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Beer Available At Toronado San Diego (arranged by most recent)
Sierra Nevada Knightro Irish Style Stout 85, Societe The Pugilist 88, Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 100, Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin 100, Fall 2 AM Bike Ride , New English Explorer ESB 67, Almanac Devil’s Advocate 97, Pizza Port Solana Beach IPA , Pizza Port Cho-Saiko 97, Societe The Apprentice 98, Sierra Nevada Barrel-Aged Narwhal Imperial Stout 100, The Dudes South Bay Session 45, Kern River 8th Anniversary Double White IPA (Shuttle Bunny) , El Segundo Mayberry IPA 99, Russian River Pliny the Elder 100, Almanac Porchbier 61, Almanac Brandy Barrel Pêche 99, Russian River Redemption (Batch 002+) 97, Russian River Sanctification 100, Bear Republic Tartare Rouge 95
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fluffheady (109) Chicago, Illinois | April 20, 2015
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Toronado SD is along a street that has some great craft beer offerings. As with the other Toronados, they have a really great tap list. This particular Toronado has a nice staff and is much larger than the original. If you are in SD, you need to come here to hang out for a while.
presario (150) Stampede City, Alberta | April 16, 2015
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Handy location that could be in any city. Affordable rent, great staff, lots of beer and a faithful clientele. Have to know your stuff as board does not show ABV or style. Wide open place. Lots of tables and was able to park.
slowrunner77 (154) Reno, Nevada | March 25, 2015
82 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 16/20
Nicer building and atmosphere than SF. Probably not as hip...but the burgers are good and the beer selection is fantastic.
Marheb (233) San Diego, California | March 5, 2015
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Un incontournable à San diego avec sa liste de fûts imposante et ses nombreuses bouteilles. L’ambiance est correcte, la bouffe semble solide pour ce que c’est et la localité est plus qu’adéquate. Par contre, e peux pas dire que je suis charmé comme je le suis avec plusieurs autres débits de bières dans les environs.
hopdog (257) Lansdale, Pennsylvania | March 3, 2015
84 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Visited on a Friday as soon as they opened. Service was good, but we practically had the place to ourselves (which was nice!). Nice tap list and the food was good.
WingmanWillis (276) , England | December 30, 2014
64 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
Visited during SDBW mid afternoon, basic wooden place, nothing special, music didn’t really add to the ambiance, seemed to be summarily ignored by the serving staff who seemed happier to chat amongst themselves. At least it saved on a tip!
Beer selection OK but nothing too spectacular. Overrated.
Theydon_Bois (851) Tourist Town (West), England | December 11, 2014
68 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Visited on Wednesday 12/11/14 around 3pm.
No real charm in the venue itself, just a medium sized place with the bar on the right as you enter, wooden floor, table seating, beers listed above the bar.
The place was pretty busy and the clientele seemed to be made largely from a local heavy metal crowd.
The music was too loud and shit! Crap 80’s music and naff UK stuff, Come on Eileen - really !?!
Service generally seemed disinterested but I’d come to expect this from other reviews and having visited the SF bar so no real shock factor here.
Beer selection was good, don’t get me wrong, but for a UK ticker I think there were only 6 or 7 new ones for me, seemed to be a lot of Pizza Port beers on the list which, when planning to visit a number of PP venues, weren’t of much interest either.
Pints only, no small pours - great !
I really wanted a full pint of 8% beer at 3pm with a full days ticking laying ahead!
Ok - I can get bars not wanting to piss about with 3 or 4oz pours, but at least offer a 10 or 12oz option as opposed to 16!
Overall a let down. Too loud, not that many ticks on tap, crap service, pints only.
Living off a reputation that it doesn’t really deserve as far as I’m concerned!
Tmoney99 (491) Cincinnati, Ohio | December 4, 2014
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
BOSSbrewer (121) Arkansas | November 23, 2014
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
I guess I just had my expectations too high. After visiting Max’s in Baltimore, no CA pub that I’ve been to even comes close. But Tornado was smallish. Had about 20 taps going. It was a Sunday night and so was fairly empty. Almost all the taps I’d had before so I asked for a Hair of the Dog Adam, which was on the tap list. Of course, they didn’t have it, so I had to go with a second choice. It isn’t that hard to keep an updated list. Loud music. Disinterested server. I’m not sure why anyone would go to this place. I think too many of these CA pubs are living off of their memories.
50belair (210) Florida | November 14, 2014
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 20/20
As good as a beer bar gets. What more can I say????
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