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Raise a glass – It’s beer fest time!

Summer’s here. Weather’s warm. Days are long. It’s the season of the beer fest. The Beard will be out in full force this beer fest season, filling taster glasses, sampling beer, and making new friends. Come and join us, here’s where we'll be! 7/30 - Hessfest, North Park SD 8/4-7 - Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluespalooza, Mammoth Lakes, CA 8/13 - Festival of Dankness, Waterfront Park, SD 8/19 - Stone Brewing 20th Anniversary Invitational...

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IMPRESSIVE NEW BREWERY WITH DELICIOUS IPAS

Burning Beard Brewing Impressive New Brewery with Delicious IPAs San Diego Hop Addict By Paul McGuire   In San Diego most new breweries aren’t going to get very far without an IPA unless they focus exclusively on sours and wild ales. Burning Beard has been open for a few months and has already attracted a large following thanks to a solid lineup of hoppy beers and a punk vibe that...

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Brewing Suns Rising in the East

Brewing Suns Rising in the East 8 Breweries and Counting SanDiego.org, June 14, 2016 By Bruce Glassman   Since the mid 1990s, San Diego County has seen exponential growth in the number of its breweries and is very close to being able to say it is home to nearly 130 breweries! A great deal of that recent growth has come in regions - both north and south - that are...

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PODCAST: Burning Beard Brewing Invaded by Garage Hour Goons

The Garage Hour goons - .45 Phil, Chef Jeff, Kurtis Who Shall Be Named, and Troy from Powder1 - join Hostus Maximus Justin Fort in his chat with Mike and Jeff, the East County originals behind Burning Beard Brewing. They talk beer recipes, the great beer-drinkin' neighbors in Burning Beard's vicinity, smoking meat and the best beers for cooking, and FNG Kurtis does a great...

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WANTED: BEARDTENDER

What sounds your barbaric yawp? Burning Beard Brewing Company is on the lookout for a talented and passionate full-time Beardtender. At the Beard, our ethos is grounded in the fundamentals of craftsmanship and artistry, whether that takes the form of beer making, music, literature, woodworking, outdoorsmanship, or general artistic & creative aptitude and/or appreciation. We’re looking for a like-minded rapscallion who’s as passionate about the craft as...

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Why Beer Festivals Are Awesome

Why Beer Festivals Are Awesome Power-sipping our way through a smorgasbord of San Diego brews San Diego Magazine, May 19, 2016 By Bruce Glassman   Live music. Dozens of breweries. More than 100 beers to taste. These are the makings of a fine afternoon. This past Saturday, the 5th Annual Rhythm & Brews Festival offered craft beer fans a special venue in which to sip, sample, and explore beers by brewers...

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Beer of the Week: Holy the Voyd

Beer of the Week: Burning Beard Brewing Holy the Voyd West Coaster, May 13, 2016 By Brandon Hernández From the Beer Writer: When I visited Burning Beard Brewing Company, I really dug the skulls and punk-rock aesthetic, but you can’t drink logos and hoodies. Fortunately, the beer was good enough that I’d have drunk it even if it had been served in a glass sporting the image of...

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SD Beertalk Radio: Burning Beard Brewing Co.

San Diego Beertalk Radio Episode 61 May 11, 2016 (NSFW)   We begin the episode talking about some current news about World Beer Cup. During the news, our interview for next week’s podcast calls us so we have to cut it short, but the rest of the news will be at the end of the show. Enjoy the interview with Jeff Wiederkehr and Mike Maass from Burning Beard Brewing. The Interview: Burning Beard is...

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Beer Touring: Burning Beard Brewing Company

Beer Touring: Burning Beard Brewing Company West Coaster, April 26, 2016 By Brandon Hernández Standing across the street from Burning Beard Brewing Company (785 Vernon Way, El Cajon), I could hear two things crystal-clear—the low drone of punk-rock music and a bartender enthusiastically explaining one of the beers. I was familiar with and happy to encounter both. After crossing Vernon Way, I headed straight for the bar and...

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