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SouthNorte Beer Co.

Established in 2016, SouthNorte Beer Co. was born at the crossroads of cultures, where the blend of energies, wisdom, and talents equal more than the sum of the parts. We are brewers, makers and travelers wanting to see where we can take beer. And where it can take us. We explore the best of what each lado brings to the table. We cross borders and brew locally. We craft with an accent. We are SouthNorte. Inspired by Mexico. Hecho en San Diego. Taste the combinación. Read More

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Thorn Brewing Co.

Thorn Brewing Co. started out in 2012 in North Park as Thorn Street Brewery where they became known as San Diego’s ultimate neighborhood brewery. Their Barrio Logan location opened in 2017 and produces their beer on a 30-barrel system, houses their canning line as well as a tasting room and events space. Thorn Mission Hills just opened up this past summer and is already becoming a local hangout featuring 12 rotating taps, beer-to-go, and skeeball. Read More

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Stone Brewing

Founded by Greg Koch and Steve Wagner in 1996, the groundbreaking San Diego-based Stone Brewing is the 9th largest craft brewer in the United States. Recognized as an award-winning industry leader, Stone has been listed on the Inc. 500 | 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies list 12 times and has been called the “All-time Top Brewery on Planet Earth” by BeerAdvocate magazine twice. The multifaceted company operates brewing facilities in Escondido, CA and Richmond, VA, in addition to tap room locations throughout the US, Germany and China. Read More

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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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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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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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Modern Times Beer

Founded in 2013, Modern Times Beer is an intrepid cadre of brewers, coffee roasters, and culinary wizards that began as a 30 BBL production brewery and tasting room in the Point Loma neighborhood of San Diego. The brewery now also has locations in San Diego’s North Park neighborhood, Los Angeles, Portland, Santa Barbara, and Encinitas, California. Today, their beers are distributed throughout California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, Hawaii, and the Pacific Northwest. Read More

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Mike Hess Brewing

Mike Hess Brewing is one of the premier craft breweries in San Diego. Established in 2010 as the region’s first nano-brewery, they have grown to the 21st largest in the state, with five locations and two brewhouses. All of their tasting rooms and brewery locations are family and dog-friendly and feature a broad array of award-winning ales and lagers. They have built their reputation on both their philanthropic endeavors and bringing people together over great beer. Read More

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Kilowatt Brewing

Kilowatt Brewing is a small batch brewery located in the San Diego neighborhoods of Kearny Mesa, Ocean Beach, and Oceanside. Small batch brewing allows Kilowatt to continuously experiment with ingredients in order to produce unique styled, hand-crafted beverages. Kilowatt Brewing’s taprooms features creative lighting, interactive art, giant games, and rotating artwork by local artists. Read More

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Karl Strauss Brewing Company

With the help of Chris’s cousin, Master Brewer Karl M. Strauss, it was on February 2nd, 1989 that Karl Strauss Brewing Company officially opened its doors in downtown San Diego and kicked off the city’s craft beer industry. These days, the company continues to pioneer the independent brewing scene by crafting innovative beers across a wide range of styles, and in 2019, they brewed more than 140 different beers. Karl Strauss has won over 110 medals and counting, and at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival they received the prestigious honor of being named Mid-Size Brewing Company and Mid-Size Brewer of the Year. Read More