San Diego has been a hotbed of activity in the brewing industry for years and shows no signs of slowing down. Many San Diegans don't know how lucky they have it! With so many new locations opening each year, it can be hard to keep track of them all. We have compiled a list of eight San Diego breweries that opened up new locations in 2021. San Diego has something for everyone - so what are you waiting for? Start exploring with these new San Diego brewery locations today!
Pure Project Vista Brewery & Taproom
In 2021, Pure Project opened a new brewery location in Vista, CA. After five years of success in their Miramar location, it was time to expand brewery operations to keep up with demand for their great beer. Moving into 2022, they have now dedicated six years to perfecting their craft, committed to brewing quality beer in a sustainable fashion. Pure Project is part of the 1% For The Planet, which is a pledge on their part to donate 1% of all sales (not just profits) to environmental non-profit organizations, whether they are profitable or not. Your patronage directly helps their cause!
Today, they welcome new and repeat beer lovers into their 14,000 sq. ft. Vista home, serving the same great beer that people fell in love with years ago. This 15-barrel brewhouse features a large tasting room great for friends, families, and of course, dogs!
Location: 1305 Hot Springs Way, Vista, CA 92081
Brewers Deck: Northern Pine Brewing, Rough Draft, and Boochcraft Kombucha
The Brewers Deck, part of the new Sky Deck at the Del Mar Highlands Town Center, is a unique concept that encourages locals and visitors alike to enjoy dining, socializing, and of course, drinking. Talk about a mini beer getaway! The Brewers Deck is home to Northern Pine Brewing, Rough Draft Brewing, and Boochcraft Kombucha, providing an extensive list of excellent craft beer and kombucha on tap.
Whether you're looking for a place to relax after work or catch up with friends, the Brewers Deck is the place to be! Overlooking Del Mar, enjoy the fresh outdoor air or dine inside and take advantage of all the food options readily available to guests. It's not every day you get to hit up so many great locations in one stop, so take advantage of the Brewers Deck and raise a glass to good times! Cheers!
Location: 12925 El Camino Real San Diego, CA 92130
Rouleur Brewing Co. North Park
Rouleur Brewing in an award-winning brewery with a unique story and exciting beers. The fusion of cycling and brewery cultures provides a one-of-a-kind experience for beer lovers and bike enthusiasts alike. Rouleur Brewing's new location in North Park makes it the premier spot to check out if you're looking for a good time in San Diego.
Conveniently located next to The Observatory, this location brings with it many opportunities that are sure to make Rouleur fans happy, including new food options to pair with their several beer style variations by 'Head Rouleur' Rawley Macias. Rouleur's beers are designed to be stylish without precedence, irreverent without recklessness. Expert in his craft, Rawley knows the rules of brewing through and through. It takes knowing the rules to break them, which Rouleur Brewing does perfectly.
This is a brewery that knows how to have fun, and their North Park location only enhances that. If you're looking for an exciting new spot to check out in San Diego, Rouleur Brewing should be on your list.
Location: 2899 University Avenue San Diego, CA 92104
Burgeon Beer Co. - The Arbor
Want to experience the great outdoors without leaving San Diego? Burgeon Beer's The Arbor is that unique experience you've been searching for! The Arbor is the latest taproom by the team behind Burgeon Beer, introducing the great taste of their craft beer to downtown San Diego.
This taproom + craft kitchen pairs Burgeon's innovative beers with a sustainable and San Diego-sourced lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch menu. The Arbor celebrates the many things that make San Diego great - freshly brewed craft beer, farm-to-table food, and a laid-back atmosphere.
Outfitted with a massive cedar countertop, giant roll-up doors, and a lush green trellis, The Arbor transports you away from the hustle and bustle of San Diego and into the warm embrace of the great outdoors.
New releases and seasonal food rotations keep The Arbor fresh and new, making each visit a truly unique experience!
Location: 1326 Kettner Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101
The Lost Abbey - The Church
If you're looking for a spiritual experience (or simply a great beer outing with friends), then The Church should be the next destination on your radar. This new tasting room by The Lost Abbey is located in a former church in East Village. Sticking to its religious themes, The Church is fully adorned with tapestries reminiscent of the Medieval and Renaissance eras. Some seats resemble church pews, and a beautiful stained glass cross takes center stage above the beer taps. The overhead chandeliers give the place an air of sophistication and refinement.
But don't worry, this isn't some dry museum - The Lost Abbey is all about good beer! The Lost Abbey is well-known for its Belgian-style beers, and that focus continues at this new location. They also have many beers from their sister brands, including Pizza Port, The Hop Concept, and Tiny Bubbles.
The Church is the latest addition to The Lost Abbey's growing list of locations and provides a unique atmosphere for visitors. If it weren't for their taps and patrons sipping on beer, you wouldn't realize you were in a brewery in the first place!
Be sure to drop by The Church and join The Lost Abbey's crusade against bad beer!
Location: 1313 J St, San Diego, CA 92101
Mike Hess Brewing
Great beer? Check. Delicious food? Check. A great location overlooking the sea? Check! Mike Hess Brewing's newest location in Seaport Village Biergarten checks all the boxes for what constitutes a great day outdoors. This new location boasts 23 handles of beer and an impressive menu from Quiero Tacos that includes burritos, quesadillas, and tacos - the ultimate beer pairing.
Seaport Village is a trip many make to enjoy the waterfront view and shop around the unique shops that make this place so special. Mike Hess Brewing is an excellent addition to the already vibrant community of restaurants and shops, and if you haven't made the trip yet, you have to check it out!
Mike Hess Brewing brings their famous craft beer to Seaport Village in a location that is hard to beat. Experience fan-favorite beers such as their Steel Beach craft lager and Solis West Coast IPA. An elevated patio that overlooks the harbor lets you get lost in the gentle waves of San Diego Bay as you unwind with a signature Mike Hess beer.
Location: 879 W Harbor Dr Suite W14-E, San Diego, CA 92101
San Diego is a craft beer lover's dream, so don't hesitate to visit these new locations! If you're looking for a new San Diego brewery, be sure to add one (or all!) of these locations to your list. With great beer, food, and atmospheres, you won't regret it. And who knows - you might just find your new favorite brewery!
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