Hello Beer Fans! We have a very special treat tonight that is all for a good cause. My friend Danny Williams passed away earlier this year at the age of 52. Danny was the long time cellar master for the Great American Beer Festival and the World Beer Cup. As Danny touched so many lives […]
Hello Beer Fans, The brewing world will soon be descending upon San Diego for this year’s Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) and World Beer Cup (WBC). Thousands of industry professionals will be in town the first week of May and there will be amazing events all around town. It will be like a second San Diego […]
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There is much to celebrate this week at O’Brien’s.Â Last week, the pub was named the U.S. Soccer Bar of the Year in the Best of U.S. Soccer awards.Â And we will conclude our 18th Anniversary month with a Russian River TION weekend and our Taste of Bagby dinner on […]
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O’Brien’s pub is celebrating its 18th Anniversary this month with two great events – Ballast Point Smoking Hot Beer Night and our annual Russian River TION weekend.Â We also have some fantastic casks this month along with lots of new bottles on our list.Â We finish off the month […]
Hoppy New Year Beer Fans!
We are ending the year with a bang at the pub as we have just greatly expanded our bottle list.Â Our annual New Year’s Eve-Eve Party will be Friday, December 30th.Â We’ll then be closed for the 31st and the 1st, and then back open on Monday, January […]
Hello Holiday Beer Fans!
Winter is a great time to be a beer drinker.Â Nearly every brewery has a special release for this time of year and it always seems to be something wonderfully strong and tasty.Â We’ll be tapping a bunch of domestic winter beers this weekend and we still have some […]
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The 15th Strong Ale Festival is this Friday and Saturday at Pizza Port Carlsbad with more than 75 beers over 8% alcohol.Â The festival will run from 4 to 11 pm on Friday the 2nd and 11 am to 11 pm on Saturday the 3rd.Â Beers from all over the […]
Hello Beer and Cheese Fans!
Tuesday the 22nd we have a special treat at the pub right before the Thanksgiving holiday – a Taste Cheese pop up market from 4 to 8 pm with tons (well maybe just pounds) of wonderful cheese for sale.Â Our friend Mary Palmer will be setting up her […]
Hello Beer Fans! Our 17th anniversary party last week was a ton of fun and the Nickel Bag double IPA turned out great.Â We’ll be getting more kegs of it this week.Â A couple of the wonderful Pizza Port beers are still on tap – For Peet’s Sake (coffee oatmeal brown ale), Where’s My Lightsaber […]
Hello Beer Fans! This weekend we celebrate 17 years of great beer at O’Brien’s.Â From the time that original owner Jim O’Brien opened in 1994, O’Brien’s has been a home for San Diego’s great beer.Â The pub was the first account for many of the county’s breweries including the one we will feature this Friday, […]