(SAN DIEGO, CA) – California Wild Ales, San Diego’s Bitter Home, is celebrating the primary anniversary of the brewery’s second tasting room within the laid-back San Diego neighborhood of Ocean Seashore. As a part of the festivities, the brewery is releasing a number of new beers together with the brewery’s first canned lager, a double hazy IPA (IIPA) made in collaboration with Thorn Road Brewing, a brand new barrel-aged fruited bitter that includes prickly pear and keenness fruit picked in Ocean Seashore and two restricted launch darkish bitter wild ales made in collaboration with Misplaced Trigger Meadery.
California Wild Ales invitations Ocean Seashore and the larger San Diego beer-loving neighborhood to boost a glass with them on Saturday, Might 21, 2022 from 2p.m. – 8p.m. PST at their Ocean Seashore location at 4896 Newport Avenue. In the event you’re seeking to ship your style buds on an journey, swing by California Wild Ales and assist rejoice their first anniversary in Ocean Seashore.
“The primary-anniversary occasion (a.okay.a. OB-One) salutes a big milestone of San Diego’s funkiest brewery coming to San Diego’s funkiest neighborhood,” mentioned Invoice DeWitt co-founder of California Wild Ales. “To rejoice, we determined to throw a celebration with new beers, collaboration brews, specialty brews, and the debut of a brand new barrel-aged bitter, OB-One.”
Since opening their barrel-aged brewery in 2016, homeowners Invoice DeWitt and Zack Brager have pursued an uncommon path within the San Diego brewery scene. Conceived initially as an all-sour barrel-aged bottle membership, the 2 ultimately determined to open their doorways to the general public in late 2017. After working a tasting room on the brewery in Sorrento Valley, the staff at California Wild Ales set their websites on Ocean Seashore.Since then, the brewery has added “recent” beer-flavored beers to their intensive bitter lineup. Though California Wild Ales nonetheless focuses on barrel-aged sours, they’ve additionally launched a beer, hazy IPA, West Coast IPA, and a rotating arduous seltzer.
“We knew from the beginning that OB was the place for us. Our funky bitter beers and this funky coastal neighborhood are an ideal match. We are able to supply fruit from the encircling space, flip it into one thing distinctive and hyper-local and serve it proper right here at our tasting room,” mentioned Invoice DeWitt, co-founder of California Wild Ales.
Named to honor a penny farthing bike-riding neighborhood celeb named Ricky Persky, Bike Lane Lager was the primary of the beer-flavored beers past sours that California Wild Ales tapped and the primary beer the brewery has made out there in cans. Bike Lane Lager options German pilsner malt, malted wheat and Noble hops, together with Harllertau Blanc, Magnum and Saaz. The lager is now out there in four-packs of 16-ounce cans final month and out there at each of California Wild Ales’ places and choose shops.
To create its commemorative IIPA, California Wild Ales teamed up with native OBcean and head brewer at Thorn Road Brewing, Shawn Steele. The IIPA, named Over the Hill was made utilizing the 2021 San Diego Brewers Guild hop mix and Southern Ardour hops giving this beer a juicy explosion of taste. The aroma profile consists of ardour fruit, guava, purple berries, melon, tangerine, and grapefruit.
Lastly, as a part of the one-year anniversary occasion, California Wild Ales will provide two restricted -edition anniversary darkish sours. One, a single barrel darkish bitter with blackberry and vanilla out there solely on faucet. The opposite, a double barrel aged darkish bitter with hazelnuts made in a barrel supplied by Misplaced Trigger Meadery can be out there on draft and in a particularly restricted 375ml bottles on the Ocean Seashore location.
“Our darkish bitter base is one thing we’ve got been ready to debut and that is the right time,” mentioned Zack Brager, co-owner of California Wild Ales. “We’re past thrilled to rejoice this necessary milestone and work with leaders within the trade resembling Thorn Road Brewery and Misplaced Trigger to broaden our product line. The barrel gifted to us by Misplaced Trigger Meadery is further particular to us as a result of it was the barrel that was used to make mead to commemorate the start of the proprietor’s first son.”
Admission is free, and all are welcome. California Wild Ales satellite tv for pc tasting room is positioned within the coronary heart of Ocean Seashore at 4896 Newport Avenue. For extra details about this occasion or a have a look at the faucet lineup, go to their web site at www.californiawildales.com or name 855-WILD-ALE (945-3253).
About California Wild Ales
California Wild Ales, San Diego’s Bitter Home, is San Diego’s solely all-barrel-aged bitter brewery. It started creating recent and funky wild ale in 2015 and opened its first tasting room in 2018. The brewery’s bitter beer is aged in American, French, and Hungarian oak barrels for no less than 9 months and makes use of recent, native produce from native San Diego farmers. California Wild Ales is thought for its branding, which incorporates characters representing the yeast and micro organism which are used to ferment the bitter beer named Lacto (brief for Lactobacillus), Brett (brief for Brettanomyces), and P.D.O. (brief for Pediococcus).