Hoffer's in San Diego


Beer list last updated:
Wed 27 Aug 2014 07:59 PM
Bar/Pub/Tavern/Restaurant/Gastropub
8282 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91942

(619) 466-8282
www.hofferscigar.com

Mon-Fri: 11am-11pm
Sat: 11am-11pm
Sun: 1pm-8pm
HAPPY HOUR 11-7 $-1.00 OFF MOST BEERS



Description by Andrew Killion
East County’s first real foray into craft beer bars comes with a nicotine kick. Hoffer’s 24 taps, excellent high-brow wine selection, and two walk-in humidors of tobacco-infused glory stand out in the middle of an otherwise sleepy La Mesa Village. While not a big beer drinker, proprietor Phil Hoffman knows his wine and his stogies, and at least knows enough about business to employ people who DO have a strong footing in craft beer. He’s also not afraid to take suggestions from the house for upcoming taps. You can always find him taking a long pull from a dark cigar with a glass of wine on the back patio/smoking area, which is likely where you’ll find yourself on a warm summer night, comforted by a Speedway Stout (on regular rotation here) and a glowing cherry at the end of your maduro. (PRO-TIP: The dark green–walled ambiance here always makes me feel like I should be in a suit ... so maybe wear a suit.

Hoffer's Craft Beers on Tap - 24 Taps

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AleSmith Nut Brown Ale
$4.00 16 oz Northern English Brown     5.0%
AleSmith Brewing Company, San Diego, CA

Drier and more hop-oriented than southern English brown ale, with a nutty character rather than caramel.

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Alesmith Horny Devil
$6.00 12 oz Belgian Golden Strong Ale     10.0%
AleSmith Brewing Company, San Diego, CA

A golden, complex, effervescent, strong Belgian-style ale.

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Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA
$6.00 16 oz American IPA     7.5%
Bear Republic Brewing Co., Healdsburg, CA

A decidedly hoppy and bitter, moderately strong American pale ale.

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Belching Beaver Easy Beaver
American IPA     4.7%
Belching Beaver Brewing, Vista, CA

A decidedly hoppy and bitter, moderately strong American pale ale.

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Coronado Islander IPA
American IPA     7.0%
Coronado Brewing Company, Coronado, CA

A decidedly hoppy and bitter, moderately strong American pale ale.

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Deschutes Obsidian Stout
$5.00 16 oz American Stout     6.4%
Deschutes Brewery, Bend, OR

A hoppy, bitter, strongly roasted Foreign-style Stout (of the export variety).

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Green Flash Imperial IPA
$6.00 16 oz Imperial IPA     9.4%
Green Flash Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

An intensely hoppy, very strong pale ale. Strongly hopped but clean and medium bodied.

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Hangar 24 Orange Wheat
$6.00 Pint Witbier     4.6%
Hangar 24 Brewery, Redlands, CA

A refreshing, elegant, tasty, moderate-strength wheat-based ale.

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Helms Beeruccino
Robust Porter     7.2%
Helms Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

A substantial, malty dark ale with a complex and flavorful roasted character.

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Lagunitas Hop Stoopid
$5.00 16 oz Imperial IPA     8.0%
Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, CA

An intensely hoppy, very strong pale ale. Strongly hopped but clean and medium bodied.

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Mike Hess Solis Occasus (Batch #31)
American IPA     7.5%
Mike Hess Brewing, San Diego, CA

A decidedly hoppy and bitter, moderately strong American pale ale.

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Monks Cafe Flemish Sour Red
$5.00 12 oz Flanders Brown Ale/Oud Bruin     5.5%
Brouwerij Van Steenberge, Ertvelde, Belgium

A malty, fruity, aged, somewhat sour Belgian-style brown ale.

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North Coast Scrimshaw
German Pilsner     4.7%
North Coast Brewing Co., Fort Bragg, CA

Crisp, clean, refreshing beer that prominently features a light hop bitterness.

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Pizza Port Chronic Amber Ale
American Amber Ale     4.9%
Pizza Port, Carlsbad, CA

Like an American pale ale with more body, more caramel richness, and a balance more towards malt than hops.

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Rip Current Double Point Break
Belgian Dubbel     7.7%
Rip Current Brewing, San Marcos, CA

A deep reddish, moderately strong, malty, complex Belgian ale.

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Ritual Single Rye IPA
$5.00 16 oz American IPA     7.0%
Ritual Brewing Co., Redlands, CA

A decidedly hoppy and bitter, moderately strong American pale ale.

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Rough Draft Hop Therapy Double IPA
$5.00 16 oz Imperial IPA     9.0%
Rough Draft Brewing Company, San Diego, CA

An intensely hoppy, very strong pale ale. Strongly hopped but clean and medium bodied.

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Ska Modus Hoperandi
American IPA     6.8%
Ska Brewing Company, Durango, CO

A decidedly hoppy and bitter, moderately strong American pale ale.

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Societe The Butcher
$5.00 12 oz Imperial Stout     9.8%
Societe Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

An intensely flavored, big, dark ale. Roasty, fruity, and bittersweet, with a noticeable alcohol presence.

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Societe The Pupil
$5.00 16 oz IPA     7.5%
Societe Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

A decidedly hoppy and bitter, moderately strong American pale ale.

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Sonoma Cider The Anvil
Other Specialty Cider/Perry     6.0%
Sonoma Cider, Healdsburg, CA

A refreshing drink with wine-like apple flavors.

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Stone 18th Anniversary IIPA
American IPA     8.5%
Stone Brewing Co., Escondido, CA

A decidedly hoppy and bitter, moderately strong American pale ale.

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Victory Dirt Wolf Double IPA
Imperial IPA     8.7%
Victory Brewing Company, Downingtown, PA

An intensely hoppy, very strong pale ale. Strongly hopped but clean and medium bodied.

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Youngs Chocolate Milk Stout (nitro)
Sweet Stout     5.2%
Youngs, United Kingdom

A very dark, sweet, full-bodied, slightly roasty ale. Often tastes like sweetened espresso.

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