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Culture Brewing Co.

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Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 29
Beer Ratings: 98
Beer Avg: 3.75

Taps: 5 / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
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9 Ratings
Ratings: 9
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.45%
$ - inexpensive
[ Brewery, Bar ]

111 S Cedros Ave
Solana Beach, California, 92075-2905
United States
phone: (858) 345-1144

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(Place added by: mactrail on 03-03-2013)
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mactrail

Washington

3.85/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | $

Another inexplicable new brewery in San Diego County. I liked the beer board, which provided not only beer name, ABV, and style, but also the hops used. No fancy names, just Brown, IPA, Imperial Stout, Pale Ale, etc. Beers tasted on my couple of visits have all been quite well made and drinkable. No surprises, fruits and nuts, or Belgian influences so far. About five beers on tap.

The atmosphere is on the one hand non-existent, in this extremely spare space. No art, no chairs. On the other hand, the barmaids are jolly, people are standing all over inside and out like a cocktail party. No food, but some free tiny pretzels. Outdoor are in the back is spartan but the marine air is cool and moist, and the brightest place is the discretely roped-off brewery with the garage door rolled up for display. You can read the bags of malt to see what's brewing.

Location is a storefront on chichi Cedros Ave in Solana Beach just south of the train station and east of the tracks from Pacific HIghway. Worth a visit just to wander Cedros, the most upscale beach town street this side of Laguna. A good field trip with the significant other who likes shopping. Not much parking but you can get a good view of trains passing from the alley behind the joint.

04-07-2013 06:41:53 | More by mactrail
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3.89/5  rDev -1%
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tasters are $1.25 for all of their 7 beers. all beers are 5 or 6 ABV, very light. also, 7 beers is a very small selection - two stouts, two IPA's, a saison, a hafe, and a brown.

Overall, the beer tasted very freah, and the take on the aryle was unique. not a bad spot, although the tasting room is tiny.

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abrethanson

California

3.37/5  rDev -14.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | $$

Second stop with MYWIFE! on our Anniversary Brew Tour. Culture is located in the Cedros Avenue Design District and in close proximity of some fun little shops and eateries. Pizza Port is across the street too.

A: Small little spot along the street frontage. Entire front was open to the street and tall ceilings gave very airy vibe. Dark wood paneling added warmth and the steel fermenters, glass, cmu block and simple design gave a modern feel. A few trendy barrels for setting your drinks on and a bar height table for perching adjacent to the streetscape and taking in the morning sun. A few people inside chatting and felt friendly.

Q&S: Trendy giant chalk board was filled with 10 taps (in house) and not only listed style / ABV but also IBU / Hop. Beers covered the flagship spectrum (blonde / amber / heff / pale / ipa). A few interesting beers - Black IPA / Nitro Black Currant / Mint Stout. Nothing was outstanding but all were drinkable. Great for the average joe. The Black IPA was solid.

S: Bartender was very friendly, chatty, and volunteered to snap a couple pix of us. She had good knowledge of the beers too. Some local guy was there and made his way over to chat us up too.

V: Typical prices - good sized pours in nice tulip glasses.

Bonus: Besides growlers they also have "beer pouches" which seemed innovative. Good for the sneaky drink on the beach scene.

Overall: Descent Nanobrew shop. Would come here again if was in the neighborhood.

11-06-2013 17:57:41 | More by abrethanson
Culture Brewing Co. in Solana Beach, CA
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.