3 New and Notable Brewery Spots in San Diego

June 7, 2018

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

May 16, 2018

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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May 16, 2018

Latchkey Brewing, Mission Hills Latchkey occupies space in the Mission Brewery Plaza near the airport, the former home of Acoustic Ales. In fact, Latchkey is contract brewing for Acoustic while Acoustic is finishing up their new Carlsbad site. This is the OLD Mission Brewery site, of course, not related to the current Mission Brewery in…

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Latchkey Brewing growing up fast at Mission Brewery Plaza

April 25, 2018

Local brewers producing Acoustic Ales, as well as own line of beers inside Middletown space by Davey Landeros A wave of beer history washed over me (so to speak) as I entered the Mission Brewery Plaza in Middletown (1795 Hancock St.). The Plaza was built in 1913 to house the original Mission Brewery and over a…

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Getting To Know: Latchkey Brewing Company

April 20, 2018

Kaeru Beer Peter Mulville The paying public literally got its first taste of Latchkey Brewing Company’s beers at the new brewery and tasting room in San Diego’s Middletown neighbourhood last week, and Kaeru Beer was there to find out what was happening from co-founder Gerald Dollente. Beer-tourists from all over the world visit San Diego due…

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Latchkey Brewing Set to Debut Behind Veteran Talent

March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018 By Brandon Hernandez Last October, we reported that Latchkey Brewing (2120 West Washington Street, Suite A, Five Points) was in the process of taking over Acoustic Ales Brewing Experiment’s brewery and tasting room at the historic Mission Brewery Plaza. Acoustic Ales has moved out and is working to get its new Carlsbad facility operational, leaving Latchkey co-founders Matt…

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Acoustic Brewing’s teeth cut, moving on. Latchkey gains entrée into historic Mission Brewing Plaza

February 27, 2018

San Diego Reader:  By Ian Anderson The brewhouse at 1795 Hancock Street has produced a lot of beer for a number of breweries over the past two decades, and as of last week it’s changed hands once again. Part of the historic Mission Brewery Plaza, where the original Mission Brewery brewed from 1913 to 1918, it…

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WEST COASTER: Brightest Beer Futures: West San Diego County

November 29, 2017

By Brandon Hernández  This is the last post in a four-part series examining work-in-progress brewery projects throughout San Diego County. Our last stop finds us in the western expanses, a region with strong and varied interests in the works. Check them out and, if you missed any of our other tours, take a look at upcoming…

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History and Legacy of The Mission Brewery Plaza Building

November 20, 2017

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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WEST COASTER: Latchkey Brewing taking over Acoustic Ales’ Mission Brewery Plaza facility

October 31, 2017

By Brandon Hernández Many are the local entrepreneurs who have fallen in love with the idea of brewing at the historic Mission Brewery Plaza. Located in the City of San Diego’s Five Points neighborhood, it is easily accessible from Little Italy, Old Town, Mission Hills, Hillcrest and Point Loma, and a stone’s throw from San Diego…

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