California Wild Ales Announces Sour Beer Lineup for 12th Annual San Diego Beer Week

–San Diego’s only all-sour brewery to release 14 beers over
nine days during SD Beer Week

(November 2, 2020) – California Wild Ales, San
Diego’s Sour House, and the city’s only all-barrel-aged sour
brewery, has announced its line-up of beers for the 12th Annual
San Diego Beer Week.
California Wild Ales is calling all sour beer lovers to stop by its
tasting room from November 6-15th to send their taste buds on an
epic adventure of flavor.

As part of the event, the brewery is releasing 14 different
kinds of barrel-aged sour ales over the nine days of San Diego Beer
Week. Beer will be sold in 500 ml bottles and 16 oz crowlers
available for on-site pick-up, and 10 flavors will be available on
draft at its tasting room in Sorrento Valley, California. The
tasting room will be open at 25 percent capacity for on-site
consumption as well as for outdoor seating at a nearby patio at the
neighboring deli, The Sandwich Shop, for those who would rather
drink outdoors.

“We’re extremely excited to be a part of this year’s San
Diego Beer Week for the third year in a row,†said Bill DeWitt,
co-owner of California Wild Ales. “One of the best things about
Beer Week is trying all the special releases from your favorite
local breweries. It’s like Christmas for beer lovers, and San
Diego is the North Pole.â€

“We decided a few months ago that we’d go all out this
year,†said Zack Brager, co-owner and founder of California Wild
Ales. “We’re bringing back old favorites like “Pineapple
Upside Down Cake,†“Blueberry Pie,†and “Peach Cobbler,â€
as well as new flavors like “2020…It’s Been a Very Sour
Year,†“Brewer’s Cuvée,†and more.   You’re not going to
want to miss this.â€

California Wild Ales is located at 4202 Sorrento Valley Blvd.,
Ste. L and will be open starting Wednesday, November 6th through
Sunday, November 15th. Customers can visit:
or call (855) WILD-ALE or (855) 945-3253 to place orders in

California Wild Ales 500ml
bottle descriptions and release dates:

November 6

Brewer’s Cuvée: a decadent blend of barrel-aged golden, dark,
Saison, and spontaneous fermentation. It is a complex sour beer
with well-balanced acidity and maltiness. 

November 7

Peach Party Mixed 4-Pack:

  • Peach on Peach: peaches rested on a barrel-aged golden base
    resulting in an explosion of a fuzzy peach flavor.

  • Peach on Peach Cobbler: Peach on Peach with Madagascar vanilla
    and Saigon cinnamon to create a beautiful pastry sour.

  • Peach on Peach with Raspberry: Peach on Peach with fresh

  • Peach on Peach with Pineapple: Peach on Peach with freshly
    grilled pineapple.

November 8

Prickly Pear: local prickly pear hand-picked in Ocean Beach, San
Diego. The beer is sweet like candy with a beautiful, bright orange
color and balanced acidity.

November 11

PerCinnamon: a unique pastry sour combines the tangy tropical
mango-like flavor of persimmon with cinnamon for a flavor
combination you will not find anywhere else.

November 12

2020…It’s Been a Very Sour Year: a blend of local feijoa
(pineapple guava) and pink guava placed on 12-month barrel-aged
golden sour.

November 13

Pineapple Upside Down Cake: pineapple with brown sugar, grilled
until reaching a deep caramelization then homemade Maraschino
cherries are added using fresh California cherries, cinnamon,
vanilla, and a bevy of spices.

November 14

Blueberry Bonanza Mixed 4-Pack:

  • Carlsbad Blueberry: a mixed-fermentation wild ale featuring
    golden ale aged 12 months in oak barrels then added fresh
    blueberries sourced locally from The Flower Fields in Carlsbad.

  • Blue on Blue: blueberries from the Flower Fields in Carlsbad,
    almost three pounds per gallon, was rested on a barrel-aged golden
    base for three months then more blueberries were added. 

  • Blueberry Pie: blueberries from The Flower Fields in Carlsbad,
    CA with added whole Madagascar bourbon vanilla beans, and cinnamon
    to bring this pastry sour to life.

  • Satsuma Blueberry: blueberries from Carlsbad and local Satsuma
    mandarins from nearby San Marcos provide a bright citrus flavor and
    the tannic blueberries come together to create a crisp and
    refreshing sour.

November 15

Dark Gold: a decadent blend of both golden and dark ales
allowing the brightness of the golden soul to shine through while
the maltiness of the dark sour produces a delicate balance in the

About California Wild Ales

California Wild Ales, San Diego Sour House, is San Diego’s
only all barrel-aged sour brewery. It began creating fresh and
funky sour beers in 2015 and opened its tasting room in 2018. Their
sour beer is aged in American, French, and Hungarian oak barrels
for a minimum of nine months. The brewery only uses fresh, seasonal
produce from local San Diego farmers resulting in a refreshing,
tart flavor profile and depth often associated with fine wine. The
brewery uses mixed and wild fermentation methods using probiotic
yeast and bacteria strains which include Lactobacillus,
Brettanomyces, and Pediococcus. For more information, visit:

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