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Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BEER AVG
3.92/5
Based on:
210 Beers
50,415 Hads
Place Score: 93
Reviews: 66
Visits: 351
Avg: 4.2
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar ]

10051 Old Grove Road Suite B
San Diego, California, 92131
United States
phone: (858) 695-2739 | map
www.ballastpoint.com

Notes:
Place added by: BeerAdvocate

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: 66 | Visits: 351
Reviews by Gobzilla:
Photo of Gobzilla
3.86/5  rDev -8.1%
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 M_chav
4.21/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of bobbyhands
4.42/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Mike_Amps
3.93/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Holopirek
4.35/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of LXIXME
4.36/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of NateDyk47
3.22/5  rDev -23.3%
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 +17.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of SSS
4.74/5  rDev +12.9%
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 +5.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Jim_TX
4.44/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jschott75
3.85/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of kdlsantos
4.43/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of MHurley
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Stopped in hear a year ago to pick up Kegs for my sister wedding. Had a great selection of merch and gifts along with great beer. Nice place to stop in and grab a beer and unwind and enjoy the patio.

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Photo of halo3one
4.36/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of StyrmanAllan
4.44/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of indianabeerman
4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Ryannel24
4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of IndianaAndy25
4.43/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

The bar is top notch and the beers are even better.

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Photo of jmikepool
5/5  rDev +19%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of djamesb
5/5  rDev +19%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

after a stressful day and hour drive home where people driving slow refuse to move from the passing lane because they apparently own that lane it was nice to cook meat on a grill and have a high quality beer that made me appreciate whoever created it nice quality hops and a 10% alcohol content were getting closer to hoffbrauhaus in Germany they have 20% beers .thank you ballast point you made my day worth the money

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Photo of Cyclingdad
3.28/5  rDev -21.9%
vibe: 1.5 | quality: 4 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4

Basically a noisy brew pub. Hard to argue with the quality of the beers, though.

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Photo of ibstevo
4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of SkiBumbo
3.88/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

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Ballast Point Brewing Company in San Diego, CA
93 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.