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Beer Cocktails

Inside San Diego's Largest Hop Farm

Star B Ranch in Ramona provides a unique ingredient for local brewers
June 21, 2018

Owl Farm's Offbeat Beer Styles Attract 'Novice' Beer Drinkers

An unfamiliar brand has a familiar company behind it
June 14, 2018

Checking in with You & Yours Distilling Co.’s Laura Johnson

The San Diego ‘distillerista’ is creating new spirits and making a name for herself
June 13, 2018

3 New and Notable Brewery Spots in San Diego

Oceanside adds a brewery and two previous locations are reimagined
June 7, 2018

Where to Celebrate Negroni Week in San Diego

Our (mostly) comprehensive list of some of the best offerings
June 6, 2018

Checking in with Paul Sangster and the San Diego Brewers Guild

Rip Current’s co-founder is the new president of SDBG
May 31, 2018

Bartender Exit Interview: Mark Broadfoot

He’s off to Miami, but leaving behind his Mexican Chocolate Milk Punch
May 25, 2018

Have a Beer with Burning Beard Founders Mike Maass and Jeff Wiederkehr

Inside the subversive, creative, and punk-inspired brewery that’s one of San Diego’s coolest brands
May 24, 2018

10 San Diego Beers Perfect for Summer

This year's Rhythm & Brews offered high temperatures and refreshing brews to match
May 17, 2018

Bartender Exit Interview: Michele Willard

Saying goodbye to San Diego's cocktail scene’s den mom
May 16, 2018

San Diego Brewers Shine in International Competitions

The spring awards season wraps up with big wins for local breweries
May 10, 2018

TJ Majeske Wants to Make The Pearl a Craft Cocktail Destination

The mid-century modern hotel has new owners, a new chef, and a new focus on cocktails
May 4, 2018

Have a Beer with Rouleur’s Rawley Macias

The cycling-themed Carlsbad brewery just celebrated its first anniversary
May 3, 2018

Raised by Wolves Is Your New Favorite Liquor Store

The selection at Consortium Holdings’ new bottle shop is well-curated and surprisingly affordable
April 27, 2018

Bagby's Beerleaders Program Teaches Brewing Basics

The community beer education program offers a day in a brewery making beer
April 26, 2018

The Coolest Things Happening in San Diego Beer Right Now

A dive into the new, notable, and lesser-known in our city’s beer scene
April 24, 2018

Critic’s Picks: San Diego's Best Beer 2018

Beer columnist Bruce Glassman looks at the 15 brews that have created the longest-lasting impression since May 2017
April 24, 2018

Brews with Views: San Diego’s Top 6 Scenic Sipping Spots

Where to enjoy a cold pint with an ocean view
April 19, 2018

Juniper & Ivy’s Frank Magnasco Makes Manhattans

The San Diego bartender is one of six competing next week in New York
April 18, 2018

Have a Beer with SouthNorte Brewer Ryan Brooks

Brooks is San Diego’s “brewing ambassador” to Baja
April 12, 2018

Is San Diego Beer Growth Leveling Off?

Even Green Flash Brewing Co. has to call it quits
April 5, 2018

3 Cocktails to Add to Your Must-Drink List This Spring

New menus from Herb & Wood, Juniper & Ivy, and Sycamore Den bring lighter, sweeter flavors
April 4, 2018

Where to Find a Cocktail Made with Butterfly Pea Flowers

A handful of San Diego bars are stepping up their purple cocktail game
March 29, 2018

Getting to Know the Ensenada Beer Festival

Mexico’s largest beer event spotlights a new world of craft
March 29, 2018

Quality Rum Makes a Comeback at Catamaran Resort

The Mission Bay hotel partners with Malahat Spirits Co. for some seriously tasty kill-devil
March 22, 2018

Have a Beer with Bitter Brothers Brewer Tyler Tucker

Bay Ho’s brewery gets a new member of the family
March 22, 2018

Celebrate Spring With These 5 Outdoor Happy Hours

Because daylight saving time is all about using that extra hour of sunshine wisely
March 20, 2018

Mother Earth Brew Co. Adds Wine and Food to Its Portfolio

The newly opened Mother’s Provisions brings wine, cheese, and charcuterie to downtown Vista
March 15, 2018

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Whiskey

Aero Bar’s Sean O’Connell offers his picks, plus our roundup of holiday cocktails
March 14, 2018

Big Things Are Happening at Prohibition

The speakeasy-style bar launches a supper club, new menu, and a March 13 ‘fire sale’
March 9, 2018

Has Anything Really Changed Since Ballast Point Sold to Constellation?

More than two years after the acquisition, misinformation and misunderstanding still abound
March 8, 2018

Beer to the Rescue Taps into Year 4

The campaign to raise awareness and money for the Lupus Foundation of Southern California is bigger than ever
March 1, 2018

Have a Beer with Burgeon Head Brewer Anthony Tallman

Looking back on a year that brought awards, respect, and lots of new fans (and a beer made with donuts!)
February 22, 2018

Where to Go for a Perfect Girl Scout Cookie and Beer Pairing

'Cookies on Tap' comes to several San Diego breweries this weekend
February 21, 2018

Have a Cocktail for a Cause at Sycamore Den This Wednesday

The ‘zero waste’ menu features creative bourbon cocktails and benefits homeless-services nonprofit Think Dignity
February 20, 2018

Stone Brewing Takes the Fight to Big Beer

The San Diego icon files a lawsuit against MillerCoors
February 14, 2018

Punch Bowls, Break-Up Cocktails, and Valentiki Drinks

Five spots to celebrate love or drown your sorrows this Valentine's Day
February 8, 2018

10 Beer Festivals to Add to Your Bucket List

Sip your way around the world, from Chicago to China
February 8, 2018

A Salute to the Bitter Brothers Family Dinner Series

Feeding craft beer fans to help Feeding San Diego
February 1, 2018

Caché’s Cocktails Showcase French Flavors

The Hillcrest speakeasy debuts five new drinks this week
January 31, 2018

Have a Beer with the Belching Beaver Brew Team

Troy Smith, Peter Perrecone, and Thomas Peters share the view from inside one of San Diego's fastest growing breweries
January 25, 2018

Around the World in Beer

An international look at the world’s most popular alcoholic beverage
January 18, 2018

What to Drink at Kindred Right Now

Two years in, bar manager David Kinsey is keeping the cocktail menu ‘classy and thrashy'
January 17, 2018

Have a Beer with the Eppig Brewing Team

Clayton LeBlanc, Nathan Stephens, and Stephanie Eppig discuss the North Park brewery's magic formula
January 11, 2018

Plaza Bar’s Cocktails Provide Respite from a Not-So-Cold Winter

Irving Gonzalez taps into the bar’s music scene for inspiration
January 4, 2018

A Look Back at San Diego Beer in 2017

The events, trends, and brews that made the year in beer
January 4, 2018

Have a Beer with Longship’s Dan Jachimowicz

Bringing the Viking spirit of exploration to his Mira Mesa brewhouse
December 21, 2017

George’s Level2’s New Menu is an Ode to San Diego

23 cocktails highlight the nuances and diversity of the region
December 20, 2017

10 Great Beers for Your Holiday Wish List

'Tis the season for special releases
December 14, 2017

Holiday Gift Guide for Cocktail Lovers

Recipe books, spirits, and a new one-stop-shop for cocktail provisions
December 13, 2017

Noble Experiment’s Latest Experiment

A new cocktail program introduces three cocktails each week
December 7, 2017

Local Brewers Weigh in on the Tasting Room Debate

Four San Diego brewery owners offer their perspective on opening tasting rooms in high-density craft beer areas
December 7, 2017

4 New Fall Cocktail Menus to Check Out

Seasonal offerings include exotic spices, local coffee liqueur, house-made cider, and Icelandic gin
December 1, 2017

Have a Beer with Mason Ale Works Director of Brewery Ops Matt Webster

Creating food-friendly beers as simply as possible
November 30, 2017

10 Things I'm Drinking to This Thanksgiving

More than ever, we can be thankful for beer
November 22, 2017

Your Guide to San Diego's Best Happy Hours

Here's where to throw back a cold one while the sun's still out
November 22, 2017

Highlights from San Diego Beer Week 2017

The best beers, bites, and bashes
November 16, 2017

3 DIY Holiday Cocktail Recipes

Impress your guests with these seasonal drinks
November 15, 2017

The San Diego Lager Boom

Why light, crisp, and flavorful is the next “new” thing
November 9, 2017

Meet the Bartender: Mark Broadfoot

The Tamarindo mixologist talks about his legendary milk punch and what makes a tequila “bat friendly”
November 2, 2017

A Sneak Peek at San Diego Beer Week

7 epic events to put on your calendar for November 3-12
November 2, 2017

A Quick Roundup of 7 New San Diego Breweries

From Chula Vista to San Marcos—new breweries are popping up all over the county
October 26, 2017

11 Halloween Cocktails That Are Better Than Candy

Local bartenders are whipping up spooky specials with crickets, chocolate, and cider
October 25, 2017

San Diego Brewers Guild Brews Its First Collaboration

The soon-to-be released Capital of Craft IPA celebrates the guild’s 20th anniversary
October 19, 2017

San Diego Brewers Claim Medals at the Great American Beer Festival

An impressive showing at the world’s largest commercial beer competition
October 12, 2017

Adele Stratton Leaves Noble Experiment for Jaynes Gastropub

Her first menu features light, crisp, approachable cocktails
October 11, 2017

All We Need Is Love, Cocktails, and Gravy

A creative bartender brightens the day at The Smoking Gun
October 5, 2017

Home Brew Mart Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

For a quarter-century, this iconic Linda Vista shop has been the epicenter of San Diego craft brewing
October 5, 2017

Have a Beer with Thunderhawk’s Bill Lindsay and Jonathan Barbarin

This Miramar nano proves good things come in small packages
September 28, 2017

Have a Beer with the Second Chance Leadership Team

Marty Mendiola, Virginia Morrison, and Curtis Hawes talk past, current, and future plans for the brewery
September 21, 2017

Common Theory Public House Puts Craft Beer in the Spotlight

Chef A.G. Warfield aims to create food that not only improves with beer but enhances the beer itself
September 14, 2017

Grant Grill’s New Cocktail Menu Includes Unexpected Ingredients

Cory Alberto takes a culinary approach to the aviation-themed cocktails
September 13, 2017

Are Tasting Rooms Hurting San Diego's Beer Bars?

University Heights publican Karen Barnett voices her concerns
September 7, 2017

What to Drink at Hundred Proof

Trust’s sister restaurant keeps the focus on approachable cocktails
September 6, 2017

Coin-Op Brings Brings Innovative Cocktails and Classic Games to the Gaslamp

Michele Willard’s menu is both fun and sophisticated
August 31, 2017

The US Grant is Making Non-Alcoholic Craft Beer

The hotel's beverage program attempts to fill the 0% ABV void in San Diego's craft beer scene
August 31, 2017

Queensborough Brings 1920s New York to the Gaslamp

The two-story cocktail lounge is serving elevated pub grub and NYC classics
August 29, 2017

Stone Brewing Turns 21 in Style

Dozens of breweries join the celebration — here are the best beers of the day
August 24, 2017

Got a Great Balsamic? Make a Cocktail!

Vinegars provide a nice kick to boozy drinks
August 23, 2017

Have a Beer with AleSmith’s Head Brewer Ryan Crisp

From the early days with a team of six, to one of San Diego’s biggest producers — he’s seen it all
August 17, 2017
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