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Alpine Beer Company Pub

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

67 Reviews
Reviews: 67
Visits: 184
Avg: 4.44
pDev: n/a
Taps: 12
Bottles: 10
Cask: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2363 Alpine Blvd
Alpine, California, 91901-2202
United States
phone: (619) 445-2337 | map
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Place added by: womencantsail on 01-12-2011

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Reviews: 67 | Visits: 184
Reviews by JoEBoBpr:
Photo of JoEBoBpr
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Went in early (1130) on a sunny Saturday. The place has awesome atmosphere with a very little space but tons of character. A nice straight forward bar is up against the back with some tables and then some booths on the opposite side. The quality of brew is as always impressive. All their IPAs are among the bests and the pal ales and stouts aren't far behind. On this day they had just brewed Odin's Raven a very nice chocolaty and roasty Imperial Stout which I only tried and now am sad I didn't get a growler. Service was great the waitress was friendly and engaging. They got busy a bit after service suffered a bit but this can be expected because the place got really busy. Food was delicious but the beer is always the highlight. I had the Hoppy Birthday on cask and had the Bad Boy DIPA to finish the lunch off. Awesome.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Rddayson
4.74/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of LXIXME
4.16/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Quite different inside now, was here in late October 2014 and this place had tables and chairs like a regular little pub and now it's just a empty room with a bar in the corner by the cooler. Reminds me of the Tree House Brewing Co. in Monson, MA now without the brewery equipment sitting there. But, on the upside, the way upside, more quality offerings and a much bigger selection.

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Photo of JIMMER
4.18/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Redgoatman
4.03/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of CaptainPancakes
4.45/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of jordanimal
4.23/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of kojevergas
4.45/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Franziskaner
4.09/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

I visited here while staying out in Coronado a couple of days ago and it was a good 45 minute drive. It is located in a strip mall and unless you are on Beer Advocate, I don't think you would know what you were getting into. It was a Thursday shortly after opening. I ordered a pint of Hoppy Birthday to start and then moved onto a sampler of 4 beers that were all delicious IPA's. The 4 oz samples were just right and there is an option to get 6. They even have a list of mainly other California made guest bottles (perhaps for the locals?!) I had the beef brisket sandwich with house made mac & cheese. The sandwich was fantastic and the sauce had a light bit of heat. My wife ordered the filet with blue cheese on top and it was also excellent. The service was great.

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Photo of RLVineh
5/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Love this place, makes you feel at home. Bobby at the brewery is hilarious and always a treat to talk to.Stop by and they might have something special on tap. Love this place

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Photo of domdomdomdom
4.34/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

*This review is for the old pub* Atmosphere here is what made it for me. Very laid back and casual. Not much seating but the service is good and the food works perfectly with a pint of Nelson! I haven't been to the new one yet and I'm definitely excited to check it out!

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Photo of epyon396
4.48/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of dipso123
3.69/5  rDev -16.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4

NEW LOCATION:
No longer small with nowhere to park.

Both indoor and outdoor seating. Next to Ace Hardware and plenty of parking. Was there on the 2nd day open at this location and there were a few problems with new space and servers - they'll get the kinks worked out. Hoppy beer is what I went there for and they have plenty of good things to choose from. Was unable to write anything without submitting numbers so keep in mind they represent second day open.

Growler fills still at old location up the hill.

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Photo of mabermud
3.75/5  rDev -15.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 1

I've been here many times since Alpine Brewing Co. opened. It's about time I gave it a rating. Nice little joint to visit. Little tasting room with limited seating. Quality beer and nice service. Visit the restaurant.

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Photo of Pawoto
5/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Alpine was the highlight of our 14-brewery San Diego visit. We considered not making the drive out, but we are glad that we did. The waitress suggested the fried pickles and the beans for a side - both were outstanding! Flight of Nelson, Duet, Hoppy Birthday, Pure Hoppiness, San Diego Surprise and Captain Stout rivaled the best we had all trip. Finally, takeaway bottles of Nelson and Duet for $5.49 and $5.99 felt like stealing and the merch was great - I bought the "Duet - all night long!" Tee and a buddy got an Alpine Hat that everybody we saw afterwards commented on!

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Photo of Dbrulet
4.58/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of mbw314
4.71/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of smb
4.6/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of t2grogan
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of gkoz
4.4/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of jaydoc
4.51/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Telly13
5/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Rutager
4.16/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Gatch
4.33/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of SaxmanRick
4.38/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

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Alpine Beer Company Pub in Alpine, CA
97 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.