August brings upon us two very important dates for San Diegan’s as we continue to enjoy the relaxing days in the summer sun with none other than an ice cold beer in our hand. Living in San Diego, the beer Craft Beer Capitol of America, we must show our appreciation for our favorite cold ones whenever possible.
Join us in raising a glass to National IPA Day on August 1st and continue the celebration for International Beer Day on August 2nd.
San Diegan’s are invited to enjoy a two-day “beer bender” full of local IPA’s and a variety of international beers while discovering unique spots in San Diego’s favorite neighborhoods that will be celebrating. Whether you like them hoppy, hazy or heavy, here are some local spots places offering the best deals and selections on brews for these upcoming holidays.
- Bier Garden
- 641 S Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
- (760) 632-2437
No need to crack open a cold one when you can take a ride up to The Bier Garden of Encinitas and let them take care of everything. Select one of their local craft beers on tap and take in the salty, North County air! This popular restaurant is located on the main street in Encinitas and is known for its SoCal vibe and epic brews. For National IPA Day they will be celebrating by offering $5 select beers, all day long. And if you decide that one day just isn’t enough to celebrate, come back on August 2nd to celebrate International ‘Bier’ Day.
- The Corner Drafthouse
- 495 Laurel St, San Diego, CA 92101
- (619) 255-2631
This neighborhood bar, located in Bankers Hill, has 70 of the best local and non-local craft-beer offerings in the area. On tap you can find a variety of sours, IPA’s, ales and more from near and far. In celebration of National IPA Day and International Beer Day, they are offering $6 select cold ones to sip on while you take in the first days of August. There’s nothing quite like an ice cold brewskie paired with chicken wings, so they are also offering 75 cent chicken wings all day. Stop in for dinner to taste their menu consisting of seasonal West Coast comfort food offerings like their Fresh Ahi Tuna Poke, Drafthouse Burger, or Bacon Cheddar Mac ‘N Cheese.
- 7 Mile Kitchen
- 5420 Grand Pacific Drive Carlsbad, CA 92008
- (760) 827-2514
No matter where you are located in San Diego, 7 Mile Kitchen is just a hop, skip, and a jump away! Located on a rustic hilltop setting, it is the ideal spot to overlook seven miles of Carlsbad coast with a brew in one hand and a pizza or a gourmet burger in the other. This ‘pitcher’ perfect spot, known for their elevated comfort food crafted to perfection by Award-Winning Executive Chef Julian Quiñones, is found inside the beautifully renovated Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa. They offer Happy Hour every day, from 4 pm to 6 pm where you can find $2 off all draft beers and $10 select bites on pizzas and smoked chicken wings.
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