Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Green Flash Brewing Co.Green Flash Brewing Co.
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3.88/5
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38,093 Ratings
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:
91
Reviews:
9,473
Ratings:
38,093
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.23/5
Reviews:
46
Ratings:
251
pDev:
13.24%
 
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Ratings: 251 |  Reviews: 46
Reviews by PaleAlePirate:
Photo of PaleAlePirate
4.44/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

I went here with a group of people(around 12). The place is in a large warehouse style building. I really like how the tasting room is located right inside the brewhouse, in a way that you are actually just separated by a low wall. There are two bars, one long one where you can taste their beers and another shorter one where you can get hooked up with their merch. I was actually surprised at how many belgian beers they had. I am not a big fan of belgian yeast so this surprise wasn't a great one for me. That being said the people I was with who like the belgians really enjoyed them. Not a shocker, I love all of the non-belgian Green Flash beers. They make great beer, probably preaching to the choir when I say that. Their Double Stout is def one to write home about. We went on a short tour, which was fairly standard. We got to go in their cold room where they keep the packaged beer, it was really cool to see stacks and stacks of my favorite beers. I kind of felt like I was in my own version of heaven, this version was much colder than I would have pictured but still great.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of frasergrove
4.04/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of gr8fulbeerhead
4.29/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of AlexCarls
3.86/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of chrisjws
3.91/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of BeanBump
3.54/5  rDev -16.3%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 2.5

Ill be honest, hoppy beers have never been my thing. That being said, even though IPAs arent my go-to, I can still tell the difference between a well-crafted hoppy beer and a so-so beer that just had a bunch of hops tossed into it. Green Flash has some good beers, no doubt about it...but they also have a few borderline crappy beers that are just hopped up. None of that really matters though, as this place is almost always busy and there is never any shortage of local hopheads who will willingly slap down $30 to get IPA'd up after work. To each his own.

Not my favorite spot in SD but if you're way into IPAs they've got you covered. On any given day, they'll have about 25 beers on tap and Id venture to guess that 20 of them are hoppy.

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Photo of brycevolk
4.22/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Goose01
2.97/5  rDev -29.8%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3

Photo of MikeJet32
4.53/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BrusselsBeerBox
4.55/5  rDev +7.6%
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 -10.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Mebuzzard
4.22/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of fthegiants
3.75/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of DrinkThemAll
4.1/5  rDev -3.1%
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 +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of BeerMeCJS
4.43/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of krbrevard
4.4/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of SmokingWood
2.76/5  rDev -34.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 2.5

Photo of Drew_V_dt
4.57/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of Studfarm69
4.49/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of deniserat
5/5  rDev +18.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Yermomsfavorite
4.1/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of DaltonCastle
4.24/5  rDev +0.2%
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 -13.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 2

Photo of dsshuck
3.89/5  rDev -8%
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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Green Flash Brewing Co. in San Diego, CA
Brewery rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 38,093 ratings
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