Mikkeller, AleSmith and San Diego Craft Beer

A couple of days ago, various craft beer news outlets reported the news that the famous (infamous?) gypsy brewer - Mikkeller - agreed to "take over" Alesmith Brewing Company's space on Cabot drive in San Diego.... Read More...

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp 12 Pack Review

The Beer Camp Across America Beer Festival is set to explode on San Diego in 12 days (7/20). In preparation for this event, Beer Alien is sampling the Beer Camp beers made by Sierra Nevada and 12 other brewerie... Read More...
World Cup Craft Beer Pairing USA v GER

World Cup Craft beer pairing — USA v GER

USA came so close Sunday to advancing in the World Cup that you could taste it, right? At least you have another reason to enjoy some great tasting craft beer while watching the match against Germany. And we ha... Read More...

How to enjoy a Sour Beer

Sour beers are an acquired taste might be the greatest understatement in history. Evolution has developed your tongue to prevent us from ingesting something poisonous or spoiled (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pub... Read More...

Bacon and Barrels, San Diego Recap

Bacon, Spirits and Beer on the water of San Diego's Embarcadero Marina Park. What more could a discerning human ask for? Great weather, you ask? CHECK! Cool breeze? CHECK! Lovely view and friendly vendors? ... Read More...
Spencer Brewery Chalice filled with their first American Trappist certified Ale

Spencer Brewery Trappist Ale Review

The day was warm, maybe even hot by some humans standards. The sun was directly above me and I could feel the warmth seeping through my exoskeleton. The warmth reminded me that I must take a break and replenish... Read More...

Goose Island Migration Week in San Diego

Goose Island, a Chicago based brewery of much acclaim, has been host to events across the United States in the month of May, dubbed Migration Week. The Goose Island crew has been stopping at each location and t... Read More...