Rough Draft Brewing Company

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673 Ratings

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

8830 Rehco Rd Ste D
San Diego, California, 92121-3263
United States

(858) 453-7238 | map

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Added by mactrail on 04-12-2012

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Ratings: 17 |  Reviews: 3
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3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of BeerMeCJS
4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of LXIXME
4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of markgugs
3.73/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of T100Mark
4.08/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Vibe - Nice place. Nothing fancy. Located in a generic industrial park (very common in San Diego), the bar shares space with the brewing equipment. The look is stark/industrial. Very simple. Very honest.

Quality - Very good beer. I noticed that the pint glasses in front of the patrons all had a tremendous amount of lacing (a good sign).

Service - My bar tender, Shannon, was helpful, friendly and knowledgable.

Selection - Good selection (homegrown only). Cask ale on Thursday. No food other than the free popcorn.

Overall - I appreciate these smaller breweries. Very similar, in look and feel, to Helm's Brewing Company across town.

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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2/5  rDev -47.2%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Great brewery! Actual brewing process is visible to the tasting room which adds to the brewery experience. Great d├ęcor, not too over-the-top, clean, and parking easy.

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5/5  rDev +31.9%

Photo of retry4z
1/5  rDev -73.6%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1

Came in here for a couple of tasters. Didn't bring cash, and after the bartender, Melissa, poured me the tasters she said that they have $8 minimum on credit card charges(!). She refused to accommodate and insisted that I buy a bottle or use their ATM with a $2 charge. Most breweries I go to don't have this limitation. She eventually reluctantly accepted my card, but my experience was spoiled. A customer that overheard our conversation barged in and started arguing with me. I can't say that I'll never come to this brewery again or buy their beer - one bad bartender does not represent an entire business - but it will be a long time before I return.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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5/5  rDev +31.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Rough Draft Brewing Company in San Diego, CA
Brewery rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 673 ratings
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