San Diego’s Best Suds At These 10 Breweries

 San Diego is a beer-lover’s paradise.

Check out these top-rated bars for the best brew in town.

Ballast Point Brewing Scripps Ranch

10051 Old Grove Rd.
Modern brewery and distillery serving craft beer. Features outdoor seating, a spirits tasting room, and tours.

Mission Brewery

1441 L St, San Diego
Microbrewery housed in an 1894 building near Petco Park. Features a tasting room and regular tours.

New English Brewing – San Diego Brewery

11545 Sorrento Valley Rd.
Busy brewery offering traditional New English-style beers on tap and views of production.

AleSmith Brewing Company

9990 AleSmith Ct
Artisanal microbrewery with a rotating draft menu, tasting room and free tours of the facilities.

Green Flash Brewing

6550 Mira Mesa Blvd.
Warehouse-like tasting room pouring craft brews, with a beer garden and rotating food trucks outside.

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station

2816 Historic Decatur Rd.
Huge, hip gastropub and brewery offering international eats, craft beers, bocce games and outdoor tables.

Modern Times Beer

3725 Greenwood St.
Hip, craft brewery with a large, stylish tasting room with 16 beers on tap and twice-weekly tours.

Thorn St. Brewery

3176 Thorn St.
Locally-owned brewery with a rustic, laid-back tasting room and rotating food trucks parked outside.

Societe Brewing Company

8262 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
Spacious brewery and tasting room with a rustic feel, specializing in Belgian-style and barrel-aged beer.

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

5010 Mission Center Rd.
Chain hangout for house-brewed, German-style beer and a pub menu, served in a casual setting.