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Handcrafted Beer    San Diego, CA


"614" Belgian Farmhouse Ale Now Available

Mid-Size Brewing Company & Mid-Size Brewer of the Year

2016 Great American Beer Festival

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NxS (North by South) RED IPA

Craft beer was born in California and it was here that brewers created the “West Coast” style of hop-forward brewing. California is a big state, and NorCal and SoCal often have different approaches to beer – yet remain united through hops.

This IPA is a collaboration between Northern California’s Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and San Diego’s Karl Strauss Brewing Company – who together represent nearly 65 years of brewing experience. NxS is unabashedly hoppy – in true California fashion – and features hop flavors of citrus and tropical fruit with a light and crisp malt body.

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Brewing Near Me


Karl Strauss & Sierra Nevada Hit The Road

To celebrate the launch of our NxS Red IPA collaboration with Sierra Nevada we’re traveling up the California coast to bring fresh beer to local watering holes and thirsty patrons.

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Music To Our Beers: KARL’s “614” Farmhouse Ale Collaboration with Taylor Guitars

The story of our 614 (Six Fourteen) Belgian Farmhouse Ale collaboration with Taylor Guitars begins deep in the heart of the Skagit Valley, located in the NW corner of Washington....

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