Top & Local Beer near San Diego, CA

Ballast Point Sculpin IPA

Ballast Point Sculpin IPA

American IPA7.0% ABV70 IBU

Ballast Point Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Widely available nearby

A trophy beer that’s a testament to our homebrew roots.

Stone IPA

Stone IPA

American IPA6.9% ABV77 IBU

Stone Brewing Escondido, CA

Widely available nearby

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.

Stone Delicious IPA

Stone Delicious IPA

American IPA7.7% ABV80 IBU

Stone Brewing Escondido, CA

Widely available nearby

This intensely citrusy, beautifully bitter beer is worthy of the simple-yet-lordly title of Stone Delicious IPA.

Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin IPA

Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin IPA

American IPA7.0% ABV70 IBU

Ballast Point Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Widely available nearby

The tart freshness of grapefruit perfectly complements Sculpin’s citrusy hop character.

AleSmith Pale Ale .394

AleSmith Pale Ale .394

American Pale Ale6.0% ABV26 IBU

AleSmith Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Widely available nearby

AleSmith Pale Ale .394 pays tribute to the city that Tony Gwynn loved and the career high batting average that he achieved in '94.

Mother Earth Cali Creamin' On Nitro

Mother Earth Cali Creamin' On Nitro

Cream Ale5.2% ABV21 IBU

Mother Earth Brew Co.Vista, CA

Widely available nearby

Low bitterness, medium body. Madagascar Vanilla Bean added to give it that "Cream Soda" kick. Dry finish. Smooth and creamy on nitro.

Karl Strauss Red Trolley

Karl Strauss Red Trolley

Irish Red Ale5.8% ABV17 IBU

Karl Strauss Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Widely available nearby

Brewed with half a ton of caramelized malts, our award-winning Irish Red has rich toffee flavors, notes of dried fruit, and a slightly sweet finish.

Latitude 33 Blood Orange IPA

Latitude 33 Blood Orange IPA

American IPA7.2% ABV61 IBU

Latitude 33 Brewing Co.Vista, CA

Widely available nearby

Not your typical IPA... a strong blood orange flavor with a crisp entry and slightly sweet finish, this beer has fans raving!

Mother Earth Cali Creamin

Mother Earth Cali Creamin

Cream Ale5.2% ABV20 IBU

Mother Earth Brew Co.Vista, CA

Widely available nearby

A medium bodied cult classic, it is sure to woo the ladies, but also flavorful enough to satisfy the dudes.

Green Flash West Coast IPA

Green Flash West Coast IPA

American IPA7.0% ABV95 IBU

Green Flash Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Widely available nearby

This copper colored West Coast-style IPA is full flavored, medium bodied and extravagantly hopped with notes of citrus zest and fruit.

Pizza Port Chronic Amber Ale

Pizza Port Chronic Amber Ale

American Amber Ale4.9% ABV30 IBU

Pizza PortCarlsbad, CA

Widely available nearby

This mellow amber ale is the most popular beer in all of our pub locations as it agrees with everyone’s palate and goes great with pizza.

Modern Times Black House

Modern Times Black House

American Stout5.8% ABV40 IBU

Modern Times BeerSan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Black House is an oatmeal coffee stout bursting with coffee aroma and flavor from coffee we roast ourselves.

Coronado Orange Avenue Wit

Coronado Orange Avenue Wit

California Wit5.2% ABV19 IBU

Coronado Brewing CompanyCoronado, CA

Widely available nearby

This So-Cal take on a traditional witbier honors Coronado's main street, which is home to our brewpub and was once lined with orange trees.

AleSmith Nut Brown

AleSmith Nut Brown

British Brown Ale5.0% ABV17 IBU

AleSmith Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Widely available nearby

A creamy mouthfeel and full body enhances its drinkability, making Nut Brown a sessionable ale that embodies our commitment to quality.

Alpine Nelson

Alpine Nelson

American IPA7.0% ABV40 IBU

Alpine Beer CompanyAlpine, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

A Golden Rye IPA - An outstanding hop from New Zealand, Nelson Sauvin, is generously used throughout the brewing and dry-hopping of this unique beer. European rye is added for a smooth, malty addition to flavor.

Modern Times Blazing World

Modern Times Blazing World

American IPA6.8% ABV85 IBU

Modern Times BeerSan Diego, CA

Blazing World is a luxuriously hoppy amber loaded up with Nelson, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops, which are some of the fruitiest, dankest hops sweet, sweet money can buy.

Coronado Weekend Vibes

Coronado Weekend Vibes

West Coast IPA6.8% ABV60 IBU

Coronado Brewing CompanyCoronado, CA

Widely available nearby

Mosaic Citra Simcoe

Karl Strauss Boat Shoes HAZY

Karl Strauss Boat Shoes HAZY

Hazy IPA7.2% ABV40 IBU

Karl Strauss Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Saint Archer Hazy IPA

Saint Archer Hazy IPA

Hazy IPA6.7% ABV48 IBU

Saint Archer Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Duck Foot "Drink This Or The Bees Die" Honey Ale

Duck Foot "Drink This Or The Bees Die" Honey Ale

Blonde Ale6.9% ABV15 IBU

Duck Foot Brewing CoSan Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Honey Ale brewed with local orange blossom honey and a conscience...save the bees!

Thorn Street Barrio Lager

Thorn Street Barrio Lager

International Pale Lager4.5% ABV12 IBU

Thorn Street BrewerySan Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Alpine H.F.S.!

Alpine H.F.S.!

American IPA6.5% ABV

Alpine Beer CompanyAlpine, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Green Flash Palate Wrecker

Green Flash Palate Wrecker

Triple IPA9.5% ABV149 IBU

Green Flash Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

It’s the most complicated West Coast–inspired IPA we have ever brewed—mashing and sparging with hopped wort, in addition to our hop layering

Mason Ale Works Willy Time

Mason Ale Works Willy Time

Witbier5.0% ABV

Mason Ale WorksOceanside, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Mission Amber Ale

Mission Amber Ale

American Amber Ale5.2% ABV43 IBU

Mission BrewerySan Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

A covenant of light and dark, of refreshing and full-flavored, making for one majestic session beer. With a crisp lager-like spirit and a toasty character, the bitterness is bolstered yet balanced. The lingering sweet caramel taste is buttressed by the generous use of Munich, Vienna and Pilsner malts.

Pizza Port In the pit

Pizza Port In the pit

American IPA7.5% ABV

Pizza PortCarlsbad, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Resident Chasing Citra

Resident Chasing Citra

American IPA6.4% ABV50 IBU

Resident Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Single hop IPA, all Citra. Bright and crisp, melon, tangerine and pineapple.

Mike Hess Grapefruit Solis IPA

Mike Hess Grapefruit Solis IPA

American IPA7.5% ABV85 IBU

Mike Hess BrewingSan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Solis Occasus is a dynamic IPA brand; hop-forward, bone-dry, light-colored and sure to satisfy craft fans and hop heads.

The Lost Abbey Avant Garde

The Lost Abbey Avant Garde

Bière de Garde7.0% ABV

The Lost AbbeySan Marcos, CA

Available at a few places nearby

From the French word “Garde” meaning something worth keeping, this Biere de Garde styled Farmhouse Ale is a most delicious companion to a loaf of freshly baked bread from the oven. Grab a seat on the porch, some soft cheese and a tree ripened apple from your grandmother’s old orchard. Relax and watch the evening arrive as the afternoon sun is consumed by the illuminating moon over the gardens. We brewed Avant Garde for you, our friends and families. Here’s to things worth guarding over.

The Lost Abbey Track #8

The Lost Abbey Track #8

American Strong Ale13.7% ABV

The Lost AbbeySan Marcos, CA

Available at a few places nearby

An amazing Belgian quadruple brewed with raisins, aged in Bourbon barrels with cinnamon and chilies added.

Fall Lets Go! IPA

Fall Lets Go! IPA

American IPA7.0% ABV

Fall Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Latitude 33 Mangoveza IPA

Latitude 33 Mangoveza IPA

American IPA7.2% ABV64 IBU

Latitude 33 Brewing Co.Vista, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Fruity, tropical bitterness upfront followed by a short burst of heat provides a complex yet well-balanced IPA.

Societe The Butcher

Societe The Butcher

Imperial Stout9.7% ABV

Societe Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Deeply roasted malts bring rich, layered flavors evocative of coffee and bittersweet chocolate to this big yet highly drinkable stout.

Fall Magical & Delicious

Fall Magical & Delicious

American Pale Ale5.5% ABV36 IBU

Fall Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Abnormal Hazy Dreams

Abnormal Hazy Dreams

American IPA6.9% ABV

Abnormal Beer CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Mason /Horus Visarend

Mason /Horus Visarend

Hazy Double IPA8.0% ABV

Mason Ale WorksOceanside, CA

Pure Project Fingers of Gold

Pure Project Fingers of Gold

American IPA6.7% ABV35 IBU

Pure ProjectSan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

This fruit forward IPA comes in at 6.7% ABV and 35 IBU's. Nelson, CItra and Mandarina Bavaria Hops blend together to produce flavors and aromas of Tangerine, Mango and Lychee in a refreshing crushable IPA.

Societe The Heiress

Societe The Heiress

Czech Pilsner5.3% ABV

Societe Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Refreshing and effervescent with a fluffy head, our take on a classic Bohemian pilsner is earthy and floral with a clean, bitter finish.

Stone Go Away Heat

Stone Go Away Heat

Mango Chili Wheat Ale6.0% ABV28 IBU

Stone Liberty StationSan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Burgeon Casting Shadows

Burgeon Casting Shadows

American IPA7.0% ABV

Burgeon Beer Co.Carlsbad, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Burgeon Juice Press

Burgeon Juice Press

Hazy IPA7.0% ABV45 IBU

Burgeon Beer Co.Carlsbad, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Mike Hess Steel Beach

Mike Hess Steel Beach

American Lager4.5% ABV21 IBU

Mike Hess BrewingSan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Pure Project Evangeline

Pure Project Evangeline

Gose w/ Grapefruit5.0% ABV

Pure ProjectSan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Our Gose uses 100% European Barley, Organic California Grapefruit, Organic Coriander from Egypt and Pink Himalayan Sea Salt

Resident  People of the Sun

Resident People of the Sun

Fruited Sour IPA Collab w/ HELIA BREWING7.2% ABV

Resident Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Tart Hazy IPA with Pineapple, Passion Fruit, Orange, and Guava

Saint Archer Blackberry Gose

Saint Archer Blackberry Gose

Gose4.0% ABV

Saint Archer Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Stone Classics [Stone Smoked Porter W/ Chipotle]

Stone Classics [Stone Smoked Porter W/ Chipotle]

American Porter5.9% ABV

Stone Liberty StationSan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Kilowatt Hazezoose Hazy IPA

Kilowatt Hazezoose Hazy IPA

Hazy IPA6.9% ABV

Kilowatt BrewingSan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Juicy, tropical hazy IPA featuring 5 different dry hops, Azacca, Mosaic, Idaho #7, Equanaut, & Citra.

Kilowatt Pale Ale

Kilowatt Pale Ale

American Pale Ale5.6% ABV50 IBU

Kilowatt BrewingSan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Hoppy Pale Ale brewed with Mosaic, Citra, Simcoe, Centennial, and Waimea hops.

Thorn Street Hopster Pot Hazy IPA

Thorn Street Hopster Pot Hazy IPA

American IPA6.5% ABV

Thorn Street BrewerySan Diego, CA

Abnormal Blonde Ale

Abnormal Blonde Ale

Blonde Ale5.4% ABV

Abnormal Beer CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Acoustic Ales IPL (Imperial Pale Lager)

Acoustic Ales IPL (Imperial Pale Lager)

Czech Pale Lager5.0% ABV

Acoustic Ales Brewing ExperimentSan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Plenty aromatic with a solid grapefruit and pine boquet. The Mosiac and Citra hops make it particulary approachable (not to mention completley slammable).

Amplified Ale Works Sellout

Amplified Ale Works Sellout

American Light Lager4.6% ABV

Amplified Ale WorksSan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Council Béatitude Pineapple

Council Béatitude Pineapple

4.5% ABV

Council Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Duck Foot The Looker (Gluten Free)

Duck Foot The Looker (Gluten Free)

Blonde Ale5.0% ABV16 IBU

Duck Foot Brewing CoSan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby