Burning Beard Brewing

Burning Beard 3-Year Anniversary Party

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW ••• April 13, 2019 2:00 - 8:00 PM Burning Beard Brewing Co. Strap yourselves in and hold on tight as we complete our THIRD revolution around the sun and hurtle past the cosmic 3-year milestone together as Burning Beard Brewing Company, Distinguished Delinquents, and friends! Once again, we’re opening up the back lot to make room for a stage, beer garden, food trucks, general craziness, and maybe a...

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Quarterly Home Brew Exhibition: All-Grain Basics

Join the Beards and friends for a day of home brewing in the Beard brewhouse! This installment will focus on all-grain brewing basics with an emphasis on historical knowledge of the style. If you're brew-curious, have an itching home brew question, or just want to hear Alex tell all the Dad jokes, grab beer and join us at the brewery! It's fun, free, and open to the public! Date: Sunday,...

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New Damage Hazy IPA Now Available in Cans

El Cajon's finest hazy IPA, New Damage, is now available in 16-oz 4-packs. Bursting with Citra and Cascade, it's a hop-forward favorite and one of East County's hottest new beers. 16oz 4-packs available exclusively at the Beard for $15.99.  ...

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Save the Date: Anniversary 3

Friends of the Beard! Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 13, 2019. In true Beard fashion, it'll be maximum mayhem in the back lot with LIVE ROCK 'N ROLL, food trucks, questionable clientele (that's you!), and ALL THE BEERS. Giveaways, specialty beers, limited-release swag, and more. Keep it tuned here for all the deets. Up the Beard! More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/787314931626666/?active_tab=about...

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Bottle Release: Song of Orpheus Brett Saison

Join us Friday, 2/22/19, for the much-anticipated release of Song of Orpheus Brett Saison. $25 750ML The first installment in the Beard’s Vellocet series, Song of Orpheus was aged for 18 months on a blend of traditional farmhouse ale yeast and our proprietary wild ale yeast strain, Brulanta Metio. Filled and corked by hand, then allowed to condition right in the bottle, Song of Orpheus is a true...

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Beer of the Week: Song of Orpheus

Burning Beard debuting first beer in its American wild ale series West Coaster January 19, 2019 By Brandon Hernández • From the Beer Writer: There’s nothing like taking the first sniff of a beer and feeling fairly assured that you are in for a special experience. This recently happened to me when my olfactory receptors took in the essence of fruit and funk off the sturdily-netted, snow-white head of Song...

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Something… Or What the Cosmos Shat Forth: A Stream-of-Consciousness Hemingway Impersonation December 13, 2018 By Jeff Wiederkehr • Spoiler alert, I do not mention Tom Nickel, Mastodon, Zappa, nor the Beatles. Coolship. Wild Ale. Open Fermentation. Cantillon, 3 Fonteinen. Boon. Jester King. Allagash. Lost Abbey. Other way more popular breweries. Burning Beard? Yeah, we know … We know that we shouldn’t be mentioned in the same sentence (and we...

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12 special beers that will add sparkle to your season

A round-up of holiday releases from Mission, The Lost Abbey, Ballast Point, Burning Beard, Stone, SouthNorte, Port and more San Diego Magazine December 13, 2018By Bruce Glassman • One of the best things about the holidays is that they inspire our brewers to make beers that help us celebrate. For many breweries, this season is an opportunity to create “comfort” brews that evoke cozy houses, twinkling lights, and toasty...

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Burning Beard Brewing “deflowers” coolship

El Cajon brewery takes its new copper-lined coolship on a maiden voyage West Coaster December 12, 2018By Brandon Hernández • El Cajon’s Burning Beard Brewing is over two-and-a-half years old. The business has accomplished a lot, realizing a broad portfolio of beers ranging from all-the-rage to seldom-seen, establishing a die-hard fan base and getting its beers into distribution. Those were goals founders Mike Maass and Jeff Wiederkehr established at...

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PODCAST: Beard Co-Founder Mike Sits Down with San Diego Magazine

Modern Times opens a vegan restaurant, North Park gets more Baja-influenced cuisine, and Burning Beard Brewing’s Mike Maass is our guest. San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 119 November 7, 2018 By Archana Ram Lobster rolls with yuzu aioli, pollo a la abrasa on buttery brioche, spicy drunken noodles—we’re feasting at The Willows Hotel & Spa at Viejas Casino & Resort, today’s sponsor alongside chefs Antonio Votta and Larry Banares. We kick off with...

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