Yard House Mission Valley Grand Opening

Being a BeerAlien has it's perks.  We meet lots of interesting humans, we get to sample incredible beer, we get to sample tasty human food, and we get invited to fun events.  This time, the perks incl... Read More...
Stone Brewing 9th Anniversary Thunderstruck Review
4.3Outstanding

Stone 19th Anniversary Thunderstruck IPA Review

It looks like Stone Brewing Company is back on my map, and in a big way.  They had kinda fallen off of my radar with some releases I was a bit bored with, but in recent years, that is no longer the case. &... Read More...
port brewing high tide fresh hop ipa
3.8A must try

Port Brewing High Tide Fresh Hop IPA Review

I have not had great experiences with fresh hop (or as they are sometimes called "wet hop"... a term which I find confusing, as it is nothing like dry hop) IPA.  I have found them to have weird flavors like ban... Read More...
alpine-exponential-hoppiness
4.5Incredible!

Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness

Alpine Beer Company  has really stuck to their roots.  Founded in 1999 by Pat McIlhenney, they started out as a small batch brewery craft brewery, specializing in their world famous IPAs like Pure Hoppiness, Ne... Read More...
Modern Times Phalanx
4.4

Beer Review: Modern Times Phalanx IPA

Since Modern Times very successful Kickstart campaign, they have been growing non stop.  So Modern times have been around for over a year now.  In that time, they have opened their brewery in Point Loma that st... Read More...
w00tstout 2.0
4.1

W00tstout 2.0 Review – Brian Parker

So Terry beat me to it.  He was the first alien to snag a bottle of Stone's W00tstout 2.0.  Well, a few days later, my boss picked up a case of W00tstout 2.o and gave me a bottle.  I immediately ... Read More...

Eukaryst Beer and CD release at Toronado

Being an alien that enjoys both beer and heavy metal music, I was very excited about this special event at Toronado.  This event was very unique, and let me tell you why.  Gino Fontana is the bass player in the... Read More...
beer can sleeve

DIY: Creating A Beer Can Sleeve

Well summer is here, and unfortunately, we can't enjoy our favorite beverages in public, due to human's dumb laws.  Now that we can find some great local canned beers like Ballast Point Sculpin, Hess Grazias, a... Read More...
BCB Tasting Room Tijuana

BCB Tasting Room (Tijuana) review

Being an Alien, I find myself much less afraid of crossing the Earthling created border, and entering the wonderful country of Mexico.  We all are well aware of the craft beer explosion in San Diego, and much o... Read More...

The Lost Abbey Veritas 013 To Go On Sale

The Lost Abbey have had quite a few rare, and expensive beer sales.  There's Duck Duck Gooze, which is an incredible Belgian style sour ale.  There's the Cable Car wild ale, that can only be purchased at Torona... Read More...
stone petco park

Stone Brewing Tap Room By Petco Park Review

I headed out to Petco Park to see the Padres opening night.  Of course, I met up with friends at The Tilted Kilt, sucked down some Ballast Point Sculpin IPAs then headed to the Park.  I had read in sandiego.eat... Read More...
Beers that go well with The Walking Dead season finale

The Walking Dead Season 4 Beer Pairing Ideas

This Sunday, March 30, 2014, will be the last time we see Rick, Maggie, Glenn, Daryl and the walkers for a while.  It's the final episode of season 4.  We can expect lots of action, possibly the death of some m... Read More...
Council Brewing

Council Brewing, SD’s Newest Brewery

No such thing as too many breweries in San Diego!  Well, as long as they are making good beer.  The latest brewery to come around is Council Brewing Co.  They anticipate to open in the less than two months, and... Read More...