Kearny Mesa

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to find out the latest taps. Updated 07/10/2018.


*Day Drinking IPA | Brut IPA | 6.3% ABV
Hops: Mosaic, Nelson, Cascade
Ode to the West Coast IPA, but with heightened effervescence and a super dry finish.

Hazing Cane | Hazy IPA | 6.6% ABV
Hops: Ekuanot, Mandarina Bavaria, and Mosaic
The  mandarin orange aroma and flavor stands out in this delicately balanced tropical fruit bomb.

*Now Open in Santee | Pale Ale | 5.2% ABV
Moderately bitter pale ale with a woody, citrusy aroma and a lingering, refreshing finish.

*Gavel Drop | American IPA | 7.2% ABV
Hops: Mosaic, Nelson
White wine and grapefruit flavors with smooth bitterness.

Beg for Murky | Hazy IIPA | 7.8% ABV
Hops: Citra and Hallertau Blanc
This beer is a collaboration with Aslin Beer Company from Virginia. It has a “murky” appearance with a silky smooth mouthfeel and ripe stone fruit flavors.

Questionable Advice | Hazy IPA | 6.9% ABV
Hops: Nelson and Citra
White wine and grapefruit flavors with smooth bitterness.

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


*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.


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:
*Pineapple or *Raspberry


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

*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.


Nicene 2017 | Farmhouse Saison Aged with White Wine Barrels | 6.8% ABV
Well balanced traditional Saison with a rustic bready malt backbone, tropical fruit forward wine flavors, and subtle French oak notes.

Chalcedon 2017 | Imperial Sour Brown Ale Barrel Aged with Cocoa Nibs | 10.7% ABV
Sour ale with hearty malt character and distinct chocolate and red berry notes.

Fun with Neighbors | Golden Sour Ale, Barrel Aged with Chardonnay and Muscat Grapes from Menghini Winery | 6.4% ABV
A light golden malt base with bright fruity acidity, white wine forward aroma and flavor, and subtle oak notes.

Liminal Spaces | Biere De Garde | 9.5% ABV
Complex rich caramel malt character complimented by ripe fruit sweetness and mild tartness.

*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.

Les Saisons | Dry-Hopped Rustic Saison Aged in French Oak Barrels | 6.8% ABV
Hops: Nelson and Styrian Golding
Fruity and fresh floral notes with light acidity and earthy wine character from the oak barrels.

Farmer’s Gold with Brett | Belgian Saison with Brettanomyces | 5.8% ABV
Pear and apple fruit notes with a bit of funk that finishes dry.


*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.


Hazing Cane (4 pack/16oz cans)
4th Anniversary Ale Imperial Sour Brown with Cherries
Questionable Advice (4 pack/16oz cans)
3rd Anniversary Biere De Miel
Woofle Dust
Woofle Dust Apricot

Broken Wand
Broken Wand with Raspberries
Les Saisons Spring 2017
Liminal Spaces
Beatitude Tart Saison
Variants: Black Currant, Passion Fruit, Pineapple, Guava, Raspberry, Cherry, Mango, 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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