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Tap List - 34


Absolution PADRE BRAVO   
Absolution Brewing Company  ·  Torrance, CA
A malty beer that uses its hop flavor to complement and enhance its chocolate and caramel characters.
American Brown Ale
5.2% ABV  ·  32 IBU

Ace Perry   
Ace Cider  ·  Sebastopol, CA
California Apple Cider with Pears and Madagascan Vanilla
Food Pairings: Bacon, Chocolate, Bananas
Common Perry
5.0% ABV  ·  1 IBU

Aftershock Rain   
Aftershock Brewing Co.  ·  Temecula, United States
An approachable, malt-oriented American beer that is well-balanced and great for easy-drinking.
Blonde Ale
5.0% ABV  ·  15 IBU

Allagash James Bean   
Allagash Brewing Company  ·  Portland, ME
James Bean is a bourbon barrel aged Tripel (Curieux), with cold pressed coffee added.

Benchmark Table Beer   
Benchmark Brewing Co.  ·  San Diego, CA
Crisp and refreshing and only 4%abv. The fermentation offers citrus, pear and some pepper notes, and it has a bit of an acid bite in the finish.
Food Pairings: Baked clams, saucy BBQ, and anything in between.

Bitter Brother's Prodigal Son   
Bitter Brother's Brewing Co.  ·  San Diego, CA
A modern American craft beer interpretation of the historical English style, brewed using American ingredients and attitude.
American IPA
6.8% ABV  ·  53 IBU

Bud Light   
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.  ·  St. Louis, MO
Brewed with a malt and hops ratio different from Budweiser for a distinctively crisp taste with fewer calories.
American Light Lager
4.3% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Budweiser   
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.  ·  St. Louis, MO
Budweiser is a medium-bodied, flavorful, and crisp with blended layers of premium American and European hop aromas.
American Lager
5.0% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Coors Light   
Coors Brewing Company  ·  Golden, CO
Coors Light has a nice, bright appearance when poured and a crisp, clean taste.
American Light Lager
4.2% ABV  ·  12 IBU

Coronado Guava Islander   
Coronado Brewing Company  ·  Coronado, CA
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
7.0% ABV  ·  65 IBU

Council Beatitude Passion Fruit Tart Saison   
Council Brewing Co.  ·  San Diego, CA
A wild-fermented beer containing funky sour flavors and a variety of aromas

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

Figueroa Mountain Danish Red Lager   
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.  ·  Buellton, CA
Danish Red Lager is crafted with seven kinds of specialty malts to produce layers of rich, caramel malt flavor and a full body.
Vienna Lager
5.5% ABV  ·  23 IBU

Firestone Walker Luponic Distortion: Revolution No. 004   
Firestone Walker Brewing Company  ·  Paso Robles, CA
Four South African hops take the lead in Revolution 004.
American IPA
5.9% ABV  ·  59 IBU

Golden Road Hefeweizen   
Golden Road Brewing  ·  Los Angeles, CA
A refreshing German-style wheat beer with high carbonation, a fluffy mouthfeel, and a dry finish.
Weissbier
4.6% ABV  ·  15 IBU

Great Divide Velvet Yeti Nitro   
Great Divide Brewery  ·  Denver, CO
A fairly strong, highly roasted dark stout with pronounced bitterness.
American Stout
5.0% ABV
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Green Flash Cosmic Ristretto With Espresso   
Green Flash Brewing Co.  ·  San Diego, CA
This bold, complex, java-centric Baltic Porter with Espresso is irresistible.
Baltic Porter
8.2% ABV  ·  45 IBU

Karl Strauss Mosaic Session Ale   
Karl Strauss Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
Mosaic Session Ale is bursting with vibrant grapefruit aroma and flavors of citrus and tropical fruit. Our signature dry-hopping technique delivers an incredibly drinkable, lower ABV beer; without sacrificing hop appeal.
American Pale Ale
5.5% ABV  ·  65 IBU

Kern River Citra Dipa   
Kern River Brewing  ·  Kernville, CA
An intensely hoppy pale ale with minimal malt character, designed to showcase its strong hop flavors.
Double IPA
8.0% ABV  ·  75 IBU
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Kern River Think Tank #11   
Kern River Brewing  ·  Kernville, CA
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
7.0% ABV

Lagunitas Brown Shugga   
Lagunitas Brewing Company  ·  Petaluma, CA
An aborted batch of their Old Gnarleywine ended up tasting nearly as good as that they were hoping for, so they bottled it. God bless capitalism.
American Strong Ale
9.9% ABV  ·  51 IBU

Lagunitas Maximus   
Lagunitas Brewing Company  ·  Petaluma, CA
Kinda like our IPA on steroids. Flavor so hoppy it threatens to remove the enamel from one's teeth.
Double IPA
8.2% ABV  ·  59 IBU

Legacy Orange Blossom   
Legacy Brewing Co.  ·  Oceanside, CA
A west coast style IPA with a nice fragrant orange blossom that is both appealing to the palate the nose. Starting with a supple sweet yet
American IPA
6.7% ABV  ·  85 IBU

Mission Hard Root Beer   
Mission Brewery  ·  San Diego, CA
Mission Hard Root Beer has all the root beer flavor you remember from childhood except it is for grown-ups.
Hard Root Beer
7.5% ABV  ·  5 IBU

New English Zumbar **On Nitro** Gold Winner 2015   
New English Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
A big, intensely flavored dark ale that ends with a warming, bittersweet finish.
Imperial Stout
9.3% ABV  ·  45 IBU

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

North Park Covington Cream Ale   
North Park Beer Co.  ·  San Diego, CA
An ale that is light and crisp while medium-bodied with a smooth mouthfeel.
Cream Ale
5.3% ABV

Ommegang Rosetta Cherry   
Ommegang  ·  Cooperstown, NY
A fruity, sour, wild Belgian wheat beer.
Fruit Lambic
5.8% ABV  ·  9 IBU

Pizza Port Grandview Golden Ale   
Pizza Port  ·  Carlsbad, CA
An approachable, malt-oriented American beer that is well-balanced and great for easy-drinking.
Blonde Ale
5.2% ABV

Shock Top Belgian White   
Shock Top Brewing Co.  ·  St. Louis, MO
A refreshing wheat beer that favors hoppy notes over yeast character.
American Wheat Beer
5.2% ABV  ·  10 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.
Czech Pale Lager
5.2% ABV  ·  25 IBU

Stone Enjoy By 12.25.16 Unfiltered IPA   
Stone Brewing Co.  ·  Escondido, CA
By letting this IPA go unfiltered, its peach and tropical fruit hop flavors are amplified while its golden-hued color takes on a hazy appea
Double IPA
9.4% ABV  ·  98 IBU

Thorn Street Relay IPA   
Thorn Street Brewery  ·  San Diego, CA
Pine, Passion Fruit, Tangerine
American IPA
7.2% ABV  ·  74 IBU
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Unibroue Maudite   
Unibroue Brewery  ·  Chambly, QC
The robust maltiness and spiciness of Maudite is counterbalanced by an assertive hop finish, offering a distinctive flavor that is cognac-like in complexity.
Belgian Dubbel
8.0% ABV  ·  22 IBU

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Anheuser-Busch O'Douls Low-Alcohol Beer   
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.  ·  St. Louis, MO
12 oz
A light-bodied and very refreshing lager.

Arrogant Bastard Ale   
Stone Brewing Co.  ·  Escondido, CA
22 oz
This is an aggressive beer. You probably won't like it. It is quite doubtful you have the taste or sophistication to be able to appreciate an ale of this quality or depth.
American Strong Ale
7.2% ABV  ·  100 IBU

Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA   
Bear Republic Brewing Co.  ·  Healdsburg, CA
22 oz
This hoppy American IPA is a full bodied beer brewed American pale and crystalmalts, and heavily hopped with Chinook, Cascade, Columbus and Centennial.
American IPA
7.5% ABV  ·  75 IBU

Bud Light   
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.  ·  St. Louis, MO
16 oz
Brewed with a malt and hops ratio different from Budweiser for a distinctively crisp taste with fewer calories.
American Light Lager
4.3% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Budweiser   
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.  ·  St. Louis, MO
16 oz
Budweiser is a medium-bodied, flavorful, and crisp with blended layers of premium American and European hop aromas.
American Lager
5.0% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Coors Light   
Coors Brewing Company  ·  Golden, CO
16 oz
Coors Light has a nice, bright appearance when poured and a crisp, clean taste.
American Light Lager
4.2% ABV  ·  12 IBU

Coors Original   
Coors Brewing Company  ·  Golden, CO
12 oz
The Banquet Beer was born in the Rockies and has been a proud part of the American experience for generations.
American Lager
5.0% ABV  ·  15 IBU

Corona Extra   
Cervecería Modelo  ·  Tijuana, Mexico
12 oz
Corona's aroma is fruity-honey with a touch of malt and the flavor is crisp and well-balanced between hops and malt, toward the malt side.
International Pale Lager
4.5% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Corona Light   
Cervecería Modelo  ·  Tijuana, Mexico
12 oz
Corona Light has approximately 30% less calories than Corona Extra but keeps the same refreshing flavor.
Mexican Light Lager
4.1% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Dos Equis Special Lager   
Dos Equis  ·  Monterrey, Mexico
12 oz
A light-bodied lager designed with drinkability in mind.
American Lager
4.3% ABV  ·  23 IBU

Great White   
The Great Beer Company  ·  Chatsworth, CA
22 oz
A refreshing wheat ale very pale in color

Heineken   
Heineken Nederland B.V.  ·  Netherlands
12 oz
Heineken's mildly bitter taste, fresh, fruity aroma, bright color and exceptional clarity are obtained using only the purest water, hops and barley malt.
Munich Helles
5.0% ABV  ·  23 IBU

Julian Cherry Bomb Hard Cider   
Julian Brewing Company  ·  Julian, CA
22 oz
Like a dry wine with complex flavors. The apple character marries with the added fruit to create a balanced flavor.
Fruit Cider
6.99% ABV

Lost Coast Downtown Brown   
Lost Coast Brewery  ·  Eureka, CA
22 oz
A smooth, full bodied nut brown ale, lightly hopped with a hint of roasted and crystal malts. This ale is dark in color without the heavy taste of porter or stout.
American Brown Ale
5.0% ABV  ·  18 IBU

Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat   
Lost Coast Brewery  ·  Eureka, CA
22 oz
A refreshing citrus ale, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat combines our Lost Coast Harvest Wheat with natural tangerine flavors.
American Wheat Beer
5.5% ABV  ·  14 IBU

Miller High Life   
Miller Brewing Company  ·  Milwaukee, WI
12 oz
Yeast our founder brought over from Germany, light Galena hops from the pacific northwest, and a combination of malted barley.
American Lager
5.0% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Miller Light    Can  
Miller Brewing Company  ·  Milwaukee, WI
16 oz
A light-bodied and very refreshing lager.
American Light Lager
4.2% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Modelo Especial   
Cervecería Modelo  ·  Tijuana, Mexico
24 oz
With inspiration from traditional German brewmasters, we created a consistently crisp and well-balanced beer that we fittingly named Modelo Especial.
International Pale Lager
4.4% ABV  ·  3.2 IBU

New Belgium Fat Tire   
New Belgium Brewing  ·  Fort Collins, CO
12 oz
An exceptionally smooth copper colored beer with toasty, biscuit-like malt flavors coasting in equilibrium with hoppy freshness
American Amber Ale
5.2% ABV  ·  22 IBU

Newcastle Brown Ale   
Caledonian Brewing Co  ·  Edinburgh, United Kingdom
12 oz
The quintessential rich, English brown ale. It is is sweet, malty, somewhat nutty, yet refreshing.
British Brown Ale
4.7% ABV  ·  25 IBU

Pabst Blue Ribbon    Can  
Pabst Brewing Company  ·  Milwaukee, WI
24 oz
Pabst Blue Ribbon is brewed in the finest traditions of an American Premium Lager dating back to 1844.
American Lager
4.6% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Pacifico Clara   
Cervecería Modelo  ·  Tijuana, Mexico
12 oz
The classic Mexican lager from the Pacifico Brewery of Mazatian, founded in 1900 by German settlers.
Mexican Lager
4.5% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Stiegl Radler Grapefruit   
Stieglbrauerei Zu Salzburg Gmbh (Stiegl)  ·  Salzburg, Austria
16 oz
Real fruit juice gives this radler a distinct tart aroma and natural cloudiness.
Fruit Beer
3.2% ABV  ·  9 IBU

Stone IPA   
Stone Brewing Co.  ·  Escondido, CA
22 oz
Medium malt character with a heavy dose of over the top hops. Generous dry hopping gives this beer its abundant hop aroma and crisp hop flavor.
American IPA
6.9% ABV  ·  77 IBU

Tecate    Can  
Tecate  ·  Montezuma, Mexico
24 oz
The most ubiquitous symbol in Baja California is undoubtedly that of Tecate Beer, the cerveza that is a source of pride to Baja California people.
International Pale Lager
4.5% ABV  ·  13 IBU

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Firestone Walker 805   
Firestone Walker Brewing Company  ·  Paso Robles, CA
Subtle malt sweetness is balanced by a touch of hops, creating a versatile beer with a clean finish.
Blonde Ale
4.7% ABV  ·  20 IBU
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Ommegang Three Philosophers   
Ommegang  ·  Cooperstown, NY
Three Philosophers has flavors and aromas of roasted malt, molasses and brown sugar, dark fruits, brandied raisins and chocolate.
Abt/Quadrupel
9.7% ABV  ·  19 IBU

Unibroue Trois Pistoles   
Unibroue Brewery  ·  Chambly, QC
Brewed with four selected malts and four exotic spices, Trois Pistoles beckons with a subtle sweetness that makes it surprisingly smooth and satisfying for a beer of such strength and complexity.
Belgian Dark Strong Ale
9.0% ABV  ·  15.5 IBU

Anderson Valley Huge Arker Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout   
Anderson Valley Brewing Company  ·  Boonville, CA
A big, intensely flavored dark ale that ends with a warming, bittersweet finish.
Imperial Stout
13.5% ABV  ·  88 IBU

Port Santa's Little Helper (Bourbon Barrel-Aged)   
Port Brewing Company  ·  San Marcos, CA
A big, intensely flavored dark ale that ends with a warming, bittersweet finish.
Imperial Stout
10.0% ABV