At AleSmith with Peter Zien

BrewDiego TV: AleSmith

BrewDiego’s Josh Carter interviews Peter Zien of AleSmith Brewing. We had a great time talking with Peter and learning about the fascinating history of AleSmith and the evolution of the San Diego craft beer scene. This video is a bit longer than our previous videos, but there was so much great content. We may have [...]

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BrewDiego TV: Iron Fist Brewing

Episode two of BrewDiego TV is live!  We apologize for the delay but we hope you enjoy our interview with the Sieminski brothers of Iron Fist Brewing.  There were a few audio issues, but all in all we are pretty proud of this second installment.  Just like the last video, we have provided a few [...]

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Ballast Point Black Marlin Porter

I swear to you that I’ll review a non-dark beer at some point, but I’m in a groove right now and San Diego craft brewers are feeding my addiction. It’s just a phase. Of course I was in a “hops” phase for about four years. I was that guy who would mock you for not [...]

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Craft Beer, Cupcakes, & Cans are WINNING!

The Brew News is a weekly column that recaps some of our favorite national and local craft beer news from a variety of sources.  It also lists upcoming beer-related events for the next week. Brew News March 7th- Craft Beer, Cupcakes, & Cans are WINNING! It is March and there is a chill in the [...]

Midnight Expression – Port Brewing

Bottle shops are few and far between when it comes to finding good craft beer. In fact, I’ve only found like 5 and none of them are anywhere close to my home. But luckily, one is close to my work. A few weeks ago, after work, I traveled up to Distillers Outlet in Poway to [...]

VIDEO: Five Questions with Mike Hess

What is your favorite band?  What book are you currently reading?  What is your plan in the case of a zombie attack?  BrewDiego’s Josh Carter asks Mike Hess the tough questions. If you haven’t already seen it, make sure you watch BrewDiego TV’s brewery tour and interview with Mike Hess. Possibly Related Posts: BrewDiego TV: [...]

Presidents, the Younger & Craft Beer FTW!!!

The Brew News is a weekly column that recaps some of our favorite national and local craft beer news from a variety of sources.  It also lists upcoming beer-related events for the next week. Brew News – February 21, 2011 So many awesome stories this week!  Big gulp huh?  Whelp, see ya later. -the cute [...]

Welcome to Orange County

Please set aside your negative thoughts about “The OC” before reading further.  Yes we have had some pretty bad TV shows based here and our baseball team likes to pretend it’s from LA, but plenty of great things have originated here too: In-N-Out, Hurley International, Will Ferrell, and Real Big Fish just to name a [...]

Don’t Be Afraid – Lost Abbey’s Cuvee de Tomme

Have you ever been afraid to listen to your favorite band’s new album? Sometimes you fall in love with one album so hard that you blindly assume that everything that follows can only pale in comparison. Yes, that concern could be well founded; I’ve had many highly anticipated albums fall flatly upon my ears (…cough…Bright [...]

Gateway Beers: Andy Lyde

Gateway Beers is an ongoing series where local members of the craft beer community and the BrewDiego staff recount their journey to the world of craft beers. I should be working out right now. I hear the faint echoes of Tony Horton counting off some reps. Instead, I’m taking a walk down memory lane and [...]