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Green Flash Brewing Company

Green Flash Brewing Company

Sorrento Valley, San Diego
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  • Roger M.
    Roger MaApril 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Each beer taster is only $1! And head outside to their garden, there is always a food truck serving some bomb food (which can help sober you up!). They do close at 9pm, so get there early!
  • Ashley S.
    Ashley SwappOctober 4, 2014
    I personally love the Hop Red. They did a remodel not too long ago and it looks great! Not ideal if you want to sit with your friends but a great spot to grab a beer and kill time.
  • La Broi W.
    La Broi WaltonJanuary 5, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    IPA beers tastes/smells like pine trees; not really my thing for drinking but some may appreciate it. Trippel tastes like apples/pears...which is more my style. Great cheap beer and awesome place!
  • Sal
    SalApril 4, 2016
    I like it a lot. Food from foodtrack is a little expensive but beer is cheap and really good. Try the ristretto cosmic black lager!
  • Eric V.
    Eric VenkerJanuary 23, 2015
    Such good and consistent beer with a ton available on draft here. Nice outdoor area with rotating food carts for some eats. They do growlers and kegs as well.
  • Courtyard San Diego
    Courtyard San DiegoApril 29, 2012
    Just a mile away, Green Flash’s enormous tap room is located right in the middle of their brewery. They have food trucks parked outside nightly, so snag a bite & enjoy your beer on the patio!
  • J L.
    J LAugust 8, 2014
    Beers made for Hopheads. Worth the visit when making the San Diego Microbrew tour. Large tasting area with local food trucks serving up delicious bites.
  • DFB
    DFBDecember 7, 2015
    Their beer selection is great and so are their tours! Worth the 5 bucks. They have an in house food truck and the chorizo sliders are amazing!
  • Robin B.
    Robin BertelsFebruary 1, 2016
    No clue what malting, mashing or barrel aging means? Take the brewery tour! It's $5, incl. 4 tasters.
  • Joey H.
    Joey HernandezOctober 6, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    great happy hour spot! check their site for food truck schedules... good prices for beer and they have vending machines for snacks. dog friendly
  • Michael F.
    Michael FassbenderJune 27, 2012
    I really can't stand IPAs, but the West Coast IPA is a bold exception. Follow this up with a Double Stout, then the Barleywine and you're good for the rest of the night.
  • Alexa P.
    Alexa PomericoAugust 7, 2014
    Great beer. Great tour. Love the $1 taster option at the bar. Try something new!
  • Stephanie C.
    Stephanie ChuJanuary 2, 2013
    $5 brewery tour comes with 4 beer tasters! Reserve a spot online ahead of time and be sure to check out the daily food trucks.
  • Rob F.
    Rob FahrniJuly 14, 2017
    Lots of great beer on tap. I love IPA's and they must have had near 10 on tap. These folks don't know how to make bad beer.
  • loran j.
    loran jonakJuly 4, 2016
    Great selection of beers, both their standards and smaller batch beers. Outdoor patio and often there are delicious food trucks.
  • Joel B.
    Joel BlazquezSeptember 20, 2016
    Great selection of delicious brews. The food truck outside can provide for some food cushioning for the beer intake. Friendly staff.
  • Tyrone B.
    Tyrone BixbyAugust 12, 2016
    Bad ass brewery with multiple local flares and pleasant choices. Start with a few tasters until you nail down your taste Holmes. 🍻
  • Amanda S.
    Amanda SwarthoutFebruary 14, 2014
    Disclaimer: not a massive IPA fan...they have to be pretty special for me to "favorite." My favs from here: 1. Ristretto, 2. treasure chest, and 3. saison Diego.
  • Dan B.
    Dan BrownSeptember 30, 2011
    Careful when parking on the street. Parking tickets are occasionally passed out. They try to have food trucks every night. Grab a beer, head to the garden and order some food.
  • Chris C.
    Chris CegielskiAugust 4, 2017
    Cool factory vibe to chill and drink good beer in. It can get a bit warm inside so head out to the patio.
  • Paul Y.
    Paul YouAugust 24, 2013
    I learned A LOT about beer!! And the people who work here are all great!! Special shout out to our beer tender Becca :)
  • Nick D.
    Nick De WynMay 26, 2013
    Delicious aromas from the food truck, beer, and urinal. WHAT?! The urinal? Surly you're daffy, you say. While you shouldn't judge me on my avatar, do go in and tell me it doesn't smell of Fruit Loops.
  • kane p.
    kane perryNovember 2, 2012
    Awesome tour! Five bucks with four tastings at the end. That's one dollar for the tour. Informative and great beer.
  • Mark G.
    Mark GahaganAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Everyone makes IPAs in try their saison or their double stout if you want a feel for their quality.
  • Andy W.
    Andy WisemanFebruary 10, 2013
    4oz tasters for a buck. About 20 beers on. I did not taste them all, but excellent setup. Fantastic IPAs.
  • Sarah R.
    Sarah RodriguezSeptember 6, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Beer is always great. Although it can get crowded at times, come early for good parking
  • Kat M.
    Kat MaribaoAugust 27, 2014
    Chill vibe! Guys bring their dogs to get attention. $1 tasters are awesome
  • Brandy F.
    Brandy FrickeMay 13, 2016
    Great place. Very open inside and the outside garden area is great for dogs.
  • Billy A.
    Billy AmpAugust 7, 2014
    Hoppy Hoppy IPAs! You will enjoy all the beers here! Great brews
  • Todd 1.
    Todd 1July 14, 2013
    Massive Space with a great brewery tour only $5 includes 4 beer samples
  • loran j.
    loran jonakJuly 6, 2016
    If you have time, take the free shuttle to their barrel aging facility for some additional tastings.
  • TheDL
    TheDLSeptember 3, 2017
    The staff - both behind and outside the bar, set this location apart from many other big brewery locations
  • Ann A.
    Ann AdamsonSeptember 14, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Check their website for the food truck schedule, and plan to hang out on the patio for a while :)
  • BJ W.
    BJ WhiteJuly 18, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Make sure you have your ID on you to get in! Stick with tasters until you find the one you like.
  • Minh L.
    Minh LeOctober 11, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Easily the best value of all breweries and a huge house selection
  • Tatiana P.
    Tatiana PeaveyAugust 15, 2014
    Specialty pepper beers and food trucks! A must stop for any hop head!
  • The Cup S.
    The Cup StoreApril 9, 2014
    Green Flash beer tastes great, and looks great too! They have custom printed cups that advertise their brand.
  • Ray C.
    Ray CoutermarshOctober 21, 2016
    Great selection of IPAs, each better than the other
  • Erwin
    ErwinMarch 4, 2015
    saison diego is delicious. Le freak is a go to here as well.
  • Peggy G.
    Peggy GartinSeptember 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    This new, huge space is begging for an event. Food trucks stop by regularly.
  • Luis C.
    Luis ChiSeptember 30, 2016
    One of the best breweries in San Diego.
  • Matt G.
    Matt GillespieAugust 19, 2014
    This is just one of the places that makes San Diego the beertopia it is.
  • Celina B.
    Celina BeachOctober 19, 2013
    The Serrano Chili Double Stout is amazing!
  • Michael B.
    Michael BowenJuly 25, 2011
    You can't go wrong, but most def get the Barley wine - says Jen
  • Batie K.
    Batie KakerAugust 30, 2012
    Le Freak is always a solid choice. Check out the food trucks that park outside too!
  • Bernie Z.
    Bernie ZamoraNovember 19, 2015
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  • Craig
    CraigJanuary 28, 2014
    Drink some tasters & eat from the Food Truck
  • Don T.
    Don TolentinoOctober 11, 2011
    Awesome selection of their brews for great prices!
  • Manny L.
    Manny Lizarraga, Jr.October 21, 2016
    Alpine IPAs are some of the best in San Diego
  • Dan T.
    Dan TwomblySeptember 24, 2011
    Hop Head Red is amazing. Perfect balance of an SD IPA and a Red Ale.
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