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.

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.

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.

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.

Green Flash West Coast IPA

Green Flash West Coast IPA

American IPA7.0% ABV95 IBU

Green Flash Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

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

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

Double 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.

Alpine Nelson

Alpine Nelson

Hazy 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.

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.

Modern Times Mythic Worlds

Modern Times Mythic Worlds

Hazy IPA7.5% ABV50 IBU

Modern Times BeerSan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

New seasonal hazy IPA brewed with Galaxy, Motueka, Mosaic, and Experimental Hop 06277.

AleSmith Old Numbskull

AleSmith Old Numbskull

American Barleywine11.0% ABV96 IBU

AleSmith Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Caramel and toffee notes abound in this deep copper-colored American Barleywine-style ale alongside toasted malt and a hint of ripe dark fruits.

Societe The Harlot

Societe The Harlot

Belgian Blonde Ale5.6% ABV

Societe Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

This delicate-yet-complex blonde combines the florality of a Belgian ale with the crispness of a Czech pilsner for a beer like no other.

Coronado Idiot IPA

Coronado Idiot IPA

Imperial IPA8.5% ABV90 IBU

Coronado Brewing CompanyCoronado, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

A generous blend of 4 hops brings forth a myriad of tropical fruit flavors and a brawny, persistent bitterness that makes for a highly intelligent brew.

Burgeon Treevana

Burgeon Treevana

American IPA7.2% ABV48 IBU

Burgeon Beer Co.Carlsbad, CA

Available at a number of 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!

Fall Plenty For All Pilsner

Fall Plenty For All Pilsner

German Pils4.9% ABV

Fall Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Pilsner brewed in the California Common Style.Crisp/Clean/Rustic Edge

Pure Project West

Pure Project West

American IPA6.5% ABV

Pure ProjectSan Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Resident Perky Blonde

Resident Perky Blonde

Blonde Ale5.2% ABV17 IBU

Resident Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Crisp, clean, refreshing blonde ale with cracker-like malt flavor and floral hop aroma

Coronado Never Better

Coronado Never Better

Double IPA8.1% ABV65 IBU

Coronado Brewing CompanyCoronado, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Brewed with a vibrant blend of Vic Secret, Mosaic, and Citra, this double IPA is bursting with hop flavors of tropical mango, passion fruit, and resinous pine. One sip and you'll go from good to Never Better.

Karl Strauss Boat Shoes HAZY

Karl Strauss Boat Shoes HAZY

Hazy IPA7.2% ABV40 IBU

Karl Strauss Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Green Flash Double Stout

Green Flash Double Stout

Imperial Stout8.8% ABV45 IBU

Green Flash Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Available at a number of places nearby

Golden naked oats mashed with dark crystal and robust roasted malts create a luscious black brew with satin smooth finish.

Port Wipeout IPA

Port Wipeout IPA

American IPA7.0% ABV

Port Brewing CompanySan Marcos, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Only a tidal wave of hops can overcome the surging tide of malt that is required to produce a beer of this shape. We invite you to drop in, hang on and kick out the backside.

Pure Project Tropical Mist

Pure Project Tropical Mist

Blonde Ale5.1% ABV

Pure ProjectSan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Duck Foot The Looker

Duck Foot The Looker

Blonde Ale5.0% ABV16 IBU

Duck Foot Brewing CoSan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

A classic American Blonde with California style.

Mother Earth Double Dog Rye Pale Ale

Mother Earth Double Dog Rye Pale Ale

7.5% ABV

Mother Earth Brew Co.Vista, CA

This beer is out of production!

Available at a few places nearby

Abnormal Boss Pour

Abnormal Boss Pour

American IPA7.0% ABV55 IBU

Abnormal Beer CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

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

Saint Archer Peach Gose

Saint Archer Peach Gose

Gose4.7% ABV

Saint Archer Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Abnormal Hazy Dreams

Abnormal Hazy Dreams

Hazy IPA6.9% ABV

Abnormal Beer CompanySan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Burgeon In Little Italy

Burgeon In Little Italy

New England IPA6.5% ABV

Burgeon Beer Co.Carlsbad, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Kilowatt Syrah Barrel Aged Belgian Quintupel

Kilowatt Syrah Barrel Aged Belgian Quintupel

Belgian Specialty Ale (Archived)14.6% ABV

Kilowatt BrewingSan Diego, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Mason Ale Works Willy Time

Mason Ale Works Willy Time

Witbier5.0% ABV

Mason Ale WorksSan Marcos, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Kilowatt Hazezoose Hazy IPA

Kilowatt Hazezoose Hazy IPA

Hazy IPA6.7% 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.

North Park Aroma Constrictor

North Park Aroma Constrictor

Hazy IPA7.2% ABV

North Park Beer Co.San Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

North Park Win The West

North Park Win The West

American IPA6.5% ABV

North Park Beer Co.San Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Acoustic Ales Instant Triple Karma Belgian Triple

Acoustic Ales Instant Triple Karma Belgian Triple

Belgian Tripel7.3% ABV

Acoustic Ales Brewing ExperimentSan Diego, CA

Alpine Pitcher Perfect

Alpine Pitcher Perfect

American Pale Ale6.0% ABV

Alpine Beer CompanyAlpine, CA

Fall Fool's Gold Golden Stout

Fall Fool's Gold Golden Stout

Sweet Stout5.5% ABV

Fall Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Latitude 33 Vanilla Porter

Latitude 33 Vanilla Porter

American Porter6.5% ABV35 IBU

Latitude 33 Brewing Co.Vista, CA

This beer is out of production!

Available at very few places nearby

American Porter infused with Madagascan Vanilla Beans

Mission Plunder IPA

Mission Plunder IPA

American IPA7.0% ABV80 IBU

Mission BrewerySan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Hopped with nine treasured varieties, this IPA has a refreshing bite with aromas of citrus and pine.

Rip Current Choppy Surf

Rip Current Choppy Surf

Czech Pale Lager5.3% ABV

Rip Current BrewingSan Marcos, CA

Available at very few places nearby

San Diego Brewing ESB

San Diego Brewing ESB

Best Bitter5.8% ABV35 IBU

San Diego Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

San Diego Brewing Uncle Fritz

San Diego Brewing Uncle Fritz

Munich Dunkel5.6% ABV33 IBU

San Diego Brewing Co.San Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

Stone Liberty Station Experimental Batch 012: Fruitless Effort IPA

Stone Liberty Station Experimental Batch 012: Fruitless Effort IPA

American IPA7.3% ABV

Stone Liberty StationSan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby

The Lost Abbey Agave Maria

The Lost Abbey Agave Maria

American Strong Ale13.5% ABV

The Lost AbbeySan Marcos, CA

Available at very few places nearby

An Agave-based Strong Ale, Agave Maria is The Lost Abbey’s first venture into oak aging in Tequila barrels to hit distribution.

Thorn Street Low Hangin' Peach

Thorn Street Low Hangin' Peach

Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer5.5% ABV

Thorn Street BrewerySan Diego, CA

Available at very few places nearby