Ballast Point Brewing And Spirits94 Votes Currently Closed
- Address: 9045 Carroll Way, San Diego, CA 92121, USA, United States
- Timings: 11:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-8586952739
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Food And Drinks, Brewery, Adults
This was the first micro-distillery in San Diego after the Prohibition. Founded in 1996 by UCLA graduates, this eventually also became the first of San Diego County's breweries to become a public company. Their beers cover German and Belgian varieties and also IPAs, ales, stouts and lagers. From Tuesday to Sunday various food trucks serve at the brewery. This only one of their several locations around the city, but apparently this has the best beer.
How to Reach Ballast Point Brewing And Spirits
- Bus 964 stop Willow Creek Rd & Old Grove Rd.
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1.11% of people who visit San Diego include Ballast Point Brewing And Spirits in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
63.16% of people start their Ballast Point Brewing And Spirits visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Ballast Point Brewing And Spirits
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ballast Point Brewing And Spirits
Ballast Point Brewing And Spirits Reviews & Ratings
We took my dad here for his birthday and it was SUCH a great night! We started with a brewery tour, which I highly recommend. Tyler was our guide and he really went above and beyond in making it a fun and insightful tour! We then had dinner and drinks, all of which were delicious. The peanut butter Victory at Sea is to die for. San Diego is teeming with great breweries, but Ballast Point truly stands above the rest!
This must be where people get drunk on a Thursday. Can't even find a parking spot in front of the brewery. We had to park down the street and walk back. It's all worth it though. Most of the beers are between $5-6 and a flight of 3 is only $6. What a bargain! It also helps tremendously that their brew is tasty is as hell. It's good that this place is down in SD. I can see this is a place that I'd coming here all the time.
The patio is great. Can't go wrong with a flight from Ballast Point, it's the most generous flight of beer you will get at any brewery in San Diego. Also, the duck nachos are tasty.
The facility is quite extravagant and great for large groups. The beers on tap are extensive but they are not all delicious. I tried a porter today and it was awful. I'm not sure if the line was dirty, the keg was old, or the beer was just bad, but I didn't like it at all and it did not taste correct. I also tried a session IPA that was only 3.3% and was quite pleased with it. The flavor was spot in, crisp and refreshing. They have a decent selection of barrel aged beers to some as well. The Rye IPA was good, but not amazing.
Usually love Ballast Point... Always great beer and food. Service was exceptionally slow today. Friday afternoon and they had one poor gal behind the bar. She was running at full speed for sure, but management should have been able to have someone to help her. We waited at least 5-10 minutes to order at the bar.