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.
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5985 Santa Fe Street
San Diego, California 92109 United States
- 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
Karl Strauss Brewing Co - Costa Mesa
901 S Coast Dr, #A
Costa Mesa, CA, 92626, United States
Karl Strauss Brewing Co - Downtown
1157 Columbia St
San Diego, CA, 92101, United States
Karl Strauss Brewing Co - LA Jolla
1044 Wall St
La Jolla, CA, 92037, United States
Karl Strauss Brewing Co Sorrento Mesa
9675 Scranton Rd
Sorrento Mesa, CA, 92121, United States
Karl Strauss Brewing Co - Anaheim
2390 E Orangewood Ave Ste 100
Anaheim, CA, 92806-6141, USA
Karl Strauss Brewing Co - Downtown Los Angeles
600 Wilshire Blvd Ste 100
Los Angeles, CA, 90017-3212, USA
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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.
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.
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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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Year Round Beers
|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|
|Blackball Belgian Style IPA||Belgian|
|Tower 10 IPA||IPA|
|Whistler Imperial Pils||Pilsner|
|Cut Throat Porter||Porter|
|90 Shilling||Scottish Ale|
|Tower 10 IPA||IPA|
|5 Barrel Ale||Pale Ale|
|Red Trolley Ale||Ale|
|Endless Summer Light||Lager|
|Pintail Pale Ale||Pale Ale|
|Big Barrel Double IPA||IPA|
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