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Helm's Brewing Co.

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Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

5640 Kearny Mesa Rd, Suite C/N
San Diego, California, 92111
United States

(858) 201-3097 | map

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Added by Jason on 11-12-2012

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Ratings: 15 |  Reviews: 1
Photo of Gordon8145
4.37/5  rDev +22.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4

love the atmosphere. there were some good beers but not very many that I liked

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Photo of sillyhed8
4.51/5  rDev +26.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

A very clean spot. Great beer selection. With one of owners behind bar, any information on beers was happily given. A solid place!

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Photo of ivegot3Dvision
4.34/5  rDev +21.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Super nice guys, and I enjoyed the beer quite a bit. A small brewery, with a small production.

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Photo of Lucnifter
3.13/5  rDev -12.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3

Photo of DianeMB
2.11/5  rDev -40.7%
vibe: 2 | quality: 1.5 | service: 3 | selection: 2

I am a huge fan of red IPAs. Lagunitas Lucky 13 was my all time favorite (now discontinued although I have no idea how they could have dc'd such an amazing red IPA), followed by Green Flash Hop Head Red, Sam Adams Tazman, and Sierra Nevada Flipside ans Celebration. I just tried Hop the RIPA for the second time and it's time to put this one in its grave.
The first time we tried it, the second we flipped the top off foam erupted out of the top - and it kept going... We lost so much of the beer itself because the foam never stopped. One year later, forgetting we had already tried and nixed this beer, we bought it again. And sure enough - the foam poured out the second we opened the bottle, there came the foam. We actually had to crush some GasX into the bottle to halt the foam! What a waste of what could have been a good beer. Don't waste your money.

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Photo of markgugs
3.18/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of HopHead84
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of LakerLeith
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of CowboyDan
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of bschinelli
3.96/5  rDev +11.2%

Photo of welcome2jb
2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

Photo of NickMunford
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of Boone757
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Kiniey01
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of bcerv-ca
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Helm's Brewing Co. in San Diego, CA
Brewery rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 229 ratings
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