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Poor House Brewing Company- San Diego (North Park/Normal Heights)

Photo of brew house at Poor House Brewery San Diego

Poor House Brewing is an interesting place. In the midst of the craft beer culture of San Diego County, they have developed a culture unto themselves. Set on the corner of 30th and Monroe on the north edge of North Park in San Diego, it’s a neighborhood beer bar thatRead More …

Ballast Point Brewing- San Diego (Miramar)

Photo of the entrance to Ballast Point Brewery San Diego Miramar location

Ballast Point’s Miramar location is amazing. I went there a few days after I visited their Scripps Ranch site, and was blown away. I had heard about the new location opening up from other brewers, saw photos in the U-T San Diego and on social media, but I was definitely not preparedRead More …

Ballast Point Brewing Company- San Diego (Scripps Ranch)

Photo of beer taps at Ballast Point Scripps Ranch San Diego

My love for Ballast Point Brewing has been well established throughout this blog and elsewhere.  Recently, I decided to kill two birds with one stone and visited their Scripps Ranch brewery.  Little did I know by the end of the visit I actually killed three birds, but I’ll save theRead More …

Twisted Manzanita Ales & Spirits- Santee

About four years ago I visited Twisted Manzanita when they were just starting out as Manzanita Brewing.  Back then they were in a smaller space just down the street from where they are now.  Manzanita grew quickly and after just a couple of years they needed more space to handle the rising tideRead More …

Automatic Brewing Company- San Diego (Normal Heights)

Master Brewer Lee Chase creates exemplary craft beers at Automatic Brewing’s 10 barrel system behind Blind Lady Alehouse in the Normal Heights neighborhood of San Diego.  His craft brews are works of liquid art and I have been enjoying them since the beginning of the brewery. Today was a goodRead More …

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant- San Diego (Mission Valley)

Photo of silo at Gordon Biersch Brewery San Diego Mission Valley

Only German-style beers brewed according to Reinheitsgebot (German Beer Purity Law) are served at Gordon Biersch Brewery restaurants, and the San Diego site is no different.  In keeping with the company’s vision of serving “cold, fresh-brewed beer and hot food,” I ordered a taster flight of 7 lagers and paired them withRead More …

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