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Apr 3, 2018

Karl Strauss Follow the Sun Pils

I’ve said it many times through the existence of this site, there’s nothing like a good, cold pilsner — nothing. Karl Strauss […]

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Feb 5, 2018

Karl Strauss Releases Barrel-Aged Saison to Celebrate 29th Anniversary

It’s been 29 years since Karl Strauss Brewing Company officially opened its doors in downtown San Diego on February 2nd, 1989 helping […]

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Sep 11, 2017

Karl Strauss Queen of Tarts

Last year, San Diego’s Karl Strauss won a handful of medals during the Great American Beer Festival including “Mid-Size Brewing Company of […]

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Feb 8, 2017

Karl Strauss Releases Barrel-aged Two Tortugas to Celebrate 28th Anniversary

Press Release San Diego, CA — February 7th, 2017 Back in February of 1989 Karl Strauss opened their historic downtown San Diego […]

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Mar 10, 2016

Karl Strauss Aurora Hoppyalis San Diego-style IPA

San Diego’s Karl Strauss Brewing has done some pretty exciting things with hops and IPAs over the past few years. Whether it’s […]

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Feb 1, 2016

Karl Strauss Celebrates 27th Anniversary with Bourbon Barrel-Aged Double Chocolate Imperial Stout

Press Release San Diego, CA — January 28th, 2016 Karl Strauss Brewing Company is celebrating 27 years of brewing craft beer in […]

Dec 11, 2015

Karl Strauss Six Suits A’Hangin’

Each holiday season, as part of their “Twelve Days” series, Karl Strauss releases, you guessed it, a holiday-themed beer. It’s usually big, […]

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Dec 15, 2014

Karl Strauss Five Wee Heavy Bells

Five Wee Heavy Bells is Karl Strauss’ fifth installment of their “12 Days” (previous releases here, here, here and here) holiday series. […]

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Dec 3, 2014

Karl Strauss Announced New Holiday Release with Five Wee Heavy Bells

Press Release As part of celebrating 25 years pioneering San Diego’s craft beer scene, Karl Strauss is releasing the fifth edition in […]

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Oct 30, 2014

Karl Strauss Peanut Butter Cup Porter

The peanut butter and chocolate combination has been a successful one throughout candy history. But how does it translate to beer? I’ve […]

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Oct 24, 2014

Karl Strauss Peanut Butter Cup Porter Now In Bottles

Press Release San Diego, CA – October 22, 2014– Just in time for Halloween, Karl Strauss Brewing Company is bringing back its […]

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May 21, 2014

Karl Strauss Mosaic Session Ale

In their Mosaic Session Ale, San Diego’s Karl Strauss has managed to successfully combine two current trends in the brewing world — […]

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