Chris Cramer and Matt Rattner set out to build a 100-year-old brewery when they founded Karl Strauss Brewing Company in 1989, Cramer shared during a recent Brew Talks meetup held at Great Divide Brewing Company earlier this month.
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5985 Santa Fe Street
San Diego, CA 92109 United States
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Add Karl Strauss Brewing Company to a small but growing list of craft breweries expanding beyond self-distribution and into broader beer wholesaling. In an effort to help smaller craft players gain better access to thousands of bars and restaurants, Karl Strauss is boosting its portfolio to include a “select group” of local beer products, according to Mark Weslar, the company’s vice president of marketing. Black Plague Brewing Company and Benchmark Brewing Company are the first two companies to sign with Karl Straus
The Beer Institute is hoping a so-called “lame duck session” of Congress won’t hurt the chances of finally passing the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA), which would lower excise taxes, compliance burdens, and regulations on alcohol makers.
The Brewers Association will change the way it processes Great American Beer Festival applications in 2017 after the group made a critical error that forced festival organizers to revoke one popular Ohio brewery’s “Mid-Size Brewing Company of the Year” award and give it to another brewery. Late Saturday evening — hours after the BA handed out 286 medals to 254 different breweries — festival organizers discovered their mistake and informed Fat Head’s Brewery that it had been stripped of its coveted “Mid-Size Brewing Company of the Year” trophy, with the award going to Karl Strauss Brewing Company instead.
Karl Strauss Brewing Company today announced it would open a new satellite brewery and brewpub in Southern California next month. Located across from Angel Stadium in Anaheim, the company’s new brewery — its 10th brewing location — will include a 7-barrel brewhouse, two 14-barrel fermentation tanks and three 14-barrel brite beer tanks. The facility will be capable of pouring upwards of 35 unique, small-batch beers at a time, the company said.
San Diego Breweries to Support Orlando Victims with “All You Need Is Love” Collaboration Beer ReleasesIn the wake of the recent Orlando tragedy, Hillcrest Brewing Company approached Karl Strauss Brewmaster, Paul Segura, with the idea of brewing a beer to help raise funds for the victims and their families. Within hours, graphics and a recipe were developed for the brew dubbed All You Need Is Love and a call to action was sent out to San Diego brewers encouraging participation in the movement.
March 2nd, 2016 Two local Pacific Beach breweries, Karl Strauss Brewing Company and Amplified Ale Works, have teamed up to brew something special for their neighborhood. The team of brewers just released the second installment of Pathway Ale, an on-going collaboration series to help raise funding for local community project, PB Pathways.
Like they do every year for the celebration of San Diego Beer Week, Karl Strauss just released their highly coveted Peanut Butter Cup Porter. Originally brewed for San Diego Beer Week back in 2012, this unique spin on a classic robust porter was an instant hit and has gone on to inspire other San Diego breweries to release their own peanut butter beers. KARL’s Peanut Butter Cup Porter has become so popular the brewery has had to triple its production each year for the last three years.
The 2015 Great American Beer Festival® (GABF®) awards ceremony was held in Denver, Colorado last weekend, and the Karl Strauss brewing team proudly headed back to San Diego with 3 medals awarded across a wide range of beer styles – International-Style Pale Ale, South German-Style Hefeweizen, and American-Style Black Ale.
San Diego, CA — Karl Strauss Brewing Company is excited to announce the winner of its fourth annual Pro-Am competition. Each year, the company invites local homebrewers to submit their best beers for the chance to brew the winning recipe on a commercial scale at one of Karl Strauss’ satellite breweries.
San Diego, CA — Karl Strauss Brewing Company is celebrating 25 years of crafting the San Diego scene with a nod to its roots—a collaboration with the Australian brewery that inspired San Diego’s craft beer revolution.
San Diego, CA —— Karl Strauss Brewing Company is celebrating 25 years of crafting the local San Diego beer scene. The company opened San Diego’s first craft brewery on February 2, 1989 and more than two decades later it continues to pioneer with its innovative beers, cask offerings, and West Coast Pub Fare.
San Diego, CA — Karl Strauss Brewing Company is proud to support the next generation of local brewers by joining forces with UC San Diego Extension. Karl Strauss is celebrating 25 years of crafting the San Diego beer scene by offering two scholarships to UC San Diego Extension’s Brewing certificate program in 2014.
San Diego, CA —— Karl Strauss Brewing Company is honored that its Blackball Belgian IPA is one of 25 handpicked beers to make it onto Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s Top 25 Beers of 2013 list. This marks the third year in a row that Karl Strauss has made the prestigious national list and the second time… Read more »
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