Ballast Point Brewing Company
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Active Beers: 118
Beer Ratings: 21,233
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Reviews by dvmin98:
4.3/5 rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | $$
Growing up in San Diego and loving beer, when I came back for a visit, I had to hit the place where all the magic happens. Hopped by there in July '12
Located in an industrial park near Mirmar
Cool little tap room. Lots of stand up tables and a nice wooden bar. Can see the vats in the back.
I think they had about 15-20 items on tap. I did a flight plus a couple extras. As usual, the quality of the brews was awesome. BP always has great stuff, and to get it right where its made is even better.
I ate too much Indian food before I got there, otherwise I would have had a few more selections, but I was stuffed.
02-15-2013 16:31:04 | More by dvmin98
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4.03/5 rDev -4.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4 | $$
Right in the Little Italy neighborhood of San Diego, Ballast Point was easy to find. Parking around the area was more difficult, but if you go during the day or don't mind throwing down a couple shekels for parking, you shouldn't have to walk too far.
When we walked in it was bustling with people (nearing 2PM), luckily we a table of people was getting up from there spot and asked if we would like to sit down. The drinks were ordered right up front when you walk in and the list is displayed on two big flat screen TVs that rotate, which makes it difficult to find what you are looking for if you go through in detail (like I tend to do). But eventually I went with a flight of beers (IPAs, a smoked scotish, and a lager if memory serves).
Food is done in a hybrid-cafeteria style, order with a window then you get a number and they bring it out to you. The food came fairly quick, about two sample size beers quick any way, and was tasty.
From our spots you could see the brewing equipment encased in a glass room, shiny stainless ready to go. I would have liked to talk with one of the brewers, but the place was super busy. The beers where fresh, but nothing mind blowing, they did have a very wide selection.
Overall a great spot for a night out, lunch or just to stop in for a pint.
03-14-2014 17:18:29 | More by guityler83
Ballast Point Brewing Company in San Diego, CA
94 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.