San Diego and our surrounding areas have an outstanding selection of breweries that offer tasty and diverse selections. We have linked some well made sites that already have terrific lists for you. What we are concentrating on are those breweries that support San Diego’s local music scene. Therefore, we have created our own list! Have fun!

Useful links for beer lovers

Craft beer lovers – For your pleasure we have two useful and well done lists of San Diego area breweries.

1, From, Your Local North County a guide to San Diego area breweries – 200+ HERE

2, From a guide to San Diego area breweries – The Complete List Breweries

San Diego Area Breweries with Music!

Some of us, prefer to not just sip and talk but also enjoy Dj sets and live music. So, for us music loving craft brew drinkers, here is a list that we hope you will find quite useful! We began in the South County area then sort of worked our way north.

1, Th3e Punk Ales Brewing Co. 259 3rd Ave. Chula Vista, CA 91910

2, Border X Brewing – 2181 Logan Ave. San Diego, CA 92113

Border X has occasional live music, Dj sets and games! Check their site for updates.

3, 10 Barrel Brewing Co. – 1501 E. San Diego, CA 92101

Sunset sessions with DJ sets etc. on the rooftop.

4. Melvin Brewing Co. – 634 14th St. San Diego, CA 92101

Dj sets on Fridays.

5, Amplified Aleworks in Pacific Beach – 4150 Mission Blvd. #208 San Diego, CA 92109. Follow on Amplified Aleworks PB Instagram for updates on impromptu music and video game competitions.

6, Karl Strauss Tasting Room & Beer Garden – 5985 Santa Fe San Diego, CA 92109. Occasional live music, Dj sets and art exhibits. Check out their Arts & Amps page for updates

7, Duck Foot Brewing Co. – 8920 Kenamar Dr. #210 San Diego, CA 92121

Occasional nights with Bluegrass and Folk music. Check their site for updates.

8, Aztec Brewing Company – 2330 La Mirada #200 Vista, CA 92081

Aztec has Blues, Jazz, Open Mic and Karaoke, check out their site for events.

9, Beach Grease Beer Co. – 1280 Activity Drive Vista, CA 92081

Beach Grease has occasional live music and Djs. Check their events calendar for updates.

10, Ebullition Brew Works – 2449 Cades Way Suite D Vista, CA 92081

A nice diverse selection of music here i.e. reggae/ska, rock, electronic and blues! Check their site for updates.

11, Iron Fist Brewing – 1305 Hot Spring Way #101 Vista, CA 92081

Weekends at Iron Fist feature local musicians! Check their site for updates.

12, Black Plague Brewing – 2550 Jason Ct. Oceanside, CA 92056. Black Plague has occasional live music, UFC fight nights and trivia nights. Check out their events calendar for updates.

Legacy Brewing Co. – 363 Airport Rd. Oceanside 92058. Legacy has Reggae Sundays for you reggae fans!