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Ballast Point Brewing Company

YOUR RATING = None |
BEER AVG
3.94/5
BEER STATS
Beers:
216
Reviews:
11,935
Ratings:
55,997
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
93
Reviews:
67
Ratings:
362
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
5.49%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

10051 Old Grove Road Suite B
San Diego, California, 92131
United States

(858) 695-2739 | map
www.ballastpoint.com

Notes:
In addition to Ballast Point Brewing Company's Old Grove location, they still have brewing operations at their old location in the back of Home Brew Mart. You can get growlers/bottles and do tastings at both locations.
Home Brew Mart / Ballast Point
5401 Linda Vista Road, Suite 406
San Diego, CA 92110
(619) 298-2337

Ballast Point also runs tasting hours at the brewery. Please check their website for details.

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Reviews: 67 | Ratings: 362
Reviews by Gobzilla:
Photo of Gobzilla
3.86/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Was out there for my bday on a brewery tour in SD and had the better looking tasting room of the 4 breweries I hit that day. Not only was it nce astetically but there was some coo peeps chillin having a good time having fun brewery hoppin as well. The selection was most of their year round brews plus some rotating tap only brews that I was glad to take a stab at since they don't bottle it. All around the brewpub was quality and the people there qwere pretty nice too. Definitely glad I got the chance to visit them and recommend this spot if your down in SD brewery hopping.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Bubbawilly88
3.92/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of deniserat
5/5  rDev +19.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of AdamSkylar
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of FlaviusG
4.4/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of sunrats
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of NickLopez40
5/5  rDev +19.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Ballast Point is the ideal San Diego Brewery.

Sculpin is and should be the benchmark for westcoast IPAs

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Photo of Mohawkhitchhiker
3.51/5  rDev -16.2%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of C-roll32
4.54/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of madmaxmedia
5/5  rDev +19.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Blazer22
4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Nichols33
3.73/5  rDev -11%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25

Very big place, feels very commericalized. It was crazy busy on a Saturday evening so service wasn't the best. Had a flight of 3 Victory at Sea variants which were all delicious. The stop was worth the flight alone, but if you aren't seeking out VaS variants, this place can probably be skipped. Lots of beers on tap though.

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Photo of WesM63
4.14/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of M_chav
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of bobbyhands
4.42/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Mike_Amps
3.93/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Holopirek
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of LXIXME
4.36/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of NateDyk47
3.22/5  rDev -23.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 1.5 | selection: 4.25

Went to Ballast Point while visiting San Diego. Good selection of beer, the 3 I had were pretty good. However, the service was terrible.

I didn't try any of the food, but it looked good.

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Photo of dmk82
4.94/5  rDev +17.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of SSS
4.74/5  rDev +13.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

I was here twice for beers...it is a sausage fest, no doubt. Took the distillery tour...it was okay, not what I had expected at all. Some college kid explaining what Wikipedia says...We got to taste 6 different spirits, vodka, gin, spiced rum, barrel aged rum, another I can't remember and a scotch. They were all okay...I enjoyed the barre aged the most.

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Photo of Redgoatman
4.44/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Jim_TX
4.44/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jschott75
3.85/5  rDev -8.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of kdlsantos
4.43/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

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Ballast Point Brewing Company in San Diego, CA
93 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.