Hoffer's in San Diego


Beer list last updated:
Sun 21 Sep 2014 01:02 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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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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Boulder Nitro Chocolate Shake Porter
Robust Porter     5.9%
Boulder Beer Company, Boulder, CO

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

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Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA
$6.00 16 oz American IPA     6.0%
Deschutes Brewery, Bend, OR

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

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Firestone Walker Pivo Hoppy Pils
$5.00 16 oz Classic American Pilsner     5.3%
Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Paso Robles, CA

Refreshing, but with underlying malt and hops that stand out when compared to other modern American light lagers.

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Hangar 24 Local Fields Series: Essence
$5.00 12 oz American IPA     8.5%
Hangar 24 Brewery, Redlands, CA

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

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Ironfire Dead On Arrival
Imperial IPA     8.8%
Ironfire Brewing Company, Temecula, CA

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

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Kinetic Torque Session IPA
American IPA     3.9%
Kinetic Brewing Company, Lancaster, CA

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

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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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Mother Earth Cali Creamin
$5.00 16 oz Cream Ale     5.2%
Mother Earth Brew Co., Vista, CA

Clean, light, and crisp but with medium body and a smooth mouthfeel.

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Mother Earth Sin Tax Stout
$6.00 16 oz Imperial Stout     8.1%
Mother Earth Brew Co., Vista, CA

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Port Mongo IPA
$6.00 16 oz Imperial IPA     8.5%
Port Brewing Company, San Marcos, CA

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

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Rip Current Barrier Reef
American Brown Ale     5.0%
Rip Current Brewing, San Marcos, CA

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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Rip Current Red Flag Double IPA
Imperial IPA     9.1%
Rip Current Brewing, San Marcos, CA

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

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Sierra Nevada Ovila Abbey Saison (mandarin Oranges & Peppercorns
Saison     7.5%
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Chico, CA

A refreshing, medium to strong fruity/spicy ale with a distinctive yellow-orange color, highly carbonated, well hopped, and dry with a quenching acidity.

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Societe Apprentice
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 Harlot
Belgian Pale Ale     6.4%
Societe Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

A fruity, moderately malty, somewhat spicy, easy-drinking, copper-colored ale.

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Societe The Bachelor - Sorachi Ace
Single Hop Ale     6.5%
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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Speakeasy Untouchable
American IPA     6.8%
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers, San Francisco, CA

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

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Stone Quadro Triticale
Abt/Quadrupel     9.3%
Stone Brewing Co., Escondido, CA

Strong and richly malty sweet with low bitterness and noticeable alcohol.

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