Okay fine, we admit it,
you can’t see the Northern Lights this far south. But San Diego has its
own version of Aurora Borealis, and ours has cast a hoppy spell over
this city. What the rest of the world calls an IPA, San Diego locals
consider pale in comparison. Aurora Hoppyalis is our San D..
Brewmasters Paul Segura and Julian Shrago aren’t just fair-weather friends. They came together when we — nay, the WORLD — needed them most. Yes, they’re here to lead us to clearer skies with this mouthwatering beer. Riders on the Storm is a West Coast IPA overflowing with tropical, floral,..
Boat shoes are much more than footwear – they’re a state of mind.
They say to those around you, “Hey. I’m practical, but I’m also stylish.
I may or may not actually own a boat. But I definitely care about the
finer things in life, like weekend jaunts to the coast, salty ocean
breezes, and ha..
You trudge through a dry, harsh landscape in search of refreshment. You accept your fate, doomed to perish in this lonely desert, deprived of that sweet sweet life-giving nectar. But lo! What’s that in the distance? Could it be the safe haven you’ve been searching for? Your eyes do not deceive you, ..
Most beers, you can rate on a scale of 1 to 10. But once you drink a “10,” what can you drink from there? Nothing, right? Well, This One Goes to Eleven. The 11th installment in our “Twelve Days” holiday series is an Imperial Red Ale brewed with cabernet grapes for decadent red wine-like flavors..
Beneath the tides off Mission Beach rests Wreck Alley – a dark and
mysterious seascape of forgotten ships. Amidst the rusted wreckage is a
marine ecosystem, an artificial reef teeming with life. Our Wreck Alley
is as dark as the depths of its namesake, an Imperial Stout of
BEER! Part of this complete breakfast!
Okay, okay, we’re not necessarily suggesting you have beer for
breakfast. Definitely not endorsing that idea. Nope, not us. But
holidays are the time to gather friends and family ’round the table, and
this beer celebrates all that is warm and fuzzy abou..
From the label: When we cut our teeth in the beer biz back in ’89, the thought of wild or spontaneously fermented ales left more than a sour taste in people’s mouths. Twenty-four years later, the mouth-puckering tartness of sour ales is craft beer’s newest obsession – an obsession we’ve been perfect..
Taylor Guitars and Karl Strauss have teamed up to create a beer that celebrates the best of both of our industries. Inspired by a trip to the Skagit Valley
in the Pacific Northwest—an environmentally forward-thinking community
known for its production of sustainable maple and world class malt—61..
It’s golden hour. Time to reflect on the day, dust the sand off
your blankets, and surround yourself with good friends.. The night
hasn’t turned dark yet, so why should your beer? Introducing Nine
Bonfires Blazing, the 9th installment in our “Twelve Days” holiday
series. Just like the sweate..
“To kick off this series of intense hoppy beers, we wanted to go big. Imported New Zealand Nelson Sauvin hops provide a vibrant tropical aroma that raises eyebrows and expectations. Aggressive amounts of Warrior and Ahtanum hops produce an assertive bitterness that stands out against a firm malt bac..
Back when the Mosaic hop first came on the scene, our brewers couldn’t wait to get their hands on some. Now, with three medals (and counting!) for this session beer, our crew is still just as smitten. Mosaic Session Ale is bursting with vibrant grapefruit aroma and flavors of citrus and tropical fru..
Mouette a Trois est la meileure biere que vous avez jamais goute ou notre nom n’est pas Karl Strauss. Mouette a Trois, meaning Three Seagulls, is the 3rd installment in our less than literal "Twelve Days" series of holiday ales. Brewed with fresh apricots, cherries and a blend of spices, the resulti..
Brewed for San Diego Beer Week 2012 An English-style Brown Porter brewed with organic peanut powder, cocoa nibs, and vanilla beans. The resulting brew is a beer’s answer to the peanut butter cup – a medium-bodied porter with smooth layers of peanut butter and milk chocolate. Stats: 5.6% ABV – 56 SRM..
Each year, leopard sharks flock to the warm waters of San Diego.
But these little guys aren’t out for blood; they much prefer the taste
of the newest local brew (yep, leopard sharks love craft beer. It’s
science). Introducing Seven Sharks A-Circling, the 7th installment in
our “Twelve Days” ..
What’s that they say? Something about “the best laid plans”… When we set out to brew this San Diego-Style IPA with the fine folks at Societe Brewing Company, we daydreamed about enjoying this deliciously tropical slice-of-heaven with all of our friends and family in the heat of summer. But hey, plan..