COA L F I R E D P I Z Z A

3085 University Ave. | 619.255.7300 www.URBNNorthPark.com

bBOT TLE SHOPS

25. TORONADO SAN DIEGO

2 9 . U N D E R B E L LY

1. BINE & VINE

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

3823 30th St. | 619.295.6464 www.UrbanSolace.net 3794 30th St. | 619.255.8778 www.WaypointPublic.com

3334 Adams Ave. | 619.795.2463 www.BineAndVine.com


2 . B O T T L E C RA F T

1. RIP CURRENT TASTING ROOM

3 . B O U L E VA R D L I Q U O R

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

3007 University Ave. www.BottleCraftBeer.com 4245 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.281.0551 4. CLEM’S BOTTLE HOUSE

4100 Adams Ave. | 619.284.2485 www.ClemsBottleHouse.com 5 . KWI K STO P L IQ UO R & MA RK ET

3028 Upas St. | 619.296.8447

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

LA JOLLA

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

TORREY PINES

LA JOLLA

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2302 30th St. | 619.284.2050 www.Mazaratrattoria.com 7 . PAC I F I C L I Q U O R

2931 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.282.2392 www.PacificLiquor.com 8 . S P R O U T S FA R M E R S M A R K E T

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 . N O RT H PA R K B E E R CO.

3038 University Ave. | 619.880.NPBC www.NorthParkBeerCo.com 3 . 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

bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS

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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6. REGENTS PIZZERIA

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

8510 Genesee Ave. | 858.558.4180 www.BristolFarms.com 2. WHOLE FOODS LA JOLLA

8825 Villa La Jolla Dr. | 858.642.6700 www.WholeFoodsMarkets.com

7536 Fay Ave. | 619.202.4152 www.AbsolutionBrewingCompany.com 2 . K A R L ST RA U S S B R E W I N G CO.

1044 Wall St. | 858.551.2739 www.KarlStrauss.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

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

1. THE HOMEBREWER

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1. ABSOLUTION BY THE SEA

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

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9500 Gilman Dr. | 858.657.9111 www.HomePlateSportsCafe.com

7. POOR HOUSE BREWING CO M PA N Y

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bBREW PUBS

3176 Thorn St. | 619.501.2739 www.ThornStreetBrew.com

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4353 La Jolla Village Dr. Ste H35 858.210.3444 www.EurekaRestaurantGroup.com

3052 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.642.0545 www.PariahBrewingCo.com

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

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1. EUREKA!

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

4494 30th St. www.PoorHouseBrew.com

TORREY PINES RD

6 . M A Z A R A T RAT T O R I A

4170 Morena Blvd. | 619.961.6690 www.BitterBrothers.com

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

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

6 . F I R E F LY

1710 W Mission Bay Dr. | 619.225.2125 www.TheDana.com 7. IRON PIG

bOTHER

1520 Garnet Ave. | 858.412.4299 www.IronPigAleHouse.com

1. HILTON LA JOLLA TORREY PINES

8 . L AT I T U D E 3 2 P U B

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

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

MISSION BEACH & PAC I F I C B E AC H bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS

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

1 2 . S A N D B A R S P O RT S G R I L L

4640 Mission Blvd. | 858.274.7117 www.BareBackGrill.com

718 Ventura Pl. | 858.488.1274 www.SandbarSportsGrill.com

2. BARREL REPUBLIC

1 3 . S A N D B OX P I Z Z A

1261 Garnet Ave. | 858.270.9922 www.BarrelRepublic.com

1014 Grand Ave. | 858.272.7263 www.SandBoxSD.com

3 . COA ST E R S A LO O N

14. THE BAR KEY

744 Ventura Pl. | 858.488.4438 www.CoasterSaloon.com

954 Turquoise St. | 858.488.8200 www.BarKeyPB.com

4. CRUSHED

1 5 . T H E PAT I O O N L A M O N T

967 Garnet Ave. | 858.230.6567 www.BarCrushed.com

4445 Lamont St. | 858.412.4648 www.ThePatioOnLamont.com

5. DRAFT

16. THE PROMISCUOUS FORK

3105 Ocean Front Walk 858.228.9305 www.BelmontPark.com/Restaurants/Draft

3801 Ingraham St. | 858.581.3663 www.ThePromiscuousFork.com

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1 7 . WO O D ST O C K ’ S P I Z Z A

M I S S I O N B E A C H & PA C I F I C B E A C H

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

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

1. CHIP’S LIQUOR

4 . N E W P O RT P I Z Z A A N D A L E HOUSE

1926 Garnet Ave. | 858.273.1536 GAR

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2 . H A R B O R T OW N P U B

1221 Garnet Ave. | 858.642.6900 www.WoodstocksPB.com

5050 Newport Ave. | 619.224.4540 www.OBPizzaShop.com

2 . C R E ST L I Q U O R

AV E

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3787 Ingraham St. | 858.274.3087 www.CrestPacificBeach.com

AV E

5. OB NOODLE HOUSE

2218 Cable St. | 619.450.6868 www.OBNoodleHouse.com

3. HEIDI’S LIQUOR & DELI

980 Turquoise St. | 858.488.7474

6. OB NOODLE HOUSE BAR 1502

4993 Niagara Ave. | 619.255.9858 www.OBNoodleHouse.com

bBREW PUBS

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

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

4994 Newport Ave | 619.222.9700 www.OBKabob.com

4150 Mission Blvd. | 858.270.5222 www.AmplifiedAles.com 2 . PAC I F I C B E AC H A L E H O U S E

721 Grand Ave. | 858.581.2337 www.PBAleHouse.com

8. OGGI’S PIZZA AND B R E W I N G CO.

2562 Laning Rd. | 619.876.5000 www.LibertyStation.Oggis.com 9. PHILS BBQ

3750 Sports Arena Blvd. 619.226.6333 www.PhilsBBQ.net

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1851 Bacon St. | 619.794.2304 www.RaglanPublicHouse.com

bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS

1 1 . R E STAU RANT AT T H E P EA R L H OT E L

1 . FAT H O M B I ST R O Y

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

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POINT LOMA & OCEAN BEACH

1410 Rosecrans St. | 619.226.6100 www.ThePearlSD.com 1 2 . R O S E ' S TA ST I N G R O O M

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

4204 Voltaire St. | 619.431.5653 www.RoyaleSD.com 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 M

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1380 Harbor Island Dr. | 619.291.2900 www.SheratonSanDiegoHotel.com

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

4902 Newport Ave. | 619.222.8272 www.TheJointOB.com AV

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

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

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4934 Voltaire St. | 619.955.8840 www.VoltaireBeachHouse.com

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4001 W Point Loma Blvd. | 619.223.4397 www.BaronsMarket.com 2 . B O T T L E C R A F T L I B E RT Y S T I O N

2820 Historic Decur Rd. | 619.487.9493 www.BottlecraftBeer.com 3. FULLER LIQUOR

3896 Rosecrans St. | 619.296.1531 www.KegGuys.com

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1 . A L E TA L E S

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

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

O R D

3. DIANE LIQUOR

4696 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. 858.483.1722

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6090 Friars Rd. | 619.299.1238 www.Facebook.com/DelMesaLiquor

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4. JIMBO’S LIQUOR

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

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

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4919 Convoy St. | 858.279.5292 www.SanDiegoBeerStore.com

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5010 Mission Ctr. Rd. | 619.688.1120 www.GordonBiersch.com 2. OGGI’S PIZZA AND B R E W I N G CO.

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

10450 Friars Rd. | 619.284.2739 www.SanDiegoBrewing.com

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4 . M I DWAY W I N E A N D S P I R I T S

4845 Newport Ave. | 619.255.3811 www.CultureBrewingCo.com

5 . O L I V E T R E E M A R K E T P L AC E

2 . E P P I G WAT E R F R O N T B I E R G A RT E N

3040 Midway Dr. | 619.222.3296 4805 Narragansett Ave. 619.224.0443 www.OliveTreeMarket.com

6. SEA TRADER LIQUOR & DELI

1403 Ebers St. | 619.223.3010 www.SeatraderLiquorAndDeli.com

bBREW PUBS 1 . O B B R E W E RY

5041 Newport Ave. | 619.955.8053 www.OBBrewery.com 2 . P I Z Z A P O RT O C E A N B E AC H

1956 Bacon St. | 619.224.4700 www.PizzaPort.com

3 . S T O N E B R E W I N G WO R L D B I S T R O & G A R D E N S ( L I B E RT Y STAT I O N )

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

bBREWERIES

2817 Dickens St. | 619.501.1840 www.EppigBrewing.com 3 . H E L M ’ S S AT E L L I T E TA ST I N G ROOM

4896 Newport Ave. www.HelmsBrewingCo.com

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

1875 Cable St. | 858.715.3998 www.Kilowatt.beer

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

4893 Voltaire St. | 619.795.1095 www.MikeHessBrewing.com

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

2960 Truxtun Rd. | 619.222.4653 www.TheLomaClub.com

MISSION VALLEY & CLAIREMONT

3760 Hancock St. | 619.727.4926 www.BayCityBrewingCo.com

bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS

2. MODERN TIMES BEER

1 . B A L B OA ’ S TA P H O U S E

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

3725 Greenwood St. | 619.546.9694 www.ModernTimesBeer.com

bOTHER 1 . C U LT U R E B R E W I N G TA S T I N G R O O M

4421 Genesee Ave. | 858.277.8226 www.facebook.com/BalboasTapHouse 2 . CO M M O N T H E O RY P U B L I C HOUSE

4805 Convoy St. | 619.495.3689 www.CommonTheorySD.com

3. DAN DIEGOS

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

4625 Convoy St. | 858.268.9638 www.DumplingInn.com 5. LA GRAN TERRAZA

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 . PAC I F I C T I M E

5277 Linda Vista Rd. | 619.260.8446 www.PacificTimeSD.com 8 . P O S E I D O N P R OJ E C T

4126 Napier St. | 619.230.5334 www.PoseidonSD.com 9 . 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 10. SIDECAR

1310 Morena Blvd. | 619.230.5715 www.SidecarSD.com 11. SPICE & SOUL

4033 Avi Dr. | 858.291.8480 www.SpiceNSoul.com 12. THE HIGH DIVE

1801 Morena Blvd. | 619.275.0460 www.HighDiveInc.com

bBOT TLE SHOPS

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

5401 Linda Vista Rd. 406 619.295.2337 www.HomeBrewMart.com 2 . B E N C H M A R K B R E W I N G CO.

6190 Fairmount Ave. Ste G | 619.795.2911 www.BenchmarkBrewing.com 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 . CO U N C I L B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

7705 Convoy Ct. | 858.256.0038 www.CouncilBrew.com 6. DEFT BREWING

5328 Banks St. | 858.999.5728 www.DeftBrewing.com 7 . 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 8 . H E L M ’ S B R E W I N G CO.

5640 Kearny Mesa Rd. | 858.384.2772 www.HelmsBrewingCo.com 9 . K AR L ST RAU S S H E AD Q UA RTER S

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

10. KENSINGTON BREWING CO M PA N Y

4067 Adams Ave. | 619.400.6584 www.BrewerySanDiego.com

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11. KETCH BREWING

7889 Ostrow St. | 858.268.1030 www.Facebook.com/KetchBrewing

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1. CITIZEN BREWERS

5837 Mission Gorge Rd. Ste. A 760.587.7989 www.CitizenBrewers.com 2 . R I V E RWA L K G O L F CO U R S E

1150 Fashion Valley Rd. | 619.296.4653 www.RiverWalkGC.com

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1 . K A R L ST 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

1. BEST PIZ ZA & BREW

4 . A L I G N B R E W I N G CO.

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

8680 Miralani Dr. www.Instagram.com/AlignBrewing

2. BRUSKI HOUSE BURGERS & BEER

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

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

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. KEG N BOTTLE

9430 Scranton Rd. | 858.458.4290 www.KegNBottle.com 2 . 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

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

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1 3 . LO N G S H I P B R E W E RY

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

10320 Camino Santa Fe Ste. C 858.246.7875 www.LongshipBrewery.com 14. MIKE HESS BREWING (MIRAMAR)

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

8680 Miralani Dr #128 | 858.757.9160 www.ProtectorBrewery.com

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

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

8706 Production Ave. | 858.999.2326 www.MalahatSpirits.com 5. SETTING SUN SAKE BREWING CO.

8680 Miralani Dr. #120 | 951.757.1393 www.SettingSunSake.com 6. WHITE LABS

9495 Candida St. | 858.693.3441 www.WhiteLabs.com

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4202 Sorrento Valley Blvd. | 855.945.3253 www.CaliforniaWildAles.com

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9030 Kenamar Dr. #308 | 858.252.6143 www.PureBrewing.org

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9045 Carroll Way | 858.695.2739 www.BallastPoint.com

10051 Old Grove Rd. 858.695.2739 www.BallastPoint.com

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

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7576 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. 858.715.3998 www.Kilowatt.beer

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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507 N. Coast Hwy. | 760.740.5449 www.SurfsideTapRoom.com

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3207 Roymar Rd. | 760.433.4827 www.TapThatKegNow.com

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

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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

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

9. OCEANSIDE BREWING COMPANY

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 . R O U L E U R B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

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

1. CARLSBAD BREW SUPPLIES A . K . A . G U A D A LU P E B R E W E RY

573 Carlsbad Village Dr. 760.720.7007 www.PizzaPort.com/Locations/BottleShop 4 . ST O N E CO M PA N Y ST O R E OCEANSIDE

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

bBREW PUBS 101 N Coast Hwy. Ste C140 760.433.6064 www.BreakwaterBrewingCompany.com 2 . K A R L ST R A U S S B R E W I N G CO.

5801 Armada Dr. | 760.431.2739 www.KarlStrauss.com 3 . P I Z Z A P O RT C A R L S B A D

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601 N. Cleveland St. | 760.722.0043

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

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363 Airport Rd. | 760.705.3221 www.LegacyBrewingCo.com

2 . PA P PY ’ S M A R K E T

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

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

5. TEXAS WINE & SPIRITS

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2719 Loker Ave West Ste. D 760.814.2355 www.CulverBeer.com

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

3310 Via De La Valle | 760.722.2337 www.BeerOnTheWall.com

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

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

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

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

5621 Palmer Way | 909.529.2337 www.ArcanaBrewing.com 2 . B AG BY B E E R CO M PA N Y

601 S. Coast Hwy. | 760.270.9075 www.BagbyBeer.com 3 . B L AC K P L AG U E B R E W I N G

2550 Jason Ct. | 760.631.8110 www.BlackPlagueBrewing.com

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

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

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

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

EAST COUNTY bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS 1. BOLL WEEVIL 53

9621 Mission Gorge Rd. 619.334.5353 | www.BollWeevil53.com 2. CRAFT KITCHEN

4253 Palm Ave. | 619.461.4857 www.LaMesaCraftKitchen.com 3 . D OW N T OW N C A F E

182 E Main St. | 619.440.5687 www.DowntownCafe-EC.com 4 . E A ST B O U N D B A R & G R I L L

10053 Maine Ave. | 619.334.2566 Find us on Facebook! 5 . H O O L E YS I R I S H P U B

2955 Jamacha Rd. | 619.670.7468 www.Hooleys.com 6 . M A I N TA P TAV E R N

518 E Main St. | 619.749.6333 www.MainTapTavern.com 7. OGGI’S PIZZA AND B R E W I N G CO.

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

8 . P R E S S B OX S P O RT S LO U N G E

2990 Jamacha Rd. | 619.713.6990 www.PressBoxSportsLounge.com

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10960 Whelands Ave. | 619.208.9799 www.BnsBrewingAndDistilling.com WA

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9962 Prospect Ave. | 858.256.0038 www.CouncilBrew.com 4 . C R E AT I VE C R E AT U R E

110 Magnolia Ave. | 619.201.8180 www.CreativeCreatureBrewing.com M

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10151 Prospect Ave. | 619.795.2337 www.GroundswellBrew.com

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

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

bBOT TLE SHOPS 1. B’S KEGS

1429 East Main St. | 619.442.0265 www.KegBeerAndWine.com 2 . B E V E R AG E T S 4 L E S S

9181 Mission Gorge Rd. | 619.448.3773

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3. FLETCHER HILLS BOTTLE SHOP

7 . VA L L E Y FA R M M A R K E T

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

8 . W I N DY C I T Y L I Q U O R

2447 Fletcher Pkwy | 619.469.8410 www.FletcherHillsBottleShop.com

12580 Lakeshore Dr. | 619.334.5550 5. HELIX LIQUOR

9040 Campo Rd. | 619.463.5723 www.ValleyFarmMarkets.com

10502 Mission Gorge Rd. Ste. 110 619.334.2831

NORTH COUNTY INLAND bBEER BARS & RESTAURANTS

701 Broadway | 619.588.8404 www.WindyCityLiquor.com

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2 . C H U R C H I L L’ S P U B A N D G R I L L E

444 West Chase Ave. | 619.444.0226 6 . STA R M A R K E T

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

237 E. Grand Ave. | 760.294.2001 www.BurgerBench.com 887 W San Marcos Blvd. 760.471.8773 www.ChurchillsPub.us


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

P O WAY & R A N C H O B E R N A R D O

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 L SUR CAMINO DE

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

1001 W San Marcos Blvd. | 760.744.8782 www.InlandTavern.com 5. MIKE’S BBQ

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 7. PHILS BBQ

579 Grand Ave. | 760.759.1400 www.PhilsBBQ.net 8 . S L AT E R ’ S 5 0 / 5 0

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

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

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

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

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1280 Activity Dr. | 760.296.7984 www.BeachGreaseBeerCo.com

5 . 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

6 . 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 7. DOS DESPERADOS

1241 Linda Vista Dr. | 760.566.6209 www.DosDesperadosBrew.com

9 . 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 1250 Keystone Way | 760.274.4968 www.HeliaBeer.com 11. INDIAN JOE BREWING

2 . L A V I STA L I Q U O R

993 S. Santa Fe Ave. | 760.758.8900

2123 Industrial Ct. | 760.295.3945 www.IndianJoeBrewing.com 1 2 . I R O N F I ST B R E W I N G CO.

3. TOP SHELF WINE & SPIRITS

630 Nordahl Rd. Ste C | 760.432.6600

1305 Hot Springs Wy. Ste 101 | 760.216.6500 www.IronFistBrewing.com

4 . V I STA W I N E & S P I R I T S

1 3 . J AC K E D U P B R E W E RY

755 Shadowridge Dr. | 760.727.2017

bBREW PUBS 1 . B AC K ST R E E T B R E W E RY L A M P P O ST P I Z Z A

15 Main St. | 760.407.7600 www.LamppostPizza.com/Backstreet 2 . B E LC H I N G B E AV E R TAV E R N & 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. SAN MARCOS BREWE RY & G R I L L

1080 W San Marcos Blvd. 760.471.0050 www.SanMarcosBrewery.com 6. STONE BREWI NG CO.

1999 Citracado Pkwy. | 760.471.4999 www.StoneBrew.com 7. URG E COMMON HOUSE

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

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4 . B E AC H G R E A S E B E E R CO.

2870 Scott St. #102 www.BattlemageBrewing.com

10. HELIA BREWING

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1213 S. Santa Fe Ave. | 760.726.4204 www.BRBrewCo.com 146 N Kalmia St. | 760.747.2739 www.SmokinBeaver.com

2449 Cades Way Ste D | 760.842.1046 www.EbullitionBrew.com

S C R I P P S P OWAY P K W Y

1 . B E A R R O O T S B R E W S U P P LY & B R E W E RY TA ST I N G R O O M

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bHOME BREW SUPPLY

800 W Grand Avenue | 760.300.0633 www.JackedUpBrewery.com 1 4 . L AT I T U D E 3 3 B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

1430 Vantage Ct. Ste 104 760.913.7333 | www.Latitude33Brew.com 1 5 . M O T H E R E A RT H B R E W CO.

2055 Thibodo Road (Vista, CA 92081) 760.599.4225 www.MotherEarthBrewCo.com 16. PORT BREWING/THE LOST ABBEY

155 Mata Wy. Ste 104 | 760.720.7012 www.LostAbbey.com 17. RIP CURRENT BREWING

1325 Grand Ave. | 760.481.3141 www.RipCurrentBrewing.com 1 8 . S R 7 6 B E E RWO R K S

1 . 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

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

12090 Scripps Summit Dr. 858.530.3039 www.Sanctuary-SD.com 5. URGE AMERICAN G ASTROPUB

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

bBOT TLE 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

777 Harrah’s Rincon Way | 760.751.3100 www.SR76Beerworks.com

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

1 9 . ST U M B L E F O O T B R E W I N G CO.

6 . PW M A RT

1784 La Costa Meadows Dr. www.Stumblefoot.com

12906 Pomerado Rd. | 858.748.7693

2 0 . WAV E L E N G T H B R E W I N G CO M PA N Y

bBREW PUBS

236 Main St. | 760.820.9283 www.WavelengthBrewCo.com

21. WILD BARREL BREWING

692 Rancheros Dr. | 760.593.4785 www.WildBarrelBrewing.com

14149 Twin Peaks Rd. | 858.748.2855

1 . CO R K & C R A F T / A B N O R M A L

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

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3. OGGI’S PIZZA AND BREWING CO.

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

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

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15378 Avenue of Science #222 www.SecondChanceBeer.com

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995 Palm Ave | 619.488.2507 www.IBPublicHouse.com

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373 3rd Ave. | 619.426.8820 www.LaBellaPizza.com 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 6 . M A N H AT TA N B A R

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

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

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

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2335 Highland Ave. | 619.474.7255 www.KegNBottle.com

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688 Mars Ct. | 619.666.1848 www.BayBridgeBrewing.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 E

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8179 Center St. | 619.303.7837 www.BoltBrewery.com

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8101 Commercial St. | 619.741.8447 www.DrinkHelix.com

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8361 Allison Ave. | 619.741.2288 www.CohnRestaurants.com/CoinHaus 8282 La Mesa Blvd. | 619.466.8282 www.HoffersCigar.com

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5500 Grossmont Center Dr. | 619.713.6900 www.Hooleys.com 5 . J U N K H O U S E G A ST R O - P U B

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7091 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.293.7088 www.TerraSD.com 8 . T H E U G LY D O G

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6344 El Cajon Blvd. | 619.269.8204 www.TheUglyDog.com 9 . T H E V I N E CO T TAG E

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1435 Camino Del Mar Suite D | 858.461.0124 www.TastingRoomDelMar.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

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148 Aberdeen Dr. | 760.753.6707 www.TheBestaWanPizza.com

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398 N. El Camino Real | 760.753.7137 2 . R OYA L L I Q U O R

1496 N Coast Hwy. 101 | 760.753.4534

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135 N Hwy. 101 | 858.481.7332 www.PizzaPort.com/ Locations/ SolanaBeach

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576 N. Coast Hwy 101 | 760.230.1999 www.PriorityPublicHouse.com

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4301 Palm Ave. | 619.698.6887 Find us on Facebook!

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6126 Lake Murray Blvd. 619.462.3660 www.WestCoastBBQandBrew.com 1 1 . WO O D ST O C K ’ S P I Z Z A

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

641 S. Coast Hwy. | 760.632.2437 www.BiergardenEncinitas.com 3. BOTTLECRAFT

437 S. Highway 101 | 858.353.7174 www.bottlecraftbeer.com 4. CHIEF’S BURGERS & BREW

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

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

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

5 . D E L M A R R E N D E Z VO U S

858.755.2669 www.DelMarRendezvous.com

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1044 S Coast Hwy 101 | 760.943.7180 www.EncinitasAleHouse.com 7 . LU M B E RYA R D TAV E R N & G R I L L

967 S Coast Hwy 101 | 760.479.1657 www.LumberyardTavernAndGrill.com 8. OGGI’S PIZZA AND B R E W I N G CO.

12840 Carmel Country Rd. | 858.481.7883 www.DelMar.Oggis.com 9. OGGI’S PIZZA AND B R E W I N G CO.

305 Encinitas Blvd. | 760.944.8170 www.Encinitas.Oggis.com

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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

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828 N. Coast Hwy | 760.230.2323 www.PandorasPizzaPie.com

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1000 Park Place | 619.435.0116

3701 India St. | 619.299.0230 www.ShakespearePub.com

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170 Orange Ave. | 619.437.4452 www.CoronadoBrewingCompany.com

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4033 Goldfinch St. | 619.296.4600 www.BrooklynGirlEery.com 2. JAKES ON 6TH

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

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3515 5th Ave. www.EatSpitz.com 6 . TA B L E T O P CO M M O N S

1263 University Ave. | 619.487.1382 www.TabletopCommons.com 7 . 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 8 . T H E R E G A L B E AG L E

4020 Goldfinch St. | 619.501.5090 www.RegalBeagleSD.com 9. TOMA SOL

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

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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 . W H O L E F O O D S H I L LC R E ST

711 University Ave. | 619.294.2800 www.WholeFoodsMarket.com

bBOT TLE SHOPS 1. BARONS MARKET

1347 Tavern Rd. | 619.445.5600 www.BaronsMarket.com

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2351 Alpine Blvd. | 619.445.2337 www.AlpineBeerCo.com

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780 Main St. | 760.407.7557 www.SmokingCannonBrewery.com

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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LOCAL EVENTS NOVEMBER 1 — Thursday ɑ The Highwayman Feral Ale Release at Societe Brewing Tasting Room

NOVEMBER 2 — Friday

ɑ Beer-Themed Trivia Night at White Labs Tasting Room

NOVEMBER 3 — Saturday *Beer Week Day 2/10

ɑ Guild Fest 2018 at Embarcadero Marina Park South Funky Tiki Sour Night ɑ Bourbon & Wine Barrel Aged at Kilowatt Brewing Releases at Kilowatt Brewing Kearny Mesa (Both Locations) Flower Sour Beer Release ɑ Beer Geek Brunch with San Diego Beer Week at Kilowatt Brewing Mikkeller at PB Tap Room Ocean Beach IS FRIDAY NOV.2 ɑ SDBW Darts Tournament at AleSmith Tour de North Park Beer Co. TO SUNDAY NOV. 11 Speedway Flight Night at ɑ Keep the Pint Night at North Park Beer Co. 2kids Brewing Amplified 6 Year ɑ Tecolote Kriek Release with Anniversary Party at Amplified East Village Meet the Brewer & Donut Can Release: Brut IPA Collab with Pairings at Coronado Bay Park Amplified at Duck Foot ɑ One Year Anniversary at Bar Sin Nombre Council Brewing Get Funk’d Up: Sour Chula Vista Kick-Off at Iron Pig Alehouse ɑ Intro to Homebrewing at The Homebrewer Beer and Seafood Low Country Boil at ɑ Waterfront Beer + Yoga at Eppig Coronado Brewing Bay Park Waterfront Biergarten Beer Week Camaraderie Event at ɑ 4th Anniversary & Devil Cat IPA Can Common Theory Public House Release at Fall Brewing Co. “Back Country Night” at O’Brien’s Pub SDBW Kick Off with KARL + Collabapalooza Showcase at Hamiltons Tavern *Beer Week Day 3/10 Blend-O-Matic (Second Chance/AleSmith Collab) Toast Party at Second Chance ɑ Thorn & Friends at PB TapRoom North Park and Carmel Mountain Ranch ɑ Beer Pairing with Nomad Donuts at Drone Racing at Circle 9 Brewing Kilowatt Brewing Kearny Mesa East Coast v West Coast IPA collab ɑ Cicerone Meet & Greet at North Park with Savagewood and Intergalactic at Beer Co. 2kids Brewing ɑ Beer Nerd Trivia at North Park Beer Co. Flower Sour Beer Releases at Kilowatt ɑ Barrel-Aged Cellar-bration at Brewing Ocean Beach AleSmith Brewing Funky Tiki Sour Night at Kilowatt Brewing ɑ Sour Sunday at Pure Project Kearny Mesa ɑ #SDBeer Allstars Flight Contest at Hops on the Harbor Beer Pairing Dinner Longship Brewery Cruise with SD Brewers Guild ɑ Blind IPA Tasting at Beerfish SDBW Keep the Glass at Eppig ɑ Kegs & Eggs at Duck Foot East Village Waterfront Biergarten ɑ Homebrew Demo and Special Beer Half Door Brewing Tap Takeover at Release at 2kids Brewing Regents Pizzeria ɑ Beer Pairing with Nomad Donuts at

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ɑ OB Session IPA Release (6 Brewery Collab) at Kilowatt Ocean Beach ɑ Choose Your Adventure Beer Run at Eppig Waterfront Biergarten ɑ Sante Adairius Rustic Ales Flights at Hamiltons Tavern ɑ Smokeout with Green Flash at The Knotty Barrel ɑ New Kids On The Block at Regents Pizzeria ɑ “The Beer Jesus From America” Screening (Stone’s Greg Koch) at CA Center for the Arts ɑ Craft Beer Bike Ride (Brewery 2 Brewery) with Karl Strauss & Amplified

NOVEMBER 5 — Monday *Beer Week Day 4/10 ɑ Alpine & Modern Times at PB TapRoom ɑ Young Ginger Lemongrass IPA Release at Kilowatt (Both Locations) ɑ QUAFF Meet-Up at North Park Beer Co. ɑ Fishing with the Brewers at Fathom Bistro ɑ CheeseSmith and Venissimo Cheese Beer Pairings at AleSmith Brewing ɑ Industry Night & Beer Cocktail Competition at Amplified East Village ɑ Girl Power (Female Brewery Employees Happy Hour) at The Ugly Dog Pub ɑ MNF Fried Chicken & Eppig Kick the Keg/ Keeper Glass at Hamiltons Tavern ɑ Craft Cocktail Competition with Green Flash at Prohibition Lounge ɑ 5th Annual Brews Views and Chews at Tom Ham's Lighthouse

NOVEMBER 6 — Tuesday *Beer Week Day 5/10 ɑ North Park & Coronado Brewing at PB TapRoom ɑ Buddha’s Hand Citron IPA Release at Kilowatt (Both Locations) ɑ Bottle Release + Dessert Pairing at North Park Beer Co. ɑ Tacos and Trivia (SDBW Edition) at AleSmith Brewing ɑ Wu Tang Pizza Night (Burning Beard/


Bear Republic Takeover) at Pizza Port OB ɑ New Beer Release Night at Circle 9 Brewing ɑ Beer-Themed Trivia & Bitchin Sauce Pairings at Second Chance North Park ɑ Buddha’s Hand Citron IPA Release at Kilowatt Brewing (Both Locations) ɑ Pairing Dinner at Duck Foot East Village ɑ Charity Tuesdays: Pints for Prostates at Societe Brewing ɑ Puzzle Competition Mixer & Swap at Kensington Brewing ɑ Jerky & Beer Election Pairing with Good Seed Food Co at Pariah Brewing ɑ Sour Night with Alpine Beer Co & Green Flash at Coin Op North Park ɑ Baja Beers and TJ Tacos at Amplified Ale Works

NOVEMBER 7 — Wednesday *Beer Week Day 6/10 ɑ Sour & Funky Mashup at PB TapRoom ɑ Earl Grey Vanilla Bean IPA Release at Kilowatt (Both Locations) ɑ Pickles & Pints Pairings at Pariah Brewing Co. ɑ Brewery Tours & Guided Tasting with Jake at North Park Beer Co. ɑ Celebration of Red Beers with Artifex, Owl Farm, Second Chance at Iron Pig Alehouse ɑ Speedway Grand Prix at AleSmith Brewing (Day 1 of 3) ɑ Abnormal Beer Co & Mason Ale Works Tap Takeover at The Dog ɑ Meet the Brewer with Eppig at Draft Republic UTC ɑ Rattle Can Red Beer Week Release at 2kids Brewing ɑ Whiskey Society Barrel-Aged Pairing with 32 North at Seven Grand North Park ɑ Earl Grey Vanilla Bean IPA Release at Kilowatt Brewing (Both Locations) ɑ Wort Day Bottle Share at Home Brewing Co. ɑ 10th Annual SDBW Fling at Morley Field Disc Golf Course ɑ Modern Times Beer Tap Takeover at Regents Pizzeria

NOVEMBER 8 — Thursday *Beer Week Day 7/10 ɑ Karl Strauss vs. Pizza Port at PB TapRoom ɑ Coconut Rum Oak IPA Release at Kilowatt (Both Locations) ɑ Venissimo Cheese and Beer Pairing at Pariah Brewing Co. ɑ Filipino Heritage Night: Lumpia + Cask Pairing at North Park Beer Co. ɑ Flight Club Launch at North Park Beer Co. ɑ Speedway Grand Prix at AleSmith Brewing (Day 2 of 3) ɑ Abnormal Beer Co & Mason Ale Works Tap Takeover at The Regal Seagull ɑ Brewmaster Dinner Series with Pure Project at Waypoint Public North Park ɑ Bitchin Sauce Pairings at Second Chance Carmel Mountain Ranch ɑ MST3K Movie Night and Cask Tapping at 2kids Brewing ɑ Head to Tail Full Pig Roast & Tap Takeover with 32 North at 52 East Eatery ɑ No Math Required: 32 North v Latitude 33 at Craft Kitchen La Mesa ɑ Coconut Rum Oak IPA Release at Kilowatt Brewing (Both Locations) ɑ Pinball & Pints with Barrel-Aged Sours at Duck Foot Miramar ɑ Brewmaster Dinner Series with Pure Project at Waypoint Public North Park ɑ Rip Current Showcase (2 Flights) at Hamiltons Tavern ɑ Last Supper with Consortium Holdings Chefs & Green Flash at Neighborhood ɑ Self-Guided Cookie + Beer Pairing at White Labs ɑ Ice Cream and Beer Pairing with Good Seed Food Co at Longship Brewery ɑ Sours Fight Night (Barrel-Aged vs. Kettle Sours) at Amplified Ale Works

NOVEMBER 9 — Friday *Beer Week Day 8/10 ɑ Lost Abbey Barrel-Aged Night at PB TapRoom

ɑ Eclectic IPA Flight Night at Kilowatt (Both Locations) ɑ Highland Park Collab Release & Tap Takeover at North Park Beer Co. ɑ Speedway Grand Prix at AleSmith Brewing (Day 3 of 3) ɑ Keep The Glass Night at Circle 9 Brewing ɑ Wolfgarten Food Truck Pairings at Second Chance Carmel Mountain Ranch ɑ Vintage Barrel-Aged Beer Showcase at Second Chance North Park ɑ Angry Petes Pizza Pairings with 32 North at Sanctum Ale House ɑ Abnormal Beer Co & Mason Ale Works Cask & Feat. Beers at Regents Pizzeria ɑ Mike Hess Brewing Tap Takeover at Belching Beaver Tavern and Grill ɑ Brainstorm Charity Pub Crawl at 2kids Brewing ɑ Eclectic IPA Flight at Kilowatt Brewing (Both Locations) ɑ Build-A-Beer Blending Night with Mixologist Jasper at Duck Foot Miramar ɑ Stone DRK Festival at Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Escondido ɑ Hops on the Harbor Beer Pairing Dinner Cruise with SD Brewers Guild ɑ Beer Release: Collab with Modern Times at Eppig Brewing (Both Locations) ɑ Special Beer-Themed Trivia Night at White Labs Tasting Room ɑ Big Barrels and Bands with Casual Yak at Amplified Ale Works Backstage

NOVEMBER 10 — Saturday *Beer Week Day 9/10 ɑ Beer Garden Day #1 IPA Battle at PB TapRoom ɑ Chocolate Pairing at Kilowatt Ocean Beach ɑ Collaboration Beer with Rough Draft: Apricot Wit at Kilowatt (Both Locations) ɑ Inaugural Throw-Shuffle-Toss Bar Games Triathlon at North Park Beer Co. ɑ Collabapalooza with Karl Strauss at North Park Observatory Lot ɑ Sour Saturday at Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station

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ɑ Cheese Pairing with Small Goods USA at 2kids Brewing ɑ Beer Pairing with Andrea’s Truffles at Kilowatt Brewing Ocean Beach ɑ Can Release: Coconut London Calling Imperial Porter at Duck Foot Miramar ɑ 7th Anniversary Celebration at Prohibition Brewing Company ɑ Barrel-Aged Bottle Release at AleSmith Brewing ɑ Goodbye Pluto and Murkshake with Peaches Can Releases at Pure Project ɑ Brewhouse Breakfast with Beertail Specials at Coronado Brewing Bay Park ɑ 10th Annual Thanksgiving Punk Rock Food Drive at Midnight Jack Brewing ɑ Second Saturday with Marin & Friends (NorCal Small Beer Showcase) at Hamiltons Tavern ɑ One More Wave Collab Fundraiser with Mason Ale Works at URGE Common House ɑ SDBW Throw Down Finals at Brewers Taproom ɑ Veteran’s Day Party (Day 1 of 2) at Pacific Islander Beer ɑ Winter Solstice Brewers Dinner at Rock Bottom La Jolla ɑ Home Brew Competition: Fall & Winter Specialty Beers at The Homebrewer ɑ Alpine Beer Co Night at OB Noodle House (Both Locations) ɑ Jameson Caskmates and Green Flash Night at Waypoint Public ɑ Local Cider & Mead Day at Regents Pizzeria ɑ Miralani Makers District Takeover Brunch at Savagewood Brewery ɑ Game of Flights Beer Releases at New English Brewing Co.

NOVEMBER 11 — Sunday Beer Week Day 10/10 ɑ Beer Garden (Official SDBW Closing Event) at The Lodge at Torrey Pines ɑ Beer Garden Day #2 AleSmith Grand Prix Victory Lap at PB TapRoom ɑ Cleveland Style Christmas Ale Release at Kilowatt (Both Locations) ɑ Lunch and Beers for a Cause at Cueva Bar ɑ Pints & Paws on the Patio at North Park Beer Co. ɑ Bubbles Brunch with Good Seed Food

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Co. at Charlie & Echo ɑ Arts & Crafts Night at 2kids Brewing ɑ Sunday Supper at Duck Foot East Village ɑ Brewery Derby Car Competition at Iron Pig Alehouse ɑ Hangover Brunch & Specialty Growler Fills at AleSmith Brewing ɑ Veteran’s Day Party (Day 2 of 2) at Pacific Islander Beer ɑ Metal Bingo at Small Bar ɑ Beer Garden (Official SDBW Closing Event) at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

NOVEMBER 12 — Monday ɑ New WOD Episode at WhatsOnDraft.tv ɑ Post Beer Week Industry Night at Societe Brewing

NOVEMBER 13 — Tuesday ɑ Charity Tuesdays: Pints for Prostates at Societe Brewing

NOVEMBER 14 — Wednesday ɑ Burning Beard Brewing Cask & Featured Beers at Regents Pizzeria

NOVEMBER 16— Friday ɑ Hops on the Harbor Beer Pairing Dinner Cruise with SD Brewers Guild ɑ Crossover: Where Comics & Science Meet with Pariah Brewing at Comic Art Gallery Liberty Station

NOVEMBER 17 — Saturday ɑ Beer To The Rescue/St. Jude’s Hospital Joint Fundraiser at Indian Joe Brewing ɑ Five Year Anniversary & Firefighter Fundraiser at Barrel Harbor Vista ɑ Pasta & Pints at The Bell Marker Brewery & Kitchen

NOVEMBER 18 — Sunday ɑ Floral Centerpiece Workshop with Stemtations at Eppig Point Loma

NOVEMBER 20 —Tuesday ɑ Intro to Homebrewing at The Homebrewer ɑ Charity Tuesdays: Pints for Prostates at Societe Brewing

NOVEMBER 21 — Wednesday

ɑ Black Wednesday at Burning Beard ɑ Thanksgiving Eve 3 for $33 Crowlers at Eppig Brewing (Both Locations) ɑ Succulent Workshop at The Bell Marker Brewery & Kitchen

NOVEMBER 23 — Friday ɑ Hops on the Harbor Beer Pairing Dinner Cruise with SD Brewers Guild

NOVEMBER 24 — Saturday ɑ Harry Potter Inspired Beer Festival at The Irenic North Park ɑ “Drinking with Matt” Guided Tasting & Tour at Benchmark Brewing

NOVEMBER 25 — Sunday ɑ Trashy Hour Clean Up Event at Home Brewing Co.

NOVEMBER 26 — Monday ɑ New WOD Episode at WhatsOnDraft.tv

NOVEMBER 27 — Tuesday ɑ Beer To The Rescue Fundraisers at Belching Beaver (Vista / North Park) ɑ Charity Tuesdays: Pints for Prostates at Societe Brewing

NOVEMBER 28 — Wednesday ɑ El Segundo Cask & Featured Beers at Regents Pizzeria

NOVEMBER 30 — Friday ɑ Hops on the Harbor Beer Pairing Dinner Cruise with SD Brewers Guild

DECEMBER 1 — Saturday ɑ Intro to Homebrewing at The Homebrewer ɑ 2nd Anniversary Celebrations at Eppig Brewing

DECEMBER 2 — Sunday ɑ 9th Annual SoNo Fest & Chili Cook-Off at 32nd & Thorn St.

DECEMBER 8 — Saturday ɑ Home Brew Competition: Stout vs. Porter at The Homebrewer


ɑ Santa Paws Pup Crawl with Rescue Express at Miralani Makers’ District ɑ Beer To The Rescue Foster Children’s Charity Joint Fundraiser at Bolt La Mesa

DECEMBER 9 — Sunday ɑ Santa at Benchmark Brewing

JANUARY 15 —Tuesday ɑ Intro to Homebrewing at The Homebrewer

JANUARY 27 — Sunday ɑ Trashy Hour Clean up Event at Home Brewing Co.

DECEMBER 10 — Monday ɑ WOD Season 3 Finale at WhatsOnDraft.tv ɑ Suds & Science: Online Dating at Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station

DECEMBER 13 — Thursday ɑ Webinar: Common Lease Issues for the Craft Beer Industry

DECEMBER 15 — Saturday ɑ Christmas Party (Free Dinner) at Pacific Islander Beer

DECEMBER 18 — Tuesday ɑ Intro to Homebrewing at The Homebrewer

DECEMBER 20 — Thursday ɑ Kick the Keg Event at The Bell Marker Brewery & Kitchen

DECEMBER 21 — Friday ɑ Pizza (Angry Petes) and Pint Night at 32 North Brewing Co.

DECEMBER 29 — Saturday ɑ “Drinking with Matt” Guided Tasting & Tour at Benchmark Brewing

DECEMBER 30 — Sunday ɑ Trashy Hour Clean Up Event at Home Brewing Co.

JANUARY 5 — Saturday ɑ Intro to Homebrewing at The Homebrewer

FEBRUARY 2 — Saturday ɑ Intro to Homebrewing at The Homebrewer

FEBRUARY 9 —Saturday

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NOVEMBER 5TH

ɑ 10th Annual Brewbies Fundraise Fest at Bagby Beer Oceanside

FEBRUARY 17 — Sunday ɑ 5th Annual SD Fermentation Festival at Coastal Roots Farm

FEBRUARY 19 — Tuesday ɑ Intro to Homebrewing at The Homebrewer

FEBRUARY 24 — Sunday ɑ Trashy Hour Clean up Event at Home Brewing Co.

MARCH 3 —Saturday

$50 each For tickets visit: http://Brewsviewschews.bpt.me

ɑ Intro to Homebrewing at The Homebrewer

MARCH 19 —Tuesday ɑ Intro to Homebrewing at The Homebrewer

MARCH 31 —Sunday ɑ Trashy Hour Clean Up Event at Home Brewing Co.

MAY 4 —Saturday ɑ 2019 SD Brewers Guild Rhythm & Brews Festival at Historic Vista Village

JANUARY 12 — Saturday ɑ 3rd Anniversary Party at Pure Project Brewing

BEER WEEK 2018

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