San Diego International Beer Competition Winners 2020

San Diego County Winners Best of Show: Domestique Blonde Ale – Rouleur Brewing (Carlsbad) Champion Brewery Award – Beer First Runner Up: Rip Current Brewing (San Marcos) Second Runner-Up: Resident Brewing (Downtown) Gold Medals American-style Amber/Red Ale: Red Rover – My Yard Live (San Marcos) American-style Juicy or Hazy Imperial India Pale Ale: Stratacaster –…

Stone Lays Off 30% of Their Workforce

Big news in the craft world today. Stone Brewing, a company I just called a giant of San Diego beer, has laid off 30% of their staff as covid concerns and financial struggles continue to mount for the San Diego staple. It’s a move that other breweries have made, but none with the power and…

Toronado Closes After 12 Years in North Park

With coronavirus concerns mounting across the nation, many businesses are temporarily closing their doors per California and Gavin Newsome’s recommendation. However, one North Park classic is closing their doors for good – Toronado. A beer bar that put North Park’s beer scene on the map, Toronado has been serving up some of the rarest beers…