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Matthew Flynn

Articles by Matthew Flynn

Two breweries, two hops, one beer

Collaborations are common among many of San Diego’s best breweries, but The Original 40 Brewing Company and TapRoom Beer Company have found a way to incorporate a little friendly competition into a cross-promotional tactic. Soo …

June 20, 2024
Karl Strauss posthumously honored with The Godfather Italian Pilsner

After escaping Nazi Germany in 1939, finding his way to Milwaukee, and working his way up the ranks at Pabst Brewing Company, Karl Strauss joined his cousin in San Diego, where they established his namesake …

May 16, 2024
For its pilsner, Stone opts for public hops

“Brewing a pilsner is no different from brewing a lot of our Stone beers, in particular Stone Buenaveza Salt & Lime Lager,” says Kris Ketcham, Senior Manager of Brewing and Innovation at Stone Liberty Station, …

April 18, 2024
Seals hook up with Beaver

“Partnering with the Seals was a natural fit for us, as their commitment to the local community echoes our own mission statement and ties to our San Diego roots,” explains Marc Truex, VP of Sales …

GOAL. gets enough Centennial hops for now

“The Bistro’s competition is the oldest and one of the most respected IPA competitions in California,” says Derek Gallanosa, head brewer at GOAL. Brewing. “I first learned about it when another San Diego brewer medaled …

Brewing for good

“The story actually dates to 2019 before we were open,” recalls Jamie Minotti, managing partner at My Yard Live, which recently released 4 Wise Dudes Winter IPA, a collaboration with 4DUDESBREW. “I received an email …

January 18, 2024
Fowler snares seasonal suds

“Seasonal beers are a staple for craft breweries to allow consistent creativity and the ability to change what you brew for shifting weather,” explains Erik Fowler, the new Executive Director of the San Diego Brewers …

December 21, 2023
Craft brewery’s creative collabs

“Our production capacity is extremely small compared to the average,” says Remy Zurita, founder of Hopnonymous. “But we turned our small size from being an inconvenience to an actual real advantage. In fact, being able …

November 16, 2023
Shoots takes aim at Carlsbad

“We have been working hard for two years at our first location inside Bottle Craft at the Tremont Collective in Oceanside to dial in the menu and cost of goods, and come up with the …

October 19, 2023
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