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Thorn Brewing began in North Park, San Diego, and we are committed to brewing high-quality and innovative craft beer.

Independence in craft beer is incredibly important to us as a brewery as well as to the craft beer community as a whole. This tight-knit, craft community was founded on the principles of quality vs. quantity, passion vs. profit, and being a positive impact on the neighborhoods where we live and work.

Our Craft Beers

OUR CRAFT BEERS RANGE FROM IPAS TO LAGERSĀ TO STOUTS. WHATEVER YOUR MOOD, THORN BREWING HAS IT ALL

Beer Blog

Beer News | 05.24.2018

Heady Topper Invades San Diego

A couple of weeks ago, we saw rumblings on social media that Heady Topper, from The Alchemist in Vermont, was available in select bottle shops and bars around San Diego. My first thought was that these were black market beers since The Alchemist famously doesn’t distribute beyond an incredibly tiny footprint in Vermont. For years,Read More

Beer News | 05.17.2018

Big Beer Wants Unity…When It Suits Them

The Brewer’s Association pulled no punches at the annual Craft Brewer’s Conference that was recently held in Nashville. BA chairman, Eric Wallace, addressed the issue of big beerĀ in a fiery speech: “Clever and deceptive packaging design, omission of ownership statements on labels, intellectual-property violations, denigrating and expensive marketing campaigns, monopolistic practices choking off raw materialsRead More

Thorn Street Brewery Fun | 05.02.2018

Surfing & Beer with Scotty Kaplan

Here at Thorn Brewing, our people are just as important to our success as the quality of our beer. We take great pride in how we serve our customers, how we create the beers and also we get excited about our Tribe’s successes outside of the brewery. The Fest Coming up on May 12th, ScottyRead More

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