Craft Beer

February's Beer of the Month: Zumbar Imperial Stout from New English Brewing Co.

The Winter Olympics are upon us! And although it’s not nearly as chilly here in the SoCal as it is in PyeongChang, the cooler temps nevertheless beckon us towards a sipper that’s a bit heartier than a pilsner or a hazy IPA. And have we got just the brew for you! Introducing Zumbar Imperial Stout...
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Rock & Roll Happy Hour Featuring Pariah Brewing

2017. Where DID it go? It was definitely a roller coaster ride, and one of the biggest thrills we got was welcoming Pariah Brewing to San Diego’s craft beer scene. Now, it’s always an attention getter when a new brewery opens up, that’s a given. But when a newly opened brewery offers absolutely...
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R&R Happy Hour Featuring Nickel Beer Co.

Tonight we’re joined by a gentleman whose sideburns and basso profundo radio voice are without equal. Of course, he’s also one hell of an amazing brewer, the owner and founder of Nickel Beer Co , AND the proprietor O’Brien’s , of one of San Diego’s most legendary tap houses, as well as West Coast...
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Rock & Roll Happy Hour Featuring Newtopia Cydery

Tonight we have a show that would make 19th Century American legend, Johnny Appleseed, right proud. And by the way, what your second grade teacher DIDN’T tell you about ramblin’ Johnny is that 1) he became a shrewd real estate mogul 2) and more importantly, he planted apple trees hither and yon for...
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Rock & Roll Happy Hour Featuring Protector Brewery

Tonight’s show has the crew from Protector Brewery hopping aboard. (Ha! That one NEVER gets old!) Located in the Miralani Makers District (featured on our December 29th show), Protector is San Diego’s first and only certified 100% organic brewery. Sounds a little hippy-dippy to some of you, does it...
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Who's Tappin' What: Bitter Brothers' Little Sister 2018

Bitter Brothers Brewing Co. 2nd Anniversary Shindig & Little Sister Release this Saturday, January 20th at noon! It will be a family-friendly day of fun with games, music, beer & food. Pick up your reserved bottle of our NEW RELEASE Little Sister 2018 (and 2017 if you want the limited DUO...
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Loud @: Manchester Orchestra

San Diego's Alternative, FM 949 is hosting another LOUD @ Free Show, this time featuring New Music Discovery artist Manchester Orchestra at Green Flash Brewing Co.'s Cellar 3 in Poway! Video of Manchester Orchestra - The Gold (Official Video) Sign up below for your chance to win passes:
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Rock & Roll Happy Hour Featuring Bitter Brothers Brewing & Andrea's Truffles

Tyler Tucker has brewed up some lovely beers at a number of places around town, and these days he’s carrying the mash paddle for Bitter Brothers. Speaking of mash, he’s had a rough day at the brewhouse. Stuck mash. Stuck in traffic. He could definitely use a beer. Fortunately, there’s no shortage...
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Rock & Roll Happy Hour Featuring The Miralani Makers District

Finding a brand new brewery tucked away between an auto shop and a medical supply warehouse is hardly new to San Diegans. We’ve been seeking out these hidden gems—and watching them grow into internationally renowned bastions of craft beer—for over a quarter of a century now. So what makes one...
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Rock & Roll Happy Hour Featuring AleSmith

It’s no secret that Rock & Roll Happy Hour’s evangelizing side-kick and purveyor of lowbrow humor, Ken Wright, worked at a rather prominent local brewery for many, many years where, among other cheerleading tasks, he led thirsty fans around the brewery and plied them with tasty brews. The most...
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