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

Available at a number of places nearby

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

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Saint Archer Gold

Saint Archer Gold

American Lager4.2% ABV

Saint Archer Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Alpine Duet

Alpine Duet

American IPA7.0% ABV45 IBU

Alpine Beer CompanyAlpine, CA

Widely available nearby

Our original single IPA made with Simcoe and Amarillo hops “in harmony.”

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 Speedway Stout

AleSmith Speedway Stout

Imperial Stout12.0% ABV60 IBU

AleSmith Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Chocolate and roasted malts dominate the flavor, supported by notes of dark fruit, toffee, and caramel.

Alpine Nelson

Alpine Nelson

American IPA7.0% ABV40 IBU

Alpine Beer CompanyAlpine, CA

Widely available 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 Black House

Modern Times Black House

American Stout5.8% ABV40 IBU

Modern Times BeerSan Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

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

Societe The Pupil

Societe The Pupil

San Diego IPA7.5% ABV

Societe Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Widely available nearby

Our easy-drinking Great American Beer Festival medal-winning India pale ale bursts with citrus and tropical-fruit aromas and flavors.

Modern Times Orderville

Modern Times Orderville

Hazy IPA7.2% ABV75 IBU

Modern Times BeerSan Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Orderville is an aggressive, fragrant IPA.

Pizza Port Swami IPA

Pizza Port Swami IPA

American IPA6.8% ABV72 IBU

Pizza PortCarlsbad, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

A bold IPA hopped to the extreme with galena, Centennial and Cascade hops. Also added is a healthy dose of dry hops in the serving tank and always serve it unfiltered.

Port Mongo

Port Mongo

American IPA8.0% ABV99 IBU

Port Brewing CompanySan Marcos, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Mongo begins with a massive resinous aroma created by the judicious use of Columbus, Amarillo and Cascade hops.

Coronado Salty Crew

Coronado Salty Crew

Blonde Boat Beer4.5% ABV12 IBU

Coronado Brewing CompanyCoronado, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

A collaboration with our friends from the Salty Crew brand, this Boat Beer is light, crisp and refreshingly crushable. Lending itself to be a versatile beer, you are able to throw a lime in it or some spice on the rim. Brewed on land, but built for the sea. It's the perfect beer to be enjoyed whether you're on or off the boat.

Karl Strauss Aurora Hoppyalis San Diego-style IPA

Karl Strauss Aurora Hoppyalis San Diego-style IPA

San Diego-style IPA7.0% ABV60 IBU

Karl Strauss Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Our San Diego-style IPA brewed with four different hops. Flavors and aromas of fruit, pine, and lingering tangerine for a dry, crisp finish.

The Lost Abbey Devotion

The Lost Abbey Devotion

Blonde Ale6.3% ABV

The Lost AbbeySan Marcos, CA

Widely available nearby

A lighter bodied beer that immediately makes an initial hop impression followed by a brief thinning layer of malt.

The Lost Abbey Judgment Day

The Lost Abbey Judgment Day

Belgian Dark Strong Ale10.5% ABV

The Lost AbbeySan Marcos, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

A stronger and more contemplative version of our Lost and Found Ale. Judgment Day is the base beer for our Cuvee de Tomme.

Thorn Street Barrio Lager

Thorn Street Barrio Lager

International Pale Lager4.5% ABV12 IBU

Thorn Street BrewerySan Diego, CA

Widely available nearby

Mission Hefeweizen

Mission Hefeweizen

Bavarian-Style Hefeweizen5.3% ABV15 IBU

Mission BrewerySan Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Hints of banana, clove and bubblegum. A classic Bavarian-style Hefeweizen.

Abnormal Boss Pour

Abnormal Boss Pour

American IPA7.0% ABV55 IBU

Abnormal Beer CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.

Green Flash Imperial IPA

Green Flash Imperial IPA

Double IPA9.0% ABV101 IBU

Green Flash Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Our Imperial IPA is created in this new tradition with intense hop flavors and aromas from a unique blend of Summit and Nugget hops.

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.

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!

Port Board Meeting Brown Ale

Port Board Meeting Brown Ale

American Brown Ale8.5% ABV

Port Brewing CompanySan Marcos, CA

Available at a few places nearby

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

Saint Archer Tropical IPA

Saint Archer Tropical IPA

American IPA7.0% ABV66 IBU

Saint Archer Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Green Flash Soul Style IPA

Green Flash Soul Style IPA

American IPA6.8% ABV75 IBU

Green Flash Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Citra, Simcoe and Cascade hops are layered, allowing bright tropical waves of flavorful citrus and floral notes to break gently.

Resident Chasing Mosaic

Resident Chasing Mosaic

American IPA6.4% ABV35 IBU

Resident Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Tropical fruit and citrus characterize this soft-textured IPA's hop profile. Moderate bitterness, maximum hop flavor

Abnormal Mocha Stout

Abnormal Mocha Stout

Oatmeal Stout5.1% ABV22 IBU

Abnormal Beer CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Resident Urbanite

Resident Urbanite

American IPA6.8% ABV63 IBU

Resident Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

New-school West Coast IPA with Mosaic and Simcoe hops. Moderate bitterness with a strong aroma of guava, pine, and tangerine

Thorn Street Relay IPA

Thorn Street Relay IPA

American IPA7.2% ABV74 IBU

Thorn Street BrewerySan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Pine, Passion Fruit, Tangerine

Kilowatt Mango Pale Ale

Kilowatt Mango Pale Ale

Fruit Smoothie Beer5.5% ABV30 IBU

Kilowatt BrewingSan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Light pale ale conditioned on the highest quality mango variety, Alphonso, sourced from Maharashtra, India.

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.

Burgeon Keep It Simcoe IPA

Burgeon Keep It Simcoe IPA

American IPA6.5% ABV52 IBU

Burgeon Beer Co.Carlsbad, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Burgeon Subtle Variance

Burgeon Subtle Variance

American Pale Ale5.6% ABV

Burgeon Beer Co.Carlsbad, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Duck Foot Kook Slams IPA

Duck Foot Kook Slams IPA

American IPA7.5% ABV

Duck Foot Brewing CoSan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Fall “This is not my Beautiful Wife” Hazy Pale Ale

Fall “This is not my Beautiful Wife” Hazy Pale Ale

American Pale Ale6.2% ABV

Fall Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Kilowatt Pineapple Coconut Blonde

Kilowatt Pineapple Coconut Blonde

Blonde Ale4.8% ABV

Kilowatt BrewingSan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Blonde ale brewed with pure chipped coconut and juiced pineapple straight from the islands!

Mason Ale Works Cash

Mason Ale Works Cash

Imperial Stout9.4% ABV

Mason Ale WorksSan Marcos, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Imperial Coffee Stout Collaboration with Mostra Coffee. Notes of Dark Chocolate, Espresso and Rich Malt

Mason Ale Works Respeto

Mason Ale Works Respeto

Mexican Style Lager 4.5% ABV

Mason Ale WorksSan Marcos, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Mexican Style Lager: Light and refreshing, notes of earthiness with a clean finish. Gold Medal Winner at Ensenada Beer Fest 2018.

Mike Hess Umbrix Rye Imperial Stout

Mike Hess Umbrix Rye Imperial Stout

Imperial Stout10.2% ABV83 IBU

Mike Hess BrewingSan Diego, CA

Acoustic Ales Shake Your Money Maker W/ Coffee

Acoustic Ales Shake Your Money Maker W/ Coffee

American Brown Ale6.3% ABV

Acoustic Ales Brewing ExperimentSan Diego, CA

Amplified Ale Works Check Your Hops

Amplified Ale Works Check Your Hops

American IPA7.0% ABV

Amplified Ale WorksSan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Brewed with London III yeast, a dry-hopped hazy IPA with Mosaic, Citra, and Azacca

Amplified Ale Works Leggy Blonde

Amplified Ale Works Leggy Blonde

Blonde Ale5.2% ABV15 IBU

Amplified Ale WorksSan Diego, CA

Clean malt flavor with soft finish and delicate Belgian yeast character

Fall Best Of San Diego Watermelon Sour

Fall Best Of San Diego Watermelon Sour

Berliner Weisse4.2% ABV

Fall Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Latitude 33 Blonde Cartel

Latitude 33 Blonde Cartel

Blonde Ale5.1% ABV

Latitude 33 Brewing Co.Vista, CA

Available at very few places nearby