Complete List of Breweries in San Diego County

First let me say that I love the West Coaster – My favorite Magazine and my favorite way to keep up to date on the number of breweries there are in the county, because they are popping up so fast it’s hard to keep track… So here is the most up to date list that I have found:

NOTE that operational brew house does not necessarily mean there is a tasting room. UPDATED 1/21/17

OPERATIONAL BREW HOUSE COUNT: 137

LIST OF SD COUNTY BREW HOUSES in alphabetical order:
1. 2Kids Brewing Co. (Mira Mesa, 2013)
2. 32 North Brewing Co. (Miramar, 2014)
3. Abnormal Beer Company (Rancho Bernardo, 2015)
4. Acoustic Ales Brewing Experiment (Midtown, 2013)
5. AleSmith Brewing Company (Miramar, 1995; 2015)
6. Alpine Beer Company (Alpine, 2002)
7. Amplified Ale Works (Pacific Beach, 2012)
8. Amplified Ale Works (Miramar, 2016)
9. Arcana Brewing Co. (Carlsbad, 2012)
10. Automatic Brewing Company (Normal Heights, 2010)
11. Aztec Brewing Company (Vista, 2011)
12. Back Street Brewery (Vista, 2004)
13. Bagby Beer Company (Oceanside, 2014)
14. Barn Brewery (North Park, 2016)
15. Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits (Scripps Ranch, 2006; Acquired by Constellation Brands, 2015)
16. Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits (Little Italy, 2013; “)
17. Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits (Miramar, 2014; “)
18. Ballast Point Home Brew Mart (Linda Vista, 1996: “)
19. Barrel Harbor (Vista, 2013)
20. Bay Bridge Brewing Co. (Chula Vista, 2006)
21. Bay City Brewing (Loma Portal, 2015)
22. Bear Roots Brewing Co. (Vista, 2015)
23. Belching Beaver Brewing (New HQ – Oceanside, 2016)
24. Belching Beaver Brewing (Original Location – Vista, 2012)
25. Belching Beaver Brewery Tavern & Grill (Vista, 2016)
26. Benchmark Brewing (Grantville, 2013)
27. Bitter Brothers Brewing (Pacific Beach/Clairemont), 2016
28. BNS Brewing & Distilling (Santee, 2013)
29. Bolt Brewing Co. (La Mesa, 2014)
30. Booze Brothers (Vista, 2013)
31. Border X Brewing (Logan Heights, 2013)
32. Breakwater Brewing Company (Oceanside, 2008)
33. Burgeon Beer Company (Carlsbad, 2016)
34. Burning Beard Brewing (El Cajon 2016)
35. ChuckAlek Independent Brewers (Ramona, 2013)
36. Coronado Brewing Company (Coronado, 1996)
37. Coronado Brewing Company (Bay Park, 2013)
38. Council Brewing (Kearny Mesa, 2014)
39. Culture Brewing Co. (Solana Beach, 2013)
40. Culver Beer Co. (Carlsbad, 2016)
41. Division 23 Brewing (Miramar, 2015)
42. Dos Desperados (San Marcos, 2014)
43. Duck Foot (Miramar, 2015)
44. Eppig Brewing (North Park, 2016)
45. Fall Brewing Co. (North Park, 2014)
46. Fallbrook Brewing Company (Fallbrook, 2013)
47. Finest Made Ales – Grand Opening Aug. 19 (formerly Butcher’s Brewing; Santee; 2013)
48. Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant (Mission Valley, 1998)
49. Green Flash Brewing Co. (Mira Mesa, 2002)
50. Groundswell Brewing Co. (Grantville, 2013)
51. Groundswell Brewing Co. (Santee, 2017)
52. Guadalupe Brewery (Carlsbad, 2015)
53. Half Door Brewing Co. (Downtown, 2015)
54. Helix Brewing Co. (La Mesa, 2015)
55. Helm’s Brewing (Kearny Mesa, 2012)
56. Hillcrest Brewing Company (Hillcrest, 2012)
57. Home Brewing Co. (North Park, 2015)
58. Intergalactic Brewing Co. (Mira Mesa, 2013)
59. Iron Fist Brewing Company (Vista, 2010)
60 Jacked Up Brewing (Escondido, 2017)
61. Jamul Brewing Co. (Jamul, 2013)
62. Julian Brewing Company (Julian, 2012)
63. Karl Strauss 4s Ranch (4S Ranch, 2012)
64. Karl Strauss Carlsbad (Carlsbad, 1999)
65. Karl Strauss Downtown (Downtown, 1989)
66. Karl Strauss La Jolla (La Jolla, 2004)
67. Karl Strauss Main Production Brewery (Pacific Beach, 1996)
68. Karl Strauss Sorrento Mesa (Sorrento Mesa, 1994)
69. Kensington Brewing Company (Grantville, 2013)
70. Kilowatt Brewing Company (Kearny Mesa, 2015)
71. KnB Brewery (Del Cerro, 2016)
72. Knotty Brewing Co. (Downtown, 2016)
73. Kuracali Saké & Beer Brewery (San Marcos, 2014)
74. La Jolla Brewing Co (La Jolla, 2013)
75. Latitude 33 Brewing Company (Vista, 2012)
76. Legacy Brewing (Oceanside, 2013)
77. Lightning Brewery (Poway, 2006)
78. Little Miss Brewing (Miramar, 2016)
79. Longship Brewery (Mira Mesa, 2016)
80. Magnetic Brewing (Kearny Mesa, 2015)
81. Mason Ale Works (Oceanside, 2015)
82. Midnight Jack Brewing Co. (Oceanside, 2016)
83. Mike Hess Brewing (North Park, 2013)
84. Mikkeller Brewing San Diego (Miramar, 2015)
85. Mission Brewery (Downtown, 2008)
86. Modern Times (Midway, 2013)
87. Monkey Paw Pub & Brewery (East Village, 2011)
88. Mother Earth Brew Company (Vista, 2010)
89. New English Brewing Company (Sorrento Valley, 2008)
90. Nickel Beer Company (Julian, 2013)
91. North Park Beer Co. (North Park, 2016)
92. Novo Brazil Brewing Company (Chula Vista, 2015)
93. OB Brewery (Ocean Beach, 2016)
94. Oceanside Ale Works (Oceanside, 2006)
95. Oceanside Brewing Company (Oceanside, 2016)
96. Offbeat Brewing Company (Escondido, 2012)
97. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company (Carmel Mountain, 1995)
98. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company (Mission Valley, 2001)
99. On-The-Tracks Brewery (Carlsbad, 2011)
100. O’Sullivan Brother’s Brewing (Scripps Ranch, 2014)
101. Pacific Beach Ale House (Pacific Beach, 2007)
102. Pacific Islander Beer Co. (Santee, 2015)
103. Pariah Brewing Company (North Park, 2017)
104. Pizza Port Bressi Ranch (Bressi Ranch, 2014)
105. Pizza Port Carlsbad (Carlsbad, 1997)
106. Pizza Port Ocean Beach (Ocean Beach, 2010)
107. Pizza Port Solana Beach (Solana Beach, 1992)
108. Plan 9 Ale House (Escondido, 2013)
109. Poor House Brewing Co (North Park, 2012)
110. Port Brewing / The Lost Abbey (San Marcos, 2006)
111. Prodigy Brewing Company (San Marcos, 2016)
112. Prohibition Brewing Company (Vista, 2011)
113. Pure Project Brewing (Miramar, 2016)
114. Quantum Brewing Company (Kearny Mesa, 2014)
115. Reckless Brewing Co. (Miramar, 2015)
116. Resident Brewing Co. (Downtown, 2016)
117. Rip Current Brewing Co. (San Marcos, 2012)
118. Rock Bottom Brewery Restaurant La Jolla (La Jolla, 1998)
119. Rough Draft Brewing Company (Mira Mesa, 2012)
120. San Diego Brewing Company (Grantville, 1993)
121. San Diego Brewing Company (North Park, 2017)
122. San Marcos Brewery & Grill (San Marcos, 1991)
123. Second Chance Beer Co. (Carmel Mountain Ranch, 2015)
124. Societe Brewing Co. (Kearny Mesa, 2012)
125. South Park Brewing Co. (South Park, 2015)
126. SpecHops Brewing Co. (Vista, 2017)
127. St. Archer Brewing Co. (Miramar, 2013; Acquired by MillerCoors, 2015)
128. SR76 Brewery (Valley Center, 2017)
129. Stone Brewing Co. (Escondido, 1996)
130. Stone Liberty Station (Liberty Station, 2013)
131. Stumblefoot Brewing Company (San Marcos, 2012)
132. The Beer Company (Downtown, 2010)
133. Thorn St. Brewery (North Park, 2012)
134, Thunderhawk Alements (Miramar, 2016)
135. Toolbox Brewing (Vista, 2014)
136. Wavelength Brewing Co. (Vista, 2014)
137. White Labs (Miramar, 2012)

SATELLITE TASTING ROOMS (no brewhouse)
32 North Liberty Station
Alpine Beer Co. Pub
Barrel Harbor Miramar Road (now open as of 11/21)
Belching Beaver North Park
Belching Beaver Ocean Beach (in planning)
Bolt Brewing Little Italy
Border X Logan Heights
Chuckalek Biergarten North Park
Coronado Brewing Co. Imperial Beach

Culture Brewing Encinitas (in planning)
Culture Brewing Ocean Beach
Green Flash Cellar 3
Helm’s Brewing Ocean Beach
Mike Hess Brewing Ocean Beach
Mike Hess Brewing Miramar
Iron Fist Barrio Logan
Kilowatt Brewing Satellite (Ocean Beach) (under construction)
Legacy Brewing Miramar
Lost Abbey Confessional Cardiff
Little Miss Normal Heighs
Little Miss Ocean Beach
Modern Times North Park
Modern Times Encinitas (in planning)
Mother Earth Tap Room Vista
Rip Current North Park

Stone Oceanside
Stone Tap Room
Stone Kettner/Downtown

BREWERIES PLANNED
Brewing facility (Neighborhood) (Projected Opening If Known)
10 Fathoms (?) (?) (Twitter)
3 Punk Ales (Chula Vista)
Barrel Rescue Brewing Co. (Kearny Mesa)
Black Plague Brewing (Oceanside) (Summer ’16)
BlueWater Brewing (Carlsbad)
California Wild Ales (North Park)
Depot Springs Beer Company (La Mesa) (June ’16)
Dogma Brewing (Clairemont)
Downbeat Brewing Co. (?)
Ebullition Brew Works (Vista)
Escondido Brewing Co. (Escondido)
Fighter Town Brewing Co. (Sorrento Valley)
Full Body Brewing (Vista)
Harney Brewing Co. (North SD)
Indian Joe Beer (North SD) (Early 2017)
Jacked Up Brewing (Escondido) (?)
Knox Corners Brewing (Lakeside)
Legatus Brewing Co. (Chula Vista)
Mason Ale Works (San Marcos)
Northern Pine Brewing (Oceanside)
Rouleur Brewing Co. (Carlsbad) (February 2017)
Thorn Street (Barrio Logan) (2017)
Viewpoint Brewing (Del Mar, formerly Vigilante Brewing)
Wiseguy Brewing Co. (Carlsbad)

 

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