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A round of beers for Camp Fire victims

December 6, 2018

This holiday season, craft beer is being used to help bring relief to those devastated by the Camp Fire. Sierra Nevada is leading a nationwide effort to brew a fundraiser beer called Resilience Butte County Proud IPA.

Melvin Brewing in East Village in downtown San Diego

New breweries refreshing downtown

November 2, 2018

Craft beer is pouring into downtown’s East Village. 

Waterfront Park provides a spacious and comfortable venue to enjoy music festivals. Courtesy photo.

Scallywag festival is back in San Diego

October 19, 2018

Waterfront Park is turning Rancid on Oct. 20. The ska-influenced punk band with the mega-hit songs "Time Bomb" and "Ruby Soho" will headline at the Scallywag music and craft beer festival.

Ballast Point Tasting Room is a classy spot to enjoy house specialties. Photo credit: Bernadette Hilgeman.

Local brewery still grand

April 5, 2016

San Diego local craft beer breweries and pundits were shaken last year when Constellation Brand bought Ballast Point Brewing Company. The Modelo and Coron...

Stone Brewery offers 20 beers on tap every day rotating its line-up every week. Photo credit: Bernadette Hilgeman Contributor

Craft beers carved in Stone

March 25, 2016

Stone Brewing Company, the ever-expanding brewery that was voted by Beer Advocate readers as number 1 "All Time Top Brewery on Planet Earth” in 2013,...

Pints for Knights: Time to Bolt Up

Bolt Brewery offers a vast array of craft beers that are sure to please novice and veteran beer aficionados alike. Photo credit: Ricardo Soltero

Ricardo Soltero

October 15, 2015

San Diego is vying for craft brewery supremacy. The city has seen an influx of breweries and tasting rooms. With the help of some friendly competition,...

Be it catching up with friends or on the game, the Monkey Paw provides a comfortable place to enjoy a pint. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Crafting Culture

May 19, 2015

There’s something one should know every time they look to the drafts and swirling colored chalkboard at the Monkey Paw. There’s a laboratory hidden...

Karl Strauss' carne asada fries. Michelle Moran, City Times.

Craft beer in Little Italy

December 5, 2013

San Diego is slowly becoming a craft beer mecca for all the beer lovers, due to the vast amount of breweries that have been opening up over the past few y...

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