Sabuku Sushi brings craft beer and brewers into the sushi dining experience For years, taking in the American pastime meant pairing sacred ballpark fare—red hots, peanuts, popcorn and other stadium … [Read more...] about Plates & Pints: Thinking Outside the Bamboo Box
Owner & Brewmaster, Second Chance Beer Company He’s been a fixture in the San Diego brewing scene for more than a decade-and-a-half, won countless national and international awards for his … [Read more...] about Q&A: Marty Mendiola
It won’t be La Mesa’s first brewing company (Bolt Brewery nabbed those bragging rights, opening last year after the municipal government removed restrictions on breweries within its geographic … [Read more...] about Helix Brewing Co. coming soon to La Mesa
From the Beer Writer: While it’s been an honor to help raise some money for a worthy cause through this year’s Beer to the Rescue campaign, there have been plenty of fun elements as well. Chief among … [Read more...] about Beer of the Week: Kilowatt Biere Du Monde
One morning, standing in a green room awaiting a television segment with the owners of Fallbrook Brewing Company and Bolt Brewery, I watched both gentlemen take a shine to each other. It made sense. … [Read more...] about Fallbrook’s “Homegrown” collaboration beer
Many East County residents drove down Prospect Avenue over the past several months, spied the extensive Polynesian-inspired façade of Pacific Islander Beer Company’s (8665 Argent Street, Santee) … [Read more...] about Meet Pacific Islander Beer Co.
It was exactly a year ago that brewer Chris West pulled me aside at a crowded beer festival to tell me he’d be departing his then-employer Monkey Paw Pub and Brewery to take the helm as head fermenter … [Read more...] about Now Open: Bay City Brewing Co.
From the Beer Writer: “What if we make a beer inspired by Skittles candies?” This was what Kris Ketcham, Stone Brewing Co. veteran and brewing manager at our mutual employers’ Liberty Station-based … [Read more...] about Beer of the Week: Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station Rainbow Triplin’
Should one ever doubt the power of social media, all they need do is reference the maelstrom of mixed-support, outrage, wonderment and disbelief that erupted when Jonathan Buford, the owner of Arizona … [Read more...] about Mike Hess NOT Merging with Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co.
Many brewers say they are passionate, but few things prove it as much as the actions of Raul Deju. As the part-owner of a brewery in Baja California’s Valle de Guadalupe, he would drive from Vista to … [Read more...] about Meet Guadalupe Brewery