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Alpine Beer Company Pub

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BA SCORE
97
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68 Reviews
Alpine Beer Company PubAlpine Beer Company Pub
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

2363 Alpine Blvd
Alpine, California, 91901-2202
United States

(619) 445-2337 | map
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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
97
Reviews:
68
Ratings:
192
Avg:
4.44
pDev:
7.21%
 
 
Taps:
12
Bottles/Cans:
10
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 68 | Ratings: 192
Reviews by MilwaukeeCrusher:
Photo of MilwaukeeCrusher
4.8/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

After hearing so many great things about Alpine and being lucky enough to try a few of their beers at tastings, this was something I was looking forward to. I was still impressed, as although I like a little more balance to my IPA's in general than most west coast folk, the IPAs here were some of the best I ever had. I only wish I had a chance to try all of their rare releases that I haven't at tastings. The taproom was plenty full for a place that seemed to be more of an outpost and the service didn't suffer that much. Make no mistake, this is not just a business venture here, they are passionate about beer. I would gladly visit again if I ever get the chance.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of SmokingWood
4.55/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of deniserat
5/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of sunrats
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of donaldpoe
4.69/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of BoredRocks275
4.66/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of chrisjws
4.02/5  rDev -9.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of TBedeezy
4.43/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Nichols33
4.48/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

The old pub was awesome. Cool vibe, lots of good tunes playing. Ordered some samples and went out back to sit on picnic tables and enjoy the weather and tunes. Lots of owners with dogs chillin back there. Service was great, all the guys I chatted with were extremely nice and helpful. Could have stayed there all day.

The new pub/restaurant was alright. Had a 45 minute wait for a table on a Saturday at 2:45 PM. Wasn't thrilled with that so we looked inside for a seat at the bar. There are maybe 10 seats, all filled. So, decided to go to the grocery store next door and at a sandwich and bought some beers to enjoy at tables out front.

Loved the old place, new place would probably be cool during non peak times.

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Photo of Rddayson
4.74/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of LXIXME
4.16/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Quite different inside now, was here in late October 2014 and this place had tables and chairs like a regular little pub and now it's just a empty room with a bar in the corner by the cooler. Reminds me of the Tree House Brewing Co. in Monson, MA now without the brewery equipment sitting there. But, on the upside, the way upside, more quality offerings and a much bigger selection.

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Photo of JIMMER
4.18/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Redgoatman
4.03/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of CaptainPancakes
4.45/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of jordanimal
4.23/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of kojevergas
4.45/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Franziskaner
4.09/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

I visited here while staying out in Coronado a couple of days ago and it was a good 45 minute drive. It is located in a strip mall and unless you are on Beer Advocate, I don't think you would know what you were getting into. It was a Thursday shortly after opening. I ordered a pint of Hoppy Birthday to start and then moved onto a sampler of 4 beers that were all delicious IPA's. The 4 oz samples were just right and there is an option to get 6. They even have a list of mainly other California made guest bottles (perhaps for the locals?!) I had the beef brisket sandwich with house made mac & cheese. The sandwich was fantastic and the sauce had a light bit of heat. My wife ordered the filet with blue cheese on top and it was also excellent. The service was great.

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Photo of RLVineh
5/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Love this place, makes you feel at home. Bobby at the brewery is hilarious and always a treat to talk to.Stop by and they might have something special on tap. Love this place

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Photo of domdomdomdom
4.34/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

*This review is for the old pub* Atmosphere here is what made it for me. Very laid back and casual. Not much seating but the service is good and the food works perfectly with a pint of Nelson! I haven't been to the new one yet and I'm definitely excited to check it out!

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Photo of epyon396
4.48/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of dipso123
3.69/5  rDev -16.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4

NEW LOCATION:
No longer small with nowhere to park.

Both indoor and outdoor seating. Next to Ace Hardware and plenty of parking. Was there on the 2nd day open at this location and there were a few problems with new space and servers - they'll get the kinks worked out. Hoppy beer is what I went there for and they have plenty of good things to choose from. Was unable to write anything without submitting numbers so keep in mind they represent second day open.

Growler fills still at old location up the hill.

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Photo of mabermud
3.75/5  rDev -15.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 1

I've been here many times since Alpine Brewing Co. opened. It's about time I gave it a rating. Nice little joint to visit. Little tasting room with limited seating. Quality beer and nice service. Visit the restaurant.

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Photo of Pawoto
5/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Alpine was the highlight of our 14-brewery San Diego visit. We considered not making the drive out, but we are glad that we did. The waitress suggested the fried pickles and the beans for a side - both were outstanding! Flight of Nelson, Duet, Hoppy Birthday, Pure Hoppiness, San Diego Surprise and Captain Stout rivaled the best we had all trip. Finally, takeaway bottles of Nelson and Duet for $5.49 and $5.99 felt like stealing and the merch was great - I bought the "Duet - all night long!" Tee and a buddy got an Alpine Hat that everybody we saw afterwards commented on!

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Photo of Dbrulet
4.58/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of mbw314
4.71/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

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Alpine Beer Company Pub in Alpine, CA
97 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.
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