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Small Bar in San Diego


Beer list last updated:
Thu 28 Aug 2014 08:08 AM
Bar/Pub/Tavern/Restaurant/Gastropub
4628 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92116

(619) 795-7998
www.smallbarsd.com

Mon-Fri: Noon-2am
Sat-Sun: 10am-2am




Description by Laurie Delk
From the gothic chandeliers over the bar to the black-and-white posters of the Ramones, this place defines cool. Located in University Heights, Small Bar dons an impressive 42 taps, featuring a variety of American craft beers with special nods to the West Coast and to Belgian brews. And the food? Delicious. The biscuits with hop sausage gravy is a beer-lover’s dream, and the Guinness mac and cheese is the best brew-based dish this side of anywhere. Be sure to check out their meal-in-a-glass Brunch Bloody Mary. It's the stuff of legends, complete with a litany of accoutrements, including bacon and pork rinds. If you like it quiet, go in the afternoons. If you like the scene, check them out on weekend nights and Sunday brunch.

Small Bar Craft Beers on Tap - 37 Taps

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Aftershock Paradisi Grapefruit IPA
6.6%
Aftershock Brewing Co., Temecula, Ca

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Almanac Farmer's Reserve Cerise
7.0%
Almanac Beer Co., San Francisco, CA

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Anchor Liberty Ale
American Pale Ale     6.0%
Anchor Brewing, San Francisco, CA

Refreshing and hoppy, yet with sufficient supporting malt.

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Anchor Small Beer
Standard/Ordinary Bitter     3.3%
Anchor Brewing, San Francisco, CA

Light bodied with medium maltiness and bitterness, but little hop flavor in this low alcohol, easy-drinking beer.

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Anchor Steam
California Common Beer     4.9%
Anchor Brewing, San Francisco, CA

A lightly fruity beer with firm, grainy maltiness, interesting toasty and caramel flavors, and pronounced hop bitterness.

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Anderson Valley Holy Gose
Gose     4.2%
Anderson Valley Brewing Company, Boonville, CA

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Antwerpse Brouw Compagnie Seefbier
6.5%
Antwerpse Brouw Compagnie, Antwerp, Belgium

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Bavik Pils
5.2%
Brouwerij Bavik, Bavikhove, Belgium

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Bavik Witbier
5.0%
Brouwerij Bavik, Bavikhove, Belgium

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Black Market 1945 Berliner Weiss
3.8%
Black Market Brewing Co, Temecula, CA

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Chimay Cinq Cents Tripel (White)
Belgian Tripel     8.0%
Bieres De Chimay, Baileux, Belgium

Strongly resembles a Strong Golden Ale but slightly darker and somewhat fuller-bodied. Usually has a more rounded malt flavor but should not be sweet.

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Coronado Coronado/Monkey Paw Monkey Island
8.5%
Coronado Brewing Company, Coronado, CA

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Firestone Walker Wookey Jack
American Black Ale (Black IPA)     8.3%
Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Paso Robles, CA

Dark roasty malt flavor with distinct hop flavor and bitterness.

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Green Flash Le Freak
Belgian IPA     9.2%
Green Flash Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

Distinct hop flavor and bitterness blends with Belgian yeast flavors and a dry finish.

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Helms Batten Down Brown
5.8%
Helms Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

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Kneedeep Tanilla Porter
6.3%
Knee Deep Brewing, Lincoln, CA

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Lightning Elemental Pilsner
German Pilsner     5.0%
Lightning Brewery, Poway, CA

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

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Lightning Kolsch (unfiltered)
Kolsch     4.8%
Lightning Brewery, Poway, CA

A clean, crisp, delicately balanced beer with very subtle fruit flavors and aromas. Subdued maltiness throughout leads to a pleasantly refreshing tang in the finish.

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Lost Coast Watermelon Wheat
American Wheat or Rye Beer     5.0%
Lost Coast Brewery, Eureka, CA

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

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Mission Dark Seas Stout
Russian Imperial Stout     11.0%
Mission Brewery, San Diego, CA

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

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Modern Times Fortunate Islands
American Wheat or Rye Beer     4.8%
Modern Times Beer, San Diego, CA

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

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Modern Times Lomaland
Saison     5.5%
Modern Times Beer, San Diego, 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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Monkey Paw Howler IPA
American IPA     6.7%
Monkey Paw Brewery, San Diego, CA

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

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Monkey Paw Yeast Farmer
Saison     5.0%
Monkey Paw Brewery, San Diego, 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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Ninkasi Believer
American Red Ale     6.9%
Ninkasi Brewery, Eugene, OR

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Noble Ale Works Big Whig IPA
American IPA     6.8%
Noble Ale Works, Anaheim, CA

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

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Noble Ale Works Don's Naughty Sauce Golden Stout
American Stout     5.5%
Noble Ale Works, Anaheim, CA

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

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Rip Current Red Flag
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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SanTan Hop Shock IPA
7.1%
SanTan Brewing Company, Chandler, AZ

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Sierra Nevada Hoptimum
Imperial IPA     10.4%
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Chico, CA

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

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Societe The Bachelor Sorachi Ace
6.5%
Societe Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

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Speakeasy Prohibition Ale
American Amber Ale     6.1%
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers, San Francisco, CA

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

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St James Gate Guinness
Dry Stout     4.2%
St James Gate, Dublin, Ireland

A very dark, roasty, bitter, creamy ale.

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Stone Enjoy By
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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Wells And Young Banana Bread Beer
Fruit Beer     5.2%
Wells And Young, United Kingdom

A harmonious marriage of fruit and beer. Distinctively fruity.

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Wyder Reposado
6.9%
Wyder

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Upcoming Events - 4

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September 04, 2014 - Speakeasy Firkin Party
5:00PM
Featuring Speakeasy Untouchable Nelson-hopped IPA from the cask, Blind Tiger Imperial IPA, Prohibition Amber, and Metropolis Lager on tap; and a keep-the-glass special.

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September 06, 2014 - Brew Dog Draft Party
5:00PM
Featuring ultra-rare Brew Dog 5 AM Saint, Punk IPA, Libertine, Dogma, and Hardcore all on tap; and a keep-the-glass special.

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September 11, 2014 - Bells Two Hearted Ale From The Cask
12:00PM
Join us for the very first firkin of Two Hearted IPA to be served in San Diego!

20

September 20, 2014 - Small Bar 5th Anniversary Weekend
10:00AM
Anniversary Weekend kicks off with a special Beer 4 Breakfast featuring Faction Brewing from 10AM to 2PM on Saturday. The celebration continues with an amazing assortment of rare barrel-aged beers through the weekend. Don't miss out!