San Diego Craft Beer

Featured “Dog Days of Summer” Beer: Pariah Brewing’s My Cat From Helles Lager

News flash for locals who live west of I-5: it’s HOT! Jeremy and Ken, who live among the toasty, hilly hinterlands of inland San Diego County know this all too well. Good thing they had Pariah Brewing on the show last week. It’s an even better thing that Pariah head brewer/founder Brian Mitchell...
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Rock & Roll Happy Hour: Pariah Brewing Co.

Pariah Brewing, hailed as San Diego’s Best New Brewery by San Diego Magazine when it first opened a couple of years ago, has recently ramped up its canning to two runs a month. People DEMAND it, according to Head Brewer Brian Mitchell. And just who are these people? Well, Jeremy and Ken for...
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Rock & Roll Happy Hour: Pure Project Brewing

Here at Rock & Roll Happy Hour we try not to play favorites when it comes to inviting breweries on the show. Of course, we don’t really try all that hard. That explains why Mike and Chris from Pure Project Brewing are joining us (again) for another show. We absolutely LOVE their beers. Plus,...
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FEATURED MIDSUMMER "BEER:" FUJI LA-LA-LA from NEWTOPIA CYDER

Love ‘em or loathe ‘em, there’s no denying that hazy brews are the “It Pint” right now. Well, you know how much we love jumping on the bandwagon around here, so without further ado, let us introduce to you our latest featured beverage: Fuji La La La! It’s crisp, juicy, and oh-so hazy. It’s a...
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Featured Beer: Pizza Port Palapa IPA

If you’re wondering where the hell the sun went and May Gray has you feelin’ ho-hum, get your hands on a six-pack of liquid sunshine: Pizza Port Palapa IPA! We guarantee you it’ll make you feel like summer is finally here, even if the weather isn’t cooperating. The first thing you’ll notice is the...
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Featured Beer: Second Chance Beer Co Over-The-Line Lager

A San Diego craft beer dedicated to this only-in-San Diego (ahem) “athletic tradition?” Why has nobody done this yet? Well, finally they have, and it’s another first from our friends at Second Chance Beer Co : Over-The-Line Lager! For those San Diego transplants not familiar with the storied sport...
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Brewery Stop: Nickel Beer Co. in Julian

After being dragged out to Anza Borrego by the missus for the umpteenth time to see the flowers, there’s a few things I’ve learned over the years: One of the least crowded spots to get calendar worthy shots of the desert lilies is along Pegleg Road. Traipsing around amongst the rocks, sand and...
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Rock & Roll Happy Hour Featuring Saint Archer Brewing

This week sees the roll-out of a locally brewed, Coachella-compatible crusher in a can. And it just so happens that Jeremy and Ken (LUCKY!) are some of the first guys in town to get their mitts around one of ‘em. Saint Archer R& D Brewer Greg Garrity, Marketing Man Don Li and Dani from...
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Featured Beer: Societe Brewing's "The Pugilist" Dry Irish Stout

So, what’ll ya have for Saint Patrick’s Day this year? Green beer? WRONG! (Making a cheap beer green doesn’t make it taste any better. Duh.) Irish Coffee? WRONG! (It’s a waste of sweet, sweet whiskey and does nothing to flatter the goodness of a local roast.) Or maybe that famous beer from the Old...
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1 can. 1 glass. 1 dawg. Good times.

Featured Winter Beer: AleSmith Speedway Stout

It seems there are endless versions of coffee stouts on the shelf. Some with chocolate added. Some with vanilla. Some aged in a vintage barrel of Kentucky bourbon. The possibilities are endless and some are pretty damn good. We’ve featured a couple of our favorites during past winters (Port’s Santa...
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