Miramar News & Stories

Crafted to reduce gluten

An IPA for intolerant drinkers

Duck Foot Brewing celebrated its first year in business in June, roughly the same time its first bottle release hit the shelves. That means gluten-intolerant drinkers got three more beers to add to their limited ...

Malahat's spirits are all heart

Miramar brewery invokes Prohibition, but keeps its booze pure

Upon entering the Malahat Spirits Co. tasting room in Miramar, customers find a small maze meant to invoke the smuggling operations once required to bring San Diego contraband liquor. It's also a nod to the ...

“Lobster and ice cream…lobster and ice cream…”

The siren call of Supernatural Sandwiches

I’ve made no secret of my affection for a particular spicy lobster grilled cheese. When I heard Supernatural Sandwiches traded up to a larger storefront within its Miramar shopping strip, I found any excuse to ...

Amped up production in Miramar

"Everything about it is just more professional."

Since Amplified Ale Works launched in late 2012, brewmaster Cy Henley had been making beer on a three-barrel system in the company's Pacific Beach brewpub. That changed this spring, when Amplified officially began producing its ...

The gun problem at Miramar College

Lawsuit claims professor was told to hush about missing firearms

A part-time professor at Miramar College is suing the school for retaliating against him after he complained that several guns used for police training courses were unregistered, not stored properly, and in some cases turned ...

Intergalactic Brewing adds space

...and a couple of medals to its expanding universe

Miramar beer company Intergalactic Brewing has had an eventful month. Fresh off winning ten medals at the Los Angeles International Beer Competition, it's picked up another two at the San Diego International Beer Festival. In ...

Mikkeller brings a world of craft beer to San Diego

Beer breakfast included Brunch Weasel imperial stout

Danish brewing company Mikkeller made its long-anticipated Miramar debut the weekend of April 15th. While new breweries tend to open in San Diego with every gibbous moon, they usually aren't started by a European craft ...

Authentic doesn’t mean you have to eat Cheez Whiz

Philadelphia Sandwich Co. comes to Miramar

In early 2015 the Philadelphia Sandwich Co. — est. 1979 — moved from Kearny Mesa to an address on Miramar Road. That’s about six mile difference by car but a distinct change in market for ...

Navy veteran Marian Jones laid to rest

Connection made with sailor they'd never met

On a recent breezy morning, another funeral took place at Miramar National Cemetery. As the flag was being folded by soldiers from the U.S. Army Honor Guard and “Taps” was being played by a Marine ...

Another world of food

Crispy Indian treats and more at Akshar Cash and Carry

I’ve never considered myself an Indian food expert, but I’m fan enough to know a little lingo. I know saag, channa, and dal refer to spinach, chickpeas, and lentils. Papadum is the thin, crunchy spiced ...

A science experiment for your fridge

96 yeasts make Frankenstout a beast

White Labs Brewing Co. is bottling beer for the first time, releasing its Frankenstout March 17 at its Miramar tasting room. The brewing arm of the yeast cultivator made the unusual take on a stout ...

Covert mountain-bike trail building at Miramar

"We are not a playground. We train here. We live here. We are buried here."

The mountain-bike trail behind Miramar National Cemetery at the west end of the Miramar Marine Corps Air Station was crafted with care and skill. It had a bridge over a low point and has drainage ...

Mikkeller SD preps beers for April 16th opening

Expect runners, Danes, and bottles to go

An opening date has been announced for the debut of Mikkeller San Diego, the brewery partnership between Mikkeller gypsy brewer Mikkel Borg Bjergsø and AleSmith owner Peter Zien. The brewery will launch at AleSmith's longtime ...

In like Gwynn

All-Star Padre's museum dedication planned for February 19

It’s been a year since plans were announced for a museum commemorating the life and career of Padres legend Tony Gwynn, and construction is now underway. The TAG Foundation (named for Gwynn and his wife ...

We already drink toilet-to-tap water

San Diego's water supply makes a stop in Vegas, fyi

Sunlight sparkles through the water in the glass beaker biologist Jeff Pasek holds in his hand. The water has just been run out of the tap at the end of the city's pilot water purification ...

Pure Project debuts in Miramar

After only six months, already serving flavorful beers

Back in August, it was announced a new brewery, Pure Project, would be taking over one of two turnkey brewhouses set up by HG Fenton's Brewery Igniter program in Miramar. Last week, Pure Project announced ...

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