Green Flash Brewing Co.

BEER AVG
3.91/5
Green Flash Brewing Co.Green Flash Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

6550 Mira Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, California, 92121
United States

(858) 622-0085 | map
greenflashbrew.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
99
Ratings:
38,375
Reviews:
9,531
PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Ratings:
247
Reviews:
45
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
3.84%
 
 
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Ratings: 247 |  Reviews: 45
Reviews by JupiterJesus:
Photo of JupiterJesus
4.61/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Large open floor plan with no seating. However, there is outside seating. Would be nice if there were bar stools.
High noise level (music + people talking).
Plenty of space at the bar as most people congregate in the middle with friends.
Friendly bartenders.
Absurd selection when I went - almost 30 beers on draft.
One of the best values in draft beer, just below a happy hour Pliny. $1 for 4oz, 2$ for 8oz and $4 for 16oz, with some exceptions for rare or aged beers. I started on the left of the wall and managed to make it through 8-9 of the 4oz samples before I had to quit =D

While Green Flash isn't my favorite brewery in general (most of their beers are overly sweet, and many have a metallic twang in the finish that I assume is due to hard water), the brewery itself is a great place to go as a visitor or regular. Don't miss it.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of brycevolk
4.22/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Goose01
2.97/5  rDev -28.8%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3

Photo of MikeJet32
4.53/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BrusselsBeerBox
4.55/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Best place to sample all of Green Flash beers at an affordable price
The brewery visit is interesting but not different that any other brewery visit
The burgers from the food truck in the "garden" is worth to try

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Photo of Gagnonsux
3.79/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Mebuzzard
4.22/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of fthegiants
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of DrinkThemAll
4.1/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

It's nice to know that Green Flash owns Alpine. A two in one special Visit. Nice spot with a great selection. Decent vibe and mixed crowd. Would definitely come back and visit.

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Photo of TheBasedElliot
4.32/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of BeerMeCJS
4.43/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of krbrevard
4.4/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of SmokingWood
2.76/5  rDev -33.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 2.5

Photo of Drew_V_dt
4.57/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of Studfarm69
4.49/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of deniserat
5/5  rDev +19.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Yermomsfavorite
4.1/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of DaltonCastle
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Been here 3 times. Two times during normal operation and for Treasure Chest 2015. Treasure Chest was a well run event with a good variety of beers and food to pair with them. Each staff member that I have encountered were very pleasant.

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Photo of NikLuna
3.65/5  rDev -12.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 2

Photo of dsshuck
3.89/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Hit there midweek in the afternoon. Not too crowded but also no place to sit in a large open room at one end of the brewery. Bar service was good and very informative about the 28 beers they had on tap at the time including some from Alpine.
Great place to check out a large selection of their beers but nothing special.

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Photo of WesM63
4/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of reindeerdog
4.82/5  rDev +15.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of stwok21
4.8/5  rDev +15.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of Holopirek
4.71/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of LXIXME
3.89/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

I am starting to get really tired of tap rooms without anywhere to sit. My mind flashes back to that movie with Joe Namath eating food, as he pretends to shop, as he walks through some second rate grocery store. Having to stand to enjoy a beer probably lessen the quality of beer but who really knows, just thinking out loud.

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Green Flash Brewing Co. in San Diego, CA
3.91 out of 5 based on 38,375 ratings.
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