Hoffer's in San Diego


Beer list last updated:
Fri 24 Oct 2014 11:35 AM
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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2 Towns Ciderhouse Cherried Away
Fruit Cider     6.0%
2 Towns Ciderhouse Oregon, Corvallis, OR

Like a dry wine with complex flavors. The apple character marries with the added fruit to create a balanced flavor.

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2 Towns Ciderhouse Cot' In The Act Apricot Cider
Fruit Cider     6.0%
2 Towns Ciderhouse Oregon, Corvallis, OR

Like a dry wine with complex flavors. The apple character marries with the added fruit to create a balanced flavor.

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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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Bell's Best Brown Ale
American Brown Ale     5.8%
Bell's Brewery, Kalamazoo, MI

Can be considered a bigger, maltier, hoppier interpretation of Northern English brown ale or a hoppier, less malty Brown Porter, often including the citrus-accented hop presence that is characteristic of American hop varieties.

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Green Flash Bullet
Triple IPA     10.1%
Green Flash Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

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Ironfire 6 Killer Stout
American Stout     6.0%
Ironfire Brewing Company, Temecula, CA

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

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Lagunitas IPA
American IPA     6.2%
Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, CA

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

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Manzanita Witch's Hair Pumpkin Ale
Specialty Beer     9.0%
Twisted Manzanita Brewing Co, Santee, CA

A harmonious marriage of ingredients, processes and beer.

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Maui Mana Wheat
$6.00 16 oz American Wheat or Rye Beer     5.5%
Maui Brewing Co., Lahaina, HI

Refreshing wheat or rye beers that can display more hop character and less yeast character than their German cousins.

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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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New English Zumbar Chocolate Coffee Imperial Stout
$5.00 12 oz Imperial Stout     9.3%
New English Brewing Company, San Diego, CA

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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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Port High Tide Fresh Hop IPA
American IPA     6.5%
Port Brewing Company, San Marcos, CA

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

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Rip Current Lupulin Lust IPA
$6.00 16 oz Imperial IPA     8.2%
Rip Current Brewing, San Marcos, CA

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

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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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Saint Archer IPA
American IPA     7.0%
Saint Archer Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

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

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Societe Pupil
American IPA     7.5%
Societe Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

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

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Societe The Debutante
$5.00 16 oz Belgian Amber     7.0%
Societe Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

Variable. This category encompasses a wide range of Belgian ales produced by truly artisanal brewers more concerned with creating unique products than in increasing sales

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Stone Enjoy By 10.31.14 IPA
Imperial IPA     9.4%
Stone Brewing Co., Escondido, CA

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

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