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Societe Brewing Co.

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BEER AVG
3.92/5
Societe Brewing Co.Societe Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

8262 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
San Diego, California, 92111-1713
United States

(858) 598-5409 | map
www.societebrewing.com

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Added by HopHead84 on 05-10-2012

BEER STATS
Beers:
45
Reviews:
272
Ratings:
3,200
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
95
Reviews:
33
Ratings:
229
Avg:
4.31
pDev:
3.71%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 33 | Ratings: 229
Reviews by orangesol:
Photo of orangesol
4.36/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Stopped in here after visiting Alesmith, had a few of their beers in SF about a week ago so I was really looking forward to trying a few more of them at the source. Upon entering it is quickly apparent that this place is WAY bigger than it looked like from the outside. Tons of tables to the left over near the large barrel room with a large L shaped bar to the right. Atmosphere was pretty good even for the middle of the afternoon. Plenty of people milling about the large seating area creating a laid back vibe. Service was solid all around. I was served by two different bartenders and both were good. Guy just wanted to get my beers and thats about it while the woman was more pleasant and talked to me for a little while. Quality was quite high. From the nice wood bar tops to the stainless metal growlers, everything just feels high end. Selection was quite good, they had 9 beers on and 2 others kicked. I was a little sad the pale ale was off because I had heard such amazing things but the other 9 more than made up for that. Prices were no problem, growlers are a little on the high side but they use metal ones so no problem there just be prepared for it. I got a 1L for $15, can’t wait to use it. Overall a really awesome brewery with a really nice space to showcase their beers. I will definitely return the next time I am in the area.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Drew_V_dt
4.34/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Ryannotbryan
4.1/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of deniserat
5/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of franz7061
3.08/5  rDev -28.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 1 | selection: 2.75

World class beer but the worst service of any brewery in SD. They love the word "no" so be prepared. There were two of us and we asked for 3 tasters and we were told "only two at at a time". So one per person? Then they tell us they'll fill "any" flip top growler. We head to the car and when we return they say "oh the neck's too narrow, We'll waste too much beer". It's pretty clear they don't need our business...

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Photo of dexterk1
3.93/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of cryptichead
4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of BoredRocks275
4.59/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of smartassboiler
4/5  rDev -7.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of BootLeg_Pete
4.36/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Blazer22
4.15/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of acurtis
4/5  rDev -7.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of lloydboss
3.52/5  rDev -18.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.75

Good time overall at Société, but got some unexpected attitude from the bartender for no apparent reason. He could use a few lessons in customer service. Enjoyed the beers very much.

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Photo of Brown120
4.43/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

One of the standout breweries in the San Diego area for me.

Staff here was cool as hell and allowed for great conversation.

The beer selection was varied and there were a few real standouts. Prices are very fair. Definitely a nice stop in SD and one that can be made before continuing on to Alesmith, and other north SD breweries and spots.

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Photo of MachIPA
4.03/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of kingpin1010
3.97/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Mike_Amps
3.44/5  rDev -20.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25

Photo of frasergrove
4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Davelucas88
4.32/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of LXIXME
4.09/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.29/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Visited on December 5, 2015. Societe has made the most of its industrial park setting. Very nice interior space that is decorated with a unique "old-timey" feel. I had the Pupil and the Butcher. Both were excellent.

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Photo of M_chav
4.37/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Redgoatman
3.93/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25

Photo of BillRoth
4.47/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Stopped by during 2015 San Diego Beer Safari. Had wanted to check out Societe for some time. Great place, and despite long lines in a tasting room Saturday afternoon...things went well and nicely paced. Never felt overly cow penned and yet never felt stuck in traffic either. Place was large and packed. Big modern hip and fun. Great choice of beers, and upbeat staff. Plenty of stuff to buy on the side. Food was tasty. Definitely a place among hundreds in SD...but one to make sure you get to. More than up to the hype.

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Societe Brewing Co. in San Diego, CA
95 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.
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