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Posts Tagged / vista

Toolbox Brewing

Vista’s newest brewery.   I missed their soft opening yesterday by minutes but was able to squeeze into their second opening today.  Impressive beers right from the start… what’s not to like.   Stand out beers were the tart saison and 11% ABV bourbon barrel-aged vanilla coffee porter.  Brett IPA was gone before I got there. Definitively […]


Indian Joe Brewery Now Open

This new brewery is now open in Vista, CA, 7 days a wk! Owner /brewer /electrician Max Moran is paying homage to his Luiseño Indian heritage and his family’s late German brewing friend, while fulfilling his dream… We enjoyed chatting with Max and his wife about their struggles working through the brewery approval process, and […]


San Marcos/Vista Beer Tasting

Enjoyed a couple tasters at several North County San Diego breweries in Vista & San Marcos including Aztec, Iron Fist, Mother Earth, and Lost Abbey. We missed several others in the area, and are excited about a couple new ones opening soon… Quite the Oasis!


Draft list at Backstreet

Here’s what’s on tap at Backstreet Brewing in Vista. plenty for an IPA lover to enjoy.