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Matthew Flynn

Articles by Matthew Flynn

Capital of Craft pulls into Port

“I approached Pizza Port this year to host the collaboration brew because they met the requirements for the size of the batch (90 bbls), packaging needs, and distribution,” says San Diego Brewers Guild Executive Director ...

September 22, 2022
Eppig’s new digs

“As soon as we saw the space,” recalls Eppig Brewing co-founder Todd Warshaw, “we knew it was ideal for a new Eppig tasting room: proximity to La Jolla Cove, neighboring some of the best restaurants ...

August 25, 2022
Burgeon’s kelp help

There aren’t many things more closely associated with San Diego than craft beer and the ocean. So it makes perfect sense that a local brewery like Burgeon Beer Company would team up with a nonprofit ...

August 11, 2022
Death Row favors Second Chance

Second Chance Beer Company has always had an affinity for dogs, with a portion of all brewery sales benefitting dog shelters in San Diego and Arizona. As Virginia Morrison, CEO of Second Chance, explains, “We ...

July 28, 2022
Kové moves on Miramar

"There are always challenges with trying to create and sell new products,” explains Josh Makler, co-founder of Kové Hard Yerba Mate, which recently opened a taproom in Miramar. "Not only are we bringing a new ...

Strauss spills the tea on collab

“There are drastic differences between kombucha production and craft beer,” explains Boochcraft’s Operation Brewing Manager Korey Severson, commenting on the recent collaboration between his brewery and Karl Strauss, which produced When Worlds Collide. “This collaboration ...

June 30, 2022
Blue Fire: coming in hot

Tommy Gordon and his brother Charlie didn’t exactly pick the easiest time to open a brewery when they opened Blue Fire Brewing last September. “There were numerous challenges that we came across in building our ...

Hop-Fu! — from homebrew to world champ

“I’ve been chasing this specific award since I made the leap from homebrewer to brewery owner almost six years ago,” beams Kelsey McNair, founder and head brewer at North Park Beer Co., discussing his gold ...

June 2, 2022
IPA’s IRL

Beer trended on Twitter recently as people debated (or screamed into the void about) the supposed overabundance of IPAs produced by craft breweries. And it’s certainly true that at breweries, bars, and liquor stores around ...

May 19, 2022
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