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Ballast Point Brewing Company Tours

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Ballast Point Brewing Company
Since first being brewed at home by two friends in college, Ballast Point has risen the ranks of craft breweries nationwide and tops the San Diego brewing scene. Their Sculpin IPA is well recognized by beer enthusiasts, receiving gold medal awards for its flavor and balance.

A visit to the original brewery allows for tastings of their beers as well as a behind-the-scenes look at production. You’ll also learn about the history of the brewery and their unique styles of brewing. The brewery is also a great place to try many of the experimental and/or seasonal brews that may only be available on site. Flavors such as grapefruit, habanero pepper, and watermelon are available to sample, and more than twenty beers are on rotation fresh from the tap.

San Diego is known as a top craft brewery city in the whole of the United States, and Ballast Point has become a hallmark of its beer scene. It’s a must-stop on any tour of the city’s breweries.

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There are four Ballast Point tasting rooms across San Diego. You can find them in the Miramar, Little Italy, Scripps Ranch, and Home Brew Mart locations. Free tours of the brewery are given four times daily, last around 45 minutes and require reservations in advance. Tastings, pints, and growlers are available at all locations.
Address: 10051 Old Grove Rd, San Diego, California, USA
Hours: Mon–Sat 11am–11pm, Sun 11am-9pm
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San Diego Micro Brewery Tour

San Diego Micro Brewery Tour

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See what’s brewing in San Diego during this 5-hour drinking excursion including a behind-the-scenes tour of Green Flash or Ballast Point brewery. Discover why San Diego is now home to one of the world’s best craft beer scenes, as you visit three of the city’s best brewers, ranging from Stone to Lost Abbey and Karl Strauss. At each stop you’ll enjoy a beer flight, plus an explanation of key beer styles and flavors. A knowledgeable guide, transport between breweries, beer flights at each stop and one behind-the-scenes tour are included.
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  • Free Cancellation
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Private San Diego Brewery Tour

Sip San Diego’s best beers on a private, 3-hour brewery tour for groups up to six people. Work with your personal guide to customize an itinerary to your tastes and interests, then explore the city in a luxurious VW Eurovan that’s a registered TCP, so you can enjoy beer in between stops. Choose from world-renowned breweries like Green Flash, Ballast Point and Societe Brewing Company, and get an insider’s look at San Diego’s vibrant craft beer scene.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What are Ballast Point Brewing Company hours of operation?
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Ballast Point Brewing Company hours of operation: Mon–Sat 11am–11pm, Sun 11am-9pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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