Bottlecraft | San Diego, California
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Excellent based on 28 ratings
Type: Beer Store

2161 India St
San Diego, California United States 92101 [ print map ]
619 487 9493 | twitter

Hours: Mon - Sun 12:00 10:00 PM

Mayor: Theydon_Bois (5) | Taps: 12 | Bottles: 150


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Beer Available At Bottlecraft (arranged by most recent)
Faction Flagship Pale Ale 94, Fall Jazz Hands , Stone 19th Anniversary Thunderstruck IPA 99, Smog City Bourbon Coffee Porter , Council Batitude: Mango Tart Saison 92, Avery Perzik Saison 83, Fall Plenty For All 69, Prairie Americana 99, Flat Tail Little Green Dry Hop Saison 82, Eagle Rock Solidarity 85, Pizza Port Pick Six Pilsner 67, Perennial Sump 100, Jolly Pumpkin La Roja Krieked 98, Jolly Pumpkin Rojzilla 96, Pizza Port Locals Only IPA , Pizza Port Beeramisu 98, 32 North Landfall - Apricot , Dansk Mjd Viking Blod 88, Lightning Thunderweizen 88, Black Market Rye IPA 94
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28 reviews for Bottlecraft
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  82%
 Selection  81%
 Food N/A 
 Value  76%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  93%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
jc1762  (41) Tokyo, Japan | September 13, 2015
Great selection of beers and conveniently located across from Ballast Point. Also have a great tap selection with a few selections from each and every style. Grab a few beers at either place and you can have a very good night. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable and the ambiance is basically a renovated garage. Really simple and friendly - great place to drink. No food but they allow pizza deliveries.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77  (321) Reno, Nevada | August 20, 2015
smaller selection than expected, and only have draft on special occasions. the once and a while gem can be found, but otherwise BDBS blows this place away.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
Capa  (357) Kitsap, Washington | July 19, 2015
This place is half bar half bottle shop. Very enjoyable open space with seating inside and out. I snagged an IPA from the tap list and started browsing for my bottles. Small but well curated selection. Plenty of sours, ciders, IPAs, and stouts. I didnt see anything mind blowing but it was just a well put together selection. Prices were on the high side of the scale. Great environment for a glass of beer or browsing for bottles.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2  (846) San Diego, California | May 31, 2015
This place just moved down the road and now has a dozen or so taps along with their bottle selection. There is no food but you are in Little Italy so food is all around you. The service is good and knowledgeable of the beer, and the selection is pretty good.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Marheb  (304) San Diego, California | April 6, 2015
Situ en face de Ballast Point dans la petite Italie. Une bottleshop bien garnie jumel un bar ouvert sur la rue qui a toujours des joyaux en ft. Chaque fois que jy suis all, les surprises pleuvaient.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Wittales  (69) Las Vegas, Nevada | December 22, 2014
Great Little Italy spot close to Ballast Point. Open feel with taps of beer while u browse the bottle area. Good local selection with an option to chill bought brews. Hoping for some SoCal whales, but still solid beers. I like the open feel of the place. Parking sucks:(
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois  (874) Tourist Town (West), England | December 11, 2014
Visited on 12/11/14 just after opening time. Located just a block from Ballast Points Little Italy tasting room. They had one beer on tap whilst we browsed the shop and it was fucken solid - Noble - Nelson Showers straight in at 4.1 on the rate front! Good couple of hundred bottles, CA, US wide and a decent European selection. The server was good vfm and I soon had him hunting for CDAs around the shop. Solid bottle shop, drink while you browse, whats not to like!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer  (124) Arkansas | November 18, 2014
Stopped here on my way back from Ballast Point (just a few doors down). Great place. Lots of bottles from all over. They will open and you can drink them there. Also had two flights for tasting - all decent. Great selection. Well worth a visit if you want to purchase bottles.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
devman171  (164) Annapolis , Maryland | November 9, 2014
Great bottle shop, two flights available at the bar, very solid shop next to ballast point
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy  (175) Boise, Idaho | September 1, 2014
A nice little shop right next door to ballast point. A good selection of local imports and even some meads. Well setup and easy to find stuff.

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