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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 - 30


Abita Purple Haze Lager   
Abita Brewing Co.  ·  Abita Springs, LA
A light-bodied lager designed with drinkability in mind.
American Lager
5.0% ABV

Absolution The Convert   
Absolution Brewing Company  ·  Torrance, CA
The California Common, or Steam Beer, is a unique 100% American style lager. It's brewed with a special strain of lager yeast that works better at warmer temperatures dating back to the late 1800's in California when refrigeration was a luxury.
American Lager
6.2% ABV  ·  53 IBU

AleSmith Hall Of Fame Imperial .394   
AleSmith Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
An intensely hoppy pale ale with minimal malt character, designed to showcase its strong hop flavors.
Double IPA
9.0% ABV  ·  50 IBU

Aztec Gold Lager   
Aztec Brewing Company  ·  Vista, CA
A highly carbonated, medium-bodied lager that is well-balanced.


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

Barley Forge The Patsy On Nitro   
Barley Forge Brewing Co.  ·  Costa Mesa, CA
A fairly strong, highly roasted dark stout with pronounced bitterness.

Bell's Oberon Ale   
Bell's Brewery  ·  Kalamazoo, MI
Bell's Oberon is a wheat ale fermented with Bell's signature house ale yeast, mixing a spicy hop character with mildly fruity aromas.
Food Pairings: Pair Oberon Ale with delicate fish, salads, sushi and vegetable dishes. It also goes well with fresh berries or a fruit soup. Try it with fish & chips, crab cakes, a chef salad, sushi or snapping turtle soup. Pairs well with cheeses like chevre, Butterkase, Lemon Stilton, Buffalo Mozzarella, Brick, Tournevent, Benning Goat Gouda or Edam.
American Wheat Ale
5.8% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Bell's Two Hearted Ale   
Bell's Brewery  ·  Kalamazoo, MI
A significant malt body balances the hop presence, together with the fruity yeast aromas, lead to a remarkably drinkable American-style IPA.
American IPA
7.0% ABV  ·  55 IBU

Big Sky Moose Drool   
Big Sky Brewing Company  ·  Missoula, MT
Moose Drool is a malty beer with just enough hop presence to keep it from being too sweet. The aroma mostly comes from the malt with a hint of spice added by the hops.
American Brown Ale
5.2% ABV  ·  26 IBU

Boulevard Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale   
Boulevard Brewing Company  ·  Kansas City, MO
Beginning with a big surge of fruity aromatics and grapefruit-hoppy notes, the flavor of this complex, straw-colored ale tapers off to a peppery, dry finish.
Saison
8.5% ABV  ·  38 IBU

Delirium Tremens   
Brouwerij Huyghe  ·  Melle, Belgium
As the palate is warmed, the taste is characterized by its roundness. The aftertaste is strong, long-lasting and dry bitter.
Belgian Golden Strong Ale
8.5% ABV  ·  40 IBU

Deschutes Black Butte Xxix 29th Birthday Reserve   
Deschutes Brewery  ·  Bend, OR
A complex, malty dark beer with a lightly burnt character.
American Porter
12.2% ABV

Deschutes Cream Ale Nitro   
Deschutes Brewery  ·  Bend, OR
An ale that is light and crisp while medium-bodied with a smooth mouthfeel.
Cream Ale
4.7% ABV  ·  30 IBU

Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA   
Deschutes Brewery  ·  Bend, OR
This mouthwateringly delicious IPA gets its flavor from a heavy helping of citra and mosaic hops. Don't worry, no fruit was harmed in the making of this beer.
American IPA
6.4% ABV  ·  60 IBU

6.8% ABV

Duck Foot Farm to Pale Organic Pale Ale   
Duck Foot Brewing Co  ·  San Diego, CA
A moderate, refreshing ale with noticeable hop aroma balanced by supporting malt flavors.

Elysian Space Dust   
Elysian Brewing Company  ·  Seattle, WA
The hopping is pure starglow energy, with Chinook to bitter and late and dry additions of Citra and Amarillo.
American IPA
8.2% ABV  ·  73 IBU

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

Four Sons Midnight Candy Run   
Four Sons Brewing  ·  Huntington Beach, CA
A wild-fermented beer containing funky sour flavors and a variety of aromas

Four Sons The Great One   
Four Sons Brewing  ·  Huntington Beach, CA
Hope you have a hat ready to toss away, because this IIPA is about to score a hatrick on your taste buds. Chocked full with an all-star blend of 6 legendary hops with a malty backbone to hold it all together, this grain bill is stacked like the ’93 Western Conference Champions led by The Great One himself.
Double IPA
9.9% ABV  ·  99 IBU

Iron Fist Renegade Blonde   
Iron Fist Brewing Co  ·  Vista, CA
A crisp, clear beer balanced with subtle fruit and hop characters.
Kölsch
5.2% ABV  ·  16 IBU

Mike Hess Solis OCCasus   
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

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

Pariah Dank Drank IPA   
Pariah Brewing Company  ·  San Diego , CA
Hugely aromatic. Aromas of Mango, Citrus, Peach, Pine, Berries and Dankness with a clean and balanced bitterness.
American IPA
6.6% ABV  ·  66 IBU

Saint Archer Dry Irish-Style Stout (Nitro)   
Saint Archer Brewing Co.  ·  San Diego, CA
A black beer with a well-rounded bitterness that’s balanced with a pronounced roasted flavor that gives off coffeee notes.
Irish Stout
4.2% ABV

Spechops The Activity   
Spechops  ·  Vista, CA
A dark, hop-forward beer with supportive malts that provides gentle supporting character paired with a smooth mouthfeel.
Black IPA
7.2% ABV

Stella Artois Cidre   
Stella Artois  ·  Leuven, Belgium
Stella Artois Cidre is a crisp and refreshing European-style cider made from hand-picked apples.
English Cider
4.5% ABV  ·  38 IBU

Stella Artois Lager   
Stella Artois  ·  Leuven, Belgium
One of the World's best selling beers, enjoyed in more than 80 countries. Low malt sweetness with a crisp finish.
International Pale Lager
5.2% ABV  ·  25 IBU

Thorn Street Got Nelson   
Thorn Street Brewery  ·  San Diego, CA
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
7.2% ABV

Bottle List - 32


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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

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