Ballast Point Brewing Company

BEER AVG
3.94/5
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

10051 Old Grove Road Suite B
San Diego, California, 92131
United States

(858) 695-2739 | map
ballastpoint.com

Notes:
In addition to Ballast Point Brewing Company's Old Grove location, they still have brewing operations at their old location in the back of Home Brew Mart. You can get growlers/bottles and do tastings at both locations.
Home Brew Mart / Ballast Point
5401 Linda Vista Road, Suite 406
San Diego, CA 92110
(619) 298-2337

Ballast Point also runs tasting hours at the brewery. Please check their website for details.

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BEER STATS
Beers:
185
Reviews:
12,889
Ratings:
60,251
PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Reviews:
68
Ratings:
382
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
5.25%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews by tjensen3618:
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3.96/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3

I went here on a recent Beer Tour and the Ballast Point brewery was the that we toured and tasted at. It's a really small tasting area with enough room for people to stand, we had about 20 people on our bus and the inside of the place was pretty crowded.

The tour was informative and we got to check out their very small distilling setup. After the tour we were supposed to taste the 5 or so beers that are considered the regular releases. The bartender was cool and let me have pours of any beer that they had up on the board.

I ended up buying a couple bottles of Sculpin at the end of our tastings and the prices for them were in line with what you'd expect at retail.

A nice small brewery that was nice to visit once, but unless i happen to be a local, which im not, or in the immediate area, it's not really a place that you would make a point of going to more than once.

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I really enjoyed stopping at Ballast point in San Diego. Had a Nitro pineapple sculpin on tap, which was delicious. Not very big inside, but had a grill and nice bench seating on the patio. Had a very nice selection and everyone was friendly. I would come here over and over when in the area.

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4.01/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

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vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

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4.78/5  rDev +14.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

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3.92/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

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5/5  rDev +19.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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Ballast Point Brewing Company in San Diego, CA
3.94 out of 5 based on 60,251 ratings.
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