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The Dog Days of June

Thorn Street Brewery Fun | 05.31.2018

Dogs are an important part of Thorn Brewing. With two dog-friendly tasting rooms, we love seeing all our cute, furry friends who come and visit us daily with their humans. Because they bring so much joy to our lives and ask so little in return, we thought we would declare June the Month of theRead More


Heady Topper Invades San Diego

Beer News | 05.24.2018

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

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Big Beer Wants Unity…When It Suits Them

Beer News | 05.17.2018

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

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Surfing & Beer with Scotty Kaplan

Thorn Street Brewery Fun | 05.02.2018

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