At California Wild Ales we specialize in creating small batch sour beers for the San Diego community.  Each week we feature a rotating tap list of 10 sour beers.  Each beer is carefully crafted until the flavor is ready to release.  We rest our beer on whole fruit to  We often add different varieties that you cannot get anywhere else.   Each week we add a new sour beer to the tap list rotation.

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Meyer Lemon Wild Ale

When life hands you Meyer Lemons… Make Beer!

We barrel-aged our golden sour for 12 months before we racked it onto fresh local Meyer Lemons from Escondido, CA. This beer is exploding with the sweet citrus flavor of the Meyer Lemon. The result is a deliciously tart wild ale perfect for the summer months.  We absolutely love using fresh local citrus in our beer.  There is just something so gratifying about knowing where your fruit comes from.  Each lemon was handpicked at its peak of ripeness to ensure the sweetest flavor.

This beer has been bottle conditioned for over 9 months to let the carbonation reach its peak.  Crack open a bottle of Meyer Lemon on a hot day and see why this is the Best Summer Beer of 2020!

We only have (80) 500ml bottles, so make sure to reserve your bottles today.  Citrus Sours Rule!

Pickup and Local Delivery Only

(Limit 3 per customer)

5% - | 5oz $4 | 10oz $8

Dry Hopped Golden Sour

This Golden Sour Ale is a blend of select barrels aged between 9 months and 2 years. It is a favorite blend of ours and one we had to package without adding any fruit. With a light acidity and earthy funk it is great for the sour fanatic and someone just getting into the style.

We then add an assortment of hops.  The result makes your brain do a backflip.  The familiar smell of hops quickly gives way to the tartness of the golden ale.

5% - | 5oz $5 | 10oz $10

Skull & Crossbarrels: Double Barrel Flanders Red Ale

Introducing our exceptional Double Barrel-Aged Flanders Style Red Ale, a true testament to the art of craftsmanship. This extraordinary ale begins its journey in Cutwater Bourbon barrels and then gracefully transitions into Cutwater Rum barrels, resulting in a truly transcendent flavor experience. With an ABV of 10%, this beer is a bold and captivating delight.

In the glass, this Double Barrel-Aged Flanders Style Red Ale boasts a deep, mahogany hue, radiating warmth and inviting anticipation. Its velvety off-white head sits atop the liquid, creating a beautiful contrast that captures the eye.

As the aromas envelop your senses, you are greeted by an intricate tapestry of enticing scents. The initial wave reveals the sweet and toasty presence of bourbon, with hints of caramel, oak, and vanilla intertwining harmoniously. Soon after, the rum-infused layers emerge, adding a delightful tropical nuance, accented by notes of molasses and a touch of exotic spices.

With the first sip, your taste buds embark on a remarkable flavor voyage. The foundation of rich caramel malts and dark fruits provides a sumptuous canvas for the barrels’ influence to shine. The bourbon barrel aging imparts deep, luscious flavors of toasted oak, charred caramel, and a gentle warmth, while the rum barrel aging contributes a delightful complexity of coconut, molasses, and a subtle island spice.

At 10% ABV, this ale offers a generous body and a velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The carbonation dances gently on the tongue, allowing the intricate flavors to unfold in a symphony of taste. Each sip reveals a delightful interplay between the two barrels, with the bourbon’s sweet richness harmonizing perfectly with the rum’s tropical flair.

As the beer concludes its journey, the finish lingers gracefully, leaving a pleasant and slightly dry sensation. The memory of the double barrel aging remains, inviting you to contemplate the layers of flavor that have delighted your senses.

10% - | 5oz $6 | 10oz $12

Sold Out :(

Citrus Xplosion – A Tropical Citrus Experience

Embark on a sensory journey with our Citrus Xplosion Sour, a libation crafted to capture the essence of summer in every sip! Our quest led us to the sun-kissed landscapes of Palm Desert, where we carefully harvested a bountiful 400 lbs of Organic Meyer Lemons from a venerable 30-year-old tree. The citrus adventure didn’t stop there; we seized the opportunity to pluck an assortment of fruits from neighboring Grapefruit trees, infusing our brew with a rich tapestry of flavors.

Returning to the brewery, we masterfully blended this citrus symphony with a 2-Barrel concoction of our Barrel-Aged Golden Sour, creating a fusion that celebrates the zestiness of Meyer Lemons while incorporating the distinct nuances of Grapefruit. To elevate the taste experience to new heights, we introduced the vibrant notes of Fresh Pineapple, adding a tropical twist that culminates in a harmonious Citrus Xplosion.

This wild ale is a revelation of refreshment, teasing the senses with an unmistakable citrus aroma that dances upon the nose and palate from the very first sip. The journey concludes with a delightful tropical pineapple finish, making it an ideal companion for those sweltering summer days. At 4.7% ABV, Citrus Xplosion beckons you to indulge in its invigorating allure, inviting you to relish its vibrant flavors throughout the day.

For aficionados of citrus-infused brews and sour delights, this beer is an absolute must-have, a testament to the artistry of combining natural elements to create a symphony of flavors that lingers on the palate and creates a memorable drinking experience. Cheers to the Citrus Xplosion – a triumph of taste and a quintessential companion to the sunny days of summer!

5% - | 5oz $5 | 10oz $10

Neighborhood Saison

Introducing Neighborhood Saison: A Harmonious Fusion of Craftsmanship by California Wild Ales and Ocean Beach Brewery

In the sun-kissed heart of Southern California, where the surf meets the city, two pioneering breweries have come together to create a liquid masterpiece that embodies the spirit of their vibrant neighborhood. Welcome to the world of Neighborhood Saison, a collaborative brew crafted by the skilled hands of California Wild Ales and Ocean Beach Brewery, where tradition meets innovation, and waves of flavor crash upon your palate.

Neighborhood Saison begins its journey with an exquisite twist – a voyage into the heart of oak barrels. These barrels, once home to fine spirits, have imparted a distinct charm to this farmhouse ale. The extended aging process within these barrels has allowed the beer to develop a graceful complexity and depth that sets it apart.

7% - | 5oz $5 | 10oz $10

The Long Soak

The Long Soak

9% ABV

Elevating the artistry of traditional brewing, California Wild Ales proudly presents The Long Soak, a captivating Flanders Red Ale made in collaboration between California Wild Ales and 13 Point Brewing.  We brewed the wort together and barrel-aged at California Wild Ales.

Pouring into the glass with a rich, ruby-red hue reminiscent of a stunning sunset, The Long Soak entices the senses at first glance. Its luscious foam crown rests elegantly atop the liquid, offering a tantalizing invitation to delve into its complex depths.

As the aromas weave through the air, the fragrant bouquet of The Long Soak intertwines with the traditional characteristics of a Flanders Red Ale. The intriguing notes of bergamot orange, black tea, and a touch of lemon zest combine seamlessly with the beer’s inherent profile, creating an alluring tapestry of scents.

9% - | $5 5oz | $10 10oz

Guava the Hutt

Guava the Hutt – 5% ABV

Beware the mighty “Guava the Hutt,” a dry-hopped golden sour that will leave you drooling for more. With the bold flavor of juicy guava and the aromatic punch of Simco hops, this beer will satisfy even the most gluttonous of beer drinkers. Sip carefully, or else Guava the Hutt himself might demand you become his next court jester.

5% - | 5oz $5 | 10oz $10

Black Raspberry Hard Seltzer

Black Raspberry Hard Seltzer

5% ABV

Indulge your senses with the tantalizing fusion of natural sweetness and refreshing crispness in our Black Raspberry Hard Seltzer. Crafted with care and precision, this effervescent beverage is a delightful blend of sparkling water, premium alcohol, and the bold essence of succulent black raspberries. At a perfect 5% alcohol by volume (ABV), our Black Raspberry Hard Seltzer offers a light and invigorating drinking experience that is both satisfying and sophisticated.

Pouring a luscious red hue, the Black Raspberry Hard Seltzer captivates the eye before the first sip. The aroma is an enchanting medley of ripe black raspberries, delivering a burst of fruity fragrance that promises a truly enjoyable tasting experience. As you take your first sip, the effervescence tickles your palate, releasing the crisp, clean flavors of handpicked black raspberries. The balance between sweetness and tartness is finely tuned, creating a harmonious profile that is sure to please even the most discerning palates.

Perfect for any occasion, whether you’re unwinding after a long day or celebrating with friends, our Black Raspberry Hard Seltzer is a versatile and sophisticated choice. The 5% ABV ensures a gentle kick that adds just the right amount of excitement to every sip. Embrace the extraordinary and elevate your refreshment with this unique and invigorating Black Raspberry Hard Seltzer – a true celebration of flavor and craftsmanship.

5% - Gluten Free - 16oz | $8

Sunkissed: Citrus Infused Hard Yerba Maté Tea

Introducing “SunKissed: The Orange Mojito Hard Yerba Mate Tea”

Embrace the essence of a tropical paradise with SunKissed, a captivating infusion that combines the vibrant flavors of an orange mojito with the invigorating qualities of yerba mate tea. This delightful blend takes you on a sun-kissed journey, where the refreshing zest of oranges, the invigorating mint, and the natural energy of yerba mate converge to create a truly enchanting drinking experience.

As you raise your glass to your lips, the tantalizing aroma of freshly squeezed oranges mingles with the crisp, cooling fragrance of mint. Close your eyes, and you’ll be transported to a sun-drenched beach, where the gentle breeze carries the scents of citrus and herbs.

The first sip of SunKissed unveils a symphony of flavors that dance upon your palate. The bright and juicy orange notes burst forth, accompanied by a refreshing minty breeze that invigorates your senses. The flavors intermingle, creating a harmonious blend that balances tangy sweetness with a revitalizing twist.

Crafted with care, SunKissed features the finest yerba mate leaves, carefully selected for their robust flavor and natural energizing properties. The earthy undertones of yerba mate provide a smooth and grounding base, allowing the vibrant citrus and mint to shine through. This delightful fusion will leave you feeling refreshed, revitalized, and ready to soak up the sun.

Whether you’re seeking a rejuvenating sip to start your day or a tropical twist to unwind in the evening, SunKissed is the perfect companion. With its unique blend of flavors and the natural energy boost of yerba mate, it offers a refreshing escape that transports you to a sun-drenched paradise with every sip.

Savor the radiant flavors of SunKissed, the Orange Mojito Hard Yerba Mate Tea captures the spirit of a tropical getaway. Let its vibrant citrus, cooling mint, and invigorating yerba mate transport you to an oasis of relaxation and enjoyment. Raise your glass, bask in the sun-kissed flavors, and toast to the extraordinary moments that life has to offer. Cheers!

 

5% - | 8oz $4 | 16oz $8 Gluten Free

Order the Porter

A collab brew with our friends at OB Brewery!  Full-bodied robust porter with notes of chocolate and a smooth finish.

Porter | 8.3% ABV

7% - 16oz $8 | 8oz $4

Rainbow Weather – Double Hazy IPA

Rainbow Weather – 8.3% ABV.

Introducing “Rainbow Weather” by California Wild Ales, a Double Hazy IPA that embodies the vibrant spirit of the Golden State. Brewed with love and passion, this beer takes you on a whimsical journey through a kaleidoscope of flavors.

Rainbow Weather pours a luscious, hazy golden hue reminiscent of a radiant California sunset. As you raise the glass to your lips, the aromas of juicy tropical fruits burst forth, enticing your senses with notes of ripe mangoes, succulent pineapples, and tangy citrus. The fragrance is like a bouquet of freshly picked fruits from a sun-drenched orchard.

With each sip, your taste buds are greeted by a harmonious symphony of flavors. The generous hop bill brings forth an explosion of tropical goodness, delivering waves of ripe papaya, sweet tangerine, and zesty grapefruit. A velvety smooth mouthfeel adds to the allure, enveloping your palate in a gentle embrace.

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, Rainbow Weather showcases a balanced malt backbone that supports the hop-driven character. The combination of pale malts and a touch of wheat provides a subtle biscuity sweetness, creating a solid foundation for the hop flavors to dance upon.

Brewed with love, it embodies the essence of the wild and free California spirit, capturing the boundless energy and kaleidoscopic diversity of the state. Each sip is a celebration of the vibrant flavors and adventurous nature that make California Wild Ales a true pioneer in the craft beer scene.

At California Wild Ales, we believe in creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone. We love and respect everyone in the LGBTQ+ community, and Rainbow Weather stands as a tribute to their strength, resilience, and vibrant presence. It is a reminder that diversity and acceptance are values we hold dear.

Raise a glass of Rainbow Weather and let its radiant hues and exquisite flavors transport you to a place where sunny skies, wild adventures, and a love for brewing collide. Cheers to the magic in every sip and to a world where love knows no boundaries!

 

 

8.3% - Hazy Double IPA | 8oz $4 | 16oz $8

3rd Block from the Sun – Hazy IPA

3rd Block from the Sun- 6.7% ABV.

Introducing “3rd Block from the Sun,” a radiant creation from California Wild Ales that will transport your taste buds to new dimensions of flavor. This hazy IPA is a celestial blend of innovation and tradition, showcasing the harmonious marriage of Citra and Nelson hops.

Brewed in the heart of the Southern California coast, “3rd Block from the Sun” is not just a beer; it’s a tribute to our roots. Crafted with precision and passion by California Wild Ales, this hazy IPA pays homage to the breathtaking surroundings of our Ocean Beach tasting room, strategically positioned on the third block from the ocean.

With each sip, envision the salty breeze and the rhythmic melody of crashing waves. The coastal influence is not just a part of the experience; it’s an essential ingredient. The Citra and Nelson hops weave a story that mirrors the vibrant energy of the Pacific just beyond our doorstep.

As you indulge in the flavors of grapefruit, orange zest, and subtle white wine nuances, remember that you’re not just tasting a beer; you’re savoring the essence of our coastal community. “3rd Block from the Sun” encapsulates the spirit of our OB tasting room, inviting you to enjoy the laid-back vibes and the unique terroir that sets our brews apart.

Take a sip, close your eyes, and let the flavors transport you to the third block from the ocean—the heart of California Wild Ales, where every pint tells a tale of sun, surf, and the true essence of craft brewing by the sea.

 

 

6.7% - Hazy IPA | 8oz $4 | 16oz $8

The Pesky Parrot Pale Ale

Pesky Parrot Pale Ale from California Wild Ales is a tribute to the vibrant and colorful community of Ocean Beach, where the loud squawks of parrots are a familiar sound in the early morning. This pale ale is brewed with a blend of high-quality malts and hops, creating a balanced and flavorful beer that captures the essence of the lively and eclectic neighborhood.

Pouring a vibrant golden color, Pesky Parrot Pale Ale releases a bouquet of aromas that include floral and citrus notes, along with a hint of caramel sweetness. On the palate, this beer delivers a medium-bodied mouthfeel that is smooth and crisp, with a perfect balance of hop bitterness and malt sweetness.

The key to Pesky Parrot Pale Ale’s flavor profile is the blend of hops used during brewing. Notes of pine, grapefruit, and orange peel are intertwined with a subtle spiciness, creating a refreshing and satisfying taste that lingers on the palate. The finish is clean and dry, inviting you to take another sip.

Whether you’re starting your day or winding down after a long one, Pesky Parrot Pale Ale is the perfect beer to enjoy with friends and neighbors. Its approachable and easy-drinking nature make it a crowd-pleaser, while its flavorful and balanced profile will satisfy even the most discerning craft beer drinkers. So sit back, relax, and savor the flavors of Pesky Parrot Pale Ale, as you listen to the parrots wake up the neighborhood with their boisterous calls.

5.8% - | 8oz $4 | 16oz $8

Bike Lane Lager

Our Bike Lane Lager features German Pilsner, malted wheat, and noble hops, including Hallertau Blanc, Magnum, and Saaz. This blend of hops imparts a clean and crisp flavor. Though relatively mild and delicate, Saaz hops impart a distinctly earthy and herbal flavor to the beer that has come to define the Pilsner.

After lagering our beer for nearly five weeks, our Bike Lane Lager was ready for the wild. Finally, what was once only available at our tasting room is now available to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. Our Bike Lane Lager is packaged in 16oz cans and available in four-packs. 

So stop by our Ocean Beach location to enjoy a bright and crisp lager on tap. And pick up a few four-packs while you are there. Otherwise, please keep a lookout on shelves around San Diego for California Wild Ales’ Bike Lane Lager.

5.4% - Crisp Lager | 8oz $4 | 16oz $8 | Michelada $9

War Zone – West Coast IPA

West Coast-style IPA made with our friends at Thorn St. Brewing.

War Zone IPA  is a bold and fearless beer paying homage to the gritty Ocean Beach neighborhood of San Diego that once earned the nickname “War Zone.”  This West Coast IPA packs a punch with its intense hop aroma and flavor, featuring a complex blend of citrus, pine, and tropical fruit notes that will leave your taste buds buzzing with excitement.

Brewed with the finest ingredients and crafted with passion, “War Zone” IPA is a beer that embodies the rebellious spirit of its namesake neighborhood. Its golden hue is a tribute to the endless sunshine that bathes San Diego’s coast, while its dry finish provides a crisp and refreshing taste that will leave you yearning for more.

Whether you’re a seasoned IPA lover or new to the craft beer scene, War Zone IPA is a must-try. Its bold character and West Coast style make it a perfect pairing for a day at the beach, a night out with friends, or any occasion that calls for a beer that’s not afraid to take risks. So raise a glass to Ocean Beach’s storied past and enjoy a taste of the “War Zone” today!

A dank IPA made with Simcoe, Citra, Centennial, and Amarillo.

7.2% - 8oz $4 | 16oz $8
  1. Meyer Lemon Wild Ale
  2. Dry Hopped Golden Sour
  3. Skull & Crossbarrels: Double Barrel Flanders Red Ale
  4. Sold Out :(
  5. Citrus Xplosion – A Tropical Citrus Experience
  6. Neighborhood Saison
  7. The Long Soak
  8. Guava the Hutt
  9. Black Raspberry Hard Seltzer
  10. Sunkissed: Citrus Infused Hard Yerba Maté Tea
  11. Order the Porter
  12. Rainbow Weather – Double Hazy IPA
  13. 3rd Block from the Sun – Hazy IPA
  14. The Pesky Parrot Pale Ale
  15. Bike Lane Lager
  16. War Zone – West Coast IPA

3rd Block from the Sun – Hazy IPA

3rd Block from the Sun- 6.7% ABV.

Introducing “3rd Block from the Sun,” a radiant creation from California Wild Ales that will transport your taste buds to new dimensions of flavor. This hazy IPA is a celestial blend of innovation and tradition, showcasing the harmonious marriage of Citra and Nelson hops.

Brewed in the heart of the Southern California coast, “3rd Block from the Sun” is not just a beer; it’s a tribute to our roots. Crafted with precision and passion by California Wild Ales, this hazy IPA pays homage to the breathtaking surroundings of our Ocean Beach tasting room, strategically positioned on the third block from the ocean.

With each sip, envision the salty breeze and the rhythmic melody of crashing waves. The coastal influence is not just a part of the experience; it’s an essential ingredient. The Citra and Nelson hops weave a story that mirrors the vibrant energy of the Pacific just beyond our doorstep.

As you indulge in the flavors of grapefruit, orange zest, and subtle white wine nuances, remember that you’re not just tasting a beer; you’re savoring the essence of our coastal community. “3rd Block from the Sun” encapsulates the spirit of our OB tasting room, inviting you to enjoy the laid-back vibes and the unique terroir that sets our brews apart.

Take a sip, close your eyes, and let the flavors transport you to the third block from the ocean—the heart of California Wild Ales, where every pint tells a tale of sun, surf, and the true essence of craft brewing by the sea.

 

 

6.7% - Hazy IPA | 8oz $4 | 16oz $8

War Zone – West Coast IPA

West Coast-style IPA made with our friends at Thorn St. Brewing.

War Zone IPA  is a bold and fearless beer paying homage to the gritty Ocean Beach neighborhood of San Diego that once earned the nickname “War Zone.”  This West Coast IPA packs a punch with its intense hop aroma and flavor, featuring a complex blend of citrus, pine, and tropical fruit notes that will leave your taste buds buzzing with excitement.

Brewed with the finest ingredients and crafted with passion, “War Zone” IPA is a beer that embodies the rebellious spirit of its namesake neighborhood. Its golden hue is a tribute to the endless sunshine that bathes San Diego’s coast, while its dry finish provides a crisp and refreshing taste that will leave you yearning for more.

Whether you’re a seasoned IPA lover or new to the craft beer scene, War Zone IPA is a must-try. Its bold character and West Coast style make it a perfect pairing for a day at the beach, a night out with friends, or any occasion that calls for a beer that’s not afraid to take risks. So raise a glass to Ocean Beach’s storied past and enjoy a taste of the “War Zone” today!

A dank IPA made with Simcoe, Citra, Centennial, and Amarillo.

7.2% - 8oz $4 | 16oz $8

Bike Lane Lager

Our Bike Lane Lager features German Pilsner, malted wheat, and noble hops, including Hallertau Blanc, Magnum, and Saaz. This blend of hops imparts a clean and crisp flavor. Though relatively mild and delicate, Saaz hops impart a distinctly earthy and herbal flavor to the beer that has come to define the Pilsner.

After lagering our beer for nearly five weeks, our Bike Lane Lager was ready for the wild. Finally, what was once only available at our tasting room is now available to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. Our Bike Lane Lager is packaged in 16oz cans and available in four-packs. 

So stop by our Ocean Beach location to enjoy a bright and crisp lager on tap. And pick up a few four-packs while you are there. Otherwise, please keep a lookout on shelves around San Diego for California Wild Ales’ Bike Lane Lager.

5.4% - Crisp Lager | 8oz $4 | 16oz $8 | Michelada $9

Rainbow Weather – Double Hazy IPA

Rainbow Weather – 8.3% ABV.

Introducing “Rainbow Weather” by California Wild Ales, a Double Hazy IPA that embodies the vibrant spirit of the Golden State. Brewed with love and passion, this beer takes you on a whimsical journey through a kaleidoscope of flavors.

Rainbow Weather pours a luscious, hazy golden hue reminiscent of a radiant California sunset. As you raise the glass to your lips, the aromas of juicy tropical fruits burst forth, enticing your senses with notes of ripe mangoes, succulent pineapples, and tangy citrus. The fragrance is like a bouquet of freshly picked fruits from a sun-drenched orchard.

With each sip, your taste buds are greeted by a harmonious symphony of flavors. The generous hop bill brings forth an explosion of tropical goodness, delivering waves of ripe papaya, sweet tangerine, and zesty grapefruit. A velvety smooth mouthfeel adds to the allure, enveloping your palate in a gentle embrace.

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, Rainbow Weather showcases a balanced malt backbone that supports the hop-driven character. The combination of pale malts and a touch of wheat provides a subtle biscuity sweetness, creating a solid foundation for the hop flavors to dance upon.

Brewed with love, it embodies the essence of the wild and free California spirit, capturing the boundless energy and kaleidoscopic diversity of the state. Each sip is a celebration of the vibrant flavors and adventurous nature that make California Wild Ales a true pioneer in the craft beer scene.

At California Wild Ales, we believe in creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone. We love and respect everyone in the LGBTQ+ community, and Rainbow Weather stands as a tribute to their strength, resilience, and vibrant presence. It is a reminder that diversity and acceptance are values we hold dear.

Raise a glass of Rainbow Weather and let its radiant hues and exquisite flavors transport you to a place where sunny skies, wild adventures, and a love for brewing collide. Cheers to the magic in every sip and to a world where love knows no boundaries!

 

 

8.3% - Hazy Double IPA | 8oz $4 | 16oz $8

Up the Hill Hazy IPA

Up the Hill Hazy IPA from California Wild Ales and Thorn Street Brewing is a tribute to the residents of San Diego’s Ocean Beach neighborhood who live “up the hill” overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean. This hazy IPA is brewed with a blend of premium hops, malts, and yeast, creating a sensory experience that captures the essence of the coastal lifestyle.

Up the Hill Hazy IPA pours a hazy golden color with a thick, creamy head that releases a burst of aromas ranging from juicy tropical fruit to piney resin. On the palate, this beer delivers a smooth, medium-bodied mouthfeel that is balanced by a subtle sweetness and a slight bitterness.

What sets Up the Hill Hazy IPA apart is its unique blend of hop flavors. Notes of ripe mango, citrus, and passionfruit are intertwined with a subtle dankness, creating a flavor profile that is both bold and nuanced. The finish is crisp, leaving a pleasantly dry aftertaste that invites you to take another sip.

Whether you’re enjoying a day at the beach or watching the sunset from your hilltop home, Up the Hill Hazy IPA is the perfect beer for any occasion. Its blend of flavors and aromas make it a versatile and approachable beer that craft beer aficionados and newcomers alike can enjoy. So raise a glass to the residents of Ocean Beach and savor the flavors of Up the Hill Hazy IPA.

This mouthwatering hazy IPA is made with Equinox, Citra, and Ambrosia Hops.

6.7% - Hazy IPA | 8oz $4 | 16oz $8

The Pesky Parrot Pale Ale

Pesky Parrot Pale Ale from California Wild Ales is a tribute to the vibrant and colorful community of Ocean Beach, where the loud squawks of parrots are a familiar sound in the early morning. This pale ale is brewed with a blend of high-quality malts and hops, creating a balanced and flavorful beer that captures the essence of the lively and eclectic neighborhood.

Pouring a vibrant golden color, Pesky Parrot Pale Ale releases a bouquet of aromas that include floral and citrus notes, along with a hint of caramel sweetness. On the palate, this beer delivers a medium-bodied mouthfeel that is smooth and crisp, with a perfect balance of hop bitterness and malt sweetness.

The key to Pesky Parrot Pale Ale’s flavor profile is the blend of hops used during brewing. Notes of pine, grapefruit, and orange peel are intertwined with a subtle spiciness, creating a refreshing and satisfying taste that lingers on the palate. The finish is clean and dry, inviting you to take another sip.

Whether you’re starting your day or winding down after a long one, Pesky Parrot Pale Ale is the perfect beer to enjoy with friends and neighbors. Its approachable and easy-drinking nature make it a crowd-pleaser, while its flavorful and balanced profile will satisfy even the most discerning craft beer drinkers. So sit back, relax, and savor the flavors of Pesky Parrot Pale Ale, as you listen to the parrots wake up the neighborhood with their boisterous calls.

5.8% - | 8oz $4 | 16oz $8

Wild Peach Seltzer

Introducing California Wild Ales’ delightful Peach Seltzer, an exquisite creation that combines the natural beauty of California’s wild peaches with the refreshing effervescence of a perfectly crafted seltzer.

Each sip encapsulates the essence of sun-ripened peaches, transporting you to sprawling orchards bathed in warm sunlight.

The aroma is a tantalizing bouquet of juicy peaches, with their delicate sweetness and a hint of tartness dancing harmoniously. As the effervescent bubbles grace your palate, the flavors burst forth, delivering a mouthwatering symphony of ripe peaches, balanced acidity, and a subtle hint of natural sweetness. The seltzer’s light body and crisp finish make it a refreshing and invigorating choice, perfect for any occasion.

Whether you’re unwinding after a long day, lounging by the beach, or celebrating with friends, California Wild Ales’ Peach Seltzer is a sparkling companion that captures the spirit of the vibrant state it calls home. Savor the taste of summer and immerse yourself in the pure delight of this peach-infused beverage.

5% - Gluten Free - | 8oz $4 | 16oz $8

Watermelon Hard Seltzer

Our Watermelon Seltzer is bursting with flavor and the perfect amount of sparkle.      Light and refreshing…perfect for an afternoon at the beach.  If you are looking for an alternative to heavy IPAs and other beers… then Watermelon Hard Seltzer is the perfect option.  Our Watermelon Mint Hard Seltzer is a crisp, sparkling hard seltzer beverage that provides a zero-calorie / gluten-free option while offering a refreshing sparkle of all-natural watermelon flavor.

We are working on a lot of new hard seltzers flavors for the upcoming year.  Be on the lookout for a variety of new flavors including, Meyer lemon, Blueberry, Mango, Guava, and other exciting flavors.

5% - Gluten Free - 16oz | $8

Sunkissed: Citrus Infused Hard Yerba Maté Tea

Introducing “SunKissed: The Orange Mojito Hard Yerba Mate Tea”

Embrace the essence of a tropical paradise with SunKissed, a captivating infusion that combines the vibrant flavors of an orange mojito with the invigorating qualities of yerba mate tea. This delightful blend takes you on a sun-kissed journey, where the refreshing zest of oranges, the invigorating mint, and the natural energy of yerba mate converge to create a truly enchanting drinking experience.

As you raise your glass to your lips, the tantalizing aroma of freshly squeezed oranges mingles with the crisp, cooling fragrance of mint. Close your eyes, and you’ll be transported to a sun-drenched beach, where the gentle breeze carries the scents of citrus and herbs.

The first sip of SunKissed unveils a symphony of flavors that dance upon your palate. The bright and juicy orange notes burst forth, accompanied by a refreshing minty breeze that invigorates your senses. The flavors intermingle, creating a harmonious blend that balances tangy sweetness with a revitalizing twist.

Crafted with care, SunKissed features the finest yerba mate leaves, carefully selected for their robust flavor and natural energizing properties. The earthy undertones of yerba mate provide a smooth and grounding base, allowing the vibrant citrus and mint to shine through. This delightful fusion will leave you feeling refreshed, revitalized, and ready to soak up the sun.

Whether you’re seeking a rejuvenating sip to start your day or a tropical twist to unwind in the evening, SunKissed is the perfect companion. With its unique blend of flavors and the natural energy boost of yerba mate, it offers a refreshing escape that transports you to a sun-drenched paradise with every sip.

Savor the radiant flavors of SunKissed, the Orange Mojito Hard Yerba Mate Tea captures the spirit of a tropical getaway. Let its vibrant citrus, cooling mint, and invigorating yerba mate transport you to an oasis of relaxation and enjoyment. Raise your glass, bask in the sun-kissed flavors, and toast to the extraordinary moments that life has to offer. Cheers!

 

5% - | 8oz $4 | 16oz $8 Gluten Free

German Chocolate Cake Sour Ale

Dark sour aged in whiskey barrels for 12 months and rested on whole Madagascar vanilla bean, Saigon cinnamon, toasted coconut, candied pecans, and semi-sweet chocolate.

 

11% - | 5oz $5 | 10oz $10

The Long Soak

The Long Soak

9% ABV

Elevating the artistry of traditional brewing, California Wild Ales proudly presents The Long Soak, a captivating Flanders Red Ale made in collaboration between California Wild Ales and 13 Point Brewing.  We brewed the wort together and barrel-aged at California Wild Ales.

Pouring into the glass with a rich, ruby-red hue reminiscent of a stunning sunset, The Long Soak entices the senses at first glance. Its luscious foam crown rests elegantly atop the liquid, offering a tantalizing invitation to delve into its complex depths.

As the aromas weave through the air, the fragrant bouquet of The Long Soak intertwines with the traditional characteristics of a Flanders Red Ale. The intriguing notes of bergamot orange, black tea, and a touch of lemon zest combine seamlessly with the beer’s inherent profile, creating an alluring tapestry of scents.

9% - | $5 5oz | $10 10oz

Dry Hopped Golden Sour

This Golden Sour Ale is a blend of select barrels aged between 9 months and 2 years. It is a favorite blend of ours and one we had to package without adding any fruit. With a light acidity and earthy funk it is great for the sour fanatic and someone just getting into the style.

We then add an assortment of hops.  The result makes your brain do a backflip.  The familiar smell of hops quickly gives way to the tartness of the golden ale.

5% - | 5oz $5 | 10oz $10

Sangiovese Wine Grape Sour

Introducing our Sangiovese Wild Ale.

The Nebbiolo grape has a deep color violet color and bold tannins.  Despite its tannic structure, this beer’s fruity flavors of tart cherry and red plum are supported by a tea-like flavor.  Sangiovese grapes can be herbaceous with more sour tart cherry and mineral flavor.  We placed these grapes on our golden ale that aged in oak barrels for 12 months.  The beer then undergoes a secondary fermentation on the wine grapes. The wild yeast from the grape skins adds extra funk and flavor.  We love our wine grape sours.  Once you try them, you will immediately know why.

 

5.5% - | 5oz $4 | 10oz $8

Nebbiolo Wine Grape Sour

Introducing our Nebbiolo Wild Ale.

The Nebbiolo grape has a deep color violet color and bold tannins.  Despite its tannic structure, this beer’s fruity flavors of cherry and raspberries are supported by aromas of rose and anise, which always seem to shine through.  Nebbiolo can be herbaceous with more sour cranberry fruit, rose hip, and leather and red clay minerality.   However, those willing to take a risk with this dark and rich vino grape are in for a pleasant surprise.

We placed these grapes on our golden ale that aged in oak barrels for 12 months.  The beer then undergoes a secondary fermentation on the wine grapes. The wild yeast from the grape skins adds extra funk and flavor.  We love our wine grape sours.  Once you try them, you will immediately know why.

 

5.5% - | 5oz $4 | 10oz $8

PerCinnamon – Fuyu Persimmon and Cinnamon

This unique pastry sour combines the tangy tropical mango-like flavor of the persimmon with just the right amount of sweet cinnamon for a flavor you won’t find anywhere else.

We took a ton of persimmons, that we hand-picked in North Park, San Diego… almost 2 pounds per gallon and rested them on our barrel-aged golden base for 3 months. We then added just the right amount of Saigon Cinnamon to accentuate the honey-like sweetness of the Fuyu Persimmon.

We are tapping a keg of PerCinnamon this Friday, so come out and taste the freshness of aged-beer.

5% - | 5oz $4 | 10oz $8

Cabernet Franc Wild Ale – A Funky Wine Grape Sour

This 2020 vintage of our Cabernet Franc Wild Ale was made with fresh grapes hand-picked in San Marcos, CA.

We placed these grapes on our golden ale that aged in red wine barrels for 12 months.  The beer then undergoes a secondary fermentation on these freshly crushed Cab Franc grapes. The wild yeast from the grape skins adds an extra level of funk and flavor.

Our Cabernet Franc is then bottle conditioned for several months, creating a fruit-forward and complex sour ale.  This beer is the latest in our ever-growing wine grape series.  If you enjoyed our Rosé or Echoes of Muscat… you are not going to want to miss this one.

This beer is the perfect way to say “I love you” to that special someone in your life.  Order today and pickup in time to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

We are only releasing (100) 500ml bottles online.  Reserve your bottle today and pickup your beer at our Sorrento Valley location.

5% - | 5oz $5 | 10oz $10

Skull & Crossbarrels: Double Barrel Flanders Red Ale

Introducing our exceptional Double Barrel-Aged Flanders Style Red Ale, a true testament to the art of craftsmanship. This extraordinary ale begins its journey in Cutwater Bourbon barrels and then gracefully transitions into Cutwater Rum barrels, resulting in a truly transcendent flavor experience. With an ABV of 10%, this beer is a bold and captivating delight.

In the glass, this Double Barrel-Aged Flanders Style Red Ale boasts a deep, mahogany hue, radiating warmth and inviting anticipation. Its velvety off-white head sits atop the liquid, creating a beautiful contrast that captures the eye.

As the aromas envelop your senses, you are greeted by an intricate tapestry of enticing scents. The initial wave reveals the sweet and toasty presence of bourbon, with hints of caramel, oak, and vanilla intertwining harmoniously. Soon after, the rum-infused layers emerge, adding a delightful tropical nuance, accented by notes of molasses and a touch of exotic spices.

With the first sip, your taste buds embark on a remarkable flavor voyage. The foundation of rich caramel malts and dark fruits provides a sumptuous canvas for the barrels’ influence to shine. The bourbon barrel aging imparts deep, luscious flavors of toasted oak, charred caramel, and a gentle warmth, while the rum barrel aging contributes a delightful complexity of coconut, molasses, and a subtle island spice.

At 10% ABV, this ale offers a generous body and a velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The carbonation dances gently on the tongue, allowing the intricate flavors to unfold in a symphony of taste. Each sip reveals a delightful interplay between the two barrels, with the bourbon’s sweet richness harmonizing perfectly with the rum’s tropical flair.

As the beer concludes its journey, the finish lingers gracefully, leaving a pleasant and slightly dry sensation. The memory of the double barrel aging remains, inviting you to contemplate the layers of flavor that have delighted your senses.

10% - | 5oz $6 | 10oz $12

Dynamic Lambic

Dynamic Lambic

ABV – 7.5%

Introducing our California Wild Ales Dynamic Lambic, a true testament to the art of spontaneous fermentation and the result of a remarkable collaboration with our friends at Nickel Brewing.  With the utmost dedication to tradition, we meticulously crafted this lambic using a time-honored grain bill and aged hops.

In search of the perfect environment for fermentation, we embarked on a journey to Julian to visit our friends at Nickle Beer Company.   The cold weather set the stage for a perfect evening under the stars.  Once the brewing process was complete, we allowed nature to work its magic by leaving the beer outside overnight, inviting the natural microflora of Julian to weave its way into our creation.

For an excruciatingly patient three years, this exquisite lambic matured in barrels, developing remarkable depth and character. Now, at long last, we invite you to savor the culmination of this labor of love.

Upon pouring, prepare yourself for a sensory adventure. The first sip greets you with a delightful funkiness, a harmonious dance of wild yeast and bacteria. A tantalizing tartness embraces your taste buds, weaving a path of puckering pleasure. As you explore further, a symphony of bright and earthy flavors unfolds, showcasing the rich tapestry of the Julian microflora.

This American Lambic from California Wild Ales is an exceedingly rare gem, produced in limited quantities. Don’t delay, for missing out on this extraordinary brew would be a regrettable omission. Join us in savoring this remarkable creation that encapsulates the essence of traditional brewing techniques and the vibrant spirit of collaboration. Cheers to an unrivaled taste experience!

 

 

 

7.5% - | 5oz $5 | 10oz $10

Graf on Draft

Graf on Draft | ABV 7%

Introducing “Graf on Draft” – a tantalizing blend of tradition and innovation brewed in collaboration with OB Brewery. This extraordinary beer is a delightful Graf-style creation, harmonizing the world of cider and Saison in every sip.

Pouring a radiant, golden hue with a slight haze, Graf on Draft invites you in with an effervescent and lively presentation. As your senses engage, the aroma dances between the fruity notes of crisp apple cider and the earthy, spicy character of a classic Saison. It’s a captivating olfactory journey that hints at the complexity within.

The first taste reveals a marriage of flavors that’s truly exceptional. The bright, orchard-fresh apple cider infusion provides a refreshing, juicy sweetness, reminiscent of biting into a ripe apple on a sunny autumn day. This sweetness gracefully mingles with the sophisticated complexity of the Saison’s yeast, offering hints of clove, pepper, and a subtle floral essence. The interplay of these elements creates a dynamic, full-bodied beer experience that is both refreshing and complex.

With each sip, Graf on Draft continues to evolve, revealing layers of flavor and texture. The dry, crisp finish invites you to take another sip, making it perfect for both seasoned craft beer enthusiasts and those exploring the world of Graf for the first time.

Crafted with precision and brewed in collaboration with OB Brewery, Graf on Draft is a testament to the artistry of blending beer and cider. It’s a delightful fusion of styles that showcases the creativity and dedication of brewers coming together to create something truly special.

Raise your glass to Graf on Draft – a refreshing, innovative, and harmonious beer that captures the essence of two beloved beverages in perfect unison. Cheers to the spirit of collaboration and the joy of exploration!

 

 

7% - | 5oz $5 | 10oz $10

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