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9675 Scranton Rd
San Diego, CA 92121-1761
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(858) 587-2739
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Open Now
Tue 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Open Now
Wed 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Open Now
Thu 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Open Now
Fri 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Open Now
Sun 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Open Now
BEER LIST
Red Trolley Ale
Style: Red Ale - Irish
ABV: 5.8%
IBUs: 17
# Ratings: 53,007
Score: 3.60
Boldly brewed with a half-ton of caramelized malts, our multi award-winning Irish Red has rich toffee flavors, notes of dried fruit, and a slightly sweet finish.
Aurora Hoppyalis IPA
Style: IPA - American
ABV: 7.0%
IBUs: 60
# Ratings: 42,830
Score: 3.89
A bold IPA that showcases hops front and center. A light malt profile allows citrusy aromatics and tropical fruit flavors to shine through a crisp, hoppy finish.
Boat Shoes Hazy IPA
Style: IPA - New England
ABV: 7.2%
IBUs: 59
# Ratings: 9,321
Score: 3.84
An unfiltered IPA with flavors of citrus and sweet fruit that linger through a juicy finish. Brewed with Pacifica, Simcoe, Mosaic, Pekko, and Galaxy hops.
Isomerizer IPA
Style: IPA - American
ABV: 7.0%
IBUs: 60
# Ratings: 6,499
Score: 3.82
A single hop IPA brewed with Mosaic hops. Aromas of passion fruit, citrus zest, and grapefruit are backed by subtle flavors of cracked wheat.
New California IPA
Style: IPA - American
ABV: 6.5%
IBUs: 60
# Ratings: 1,892
Score: 3.98
Collaboration IPA with Russian River, brewed with Pahto, Strata, Ekuanot, Amarillo, and Idaho 7 hops.
Frank the Dank
Style: IPA - Imperial / Double
ABV: 8.5%
IBUs: 80
# Ratings: 1,889
Score: 3.87
Intensely-hopped American IIPA with pine, orange, and tropical flavors. Finishes crisp and dry
Hug It Out Mate, Part 3: A Return To Oz
Style: IPA - American
ABV: 6.3%
IBUs: 60
# Ratings: 1
Score: 3.75
An American-Style India Pale Ale brewed with Pale 2-Row and White Wheat and chock-full of Southern Hemisphere hops like Galaxy, Vic Secret, Motueka, Enigma, and Ella.
Ten Beers For Breakfast
Style: Stout - American
ABV: 6.9%
IBUs: 30
# Ratings: 1
Score: 4.25
Flavors of caramelized sugar, sweet chocolate, and roasted espresso are backed by a creamy, full body.
Blink of an IPA
Style: IPA - American
ABV: 6.4%
IBUs: 50
# Ratings: 1
Score: 4.25
This here is an IPA brewed with kveik yeast. “What the hell’s a kveik?” Pronounced “kvike” (rhymes with bike), it’s a traditional Norwegian yeast strain that ferments super quickly – as in, within a few days instead of weeks! We were eager to experiment with it, and so were our buddies at AleSmith. Introducing Blink of an IPA, brewed for our San Diego collaboration festival, Collabapalooza. Simcoe, Citra, Ekuanot, El Dorado, and BRU-1 experimental hops lend flavors of pear, watermelon, and pineapple. Kveik produces stone fruit and citrus esters, making it the perfect strain to use for this bright, juicy IPA. This beer fermented fast and will be gone fast. You might even say it’ll be gone in the blink of… well, you know the saying.
Marzen
Style: Märzen
ABV: 5.0%
IBUs: 20
# Ratings: 1
Score: 4.00
A traditional lager with crisp, toasted malt flavors
Tower 10 IPA
Style: IPA - American
ABV: 7.0%
IBUs: 70
# Ratings: 36,939
Score: 3.62
Chinook, Cascade, and Centennial hops give this West Coast IPA its intense grapefruit and pine flavors while lightly kilned caramel malts help balance out the bitterness.
Mosaic Session IPA
Style: IPA - Session / India Session Ale
ABV: 5.5%
IBUs: 45
# Ratings: 28,734
Score: 3.77
An intensely hopped session IPA bursting with grapefruit aromas and flavors of tropical fruit with a subtle malt backbone.
Wreck Alley Imperial Stout
Style: Stout - Russian Imperial
ABV: 9.0%
IBUs: 50
# Ratings: 18,680
Score: 3.92
Brewed with darkly kilned malts, cocoa nibs, and Ethiopian coffee beans, Wreck Alley boasts rich layers of dark chocolate, toffee, and espresso-like roast.
Columbia Street Amber
Style: Lager - American Amber / Red
ABV: 4.5%
IBUs: 18
# Ratings: 13,910
Score: 3.50
Imported Munich malts give Columbia Street Amber its deep bronze color, smooth body, and crisp toasted flavor.
Peanut Butter Cup Porter
Style: Porter - English
ABV: 5.6%
IBUs: 30
# Ratings: 12,277
Score: 3.85
This robust porter packs rich layers of smooth peanut butter and dark chocolate flavors.
Windansea Wheat
Style: Hefeweizen
ABV: 5.1%
IBUs: 12
# Ratings: 11,444
Score: 3.61
Brewed true to the Bavarian style. German weissbier yeast lends its trademark banana and clove flavors that linger through a refreshingly smooth finish.
Oktoberfest
Style: Märzen
ABV: 5.0%
IBUs: 20
# Ratings: 8,376
Score: 3.57
A crisp Bavarian classic with Vienna and Munich malts for a deep golden color, nutty undertones, and toasted malt flavors. Prost!
Fullsuit
Style: Brown Ale - Belgian
ABV: 6.3%
IBUs: 24
# Ratings: 4,205
Score: 3.56
Brewed with caramel and brown malts for toasted and coffee-like flavors, underpinned by the peppery spice of Belgian yeast
Queen Of Tarts
Style: American Wild Ale
ABV: 6.3%
IBUs: 5
# Ratings: 3,442
Score: 3.93
A dark sour ale aged in first generation red wine barrels with Michigan tart cherries. Flavors of French oak, tart cherry, and lightly roasted malts are backed by a lively finish.
Follow the Sun Pils
Style: Pilsner - Other
ABV: 4.8%
IBUs: 25
# Ratings: 3,233
Score: 3.49
Brewed with Noble hops and traditional malts. Bright and refreshing, this beer finishes clean and crisp.
Karl Strauss & Sierra Nevada NxS Red IPA
Style: IPA - Red
ABV: 6.5%
IBUs: 54
# Ratings: 2,851
Score: 3.73
This “Left Coast” IPA is a collaboration between Northern California’s Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and San Diego’s Karl Strauss Brewing Company—who together represent nearly 65 years of brewing experience. NxS is unabashedly hoppy—in true California fashion—and features hop flavors of citrus and tropical fruit with a light and crisp malt body.
Two Tortugas Belgian Quad
Style: Belgian Quadrupel
ABV: 11.1%
IBUs: 25
# Ratings: 2,535
Score: 3.85
It was 2011 when we first released Two Tortugas Belgian Quad as our holiday ale. It was supposed to be a one-time release for the holidays, but your feedback demanded otherwise. Six batches and numerous medals later, our Belgian Quad is back in all its original glory. Two Tortugas has aromas of dark fruit and caramel, with a slight hint of bubblegum from the Belgian Abbey yeast. This beer is robust and full-bodied with rich malty flavors of toffee, plums, and dates. Drink it now or lay it down – Two Tortugas’ journey is just getting started.
Six Suits A Hangin'
Style: Brown Ale - Belgian
ABV: 8.5%
IBUs: 24
# Ratings: 1,590
Score: 3.74
Winter in San Diego means surfers break out their fullsuits. And while you may not find many stockings hung by the chimney with care, you’re sure to see those wetsuits hung out to dry on plenty of balconies across the county. Six Suits A-Hangin’ is the 6th installment in our “Twelve Days” holiday series. This Imperial Belgian-style brown ale is brewed with caramel and brown malts for rich flavors of graham crackers, roasted nuts, and peppery Belgian spice. Aging on French oak adds a hint of vanilla. As for the finish? It’ll warm you from your head to your frozen toes.
Barrel-Aged Vanilla Bean Wreck Alley
Style: Stout - Russian Imperial
ABV: 11.3%
IBUs: 23
# Ratings: 1,537
Score: 4.07
Dark chocolate and espresso-like roast plus exotic vanilla undertones.
Eight Merry Mermen IIIPA
Style: IPA - Triple
ABV: 10.8%
IBUs: 100
# Ratings: 1,429
Score: 3.82
Locals swear they can catch a glimpse of them every year. Sailors remember the very first time they saw them. Some people can’t even recount their experience without being brought to tears. Yes, legend has it that every holiday season, the Eight Merry Mermen hit the San Diego shores with what the people want most: beer! The 8th installment in our “Twelve Days” holiday series is an intensely hopped IIIPA packed with aromas of fresh evergreen, grapefruit, and tangerine. Finishing bold and boozy, it’s the perfect beer to enjoy with friends whether they have feet or fins.
Seven Sharks A-Circling
Style: Porter - Imperial / Double
ABV: 9.0%
IBUs: 35
# Ratings: 1,426
Score: 3.85
Each year, leopard sharks flock to the warm waters of San Diego. But these little guys aren’t out for blood; they much prefer the taste of the newest local brew. (Yep, leopard sharks love craft beer. It’s science.) Introducing Seven Sharks A-Circling, the 7th installment in our “Twelve Days” holiday series. This Imperial Smoked Porter is brewed with a blend of caramel and smoked malts for bold flavors of chocolate, coffee, and a subtle beach-bonfire-like smokiness. It finishes sweet and smooth. You’re gonna need a bigger glass.
Gaslamp Gold
Style: Golden Ale
ABV: 4.6%
IBUs: 15
# Ratings: 1,374
Score: 3.43
A refreshing golden ale with noble hop aromas and a clean, crisp finish
Liquid A/C
Style: English Mild Ale
ABV: 5.0%
IBUs: 25
# Ratings: 1,371
Score: 3.53
English Summer Ale with toasted malt flavors and mild fruity esters, followed by a crisp finish.
Barrel-Aged Wreck Alley Imperial Stout
Style: Stout - Russian Imperial
ABV: 12.9%
IBUs: 50
# Ratings: 1,354
Score: 3.94
All of Wreck Alley Imperial Stout’s dark chocolate and espresso-like roast, left to age in Tennessee Whiskey barrels for an entire year. Strong, refined, and damn tasty.