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SD Beertalk Radio Episode 77: SD Bacon Fest 2016, Part 2

  San Diego Beertalk Radio Episode 77 Sep 12, 2016 (NSFW)   Mike Maass – Burning Beard Brewing & Robert Esparza – PushPins Media We continue our Bacon Fest interviews on Part 2 and start with Mike Maass. We start by talking about how Burning Beard is doing only seven months in. We are then joined by Robert Esparza from PushPins Media, the creator of Mission Valley Craft Beer & Food Festival, San Diego Bacon Fest,...

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PODCAST: Burning Beard & Helix Brewing On-Air

Hank Watson’s Garage Hour Presents: Now that's a Garage Hour – all beer, all the time (well, there was some rock & roll too, but we know you like it). Hostus Maximus Justin Fort brings beer friends (and fine brewers in their own right) Mike "Underinsured" Maass and Jeff "Flex" Wiederkehr of Burning Beard Brewing (burningbeardbrewing.com) to Helix Brewing in lovely, scenic, unmolested industrial La Mesa, where they're joined by the...

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Beer in the Headlights: Kensington & Burning Beard

Kensington & Burning Beard West Coaster Magazine, Aug. 2016 By Ian Cheesman View the original article here: https://issuu.com/awodigitaledition/docs/west_coaster_august_2016/34 [caption id="attachment_349616" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Kensington & Burning Beard. West Coaster Magazine, Aug. 2016[/caption]...

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Do Me a Flavor

Do Me a Flavor New Beers to Cheers Pacificsandiego.com, July 21, 2016 By Brandon Hernández   RYE THE LIGHTNING Session ales — beers that are big on flavor but low enough in alcohol that they can be enjoyed in great quantity over the course of, say, a ballgame, pub-crawl or 2-year-old’s birthday party — are all the rage. Many are simple takes on pale ales and IPAs. So is this one,...

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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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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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