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Beer of the Week: RegalLager

Latchkey Brewing’s lager well-suited for Oktoberfest & patio sausage party OCTOBER 5, 2018 BY BRANDON HERNÁNDEZ From the Beer Writer: I am a writer. I love language. More than that, I love the things you can do with words, letters, and plays on both. I’m particularly fond of palindromes, or words that are spelled the same way backward and forward.…

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West Coaster August Cover

LATCHKEY BREWING came online at the former site of Acoustic Ales, at the historic Mission Brewery Plaza. Head brewer Anthony Beach has plied his trade for Green Flash, Ballast Point Scripps Ranch, plus San Jose’s Hermitage Brewing and Sunnyvale’s Faultline Brewing. An outdoor space is in the works, in addition to the 1,500-square-foot tasting room.

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Beer Touring: Latchkey Brewing

JUNE 12, 2018 BY BRANDON HERNÁNDEZ Of all San Diego’s tasting room sites, none have the same allure as the one at Mission Brewery Plaza. Holding down the corner of Hancock and Washington Streets in Mission Hills, it has historic relevance dating back to before the Prohibition Era. If those walls could talk…they might disclose what a bummer…

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3 New and Notable Brewery Spots in San Diego

Oceanside adds a brewery and two previous locations are reimagined BY BRUCE GLASSMAN Published: 2018.06.07 11:36 AM Things have slowed down a bit brewery-wise over the past few months, but they have by no means stopped. New breweries are still opening up—albeit at a slower pace—and many new ventures are renovating existing spaces and moving into…

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The Brewery Collectors

Bloggers and beer fans who investigate every brewery in San Diego May 3, 2018   An estimated 150 breweries operate in San Diego, but it’s hard to understand what that number really means until you’ve tried to visit them all. A small number of San Diegans speak from experience. Take Rob Strobel and Bill Vanderburgh.…

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History and Legacy of The Mission Brewery Plaza Building

The Mission Brewery was built as a brewery in 1912-1913 and opened in June 1913. The brewing industry was pioneered in San Diego by Austrian immigrants Mr. Doblar and Mr. Wedel who opened many local beer gardens following the opening of the first brewery in 1868. The San Diego Brewing Company was later founded in…

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