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Societe Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Societe Brewing Co.Societe Brewing Co.
BEER AVG
3.92/5
Based on:
41 Beers
3,014 Hads
Place Score: 94
Reviews: 30
Visits: 214
Avg: 4.31
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

8262 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
San Diego, California, 92111-1713
United States
phone: (858) 598-5409 | map
www.societebrewing.com

Notes:
Place added by: HopHead84 on 05-10-2012

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Reviews: 30 | Visits: 214
Reviews by orangesol:
Photo of orangesol
4.36/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Stopped in here after visiting Alesmith, had a few of their beers in SF about a week ago so I was really looking forward to trying a few more of them at the source. Upon entering it is quickly apparent that this place is WAY bigger than it looked like from the outside. Tons of tables to the left over near the large barrel room with a large L shaped bar to the right. Atmosphere was pretty good even for the middle of the afternoon. Plenty of people milling about the large seating area creating a laid back vibe. Service was solid all around. I was served by two different bartenders and both were good. Guy just wanted to get my beers and thats about it while the woman was more pleasant and talked to me for a little while. Quality was quite high. From the nice wood bar tops to the stainless metal growlers, everything just feels high end. Selection was quite good, they had 9 beers on and 2 others kicked. I was a little sad the pale ale was off because I had heard such amazing things but the other 9 more than made up for that. Prices were no problem, growlers are a little on the high side but they use metal ones so no problem there just be prepared for it. I got a 1L for $15, can’t wait to use it. Overall a really awesome brewery with a really nice space to showcase their beers. I will definitely return the next time I am in the area.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of kingpin1010
3.97/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Mike_Amps
3.44/5  rDev -20.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25

Photo of frasergrove
4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Davelucas88
4.32/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of LXIXME
4.09/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.29/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Visited on December 5, 2015. Societe has made the most of its industrial park setting. Very nice interior space that is decorated with a unique "old-timey" feel. I had the Pupil and the Butcher. Both were excellent.

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Photo of M_chav
4.37/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Redgoatman
3.93/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25

Photo of BillRoth
4.47/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Stopped by during 2015 San Diego Beer Safari. Had wanted to check out Societe for some time. Great place, and despite long lines in a tasting room Saturday afternoon...things went well and nicely paced. Never felt overly cow penned and yet never felt stuck in traffic either. Place was large and packed. Big modern hip and fun. Great choice of beers, and upbeat staff. Plenty of stuff to buy on the side. Food was tasty. Definitely a place among hundreds in SD...but one to make sure you get to. More than up to the hype.

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Photo of Ryannel24
4.6/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Small, family and dog friendly tasting room with long shared tables. Very chill place with board games offered. Laid back vibe. This brewery is a growler only brewery with really awesome beer. If in San Diego check it out. Hopefully they will be packaging soon.

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Photo of sheenisgod
4.33/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of kojevergas
2.87/5  rDev -33.4%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3

Photo of Spreetaper
4/5  rDev -7.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of halo3one
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of dbannister
4.68/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

This is always one of my favorites in San Diego. Their IPAs and Stout is really something to try. The ambiance is great with a fairly large tasting room. Pets and kids are welcome (but no food for sale) and the people are always really nice. Prices are pretty standard (very reasonable) but the beer is what will keep you coming back. My favorites are The Butcher and The Pupil.

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Photo of sunrats
4.18/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of brycevolk
4.54/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of domdomdomdom
4.43/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Their space is really nice and the big board makes it easy to figure out what to get if you don't know what you want already. Getting a pint or a growler fill is very easy with multiple people working to get pours and fills out. Not too far away from downtown SD or Northpark so it's never a hassle to get out to Societe... plus Council is just a few minutes down the street!

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Photo of Davepoolesque
4.4/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Laid back, chill, relaxing. Dozen or so of their beer offerings on tap. No food.

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Photo of Teen-o
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of EdrickCS
4.79/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of ShanePB
4.04/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of tleaver33
3.93/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of mbw314
4.23/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

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Societe Brewing Co. in San Diego, CA
94 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.