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.
One of the most exciting aspects of craft beer is the sheer creativity displayed by brewers all over the United States. The sky is the limit and while not all experiments get the desired results or reactions from beer drinkers, each creative brew brings about opportunities for new ideas and ultimately new beer. Over theRead More
Recently, Vinepair put out an article entitled, “Craft Beer Was Built on an Us-Versus-Them Ethos. Now It’s Tearing Us Apart.” Strong words from the start, but I was eager to learn more. The author, Aaron Goldfarb, has a simple thesis when it comes to the issue of independence in beer: It’s all in the eyeRead More
Brewing collaborations are one of the best parts about craft beer. Whether it’s a working relationship that brings collabs together or personal connections these co-brewing experiences help to create cohesiveness within the beer community as well as put out some pretty rad beers. Recently, Thorn got together with brewers from two prolific L.A. breweries and somethingRead More
Great selection of beers that are all wonderfully crafted. Atmosphere is comfortable and cozy, I enjoy being able to bring my dog along.
Awesome beers that are all wonderfully crafted. Atmosphere is comfortable and cozy, I enjoy being able to bring my dog along.