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Encinitas Ale House

Not Rated.
Encinitas Ale HouseEncinitas Ale House
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

22 Ratings
Ratings: 22
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.63%
Taps: 32
Bottles: 350
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

1044 S Coast Highway 101
Encinitas, California, 92024-5059
United States
phone: (760) 943-7180

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(Place added by: mbunje on 01-21-2010)
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Reviews by mactrail:
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3.85/5  rDev -7%

On tap: two nitros, eight IPAs, couple of Pilseners, twelve Belgians, and some Belgian stylers from Great Divide, Allagash, Goose Island, and North Coast. You can get 5 oz pours of anything, including the Belgians for $2.50, which seemed to be popular.

Handy location on old 101 near Swami's with a bunch of other eating and drinking places in the vicinity. Noisy and a bit smelly-- beery floors, dishwasher fumes, perfume, disinfectant. Lots of stools along the long bar, a few tables out on the busy street. Seems to be pretty busy even in the early evenings with the young and restless crowd.

The salmon salad I had was OK for ingredients but too much sour dressing. They have wild boar burgers and venison burgers with an egg on top. Salads, more burgers, fish and chips, tacos.

I like finding local beers, but they do have more Belgians than most beercentric places in San Diego County.

mactrail, Oct 21, 2011
More User Reviews:
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

SDRedDevil, Sep 03, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -22.7%

rnhd63, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of SDReaper
4.76/5  rDev +15%

I walked in here randomly with my father about 2 weeks after it officially opened. I have since consistently been going back.

Draft list is impressive and updated daily (assuming a keg kicked in the meantime). Large bottle list and while some reviews state it is never in stock, I would pose the question if they thought that Alpine and RR would always be in stock once someone realized the bottles were there. High profile bottles will never last long. Specials change every day, usually 2 different types of burgers (the trio being one of my personal favorites).

The service is tough to beat. It may be due to going there so often but when the staff knows you by name and knows your beer palate it just feels good to be there.

It is a small location, which is unfortunate, but it allows for a more personal feeling/interaction.

I am a twice over 80in80 member and can say that the other beer drinkers are always friendly. They have 3 televisions in case you just need to watch a game and they will always try to find the game you are looking for.

SDReaper, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of BreweryRun
4/5  rDev -3.4%

BreweryRun, Jul 22, 2014
Photo of _morandi_
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

_morandi_, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of the_encinitan
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

the_encinitan, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of JIMMER
4/5  rDev -3.4%

JIMMER, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of jeff1973
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

jeff1973, Apr 19, 2014
Photo of JoshKaufman
5/5  rDev +20.8%

JoshKaufman, Mar 05, 2014
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Encinitas Ale House in Encinitas, CA
92 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.