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Bar/Pub/Tavern/Restaurant/Gastropub in San Diego
Balboa's Tap House has 32 rotating craft beers on tap and bottles & kegs available to go. We are family friendly and have a full menu including hand crafted burgers, wings, sandwiches and more. Stop by and see us soon for one of our special events, or even for a quick bite and brew.


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  4421 Genesse Ave, San Diego, CA 92117
  1 (858) 277-8226
  www.balboastaphouse.com

Hours today: 11:00am - 11:00pm

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Tap List - 32


Absolution 405 No Coast IPA   
Absolution Brewing Company  ·  Torrance, CA
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
7.5% ABV
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Acoustic Ales Strawberry Fields   
Acoustic Ales Brewing Experiment  ·  San Diego, CA
Ale brewed with fresh picked California Strawberries.

Aftershock Strawberry Shortquake Nitro    Nitro  
Aftershock Brewing Co.  ·  Temecula, United States
An approachable, malt-oriented American beer that is well-balanced and great for easy-drinking.
Blonde Ale
6.3% ABV

AleSmith Pale Ale .394   
AleSmith Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
AleSmith Pale Ale .394 pays tribute to the city that Tony Gwynn loved and the career high batting average that he achieved in '94.
American Pale Ale
6.0% ABV  ·  26 IBU
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AleSmith Vietnamese Speedway Stout   
AleSmith Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
A big, intensely flavored dark ale that ends with a warming, bittersweet finish.
Imperial Stout
12.0% ABV
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Aztec Gold Lager   
Aztec Brewing Company  ·  Vista, CA
A highly carbonated, medium-bodied lager that is well-balanced.

5.9% ABV
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Ballast Point Sculpin IPA   
Ballast Point Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
A trophy beer that’s a testament to our homebrew roots.
American IPA
7.0% ABV  ·  70 IBU
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Beachwood Citraholic IPA   
Beachwood BBQ & Brewing  ·  Long Beach, CA
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
7.7% ABV
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Black Market Enemy Within Dragon Fruit IPA   
Black Market Brewing Co  ·  Temecula, CA
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
7.0% ABV  ·  60 IBU

5.5% ABV
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Boulder Mojo   
Boulder Beer Company  ·  Boulder, CO
Pale in color but packed with flavor, balanced hop bitterness and malt character. Amarillo hops add a slight citrus flavor to an ultra-crisp dry finish.
Double IPA
7.2% ABV  ·  70 IBU

Boulevard American Kolsch   
Boulevard Brewing Company  ·  Kansas City, MO
A crisp, clear beer balanced with subtle fruit and hop characters.
Kölsch
4.6% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Delirium Nocturnum   
Brouwerij Huyghe  ·  Melle, Belgium
Colour and sight: Dark brown-red. A compact white-yellow, stable and lacing head. Scent: Touches of caramel, mocha and chocolate. Spices such as liquorice and coriander are also present. Flavour: a very good mouthfeel of alcohol and softness. This is followed by an increasing bitterness, partially from the hop, but also from the roasted malt and chocolate malt. Towards the end a nice balance between bitterness, sour and sweet.
Belgian Dark Strong Ale
8.5% ABV  ·  26 IBU
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Duck Foot London Calling Imp Porter   
Duck Foot Brewing Co  ·  San Diego, CA
A complex, malty dark beer with a lightly burnt character.
American Porter
9.2% ABV
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Firestone Walker Bravo   
Firestone Walker Brewing Company  ·  Paso Robles, CA
A malty beer that uses its hop flavor to complement and enhance its chocolate and caramel characters.
American Brown Ale
13.5% ABV  ·  44 IBU
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Founders Dirty Bastard   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
Complex in finish, with hints of smoke and peat, paired with a malty richness and a right hook of hop power to give it the bad attitude.
Wee Heavy
8.5% ABV  ·  50 IBU
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Founders Kbs Barrel Aged Stout   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
A fairly strong, highly roasted dark stout with pronounced bitterness.
American Stout
11.8% ABV
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Four Sons Going Nuts   
Four Sons Brewing  ·  Huntington Beach, CA
5.5% ABV

Four Sons Land Of Hopertunity   
Four Sons Brewing  ·  Huntington Beach, CA
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
6.5% ABV
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Four Sons The Great One 2ipa   
Four Sons Brewing  ·  Huntington Beach, CA
An intensely hoppy pale ale with minimal malt character, designed to showcase its strong hop flavors.
Double IPA
9.9% ABV
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Goose Island Bourbon County 2014 Barrel Aged Imp Stou   
Goose Island Beer Co.  ·  Chicago, IL
A fairly strong, highly roasted dark stout with pronounced bitterness.
American Stout
14.9% ABV
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Goose Island Bourbon County 2015 Barrel Aged Imp Stout   
Goose Island Beer Co.  ·  Chicago, IL
A fairly strong, highly roasted dark stout with pronounced bitterness.
American Stout
14.4% ABV
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7.2% ABV
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Karl Strauss Sierra Nevada N X S Red IPA   
Karl Strauss & Sierra Nevada  ·  San Diego, CA
A moderate, hoppy beer with a distinct caramel malty flavor.

Mike Hess Grazias Nitro Coffee Grazias Vienna Cream Ale    Nitro  
Mike Hess Brewing  ·  San Diego, CA
An ale that is light and crisp while medium-bodied with a smooth mouthfeel.
Cream Ale
6.3% ABV

Mike Hess Hoptoitus IPA   
Mike Hess Brewing  ·  San Diego, CA
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
7.5% ABV
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Mother Earth Cali Creamin' On Nitro    Nitro  
Mother Earth Brew Co.  ·  Vista, CA
Low bitterness, medium body. Madagascar Vanilla Bean added to give it that "Cream Soda" kick. Dry finish. Smooth and creamy on nitro.
Cream Ale
5.2% ABV  ·  21 IBU

5.5% ABV
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5.1% ABV
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Wiens Insomnia   
Wiens Brewing Company  ·  Temecula, CA
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
7.5% ABV  ·  95 IBU

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Firestone Walker Barrelworks Bretta Rose   
Firestone Walker Brewing Company  ·  Paso Robles, CA
A crisp effervescent concoction, bursting with raspberries,, a rosé color, bracing acidity, and a clean and refreshing finish.

Founders Blushing Monk   
Founders Brewing Company  ·  Grand Rapids, MI
Blushing Monk is brewed with a ridiculous amount of raspberries and with a Belgian yeast strain that keeps our head cellar operator from sleeping for a week. It pours a stunning deep berry red and, at 9.2% ABV, has a surprising kick.
Fruit Beer
9.2% ABV  ·  5 IBU
Allagash Odyssey Ale Aged In Oak Barrels 2014   
Allagash Brewing Company  ·  Portland, ME
A very strong and complex Belgian ale full of dark fruit flavors
Belgian Dark Strong Ale
10.4% ABV  ·  30 IBU

Alpine Pure Hoppiness Double IPA   
Alpine Beer Company  ·  Alpine, CA
So mega-hopped it will take you to hop heaven. We've used hops in the boil, more hops in the giant hopback, and added to that, an incredible amount of dry-hopping for that cutting-edge hop bite. Once you've tasted this unique beer, all others pale in comparison.
Double IPA
8.0% ABV  ·  70 IBU

Avery Mephistopheles Stout 2013   
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
A big, intensely flavored dark ale that ends with a warming, bittersweet finish.
Imperial Stout
15.4% ABV

Avery Uncle Jacobs Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout   
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
Jacob Spears, 6th Great Grand Uncle, is credited as the first distiller to label his whiskey “Bourbon.” He built his distillery in Bourbon County Kentucky in 1790 — 203 years before we began brewing. In his honor, they present this robust, silky smooth, full-bodied and altogether extremely American rendition of an Imperial Stout aged for 6 months in the very finest Bourbon barrels.
Imperial Stout
17.0% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Boon Kriek   
Brouwerij Boon  ·  Lembeek, Belgium
A fruity, sour, wild Belgian wheat beer.
Fruit Lambic
4.0% ABV

Cascade Blueberry 2013 Project (750 Ml)   
Cascade Brewing Company  ·  Portland, OR
A beer that has picked up wood flavors and aroma from its time aging in the wood
Wood-Aged Beer
7.75% ABV

Cascade Cranberry   
Cascade Brewing Company  ·  Portland, OR
A sour beer that derives some of its taste and aroma from the particular spices, herbs or vegetables

Cascade Figaro   
Cascade Brewing Company  ·  Portland, OR
A sour beer that derives some of its taste and aroma from the particular spices, herbs or vegetables

Cascade Foudre # 1   
Cascade Brewing Company  ·  Portland, OR
A sour beer that derives some of its taste and aroma from the particular spices, herbs or vegetables

Cascade Manhattan Nw   
Cascade Brewing Company  ·  Portland, OR
A sour beer that derives some of its taste and aroma from the particular spices, herbs or vegetables

Chimay Cinq Cents Tripel (White)   
Bieres De Chimay  ·  Baileux, Belgium
This Trappist beer combines sweet and bitter in a rare balance. The beer has fruity touches of Muscat grapes and raisins.
Belgian Tripel
8.0% ABV  ·  36 IBU

Chimay Grand Reserve (Blue)   
Bieres De Chimay  ·  Baileux, Belgium
A dark Trappist beer with a powerful aroma, the complex flavour of which improves across the years.
Abt/Quadrupel
9.0% ABV  ·  30 IBU

Deschutes Black Butte XXVI (26th Birthday Reserve)   
Deschutes Brewery  ·  Bend, OR
Aged in bourbon barrels and dry spiced with cocoa nibs, complemented by pomegranate molasses and Oregon cranberries.
American Porter
11.8% ABV  ·  60 IBU

Deschutes Mirror Mirror 2014   
Deschutes Brewery  ·  Bend, OR
A very strong ale with hop character, rich malt flavors, and prevalent alcohol with a very long finish.
American Barleywine
11.2% ABV  ·  30 IBU

Deschutes The Abyss 2014   
Deschutes Brewery  ·  Bend, OR
A deep, dark Imperial Stout, The Abyss has almost immeasurable depth and complexity. Hints of molasses, licorice and other alluring flavors make it something not just to quaff, but contemplate.
Imperial Stout
11.0% ABV  ·  86 IBU

Duvel Belgian Golden Ale   
Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat  ·  Breendonk-Puurs, Belgium
This beer takes together Pilsner malts, Bohemian hops, and a unique yeast strain to create this intense, aromatic and beguiling ale.
Belgian Golden Strong Ale
8.5% ABV  ·  32 IBU

F. Boon Framboise   
Brouwerij Boon  ·  Lembeek, Belgium
A fruity, sour, wild Belgian wheat beer.
Fruit Lambic
5.5% ABV  ·  5 IBU

Huyghe Red Delirium   
Brouwerij Huyghe  ·  Melle, Belgium
8.0% ABV

Leffe Blond Ale   
Leffe  ·  Brussels, Belgium
An approachable, malt-oriented American beer that is well-balanced and great for easy-drinking.
Blonde Ale
6.6% ABV  ·  28 IBU

Liefman's Cuvee Brut   
Brouwerij Liefmans  ·  Oudenaarde, Belgium
A beer with additional flavors and aroma from fruit
Fruit Beer
6.0% ABV  ·  16 IBU

Malheur 12   
Brouwerij Malheur  ·  Belgium
Strong and richly malty sweet with low bitterness and noticeable alcohol.
Abt/Quadrupel
12.0% ABV  ·  50 IBU

North Coast Old Rasputin Xvi Barrel Aged   
North Coast Brewing Co.  ·  Fort Bragg, CA
An intensely flavored, big, dark ale. Roasty, fruity, and bittersweet, with a noticeable alcohol presence.

Orval Trappist Ale   
Brasserie d'Orval  ·  Villers-devant-Orval, Belgium
Orval Trappist Ale has an intensely aromatic and dry character and acquires its pronounced hoppy aroma and extra dry taste from dry-hopping.
Belgian Pale Ale
6.9% ABV  ·  32 IBU

Oud Beersel Oude Kriek Vieille   
Brouwerij Oud Beersel  ·  Beersel, Belgium
A fruity, sour, wild Belgian wheat beer.
Fruit Lambic
6.5% ABV

Petrus Aged Pale   
Brouwerij Bavik  ·  Bavikhove, Belgium
Its refreshing sour taste is due to the maturation process of 18 months in oak wooden barrels.
Wild Specialty Beer
7.3% ABV  ·  12 IBU

Russian River Consecration   
Russian River Brewing Company  ·  Santa Rosa, CA
Dark Ale aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels from local wineries, black currants, brettanomyces, lactobacillus, and pediococcus.. Rich flavors of chocolate truffle, spice, tobacco, currants, and a bit of Cabernet.

Russian River Supplication   
Russian River Brewing Company  ·  Santa Rosa, CA
Brown Ale aged in used Pinot Noir barrels w/ sour cherries, brettanomyces, lactobacillus, and pediococcus. Flavors from the cherries, Pinot Noir and oak balance each other nicely with a little funk from the brett.
Wild Specialty Beer
7.0% ABV  ·  27 IBU

Samuel Adams Utopias 2011 Vintage   
A very strong ale with hop character, rich malt flavors, and prevalent alcohol with a very long finish.

Sierra Nevada Barrel Aged Bigfoot   
A very strong ale with hop character, rich malt flavors, and prevalent alcohol with a very long finish.
American Barleywine
11.6% ABV  ·  90 IBU

Timmermans Pumpkin Lambicus   
Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.  ·  Dilbeek-Itterbeek, Belgium
A fruity, sour, wild Belgian wheat beer.
Fruit Lambic
4.0% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Van Steenberge Gulden Draak   
Brouwerij Van Steenberge  ·  Ertvelde, Belgium
Rich, so glowing, so full of its very own characteristic flavor reminds some who try it of chocolate and others of coffee.
Belgian Dark Strong Ale
10.5% ABV  ·  18 IBU

Van Steenberge Piraat   
Brouwerij Van Steenberge  ·  Ertvelde, Belgium
This light amber coloured Piraat with full foam head overwhelms with an aroma of bitter, spicy, malty and alcoholic scents.
Belgian Golden Strong Ale
10.5% ABV  ·  23 IBU