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Amplified Ale Works

Craft Beer at the Beach – Amplified Ale Works

Last week I found myself in Pacific Beach at mid-day and finally had a...

Eureka! San Diego

Eureka! Burger and Craft Beer San Diego / UTC

After hearing a little buzz, Mrs SanDiegoBeerInsider and I used the extra day off...

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O’Brien’s Pub 10/19 (or 19/10?) Anniversary Celebration

This past weekend one of our favorite beer bars, O’Brien’s Pub, celebrated their Anniversary...

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Temecula Beer – Black Market Brewing Co.

I was in Riverside on business last week and decided to check out one...

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Helm’s Brewing Co. in Kearney Mesa

So many new breweries have opened in the last month that we’ve been having...

Craft Beer at the Beach – Amplified Ale Works

March 3, 2013
Amplified Ale Works

Last week I found myself in Pacific Beach at mid-day and finally had a chance to stop by and check out Amplified Ale Works / California Kebab & Beer Gardens. Amplified Ale Works is a small brewery located inside of California Kebab & Beer Gardens, which is located on the 2nd floor of a...
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Eureka! Burger and Craft Beer San Diego / UTC

January 27, 2013
Eureka! San Diego

After hearing a little buzz, Mrs SanDiegoBeerInsider and I used the extra day off last week to hit Eureka! Burger for lunch. Eureka! occupies a spot at the UTC mall near La Jolla that was a brewpub (several actually) for years. We pulled up to the old familiar spot to find that it has...
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O’Brien’s Pub 10/19 (or 19/10?) Anniversary Celebration

January 22, 2013
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This past weekend one of our favorite beer bars, O’Brien’s Pub, celebrated their Anniversary like few others could. This weekend marked the 19th Anniversary of O’Brien’s and the 10th Anniversary of Tom and Lindsey Nickel’s ownership. To help get the party started two great local breweries concocted special brews to mark the occasion. First...
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Temecula Beer – Black Market Brewing Co.

January 9, 2013
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I was in Riverside on business last week and decided to check out one of the breweries that make up Temecula’s burgeoning beer scene on the way back down to San Diego. I chose Black Market Brewing Co. for my stop having heard good things from San Diego Brew Co. Brew-Master and Temecula resident...
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Helm’s Brewing Co. in Kearney Mesa

November 27, 2012
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So many new breweries have opened in the last month that we’ve been having a hard time keeping up. Last week however we managed to visit a great new brewery in called Helm’s Brewing Co. Helm’s Brewing Co is located just off the 15 in Kearny Mesa near both Societe Brewing and one of...
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Craft Beer in the Gaslamp and The Beer Company

November 7, 2012
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I found myself downtown one day last week and stopped by “The Beer Company” for lunch, a brewpub I was excited to visit after seeing that they had won a Gold Medal at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver last month. The Beer Company is located at the edge of the Gaslamp District...
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Manzanita Brewing Co – Fermenting in the East County

October 10, 2012
Manzanita Brewing

Here’s what I thought I knew about Manzanita Brewing Company: They came out of nowhere a year and a half ago and were suddenly everywhere. They make a lot of good beers and one really, really good one (Chaotic). They are in Santee and the tasting room doesn’t open until 4, long after I’m...
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North County Brewery Tour Pt 3 – Latitude 33 Brewing Co.

September 18, 2012
Latitude 33

The third North County Brewery I was able to visit recently was Latitude 33 Brewing, also in Vista. Latitude 33 is not too far from Iron Fist and also sits in a business park.  Like a lot of tasting rooms, this one sits right in the middle of the brewery so that the brew-house,...
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North County Brewery Tour Pt 2 – Iron Fist Brewing Co.

September 11, 2012
Iron Fist Brewing

While in the North County area last week I was also able to slide by Iron Fist Brewing Co for my 1st visit. Iron Fist is in Vista, CA on the opposite, South side of Beer Highway 78 from Mother Earth Brew Co. Iron Fist has done a great job of making leaving their...
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North County Brewery Tour Pt 1 – Mother Earth Brew Co.

September 7, 2012
Mother Earth Brew Co.

This blog has been slow the last few weeks. There’s been a lot going on to keep us from bringing you the best of the San Diego beer scene and we would rather leave this space blank than waste your time. Today, however, was exceptional as we were finally able to get up to...
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