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Thorn Street Brewery

Not Rated.
Thorn Street BreweryThorn Street Brewery
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

13 Ratings
Ratings: 13
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 13.22%
Active Beers: 28
Beer Ratings: 83
Beer Avg: 3.64
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

3176 Thorn St
San Diego, California, 92104-4636
United States
phone: (619) 501-2739

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @thornstbrewery

Notes:
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(Place added by: brianS on 12-30-2012)
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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

SDRedDevil, Sep 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

funkel81, Jul 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

BreweryRun, Jul 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Deaner1308, May 27, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +13.7%

Terrific neighborhood place. The front room is basic with a bar and some stools and a couple of tables. Definitely a local's place with a good South Park vibe that feels really welcoming to anyone. I've been there on a Tuesday night when there were just a few people and last night it was pretty packed as the NCAA games (including San Diego State) were on the TVs in the back room.

There were also a few kids earlier on and at least a half dozen well behaved dogs inside, giving it even more of that nice neighborhood feel.

The back room is up a small flight of stairs and is very roomy, with a bunch of tables and two big booths in the back. You have to go downstairs to get your beer from the bar though, no table service, at least the night I was there. The brewery set up is in the same room, and you can watch the brewers at work and they're happy to talk about beer as they work.

There were about 15 or so beers available, including all their regular pours described on here. Most beers are served in pint glasses, while the bigger beers (e.g., The Menace DIPA at 9.7/124) are served in a smaller tulip glass.

Last night the Thai food truck was outside. You order and pay at the truck and they bring your food to your table inside when it's done. The food is OK, not great. I didn't rank the food here because it's not really fair as it's separate from the brewery and the trucks come and go.

Highly recommended for a visit, as it represents the best of a small neighborhood brewery with super friendly staff, welcoming atmosphere, and really good brews.

PabloSanDiego, Mar 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Jpohling, Mar 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -25.2%

jedschlueter, Feb 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

trubeernick, Feb 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

Paige, Oct 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

djaeon, Oct 08, 2013
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Thorn Street Brewery in San Diego, CA
90 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.