Craft Breweries Feeling the Effects of the Government Shutdown

Beer News | 01.19.2019

While hardly the most affected by the Government shutdown, craft breweries are feeling the pinch and it could have serious consequences for many of these mostly small businesses. Whether it’s trying to get a Certificate of Label Approval from the¬†Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) so beer can be shipped across state linesRead More

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Beer Community Comes Together with Resilience IPA

Beer News | 12.19.2018

One of the best things about being part of the craft beer community is the support that breweries show to one another in times of need. Yes, there is still healthy competition within the industry but most brewers, sales reps, and tasting rooms staff all seem to really have each other’s backs when it matters.Read More

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Is the Internet Ruining Beer?

Beer News | 12.07.2018

This week the San Diego craft beer community was hit with the news that two well-respected breweries will likely be closing down this month. Council Brewing (Kearny Mesa and Santee) and Benchmark Brewing (Grantville & Bay Park) both put out statements on Facebook. Council wrote a heart-breaking post thanking their patrons for their support andRead More

Happy 6th Birthday Thorn!

Thorn Street Brewery Fun | 11.28.2018

Six years ago, three guys had a dream that they could create a place in their neighborhood, North Park,¬†that would serve not only as a social hub and community gathering spot but also as a place for locals and visitors alike to grab a quality craft beer that was made right at the source. We’veRead More