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Hamilton's Tavern

Bar/Pub/Tavern/Restaurant/Gastropub in San Diego

Hamilton’s Tavern is a traditional neighborhood alehouse located in the heart of the historic South Park area of San Diego. 1521 30th Street has been licensed to serve beer and wine for over 75 years, making it the oldest beer and wine licensed location in San Diego. Formerly the beloved dive bar, Sparky’s, Hamilton’s opened in 2006 under new ownership and is now solely focused on offering the highest quality ales, real ales and craft beers from around the world.

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  1521 30th St, San Diego, CA 92102
  (619) 238-5460
Mon - Fri: 3pm - 2am
Sat - Sun: 1pm - 2am
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Tap List - 26

2 Towns Ciderhouse - Rhubarbarian   
2 Towns Ciderhouse  ·  Corvallis, OR
Tangy & wild, Rhubarbarian is crafted with locally grown Crimson Red Rhubarb that we whole-press and ferment with Northwest apples.

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 Chai High   
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
American brown with local, fair trade, organic chai.

Avery Lilikoi Kepolo   
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
Liliko’i Kepolo “adds a tropical island flair to a spicy traditional witbier, erupting with monumental passionfruit aroma and acidity along with a sublimely succulent finish”.
5.4% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Avery Mephistopheles Stout   
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
Enter into his darkness, a tangled and intricate labyrinth of bittersweet rapture.
Imperial Stout
14.6% ABV  ·  107 IBU

Avery Old Jubilation   
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
A noticeably strong beer tilted towards malty sweetness that is best drunk by a warm fire on a cold winter’s night.
Old Ale
8.3% ABV  ·  45 IBU

Avery Rumpkin   
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
Avery wondered what would happen if a monstrous pumpkin ale, plump full of spicy gourdiness, were aged in fine fresh rum barrels to add suggestions of delicate oak and candied molasses. Rumpkin is what happened! This first member of the Annual Barrel-Aged Series was brewed with roasted pumpkins from a local Boulder County farm, and spiced with nutmeg, cinnamon, and ginger.
Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
17.5% ABV  ·  15 IBU

Avery The Reverend   
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
A divinely complex and beautifully layered malty beer with hints of dark cherries, currants, and molasses.
10.0% ABV  ·  23 IBU

Avery Vanilla Bean Stout   
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
A double dose of vanilla from both fresh Bourbon bbl & Tongan, Ugandan, & Mexican whole vanilla beans, complemented by chocolate, caramel, molasses
Imperial Stout
11.1% ABV

Avery White Rascal   
Avery Brewing  ·  Boulder, CO
A truly authentic Belgian style wheat or “white” ale, this Rascal is unfiltered and cleverly spiced with coriander and Curaçao orange peel.
5.6% ABV  ·  22 IBU

BNS Ole Prospector   
BNS Brewing & Distilling Co.  ·  Santee, CA
A moderate, hoppy beer with a distinct caramel malty flavor.

Bell's Best Brown Ale   
Bell's Brewery  ·  Kalamazoo, MI
With hints of caramel and cocoa, the malt body has the depth to stand up to cool weather, but does not come across as heavy.
Food Pairings: Pair Best Brown Ale with hearty, slow cooked foods such as roast pork, stews, carbonnade, pot roast or grilled steak, white bean cassoulet, smoked sausage or grilled salmon. Also consider chili, roasted goose, liver, meatloaf, Cajun food, bangers and mash or beef (grilled, roasted, broiled, stew & Texas BBQ). For dessert, go with almond or maple walnut cake, pear fritters or cashew brittle. Pairs well with cheeses like Colby, Asiago, Parmesan, Romano, aged Gouda, Cheshire, d'Affinois, aged Gruyere, Ossau-Iraty, Gethsemani smoked Trappist, Spanish Manchego (aged), huntsman or goats milk brie (without the rind please).

5.5% ABV  ·  30 IBU

Cellarmaker Questionable Origins #3   
Cellarmaker Brewing Co.  ·  San Francisco, CA
A moderate, refreshing ale with noticeable hop aroma balanced by supporting malt flavors.
American Pale Ale
5.7% ABV  ·  28 IBU

Cellarmaker Rodney Dankerfield   
Cellarmaker Brewing Co.  ·  San Francisco, CA
An intensely hoppy pale ale with minimal malt character, designed to showcase its strong hop flavors.
Double IPA
8.4% ABV  ·  88 IBU

Triple IPA
9.8% ABV

Green Flash Jibe Session IPA   
Green Flash Brewing Co.  ·  San Diego, CA
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
4.0% ABV  ·  60 IBU

Julian Hard Cider Harvest Apple   
Julian Hard Cider  ·  Julian, CA
Like a dry wine with complex flavors. The apple character marries with the added fruit to create a balanced flavor.
Fruit Cider
6.9% ABV

Modern Times Ice   
Modern Times Beer  ·  San Diego, CA
A gold-colored, light-bodied German-style beer with crisp, floral hop aroma.
German Pils
4.8% ABV

Rip Current Delaminator Smoked Doppelbock   
Rip Current Brewing  ·  San Marcos, CA
A noticeably strong, rich, and very malty German-style lager.
7.8% ABV

Rip Current Rescue Buoy   
Rip Current Brewing  ·  San Marcos, CA
An intensely flavored, big, dark ale. Roasty, fruity, and bittersweet, with a noticeable alcohol presence.

Rip Current Vanilla Storm   
Rip Current Brewing  ·  San Marcos, CA
A complex beer that combines multi-layered malt with dark fruit flavors.
Baltic Porter
10.0% ABV  ·  56 IBU

Sierra Nevada Celebration   
Famous for its intense citrus and pine aromas, Celebration is bold and intense, featuring Cascade, Centennial and Chinook hops—honoring everything we have at Sierra Nevada.
American IPA
6.8% ABV  ·  65 IBU

Social Kitchen Saison Du Sauvignon   
Social Kitchen & Brewery  ·  San Francisco, CA
A Belgian ale that is most commonly pale, refreshing, moderately strong and finishes dry
6.5% ABV