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Green Flash Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Green Flash Brewing Co.Green Flash Brewing Co.
BEER AVG
3.88/5
Based on:
107 Beers
9,247 Reviews
Place Score: 94
Reviews: 38
Visits: 212
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

6550 Mira Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, California, 92121
United States
phone: (760) 597-9012

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @greenflashbeer

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Reviews: 38 | Visits: 212
Reviews by womencantsail:
Photo of womencantsail
4.3/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

I've been here many times and it's always been a good experience. This is another brewery located in the back of an industrial park, but it works well enough.

They generally have all of their year round beers on tap as well as some seasonals and limited release or draft only beers (Palate Wrecker, anyone?).

It can get pretty busy in the brewery/bar, but the service has always been stellar and you're never left standing without a beer to drink for very long.

The head brewer, Chuck, is around quite often and has always been more than willing to answer any of my questions about particular beers.

Of course, you can also take home growlers and/or bottles of their beers, too.

One of the cool places in San Diego (but aren't there a lot of those?) and definitely worth a stop. (783 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Suds_With_Buds
3.6/5  rDev -15.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3

Photo of ArmOnFire
4.58/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Atmosphere - Very cool, brewery and ware house are open to the bar area, did not make it to the patio because there were so many people in there.

Beer - Brewery only beers plus guest beers. When I was there they had 4 Alpine Brewery beers on tap.

Food - Nothing while I was there, heard they had food trucks on the weekend.

Parking was a challenge, small lot that is gated in an industrial park. (398 characters)

Photo of IndianaAndy25
4.54/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

This is a very nice space with great outdoor seating. The staff rocks. The tour is well worth the time. It takes about an hour but the guides are a lot of fun. (160 characters)

Photo of Gordon8145
4.97/5  rDev +16.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Love this place, Huge selection of great beer. (46 characters)

Photo of EdrickCS
4.41/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of DrunkinYogi
4.65/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of k3ve
4.91/5  rDev +15.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Visited the green flash brewery on my roadtrip in california. Brewery tour, shop, tab selection, food and the stufg was just great! love this place. my fav brewery! (164 characters)

Photo of ivegot3Dvision
4.86/5  rDev +14.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of billab914
4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jaydoc
4.13/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of BadAxeBeer
4.85/5  rDev +14.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Bit heavy. Lacks kick. 90 outta 100 (35 characters)

Photo of Flynvet
4.24/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3 | selection: 5

Photo of Drift
3.5/5  rDev -17.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Vilekyle
4.76/5  rDev +12%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Green flash is one of the best breweries I've ever been to. Their tasting room and patio is awesome. They have food trucks on the weekend and the selection of beers they have on tap is incredible. Something for anyone's palate. Favorite is the hop head red or the green bullet. (277 characters)

Photo of ARoman
4.39/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

I was slightly disappointed at first, I was on a beer tour of San Diego, and for some reason I wrote down that they opened their taproom at 11am, but when I arrived shortly after that, they were closed, and I learned that they didn’t open until 3pm. Fortunately there were a number of other options in the area to hold me over til then ... and it was worth the wait. Yes, it’s in an industrial park, but they do a good job of hiding that fact once you’re there. It’s a really cool factory-like indoor area (where the taps are) and a gorgeous outdoor beer garden. Even though it felt crowded, there really wasn’t a wait to get anything - their staff flies around. Of course, they had all the Green Flash regular, seasonal, and experimental selection you could want. All the samples I had were only $1, a theme I noticed among taprooms in the northern greater SD-area, and my wallet appreciated it greatly. They don’t serve food themselves, but have a rotating food truck schedule that pulls right up to the beer garden (and was delicious). I had about seven samples, getting a good sampling of their range, but had such a good time socializing with strangers that I didn’t take very good notes at all; although, there was no beer in that group that I remember thinking "man, I’ll never get that again." I consider it as good an excuse as any (as if I needed one) to revisit this taproom next time I’m in the area. (1,430 characters)

Photo of the_encinitan
4/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of 31Sam13
3.92/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of demon
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Melocollo
4.41/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of ThirstyHungryLife
3.78/5  rDev -11.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of dfhhead25
3.73/5  rDev -12.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of misternebbie
4/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Efeezle
4.25/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Extremely happy with what I've had from green flash (51 characters)

Photo of psweendogg
4.57/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

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Green Flash Brewing Co. in San Diego, CA
94 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.