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6 Ways Beer Drinkers Consider Beer

Photo of three beers in taster glasses on the bar at Midnight Jack Brewery

Professional beer drinker, Michael Jackson, “The Beer Hunter,” once said there are six ways, or positions, drinkers regard and choose beer. Which position would you say you are as a beer drinker? Position 1: Drink any beer besides Bud “is to be a deviant.” Position 2: Drink “Heineken at allRead More …


Craft Beer Appreciation- Tips for the Holidays

Photo of back of the bar at High Dive Bar and Grill, San Diego

The holidays are here and it is a wonderful time to appreciate winter seasonals created by San Diego’s craft brewers. It is also a great time to enjoy their core beers which are always worthy of celebrations. Either way, it must be said that one of the risks of drinkingRead More …


What Is Craft Beer?

Photo of kegs at Pure Project Brewery

After visiting 120 “craft beer” breweries in southern California over the past 18 months to taste beers where they were made, I have learned a lot. Before I travel to anymore, however, I figure it is time to revisit the definition of “craft beer” to remind myself of what theRead More …


The Language of Craft Beer

Hang out at breweries and brewpubs like I do and you’ll pick up craft beer lingo. Here is a selection of basic craft beer terms common to San Diego County breweries, brewpubs, and tap rooms. ABV (Alcohol By Volume): a standard measure of how much alcohol is in a certain volume of beer Ale:Read More …


No Beer at Prodgy Brewing Company- San Diego (Grantville)

It was a disappointing trek today to Prodigy Brewing Company over in Grantville. After all the hype I’ve read this year about the tasty beers they brew I was hoping to finally taste a fresh one at the brewery. Even if it was from a growler. Alas, when I visitedRead More …


Reckless Brewing Company- San Diego (Miramar)

Photo of three taster beers on the bar at Reckless Brewing San Diego

There’s a big, red Phoenix bird painted on the wall at Reckless Brewing Company. It’s a fitting symbol and reminder of the fire that consumed Dave Hyndman’s first nanobrewery, Wet ‘N Reckless Brewing. Just last summer fire destroyed everything Hyndman had at Wet ‘N Reckless, including his finances. It’s amazingRead More …


Wine And Spirit Barrels Are Invading San Diego Breweries

Photo of the barrel aging room at Burning Beard Brewing, showing the wood barrels and foeders for aging wild beers.

The Barrels Are Coming! Why are we seeing the proliferation of wine and spirit barrels at our favorite breweries? And why is beer being stored in those barrels in the first place?   Barrel-aging beer is nothing new. Barrel-aged beers have always been a part of San Diego County’s craft beer culture, but over the pastRead More …


Jamul Town Brewery and Tap

I visited their tasting and tap room today and asked the bartender for a taste of one of their beers.  He said they didn’t have any but, “I can pour you a San Diego beer,” as he pointed to their row of taps with handles from at least eight popularRead More …


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