Lovers of all types of craft beer have found a home in East Village. This area is well-known for housing a wide selection of breweries, which showcase the enterprising minds behind San Diego's thriving craft beer industry.
While this San Diego is home to more than 150 craft beer breweries and accompanying tasting rooms, here are a few must-visit destinations in are near East Village:
As a winner of numerous awards for its amazing craft beer selection, Mission Brewery provides tours so that guests can get a feel for the beer-making process. Both kids and dogs are welcome here, and you can even reserve some space for private events while you're in town. Their beer selection includes lagers, blondes, IPAs, ambers, and German wheat beers.
Half Door Brewery
Half Door Brewery recreates an Irish pub atmosphere, which offers a warm and welcoming environment to guests. Brewmasters take great pride in creating new beer recipes, such as pale ales, IPAs, stouts, red ales, Belgians, and barleywines. They also feature brunch, lunch, and dinner menus, including Scotch eggs, fish and chips, and pork belly hash, just to name a few tasty dishes.
10 Barrel Brewing
The lively environment within 10 Barrel Brewing personifies the founders' view on life; drink great beer while having fun times with good friends. They put a lot of thought and effort into developing their highly diverse beer selection, which includes IPAs, lagers, wheat ales, sours, and many others. They also feature a line of delicious canned cocktails, including classics like Moscow Mule, Margarita, and Bloody Mary.
Border X Brewing
In neighboring Barrio Logan Border X Brewing is a Mexican spin on classic craft brews, Border X Brewing incorporates classic craft beer ingredients with a variety of intense flavors and spices. Check out their Gran Jefe, which has slight banana and clover flavors for a unique taste experience. There is also the Horchata Golden Stout, which features hints of cinnamon and vanilla.
Ballast Point Little Italy
Nestled in the middle of San Diego's scenic Little Italy neighborhood, Ballast Point Little Italy features many tasty brews and menu items, within a fun and casual environment. Kids are more than welcome at this brewery thanks to its family-friendly vibe. Sample some of Ballast Point's classic craft beers or try out a new experimental brew to delight your taste buds.