Burning Beard Brewing

21 medals for San Diegans at the California State Fair

West Coaster June 10, 2019 By Ryan Lamb • San Diegan brewers earned 21 medals (nine first place/gold, five second place/silver, and seven third place/bronze) at the California State Fair Commercial Beer Competition. El Cajon’s Burning Beard topped the local medal count with five. View the full list of results here. First Place Burning Beard – Get Thee To A Monastery (Trappist Quadrupel) Burning Beard – Wave of Phase (New...

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Burning Beard vests star tasting room manager with ownership

San Diego Reader June 7, 2019 By Ian Anderson • Shannon Lynette gets a piece of the brand she’s helped build When she first walked in to Burning Beard Brewing Co., Shannon Lynette says she wasn’t there looking for work. But she was between beer industry jobs, mulling a few offers, and contemplating a move back to Colorado. Then someone in her craft beer circle mentioned a small startup brewery...

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Beer History at the Beard

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 8 PM Grab a pint, pull up a barstool, and join us for Beer History @ the Beard! We’ve joined forces with Judith Downie of the CSUSM Brewchive™ to bring you this fun, informative—and dare we say educational—lecture series on the history and significance of craft beer in San Diego. The series will focus on a different subject each quarter,...

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Shannon Lynnette Joins Burning Beard Ownership Group

We’re pleased to announce that Shannon Lynnette has joined the ownership group at Burning Beard Brewing Co. Shannon’s passion for craft beer, customer service, beer education, and team camaraderie is uniquely aligned with the Beard ethos and she’s played a huge role in building and developing our team and brand. With Shannon’s help, the Beard has established itself not only as a purveyor of expertly crafted beer,...

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VIDEO: Beer for Breakfast: Burning Beard

https://youtu.be/0ATiyNVHoXw Delinquents gather! Burning Beard Brewing is celebrating 3 years of mayhem and debauchery tomorrow at their tasting room! Jeff, Mike, and Shannon made their way from El Cajon to the 91X studio and told us what to expect at the anniversary party. Watch til the end, just trust me, at the end Jeff has a surprise for me. All I’m going to say is Patti’s Pickles. The...

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Meet Mike Maass of Burning Beard Brewing

Today we’d like to introduce you to Mike Maass. Mike, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today. I’m the co-founder of Burning Beard Brewing Co. I grew up here in San Diego and went to San Diego State. Jeff (my business partner) also went to State, though we didn’t cross paths until many...

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Dankness Visible IPA Wins the 2019 Indie Beer Madness Competition

The Indie Beer Show March 24, 2019 Congratulations to Burning Beard Brewing Co. for being the 2019 Champion of San Diego Indie Beer Madness! Dankness Visible defeated strong competition in every round to emerge as the unlikely conqueror of this contest. We bestow glory and prestige upon this brewery for an entire year! Check out the full results here: https://www.facebook.com/theindiebeershow/...

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Que Terroir, Terroir

Que Terroir, Terroir A Walk on the Wild Side in El Cajon West Coaster  April 2019 By Ian Cheesman • While beer has existed in one form or another for thousands of years, the science behind fermentation somehow eluded mankind for the vast majority of it. Most regarded it as a miracle from God, a blessing to His true believers. There’s no question that beer borders on the divine, but we...

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