San Diego, CA – December 7, 2015
Karl Strauss Brewing Company just released the sixth edition of their "12 Days" annual holiday ale series. The series features complex, high alcohol, cellar-friendly beers with names that put a San Diego spin on the classic holiday tune "12 Days of Christmas".
San Diego, CA – November 12, 2015
Karl Strauss Brewing Company is excited to reopen the doors of its Carlsbad satellite brewery and share a new look after a full remodel. The San Diego brewery originally opened up this North County location back in 1999.
San Diego, CA – November 6, 2015
Like they do every year for the celebration of San Diego Beer Week, Karl Strauss just released their highly coveted Peanut Butter Cup Porter. Originally brewed for San Diego Beer Week back in 2012, this unique spin on a classic robust porter was an instant hit and has gone on to inspire other San Diego breweries to release their own peanut butter beers. KARL's Peanut Butter Cup Porter has become so popular the brewery has had to triple its production each year for the last three years.
San Diego, CA – October 1, 2015
The 2015 Great American Beer Festival® (GABF®) awards ceremony was held in Denver, Colorado last weekend, and the Karl Strauss brewing team proudly headed back to San Diego with 3 medals awarded across a wide range of beer styles - International-Style Pale Ale, South German-Style Hefeweizen, and American-Style Black Ale.
San Diego, CA – August 27, 2015
Last week over 150 team members from Karl Strauss Brewing Company gathered in Oceanside to participate in its annual beach clean-up with Surfrider Foundation.
San Diego, CA – May 28, 2015
Due to overwhelming demand, San Diego’s craft beer pioneer, Karl Strauss Brewing Company, is thrilled to announce the reintroduction and year round availability of its award-winning Mosaic Session Ale, a surprisingly sessionable single-hop beer.
San Diego, CA – April 27, 2015
San Diego’s craft brewing pioneer Karl Strauss Brewing Company is pleased to announce its plans to build a larger trophy case, after adding another three medals to its already impressive medal count following this week’s 15th annual Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition (LAICBC). The Company medaled in a range of styles— Session Beer, American-Style Sour Ale and South German-Style Hefeweizen, representative of the brewery’s broad portfolio of award-winning brews.
San Diego, CA – June 4, 2015
Karl Strauss Brewing Company is excited to announce the winner of its annual Pro-Am (Professional-Amateur) competition. Each year, the San Diego craft beer pioneer invites homebrewers to submit a beer for the opportunity to brew the winning recipe on a commercial scale at one of KARL’s satellite breweries and have that brew entered into the Great American Beer Festival’s Pro-Am contest.
San Diego, CA – May 15, 2015
The wait is over — Karl Strauss Brewing Company’s Arts & Amps event series kicks off May 30th from 5 to 8 p.m. at the company’s tasting room and beer garden at its main brewery in Pacific Beach. The series provides an outlet to showcase KARL’s special release beers, local musicians and local artists. This first Arts & Amps event features live music by local favorites Blackout Party & Low Volts, work from the local artists of La Jolla’s Thumbprint Gallery and several small batch beers and sour releases from the brewery’s cellar...
San Diego, CA – March 6, 2015
Karl Strauss Brewing Company continues to pioneer craft beer and is proud to help others do the same by furthering their education and involvement in the industry. One way is by joining forces with UC San Diego Extension’s Brewing Certificate Program. This UCSD program offers academic and practical training for entry-level brewing professionals. Beginning in 2014, Karl Strauss began funding a scholarship for the program through its nonprofit Karl Strauss Brewers Education Fund, a fund established to provide support to those pursuing a career in craft beer...
San Diego, CA – December 3, 2014
As part of celebrating 25 years pioneering San Diego’s craft beer scene, Karl Strauss is releasing the fifth edition in their innovative “12 Days” holiday ale series. The series features high alcohol, cellar-friendly beers designed to be enjoyed this year or laid down and stored for future holiday celebrations. The beer names in this series have a distinctly San Diego twist on the verses in the classic holiday song. To date, the series has featured Four Scowling Owls – a Belgian Tripel, Mouette a Trois – a Holiday Fruitcake Ale, Two Tortugas – a Belgian Quad, and Parrot in a Palm Tree – a Baltic Porter. This year’s release, called Five Wee Heavy Bells, is named after the famous bells at the Mission San Diego de Alcala and their “five golden rings” which can be heard in unison only once a year...
San Diego, CA – November 21, 2014
Karl Strauss Brewing Company is throwing a holiday version of their popular B.A.M.! [(B)eer, (A)rt & (M)usic] event series this Saturday, November 22 at their Tasting Room in Pacific Beach. Admission is free and features rare beers plus art from the comic book artists of IDW Publishing and live music by local favorites Dead Feather Moon – fresh off their win for Best Alternative Band at the San Diego Music Awards. The event’s beer line-up is packed with small-batch brews, including the debut of Karl’s holiday beer release, a Scotch on Scotch Ale. “We’re stoked for people to taste Five Wee Heavy Bells,” says Karl Strauss Brewmaster, Paul Segura. “It’s a traditional Scotch Ale that we aged on Scotch-soaked American Oak chips. This beer is big, complex, and definitely a winter warmer.”...