Kearny Mesa

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to find out the latest taps. Updated 11/20/2018.


*America’s Finest
| Pale Ale | 5.4% ABV
Moderately bitter pale ale with a woody, citrusy aroma and a lingering, refreshing finish.

Weekend Brunch
| Hazy IPA | 6.5% ABV
Hops: Mosaic, Galaxy, Comet
An opaque appearance with a burst of juicy pineapple and orange flavors finishing dry and hoppy.

*Bully Pulpit | American IPA | 7.2% ABV
Hops: Mosaic, Simcoe
Perfect blend of citrus and tropical fruit notes with a touch of dankness supported by a malt body and dry finish.

*Day Drinking IPA | Brut IPA | 6.3% ABV
Hops: Mosaic, Mandarina Bavaria
Ode to the West Coast IPA hops flavors, but with a super dry finish.

*Quorum | Experimental IPA | 7.3% ABV
Hops: Comet, Citra. Herbal and floral hop aromas and flavors with a mild sweetness, followed by a piney bitterness.

*Royal Blood
| Imperial Red IPA | 8.1% ABV
Hops: Centennial, Zythos, and Columbus
Caramel/toast malt notes support the citrus resin hop characteristics.

*Bad Advice | SDBW Triple IPA | 10.0 % ABV
Hops: Simcoe, Amarillo, Citra
This heavy weight IPA is surprisingly easy drinking, packing punches of floral & piney hops with some sweetness from the alcohol.


*East County Ale | Crushable Ale | 6.5% ABV
It’s a refreshing, easy drinking Ale brewed to appeal to the outdoor-ist in all of us. Brewed with corn for crisp malt character and Cascade hops for an approachable aroma and flavor.

*Lively Banter 
| Blonde | 5.5% ABV
It’s a sip of sunshine, light and refreshing.

Spreckels Hefeweizen | German Style Wheat Ale | 5.5% ABV
Fruity banana esters and orange citrus dominate the aroma and flavor with a slight hint of clove and a bready malt character.


*Farmer’s Gold | Belgian Saison | 5.7% ABV
Soft malt body with significant Belgian spice and fruit notes.

*Veto Power | Belgian Tripel | 9.2% ABV
Perfect marriage of spice, fruit, and alcohol flavors with a soft malt presence.


*Order in the Porter | Robust Porter | 6.4% ABV
Milk chocolate and bold roasted malt character with a crisp dry finish.

*Pirate’s Breakfast | Imperial Oatmeal Stout | 8.4% ABV
San Diego style stout with chocolate and coffee notes, and a creamy oatmeal mouthfeel.

*Wayward Penguin | Milk Stout with Cocoa Nibs and Vanilla Beans | 5.4% ABV
Toasty, roasty stout rounded out with the sweetness of cocoa nibs and vanilla beans.


Béatitude | Tart Saison | 4.5% ABV
A mixed fermentation sour beer, which uses real fruit and is complex and refreshingly dry.

Variations Currently on Tap:
*Passion Fruit, *Mango, *Prickly Pear


*St. Nick’s Punch | Barrel Aged Sour Saison with Grape Must & Mulling Spices | 7.4% ABV
Malbec and Sangiovese grape must provide brilliant red wine character, while mulling spices offer a punch of orange zest, allspice, cloves, cinnamon, and just a touch of vanilla.

*Woofle Dust Apricot
| American Golden Sour Ale, Oak Foeder Aged with Apricots | 6.0% ABV
Light biscuity base with a vibrant expression of fruit tropical flavors.

*Magicdor | Rustic Foeder Aged Wild Ale | 6.6% ABV
Collaboration with Cellador Ales. We added their culture and aged hops to our culture, giving this beer lots of complexity, background stone fruit notes, and refreshing tartness.

*Vivid Visions | Belgian Style Quad Ale Aged in Justin Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Barrels | 10.1% ABV
A rich combination of candy sugar and fruity yeast notes are tempered by oak tannins from extended barrel aging.

*Woofle Dust |  Amercian Golden Sour, Oak Foeder Aged | 6.0% ABV
Light biscuity base with a vibrant expression of fruit tropical flavors.
Liminal Spaces | Barrel Aged Biere De Garde | 9.5% ABV
Complex rich caramel malt character complimented by ripe fruit sweetness and mild tartness.

Vienne | Biere De Mars Barrel Aged with Peaches & Persimmons | 9.4% ABV
Sweet caramel malt and earthy oak character with mild acidity and background notes of ripe peach and persimmon bloom.

Magical Heights (Collab with Gravity Heights), Golden Sour Oak Aged with Boysenberries, Lemon Zest, and Vanilla Beans | 7.0% ABV
A Boysenberry lemon tart inspired sour ale with a firm acidity and light oak tannins.


Day Drinking IPA (4 pack/16oz cans)
Lickable Staves (375ml)
Bully Pulpit (4 pack/16oz cans)
Beg for Murky (4 pack/16oz cans)
East County Ale (4 pack/16oz cans)
Lively Banter (4 pack/16oz cans)
4th Anniversary Ale Imperial Sour Brown with Cherries
3rd Anniversary Biere De Miel
Woofle Dust

Broken Wand
Beatitude Tart Saison
Variants (750ml): Black Currant, Passion Fruit, and Mango.
Variants (12oz Can): Raspberry, Cherry, Guava, and Three Berry.

( * ) Crafted to Remove Gluten: This beer has been fermented from grain that contains gluten; final gluten content in this beer cannot be verified and therefore may contain gluten.


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