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Societe Brewing Company

An independently owned-and-operated brewery founded in 2012, Societe Brewing Company brews an array of hoppy “Out West” ales, Belgian-inspired and Germanic “Old World” ales and lagers, and dark “Stygian” beers. The brewery also features a 1,500 sq. ft. temperature-controlled room housing used wine barrels filled with a maturing stock of “Feral” ales. Proud to be part of the hotbed of brewing innovation that is San Diego, Societe exclusively distributes its critically-acclaimed, award-winning beers to bars, restaurants and retailers throughout its home county. Read More

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Smog City Brewing

Established in 2011, Smog City Brewing Co. is a brewer-owned and operated craft brewery in Torrance, California. We are devoted to producing creatively inspired and exceptionally balanced beers; each a celebration of whimsy and independence because to be normal is just that. So join us in embracing different and enjoy our vast array of quirky quality beers. Smog City Brewing is known not only for their award-winning beers, but also their environmental initiatives and approach to growing a company committed to positive impact. Smog City is a proud member of 1% for the Planet. Read More

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SLO Brewing Co.

SLO Brewing Co. (SLO Brew) opened its doors in 1988 and has remained one of California’s longest standing brew pubs. Our hand-crafted micro brews, quality dining, and world-class entertainment has made SLO Brew a pivotal component of the Central Coast. Our history in brewing spans decades and includes numerous gold medal winning beers and the honor of being named “Brew Pub of the Year” at The Great American Beer Festival. Read More

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Shady Oak Barrel House

Opened in 2013 in Santa Rosa, California, the Shady Oak Barrel House is the realization of a seemingly lifelong obsession by its founder Steve Doty. The brewery is best known for their wild, barrel-aged beers, but also offers super fresh modern IPAs and other takes on hoppy brews. Read More

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Seismic Brewing Co.

Founded and independently owned since 2015, Seismic Brewing Co. focuses on creating fresh, high quality beers, all while adhering to the Triple Bottom Line: People, Planet, Prosperity. Our practices and beers are always evolving, and we are constantly seeking ways to improve upon our process. Our culture is a kinetic culture where we are uncomfortable with the status quo unless we are moving towards a better future. Craft beer drinkers can enjoy Seismic beer throughout Northern California and Northern Nevada, wherever quality craft beer is sold. Read More

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Second Chance Beer Co.

Second Chance was founded in September 2015 by Marty Mendiola, Curtis Hawes and Virginia Morrison. Second Chance was founded with a collective spirit built on expanding expectations while crafting traditional and innovative beers of the highest quality. The San Diego-based award-winning independent craft brewery has a brewery and tap room in Carmel Mountain Ranch and a beer lounge and tasting room in North Park. Its beer also can be found in over 1,000 restaurants, bars and retailers in San Diego County. Read More

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Santa Monica Brew Works

Established in 2014, Santa Monica Brew Works is the first and only independent craft production brewery on LA’s Westside, producing a variety of brews inspired by a love of craft beer and the City of Santa Monica. SMBW is committed to authenticity. Each style is brewed and packaged right in the heart of Santa Monica, “California’s Most Celebrated Beach City.” Our “Beach Brewed” philosophy embodies the spirit of the world-renowned Santa Monica lifestyle past, present, and future. Read More

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Russian River Brewing Company

Russian River Brewing Company was founded by Korbel Champagne Cellars in Guerneville, California, in 1997. Gary Heck hired Vinnie as the brewery’s brewmaster and initially sole employee. For the next six years Vinnie continued to set the bar high for super hoppy and Belgian-inspired beers. Pliny the Elder was one of the first commercially brewed Double or Imperial IPAs in America and won numerous awards over the years. Read More

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Pure Project

Pure Project is a small batch, ingredient-centric craft brewery located in San Diego, California. Pure Project’s mission is to build community and a reverence for beer as an agricultural product by staying true to their ethos of quality ingredients, sustainability, and attention to detail. Pure Project currently has two taprooms operational in San Diego (Miramar and Bankers Hill), with another opening late spring 2019 in the coastal village of Carlsbad. Read More

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The Lost Abbey

Founded in 2006, The Lost Abbey produces an extensive line-up of continental and American- inspired ales and lagers. Under the direction of visionary brewmaster and co-founder Tomme Arthur, the brewery has garnered dozens of awards including the 2007 Great American Beer Festival Small Brewery of the Year, The 2008 World Beer Cup Champion Small Brewery and the 2013 Champion Brewery at the San Diego International Beer Festival. The company’s beers, many of which are aged in oak barrels for 12 months or longer, are universally recognized for their complexity, unique flavors, and bold boundary-pushing styles. Read More