Karl Strauss Brewing Company

Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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Website
https://karlstrauss.com/
Phone
8582732739
Location
San Diego, California
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Founded
1989
BREWERY TYPE
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Address
5985 Santa Fe Street
San Diego, California 92109 United States
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Overview
Karl Strauss Brewing Company has been proudly independent since 1989, pioneering the craft beer scene with innovative beer releases like Aurora Hoppyalis IPA, Queen of Tarts Dark Sour, and Wreck Alley Imperial Stout. The brewery has won 104 medals since 2009 and was recently honored with the 2016 “Mid-Size Brewing Company of the Year” award at the Great American Beer Festival. For more information visit www.karlstrauss.com or call the brewery at (858) 273-2739. Share it. Cheers.
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Karl Strauss Brewing Company-Main Brewery
5985 Santa Fe Street
San Diego, CA, 92109, United States
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Karl Strauss Brewing Co - Costa Mesa
901 S Coast Dr, #A
Costa Mesa, CA, 92626, United States
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Karl Strauss Brewing Co - Downtown
1157 Columbia St
San Diego, CA, 92101, United States
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Karl Strauss Brewing Co - LA Jolla
1044 Wall St
La Jolla, CA, 92037, United States
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Karl Strauss Brewing Co Sorrento Mesa
9675 Scranton Rd
Sorrento Mesa, CA, 92121, United States
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Karl Strauss Brewing Co - Anaheim
2390 E Orangewood Ave Ste 100
Anaheim, CA, 92806-6141, USA
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Karl Strauss Brewing Co - Downtown Los Angeles
600 Wilshire Blvd Ste 100
Los Angeles, CA, 90017-3212, USA
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CBC: Industry Stakeholders Share Tactics for Building and Defending Taprooms

CBC: Industry Stakeholders Share Tactics for Building and Defending Taprooms

Taprooms and direct-to-consumer sales were hot topics during this year’s Craft Brewers Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Two seminars — “Building Your Brand Through the Tasting Room” and “Defense and Promotion of Tasting Rooms” — focused on the phenomenon that has agitated some retailers and wholesalers, but the topic bled into other conversations throughout the week.

Karl Strauss Releases Barrel-Aged Saison to Celebrate 29th Anniversary

Karl Strauss Releases Barrel-Aged Saison to Celebrate 29th Anniversary

It’s been 29 years since Karl Strauss Brewing Company officially opened its doors in downtown San Diego on February 2nd, 1989 helping to kick off California’s craft beer industry. The company is commemorating their 29th year in beer with a new barrel-aged release.

Beer Industry Experts to Speak at 2 Upcoming Brew Talks Meetups

Beer Industry Experts to Speak at 2 Upcoming Brew Talks Meetups

Brewbound is pleased to announce speakers for its upcoming Brew Talks meetups, taking place alongside the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver and National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) convention in Las Vegas. The two events give brewers and distributors attending the GABF and NBWA meetings a chance to engage in thought-provoking business discussion alongside their industry peers.

Karl Strauss Celebrates Women in Beer with the Release of Pink Boots Presidio Porter

Karl Strauss Celebrates Women in Beer with the Release of Pink Boots Presidio Porter

In honor of International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day, a group of female Karl Strauss Brewing Company team members participated in the Pink Boots Society’s annual Big Boots Brew Day event. The theme for this year’s brew was “Historical Ales” and the Karl Strauss team brewed a Pre-Prohibition-style Porter.

Karl Strauss Celebrates 28th Anniversary with Barrel-Aged Two Tortugas

Back in February of 1989 Karl Strauss opened their historic downtown San Diego brewpub, which helped ignite the city’s vibrant craft beer scene. Since then the brewery has gone on to accomplish many things, most recently winning “Mid-Size Brewing Company of the Year” at the Great American Beer Festival last fall.

Karl Strauss Celebrates 26 Years of Brewing

Tomorrow night, Karl Strauss Brewing Company celebrates 26 years of crafting the San Diego scene with their annual Changing of the Barrels event, hosted at their Tasting Room & Beer Garden in Pacific Beach. Every year, they invite fans to the brewery to witness a literal “changing” of the barrels. This year, Karl Strauss will debut their 26th Anniversary Ale which just spent a year aging in oak barrels. This will also be the only chance for people who proudly “fuss over their beer” to dissect the 27th Anniversary Ale before it gets put into barrels for the next twelve months.

Karl Strauss Employees Help Divert 278 Pounds of Trash from Ocean

San Diego, CA — July 17, 2014— Karl Strauss Brewing Company has a core value of caring for its community and environment. Earlier this week, the company put those beliefs into action with its 4th Annual Surfrider Beach Clean-Up. 144 team members—from brewers to HR to sales—arrived at Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach at 7:30am… Read more »

Karl Strauss Red Trolley Wins Gold at GABF

San Diego, CA — This past weekend, Karl Strauss Brewing Company won another Gold Medal at the world’s largest commercial beer competition, the 32nd Annual Great American Beer Festival┬« (GABF┬«) in Denver, Colorado. Red Trolley Ale took top honors in the Irish-Style Red Ale category, beating out 47 other entries to take the Gold.

Karl Strauss Oktoberfest Returns

Karl Strauss Oktoberfest Returns

San Diego, CA — Karl Strauss Oktoberfest is a labor of love created with almost two tons of Vienna, Munich, and Carahell malts hand-milled into each batch to make this award winning seasonal entry. Unlike most beers that begin with base malt and add specialty malts for flavor, this version is made from 100% specialty… Read more »

Karl Strauss Looks to Eclipse 60,000 Barrels in 2013

San Diego, CA — The Brewers Association released its annual list of the Top 50 craft breweries based on 2012 beer sales volume. Karl Strauss Brewing Company was ranked #39 on the list, moving up from #44 in 2011. Karl Strauss has achieved this ranking with sole distribution in California, while most breweries listed are… Read more »

Karl Strauss Brewing Company Announces Expansion

Karl Strauss Brewing Company Announces Expansion

SAN DIEGO, CA – San Diego’s oldest operating craft brewer is set to expand distribution into Northern California. For more than two decades, Karl Strauss Brewing Company has shared its handcrafted beers exclusively with Southern Californians. To keep up with double-digit sales growth in Southern California and new territory demand, Karl Strauss is adding brewing… Read more »


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Current Jobs

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Brewery Field Representative - Bakersfield Territory - Karl Strauss Brewing Company
Brewery Field Representative for WA Thompson Bakersfield / Palmdale territory
Bakersfield, CA 05/08/2018

Past Jobs

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Brewery Field Representative - Karl Strauss Brewing Company
Brewery Field Representative - Karl Strauss Brewing Company -- Alameda, CA (08/28/2015)
Karl Strauss Brewing Company is looking for a Brewery Field Representative to join our NorCal sales
Alameda, CA 08/28/2015

Year Round Beers

Beer Name Style
Five Wee Heavy Bells Scotch Ale
Peanut Butter Cup Porter Porter
25th Anniversary Doppelbock Doppelbock
Four Scowling Owls Belgian-Style Tripel
24th Anniversary Flanders-Style Ale Ale
Mouette A Trois Ale
Karl Strauss Amber Lager
Windansea Wheat Hefeweizen Bavarian Hefeweisse
Boardwalk Black Rye Rye
San Diego Pale Ale Double IPA
Red Trolley Ale - Off the Rails Ale
Wreck Alley Imperial Stout
TOWER 20 IIPA Double IPA
23rd Anniversary Old Ale Old Ale
Two Tortugas Ale
Blackball Belgian Style IPA Belgian
21st Anniversary Unknown
Tower 10 IPA IPA
Whistler Imperial Pils Pilsner
Cut Throat Porter Porter
90 Shilling Scottish Ale
Woodie Gold Lager
Red Trolley Ale
Amber Lager Lager
Tower 10 IPA IPA
5 Barrel Ale Pale Ale
Red Trolley Ale Ale
Amber Lager Lager
Woodie Gold Pilsner
Endless Summer Light Lager
Oktoberfest Lager
FullSuit Belgian
Pintail Pale Ale Pale Ale
Big Barrel Double IPA IPA

Seasonal Beers

Beer Name Style
Aurora Hoppyalis IPA

Limited Releases

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Past Events

Date Title Type Location
11/11/2017 Collabapalooza
11/11/2017 -- San Diego, CA
Collabapalooza
Festival San Diego, CA