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By Bruce Glassman

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Alta Brewing

Map1983 Julian Ave
San Diego, CA 92113
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Description:

Tucked away in an unassuming residential neighborhood of Barrio Logan, this brewery and tasting room feels very much a part of the community. Even though the buzz of traffic from Interstate #5 can be heard from the patio, the vibe here is relaxed and intimate.

A small, simple tasting room, accented with Mexican-inspired artwork and decor, opens to a narrow patio that overlooks a parking lot. The bar is small, but there’s a decent amount of space at the various open-air counters that line the main room.

Brewer Brett Stampf, formerly of La Jolla Brewing Company, offers another standard tap lineup here, which includes a collection of common styles, such as pale ale, IPA, brown ale, and stout.

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Additional Information:

Neighborhood: Barrio Logan
Dog Friendly: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Food: Food Nearby
Seating: Good
Brewery Size: Small
Brewery Environment : Tasting Room
Patio: Yes
Brewery Tours: No
TVs: Yes
Merch for Sale: Yes
Beer to Go: Yes

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About the San Diego Brewery Guide

San Diego is all about great beer—and there’s an awful lot of it! We currently have more than 120 working brewery locations in our county, with an estimated 30-40 more in the planning stages. That’s a lot of breweries to sort through. So where to begin? Well, the answer is right here. If you want to plan any kind of brewery experience, The San Diego Brewery Guide is your most essential tool. Not only does it list the location and key information about every working brew house that’s open to the public, it also allows you to search for breweries that meet your specific criteria. Do you only want breweries in a specific neighborhood? No problem. Only want places that have patios for dogs? You got it. Do you want to keep your search limited to small or medium-sized breweries? Yup, we got that.

With so many breweries to choose from, we hope you’ll keep coming back to consult The San Diego Brewery Guide on a regular basis. Our ultimate goal is to make it easy for you to plan the perfect day or weekend of brewery tours and tastings in San Diego—and to do it time and time again. If you haven’t already, you’ll see that there’s nothing better than enjoying a great brewery-fresh beer right where it’s made.

So get out there and explore! Sip. Savor. Socialize. And get ready to be awed by some of the best brews to be found anywhere on the planet. Enjoy!

- Bruce Glassman

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