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Tap List - 33


32 North Pilsner The Conqueror   
32 North Brewing Co  ·  San Diego, CA
A gold-colored, light-bodied German-style beer with crisp, floral hop aroma.
German Pils
5.5% ABV  ·  40 IBU

Absolution 405   
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  ·  89 IBU
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Acoustic Ales Bad-Rye-Ligion   
Acoustic Ales Brewing Experiment  ·  San Diego, CA
A decidedly hoppy and bitter ale with a light grainy spicy character and lingering dryness.
Rye IPA
6.5% ABV  ·  70 IBU

Aftershock Red Alert   
Aftershock Brewing Co.  ·  Temecula, United States
An easy-drinking pint that balances toffee and caramel sweetness with a roasted dry finish.
Red Ale
6.0% ABV  ·  25 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

Artifex Unicorn Juice Passion Fruit Wheat   
Artifex Brewing Company  ·  San Clemente , CA
A refreshing wheat beer that favors hoppy notes over yeast character.
American Wheat Beer
5.3% ABV  ·  14 IBU

Avery Raja   
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
Brazenly bitter. Dashingly dry-hopped. Raja is an audacious addition to our lengthy lineage of intrepid IPA’s. Hops for all! All for hops!
Double IPA
8.0% ABV  ·  70 IBU

Aztec Cacao Chocolate Porter   
Aztec Brewing Company  ·  Vista, CA
A moderately strong brown beer that explores roasted malt flavors of chocolate and caramel.
English Porter
6.4% ABV  ·  38 IBU

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

Bruery Terreux Oude Tart Sour   
The Bruery Terreux  ·  Anaheim, CA
A sour, fruity, red wine-like Belgian-style ale.
Flanders Red Ale
7.5% ABV  ·  6 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
4.2% 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

Council Gavel Drop IPA   
Council Brewing Co.  ·  San Diego, CA
Big Nelson hop aroma in the nose; white wine, earthy, and complex fruit bouquet and flavor with a supporting malt backbone.
American IPA
7.2% ABV

Duck Foot Double White IPA   
Duck Foot Brewing Co  ·  San Diego, CA
A double/Imperial IPA brewed with wheat malt to round out the mouthfeel.
Double IPA
8.6% ABV  ·  95 IBU

Four Peaks Kilt Lifter   
Four Peaks Brewery  ·  Tempe, AZ
Full-bodied with caramel and roasted barley flavors. Its amber color, malty sweetness and a hint of smokiness create a clean, dry finish.
Scottish-Style Ale
6.0% ABV  ·  21 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

Joseph James Citra Rye   
Joseph James Brewing Co.  ·  Henderson, NV
American Pale ale featuring Citra hops, and Vienna & Rye malts.
Food Pairings: CHILI CHEESE FRIES | PIZZA | FISH & CHIPS | HOT WINGS | FAJITAS
American Pale Ale
5.4% ABV  ·  55 IBU

Karl Strauss Amber   
Karl Strauss Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
A moderate, hoppy beer with a distinct caramel malty flavor.
American Amber Ale
4.5% ABV  ·  16 IBU

Kona Fire Rock Pale Ale   
Kona Brewing Company  ·  Kailua-Kona, HI
Fire Rock Pale Ale is crisp, refreshing “Hawaiian-style” pale ale. Its signature copper color results from the unique blend of specialty roasted malts.
American Pale Ale
5.8% ABV  ·  35 IBU

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

Maui Brewing Co. Bikini Blonde Lager   
Maui Brewing Co.  ·  Kihei, HI
A clean, crisp, and refreshing Helles lager. Perfect any time.
Munich Helles
5.2% ABV  ·  21 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

Mother Earth Cali Creamin' On 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

North Park Hop-Fu!   
North Park Beer Co.  ·  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  ·  123 IBU

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

Port Board Meeting Brown Ale   
Port Brewing Company  ·  San Marcos, CA
Board Meeting offers the malty richness and assertive hop presence that you expect in an American brown ale, but enhanced with pronounced roasted coffee and bitter chocolate aromas and flavors

Pure Project Super Twins   
Pure Project  ·  San Diego, CA
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
6.6% ABV  ·  40 IBU

Shock Top Belgian White   
Shock Top Brewing Co.  ·  St. Louis, MO
This uniquely-crafted and award-winning wheat beer is unfiltered to create a brew that is naturally cloudy with a light golden color and a smooth, refreshing finish.
Witbier
5.2% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Sierra Nevada Barrel Aged Narwhal W/ Red & Black Currants   
An intensely flavored, big, dark ale. Roasty, fruity, and bittersweet, with a noticeable alcohol presence.
Russian Imperial Stout
9.8% ABV  ·  62 IBU

Societe The Pupil   
Societe Brewing Co.  ·  San Diego, CA
White grape with mango, nectarine, gooseberry, and lightly spicy grapefruit. The fruit is mouthwatering and juicy. Apparently blending Nelson and Citra makes for an awesome flavor. Smooth moderate bitterness. Malt is crackery and lightly biscuity. The beer is dry with no alcohol flavor. Bitterness waxes in the finish.
IPA
7.5% ABV

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

Thatchers Green Goblin Oak Aged Cider   
Thatchers Cider  ·  Sandford, United Kingdom
A refreshing drink with wine-like apple flavors.

Bottle List - 29


Alpine Pure Hoppiness   
Alpine Beer Company  ·  Alpine, CA
This beer will take you to hop heaven. We've used hops in the boil, more hops in the giant hopback, and more dry-hopping!
Double IPA
8.0% ABV  ·  70 IBU

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
14 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

Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin IPA   
Ballast Point Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
The tart freshness of grapefruit perfectly complements Sculpin’s citrusy hop character.
American IPA
7.0% ABV  ·  70 IBU

Ballast Point Pineapple Sculpin   
Ballast Point Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
With so many tropical hop notes in Sculpin, how could we not try adding juicy pineapple? The fruity flavors and hop intensity packs a punch!
American IPA
7.0% ABV  ·  70 IBU

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

Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA   
Bear Republic Brewing Co.  ·  Healdsburg, CA
12 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
4.2% 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 crisp, refreshing, light-bodied malt-flavored beer with a well-balanced finish.
American Lager
3.2% ABV  ·  23 IBU

Great White   
The Great Beer Company  ·  Chatsworth, CA
12 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.
International Pale Lager
5.0% ABV  ·  23 IBU

Julian Cherry Bomb Hard Cider   
Julian Brewing Company  ·  Julian, CA
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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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Omer Vander Ghinste Kriek Des Jacobins Sour Cherry   
Brouwerij Omer Vander Ghinste  ·  Bellegem, Belgium
A fruity, sour, wild Belgian wheat beer.
Fruit Lambic
4.5% ABV

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

Abnormal Mostra Mocha Stout   
Abnormal Beer Company  ·  San Diego, CA
A fairly strong, highly roasted dark stout with pronounced bitterness.
American Stout
5.1% ABV  ·  22 IBU

Van Steenberge Gulden Draak Brewmasters Edition 2016   
Brouwerij Van Steenberge  ·  Ertvelde, Belgium
Strong and richly malty sweet with low bitterness and noticeable alcohol.
Abt/Quadrupel
10.5% ABV

Saint Archer White Ale   
Saint Archer Brewing Co.  ·  San Diego, CA
Brewed with high quality Pilsner and Wheat malts, generously spiced with coriander and Fresh orange peel.
Witbier
5.0% ABV  ·  15 IBU

AleSmith IPA   
AleSmith Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
Aromas of grapefruit and tangerine lead into an abundance of fresh pine and tropical fruit notes followed by a crisp, resinous bitterness.
American IPA
7.25% ABV  ·  73 IBU
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Anchor Porter   
Anchor Brewing  ·  San Francisco, CA
With deep black color, a thick, creamy head, rich chocolate, toffee and coffee flavors, and full-bodied smoothness, Anchor Porter® is the epitome of a handcrafted dark beer. A blend of specially roasted pale, caramel, chocolate, and black malts, along with our top-fermenting yeast, creates complexity without bitterness.
American Porter
5.6% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Clown Shoes Blaecorn Unidragon   
Clown Shoes Beer  ·  Ipswich, MA
roasty, fruity, bitter