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Rip Current Brewing

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BEER AVG
3.88/5
Based on:
50 Beers
578 Ratings
Place Score: 96
Ratings: 43
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

1325 Grand Ave Ste 100
San Marcos, California, 92078-2451
United States
phone: (760) 481-3141

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @ripcurrentbeer

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Place added by: HopHead84 on 12-10-2012

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Reviews by womencantsail:
Photo of womencantsail
4.41/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Cool tasting room with a glass wall full of vintage beer cans on one side and glass open to the outside the rest of the way. Small bar area with 7 beers on tap, brewing system in the back. A handful of tables and barrel "tables" around the rest of the space. Friendly service and great explanations of the beers by the staff. Beers were pretty solid all around. Best of luck to Paul with the brewery!

More User Reviews:
Photo of jose_alehouseSD
4.28/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Nice spot to have a few pints, can get crowded real quick (north park, San Diego)

Photo of drewone
4/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of evil
5/5  rDev +14.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

This is not an ordinary brewery. Awesome staff, great variation on the menu. If you love hops come to rip current. If you don't....come to rip current. Solid awesome beers up and down the menu. The crowd that is attracted here is cool and mellow too. Rip Current rules.

Photo of Mike_Amps
4.46/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of BoozyCollins21
4.39/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of funkel81
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of DustinN
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Photo of LyneNoella
4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Dphernandez
4.6/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of MicroBeerMan1980
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Most of the bar staff that works here also brews the beer. Very cool little brewery. Worth checking out if you're going to Lost Abbey, because it's right down the road.

Photo of bbs808
4.6/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of JIMMER
4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of notchucknorris
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Photo of charlzm
3.44/5  rDev -21.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Visited on Saturday, April 19th, 2014.

This is a typical industrial park small brewery. They have friendly counter help who more or less handle the lines well (although they let me stand there waiting while two other people walked up, got served and walked away).

The tasting room is a bit small and got crowded during the 90 minutes or so I was there. "Crowded" means in this case "no more available seats so people had to stand". They have a small room off to the side that was quiet (on the plus side) but only after we turned off the sound of the giant TV tuned to sports (d'oh!).

The beer lineup is solid and respectable. By San Diego standards it's a little below the "A" list. A bonus though is the sheer number of beers they have on tap. If I'm not mistaken, it was 16.

Not an essential stop, but you're not wasting your time if you decide to visit.

Photo of ruda001
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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Rip Current Brewing in San Marcos, CA
96 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.