Proudly Independent Since '89

Handcrafted Beer    San Diego, CA

Handcrafted Beer. Local Art. Independent Music.

A Commitment To Quality

95 Medals & Counting

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Aurora Hoppyalis

Our Award-Winning IPA now available in cans just in time for Labor Day. Pick up a 6-Pack at our Main Brewery & Tasting room or your local Karl Strauss brewpub and be the backyard BBQ hero your friends deserve. Limited quantities available. When they’re gone, they’re gone!

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Brewing Near Me


Beer! Pretzels! Brats!

 9/17 at our Tasting Room & Beer Garden in Pacific Beach

A Märzen soaked celebration overflowing with food, friends, and Lederhosen!

Dancin’ With The Devil | KARL’s 2016 Pro-Am Competition

One of the favorite annual traditions at the brewery is our Pro-Am competition. Local, amateur brewers submit their best batches of garage grog in the hopes of winning a coveted chance...

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