Burning Beard Brewing

Let’s Talk Festbiers and Brut IPAs

Eight beers to try for the fall season. San Diego Magazine October 18, 2018 By Bruce Glassman • I’ve done more “festing” than usual this year. Maybe my schedule just worked out that way, but I suspect I’ve been more motivated to get my seasonal fix of Oktoberfest-style beers because there are a bunch more breweries making really good ones. There’s also something satisfying about having a seasonal beer—only available...

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VIDEO: 91X Beer for Breakfast

Beardsman Jeff joins the fine folks from 91X, Karl Strauss Brewing, and Thorn Brewing for some on-air tomfoolery. https://youtu.be/Y4OOFTvAQXI View the original article here: http://www.91x.com/beer-for-breakfast/beer-for-breakfast-the-great-american-beer-festival/ ...

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CA State Fair Competition: 23 San Diego Awards

West Coaster June 12, 2018 By Ryan Lamb • The results from the California State Fair’s Commercial Beer Competition have been posted, and San Diegans brewed up 23 award winners. The State Fair takes place in Sacramento from July 13-29, with the Best of California Brewfest on Saturday, July 21. 1st Place Burgeon – Dutchman’s Pipe (Coffee Beer) Burning Beard – Klausbier (Session Beer) Culver – Tiger Ride (Belgian Pale Strong...

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Et tu, Brut IPA?

San Diego City Beat June 11, 2018 By Beth Demmon • San Francisco's twist on the IPA is making it into San Diego breweries The best India Pale Ales come out of San Diego, period. Sure, there are some contenders (I’m looking at you, Fieldwork Brewing Company), but even many of those are brewed by San Diego beer alumni. So I feel a little threatened when a new style comes from...

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Everything You Need to Know About the Delinquents Club Launch on June 1

Friends of the Beard! It’s hard to believe, but the launch of the Distinguished Delinquents club is just around the corner. To make sure you’re able to sign up and become a member of the inaugural class, here are the important things you need to know. MEMBERSHIP GOES ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018, 6:00 AM PST Online ONLY Memberships may be purchased through our online store only (not in...

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Have a Beer with Burning Beard Founders Mike Maass and Jeff Wiederkehr

Inside the subversive, creative, and punk-inspired brewery that’s one of San Diego’s coolest brands San Diego Magazine May 24, 2018 By Bruce Glassman • Call it a mission. Call it a credo. Call it a movement. The guys who founded Burning Beard Brewing have a crystal-clear vision of what they want their company and their beers to be. Jeff Wiederkehr and Mike Maass are serious about having their brewery reflect their...

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Innovation from East County

San Diego City Beat May 7, 2018 By Davey Landeros • El Cajon’s Burning Beard blazes a trail with a new beer club and focus on sours It’s been a little over two years since opening, and Burning Beard (785 Vernon Way) has been making a lot of noise. The El Cajon-based brewery’s Czech pilsner, Normcore, was voted best lager earlier this year in West Coaster’s “Best of San Diego Beer Reader’s Choice...

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