Local Brewery - Best of 2016

Published May 16, 2016

Love beer? Which local brewery makes your favorite ales, lagers, porters and stouts?

Winner
2016 Winner

1. Hillcrest Brewing Company

Voters Love

"great happy hour offered 7 days a week, with a fun friendly staff!!! check out there monday night specials, .50 cent..." via Jay S.

Find It
1458 University Ave San Diego CA 92103
  • Hillcrest Brewing Company, Nightlife, Local Flavor, Beer Selection, Local Brewery, 1458 University Ave Hillcrest San Diego CA 92103
    1458 University Ave, Hillcrest San Diego, CA
  • Ballast Point Brewing Company, Local Flavor, Local Brewery, 10051 Old Grove Rd Scripps Ranch San Diego CA 92131
    Nominee for: Local Brewery
    10051 Old Grove Rd, Scripps Ranch San Diego, CA
  • Stone Brewing Co., Local Flavor, Local Brewery, 1999 W Citracado Pky Escondido CA 92029
    Nominee for: Local Brewery
    1999 W Citracado Pky, Escondido, CA
  • Coronado Brewing Company, Local Flavor, Nightlife, Local Brewery, Beer Selection, 170 Orange Ave Coronado CA 92118
    170 Orange Ave, Coronado Coronado, CA
  • Pacific Beach AleHouse, Specialty Food and Drink, Local Flavor, Coffee Shop, Local Brewery, 721 Grand Avenue Pacific Beach San Diego CA 92109
    721 Grand Avenue, Pacific Beach San Diego, CA
  • Alpine Beer Company, Local Flavor, Local Brewery, 2363 Alpine Blvd Alpine Alpine CA 91901
    Nominee for: Local Brewery
    2363 Alpine Blvd, Alpine Alpine, CA
  • Nominee for: Local Brewery
    8920 Kenamar Drive, Suite 210, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Hess Brewing, Local Flavor, Local Brewery, 7955 Silverton Ave, #1201 San Diego CA 92126
    Nominee for: Local Brewery
    7955 Silverton Ave, #1201, San Diego, CA
  • Second Chance Brewery, Local Flavor, Local Brewery, 15378 Avenue of Science, Suite 222 World Map San Diego CA 92128
    Nominee for: Local Brewery
    15378 Avenue of Science, Suite 222, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Green Flash Brewing Co., Local Flavor, Local Brewery, 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd Mira Mesa San Diego CA 92121,Green Flash Brewing Co., Nightlife, Local Flavor, Beer Selection, Local Brewery, 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd Mira Mesa San Diego,Green Flash Brewing Co., L
    Nominee for: Local Brewery
    6550 Mira Mesa Blvd, Mira Mesa San Diego, CA
  • Societe Brewing Co., Local Flavor, Local Brewery, 8262 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Kearny Mesa San Diego CA 92111
    Nominee for: Local Brewery
    8262 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, Kearny Mesa San Diego, CA
  • Nominee for: Local Brewery
    3725 Greenwood Street, San Diego, CA
  • Pizza Port, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, Local Flavor, Beer Selection, Pizza, Local Brewery, 135 North Highway 101 Solana Beach CA 92075
    Multiple locations
  • Mission Brewery, Local Flavor, Local Brewery, 1441 L St Downtown San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Local Brewery
    1441 L St, Downtown San Diego, CA
  • Port Brewing / The Lost Abbey, Local Flavor, Local Brewery, 155 Mata Way, #104 World Map San Marcos CA 92069
    Nominee for: Local Brewery
    155 Mata Way, #104, World Map San Marcos, CA
  • Iron Fist Brewing Company, Local Flavor, Local Brewery, 1305 Hotspring Way, #101  Vista, CA 92081
    Nominee for: Local Brewery
    1305 Hotspring Way, #101, Vista, CA
  • Benchmark, Local Flavor, Local Brewery, 6190 Fairmount Avenue World Map San Diego CA 92120
    16. Benchmark
    Nominee for: Local Brewery
    6190 Fairmount Avenue, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Chuck Alek Independent Brewers, Local Flavor, Local Brewery, 2330 Main Street World Map Ramona CA 92065
    Nominee for: Local Brewery
    2330 Main Street, World Map Ramona, CA
  • Nominee for: Local Brewery
    2545 Progress Street, World Map Vista, CA
  • Green Flash Brewing Co., Local Flavor, Nightlife, Local Brewery, Beer Selection, 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd Mira Mesa San Diego CA 92121,Green Flash Brewing Co., Local Flavor, Nightlife, Local Brewery, Beer Selection, 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd Mira Mesa San Diego
    9368 Cabot Dr, San Diego, CA
  • Fallbrook Brewing Company, Local Flavor, Local Brewery, 136 North Main Avenue Fallbrook CA 92028
    Nominee for: Local Brewery
    136 North Main Avenue, Fallbrook, CA
  • San Diego Brewing Company, Local Flavor, Nightlife, Local Brewery, Beer Selection, 10450 Friars Rd San Diego CA 92120,San Diego Brewing Company, Local Flavor, Nightlife, Local Brewery, Beer Selection, 10450 Friars Rd San Diego CA 92120
    10450 Friars Rd, San Diego, CA
  • Mother Earth Brew Co., Nightlife, Beer Selection, 2055 Thibodo Rd, Ste H Vista Vista CA 92081,Mother Earth Brew Co., Nightlife, Beer Selection, 2055 Thibodo Rd, Ste H Vista Vista CA 92081
    2055 Thibodo Rd, Ste H, Vista Vista, CA
  • Aztec Brewing Company, Local Flavor, Nightlife, Local Brewery, Beer Selection, 2330 La Mirada Dr #300 Vista Vista CA 92081,Aztec Brewing Company, Local Flavor, Nightlife, Local Brewery, Beer Selection, 2330 La Mirada Dr #300 Vista Vista CA 92081
    2330 La Mirada Dr #300, Vista Vista, CA
  • Nominee for: Local Brewery
    8179 Center Street, World Map La Mesa, CA
Contest Overview
  • 45,628
    Total Votes
  • 29,138
    Voters
  • 153
    Winners

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