Ballast Point Brewing - Old Grove | San Diego, California
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Ballast Point Brewing - Old Grove
Excellent based on 59 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

10051 Old Grove Rd
San Diego, California United States 92131 [ print map ]
858 695 2739

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Hours: Mon - Sat 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM


Mayor: skmikeg (8) | Taps: 20 | Bottles: 6+


Ballast Point Brewing  - Old Grove

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Beer Available At Ballast Point Brewing - Old Grove (arranged by most recent)
Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin 99, Ballast Point Tongue Buckler Imperial Red Ale 98, Ballast Point Three Sheets Barley Wine 98, Ballast Point Fathom India Pale Lager 97, Ballast Point Grunion Pale Ale 99, Ballast Point Even Keel 93, Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 100, Ballast Point Homework Series Batch #4 - Pumpkin Ale , Ballast Point Little India Pale Ale #1 , Ballast Point Victory at Sea 100, Ballast Point Dorado Double IPA 99, Ballast Point Big Eye IPA 98, Ballast Point Indra Kunindra 96, Ballast Point Black Marlin Porter 96, Ballast Point Calico Amber Ale 93, Ballast Point Victory at Sea - Bourbon Barrel (Unspecified) 99, Ballast Point R&D O.Gís Mild , Ballast Point Homework Series Batch #3 - English-Style India Pale Ale 86, Ballast Point Calico Amber Ale - Oaked , Ballast Point Black Marlin Porter - Bourbon Barrel Aged 97
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59 reviews for Ballast Point Brewing - Old Grove
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  80%
 Selection  79%
 Food N/A 
 Value  80%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  92%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah  (392) Utah | November 9, 2014
Nice tasting room, seating inside and out. Good service and beer. Big tap list of their main beers and a few special brews.
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
jonnyguns  (41) , Australia | November 6, 2014
We fucking rinsed this place, massive tap list with lots of special brews. Very small though so get here early. Good place to drink on a sunny San Diego weekend. The chicago food van was awesome too.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
t0rin0  (1443) Do Not Resuscitate, California | November 4, 2014
Not sure how this slipped through the cracks but some how I havenít rated this after visiting numerous times over the past 5 years. This is conveniently up the way from AleSmith but in a quieter residential area. For a large building the tasting room is kind of small. Plenty of room for 20-30 people but on Saturday mornings (these days) it gets busy with all the bicyclists that want to chug some beer after riding. Seriously, the whole front yard is full of bikes and itís very difficult to get a table. And forget about getting a drink. That takes 30 minutes during those times, and when else is an out of towner going to stop in here? The upside is that parking a car is easy and there are tons of taps on. They occasionally do events here where theyíll have a dozen versions of Sea Monster or something. I know this is where they started distilling but Iím not sure if they have moved that to the new larger location or if itís still done in the little closet in the back here. They do growlers and singles here too. Nice place; I should stop in more often when in SD.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk  (320) GŲteborg, Sweden | October 26, 2014
Located where you donít expect to find a tasting room. But this is quite nice, with a very nice patio. Nice selection of beers from Ballast Point, but maybe not a lot of rare brews. Worth a visit when in the area.
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
AdiBeer  (146) London, England | October 17, 2014
Nice brewery tap, excellent selection of own beers - finally one SD brewery that has its own gems! Outdoor seating as well. Service was very slow when we visited.
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
rickhall28  (294) Parsippany, New Jersey | September 20, 2014
Nice brewery and tasting room with some of my favorite beers. BTW...some people talk about not liking locations of breweries...in industrial or corporate parks...I find this strange...if itís a brewery...it needs a manufacturing location and the owners need to find the lowest cost location...and also meet building and use codes...and If they can somehow make the place appealing in spite of their primary goal...kudos to them! Anyway (been meaning to get that off my chest...lol!)...very nice brewery room with patio outside...with tables and umbrellas. Definitely a must place to visit when in the SD area...although I still like Green Flash, AleSmith, and Lost Abby a notch better.
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
MOlsonNotBeer  (30) Illinois | August 24, 2014
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
SmashinSaxon  (20) Virginia | April 8, 2014
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
mikesaum  (18) Newark , Ohio | March 25, 2014
Decent sized tasting room, nice little patio. Good selection, just not a whole lot on tap that caught my attention at the time i visited. Good service. Definitely worth stopping in.
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
ARH  (81) Chicago, Illinois | February 21, 2014| Updated March 1, 2014
This brewery is a store front in an industrial park. Sort of weird location, but they take advantage of the lot with a nice front patio. Nice selection of beers - all Ballast Point, of course - but quite a few experimentals available. Decent little gift shop to go along with it. They donít directly offer food, but have a rotating food truck schedule.

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