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Ballast Point Brewing Company

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227 Ratings
Ratings: 227
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 10.9%
Active Beers: 187
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Beer Avg: 3.87
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[ Brewery, Bar ]

10051 Old Grove Road Suite B
San Diego, California, 92131
United States
phone: (858) 695-2739

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @bpbrewing

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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Much smaller than their tasting room and kitchen, but their knowledge and ability to answer and share what you are tasting. One of my favorite places by far!!

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Visited the Brewery today and I must say that it was a very nice day had!

My buddy and I first started off with some samplers before the tour began. We drank some rocktoberfest, sexstant, sculpin and piper down... all great beers. I have to say that sculpin is one fine IPA... however I'm a big big fan of dorado.

The atmosphere was pretty cool and the only reason why I give it 5 stars is for the SpeakEasy they have otherwise it would have been 4stars as I kind of expected more "eye candy" on the walls. Local Brewery needs some more local flare! The one thing that sticks out while you visit ballast point is the laid back attitude(unlike some north county folk) Everyone at the brewery was awesome! Shout out to Kaaren, Amber, Yuseff and Jack!

The tour started and there was about 7-9 of us checking out the Brewery. It was a great atmosphere there with Yuseff and Jack. I was blown away with the great delivery and awesome amount of information from Yuseff. That guy really puts on a great tour! Yuseff and Jack didn't shy away from any questions and were really giving the "dirt" of what we can expect from Ballast Point coming soon and into the future! Most of us know about beer and the process to brew such awesomeness... but the one thing that is interesting for us out west especially is Distilling of Spirits... We don't get to tour as easily the big time distillers like Jack Daniels for instance like people on the east coast. So to see this and the process it takes was pretty cool! One thing is for certain, Yuseff takes great pride in making very "tasty" Spirits. The art of making a good cocktail is making its was back from the prohibition and speak easy days. I saw Ballast Point really becoming a top notch Distiller in the near future during the tour today. Gin, Rum and Whiskey is what you can expect from Ballast Point Spirits.

All in all the trip to the brewery today was a blast and anybody in San Diego that is waiting to go... Get to the Point!

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Ballast Point Brewing Company in San Diego, CA
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