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The High Dive in San Diego


Beer list last updated:
Fri 18 Apr 2014 12:48 PM
Bar/Pub/Tavern/Restaurant/Gastropub
1801 Morena Blvd
San Diego, CA 92110

(619) 275-0460
www.highdiveinc.com

Mon-Thu: 9am - 12am
Fri: 9am - 1am
Sat: 8am - 1am
Sun: 8am - 12am




Description by Brandon Hernández
The High Dive is popular among denizens of San Diego’s Bay Park community for many reasons, but it wasn’t until owner Ingrid Qua discovered the immense flavor-spectrum provided by craft beer that solid suds were added to the venue’s list of attributes. Fast forward to present day and The High Dive is now San Diego’s largest Ballast Point account and has one of the most diversified yet across-the-board-desirable beer lists in town. It is also home base for Ingrid’s monthly Chicks For Beer group, which brings in brewers for women-only beer education sessions where sampling is a key component of higher learning. Throw in pinball machines, a load of smile-inspiring kitsch, and the casual comfort of a “dive” and you’ve got all the makings for a high time at The High Dive.

The High Dive Craft Beers on Tap - 20 Taps

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Avery Maharaja Imperial IPA
Imperial IPA     10.5%
Avery Brewing, Boulder, CO

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

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Ballast Point Calico Amber Ale
American Amber Ale     5.5%
Ballast Point Brewing Company, San Diego, CA

Like an American pale ale with more body, more caramel richness, and a balance more towards malt than hops (although hop rates can be significant).

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Ballast Point Longfin Lager
Munich Helles     4.6%
Ballast Point Brewing Company, San Diego, CA

Medium body and carbonation. Malty yet not overly sweet because of the slight underlying hops.

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Ballast Point Pale Ale
Kolsch     5.2%
Ballast Point Brewing Company, San Diego, 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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Ballast Point Sculpin IPA
American IPA     7.0%
Ballast Point Brewing Company, San Diego, CA

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

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Coronado Coronado/cigar City Jurata Baltic Porter
Baltic Porter     8.0%
Coronado Brewing Company, Coronado, CA

A Baltic Porter often has the malt flavors reminiscent of an English brown porter and the restrained roast of a schwarzbier, but with a higher alcohol content than either. Very complex, with multi-layered flavors.

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Coronado Stupid Stout
Imperial Stout     9.0%
Coronado Brewing Company, Coronado, CA

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Delirium Tremens
Belgian Golden Strong Ale     8.5%
Brouwerij Huyghe, Melle, Belgium

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

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Green Flash West Coast IPA
American IPA     7.3%
Green Flash Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

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

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Ironfire 51/50
American IPA     6.5%
Ironfire Brewing Company, Temecula, CA

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

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Lagunitas Sf Fusion 2014
Imperial IPA     9.0%
Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, CA

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

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Oskar Blues Deviant Dales IPA
American IPA     8.0%
Oskar Blues, Lyons, CO

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

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Port Mongo- Double IPA
American IPA     8.5%
Port Brewing Company, San Marcos, CA

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

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Rip Current Barrier Reef Nut Brown
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 Impact Zone
American IPA     6.5%
Rip Current Brewing, San Marcos, CA

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

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Rip Current Marine Layer Hefeweizen
Weizen/Weissbier     5.1%
Rip Current Brewing, San Marcos, CA

A pale, spicy, fruity, refreshing wheat-based ale.

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Rip Current Vanilla Storm
Baltic Porter     10.0%
Rip Current Brewing, San Marcos, CA

A Baltic Porter often has the malt flavors reminiscent of an English brown porter and the restrained roast of a schwarzbier, but with a higher alcohol content than either. Very complex, with multi-layered flavors.

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Stiegl Radler Grapefruit
Fruit Beer     2.5%
Stieglbrauerei Zu Salzburg Gmbh (Stiegl), Salzburg, Austria

A harmonious marriage of fruit and beer. The key attributes of the underlying style will be different with the addition of fruit; do not expect the base beer to taste the same as the unadulterated version. Judge the beer based on the pleasantness and balance of the resulting combination.

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Unibroue La Fin Du Monde
Belgian Tripel     9.0%
Unibroue Brewery, Chambly, QC

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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Wychwood Hobgoblin
Extra Special/Strong Bitter     5.2%
Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd, United Kingdom

A moderately-strong English style ale. Balanced but somewhat bitter. Very drinkable.

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Bottles/Cans of Craft Beer at The High Dive - 10

Green beers have been added in the last 48 hours.
Bud Light
**Bottle**
Lite American Lager     4.2%
Anheuser-Busch, Inc., St. Louis, MO

Light and crisp in aroma and flavor. Very refreshing and thirst quenching with strong carbonation.

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Coors Light
**Bottle**
Lite American Lager     4.2%
Coors Brewing Company, Golden, CO

Light and crisp in aroma and flavor. Very refreshing and thirst quenching with strong carbonation.

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Coors Original
**Bottle**
Premium American Lager     5.0%
Coors Brewing Company, Golden, CO

Medium-light body with high carbonation. Refreshing and thirst quenching.

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Corona Extra
**Bottle**
Standard American Lager     4.6%
Grupo Modelo, Mexico

Light body with very high carbonation. Very refreshing and thirst quenching.

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Crispin Apple Cider
**Bottle**
Common Cider     5.0%
Crispin Cider, Colfax, CA

Variable, but should be a medium, refreshing drink. Sweet ciders must not be cloying. Dry ciders must not be too austere. An ideal cider serves well as a “session” drink, and suitably accompanies a wide variety of food.

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Fox Barrel Pear Cider
**Bottle**
Common Cider     4.5%
Fox Barrel Cider Company, Colfax, CA

Variable, but should be a medium, refreshing drink. Sweet ciders must not be cloying. Dry ciders must not be too austere. An ideal cider serves well as a “session” drink, and suitably accompanies a wide variety of food.

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Guinness Draught
**Bottle**
Dry Stout     4.2%
St James Gate, Dublin, Ireland

A very dark, roasty, bitter, creamy ale.

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Miller High Life
**Bottle**
Standard American Lager     5.0%
Miller Brewing Company, Milwaukee, WI

Light body with very high carbonation. Very refreshing and thirst quenching.

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Pacifico Clara
**Bottle**
Standard American Lager     4.8%
Grupo Modelo, Mexico

Light body with very high carbonation. Very refreshing and thirst quenching.

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Tecate Cerveza Tecate
**Bottle**
Classic American Pilsner     4.5%
Cerveceria Cuauhtemoc Moctezuma, Monterrey, Mexico

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

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The Bruery Smoking Wood - Rye
13.0%
The Bruery, Placentia, CA

Brewed with beachwood and cherrywood smoked malt, Smoking Wood is a delicious demonstration of what wood has to offer when it comes to beer. This imperial smoked porter is brewed with a hefty amount of rye malt, contributing to a full body and light spiciness. This aged variant is layered with a rounding richness from the spirit from the rye barrel. Toasty oak, caramel and vanilla flavors balance the smokiness, contributing to an intense yet refined flavor profile.

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Stone 12.12.12 Vertical Epic Ale
Belgian Dark Strong Ale     9.0%
Stone Brewing Co., Escondido, CA

A dark, very rich, complex, very strong Belgian ale. Complex, rich, smooth and dangerous.

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Lost Abbey Serpent's Stout
Imperial Stout     11.0%
The Lost Abbey, San Marcos, CA

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Erdinger Hefe Weizen
Weizen/Weissbier     5.3%
Erdinger Weissbrau, Erding, Germany

A pale, spicy, fruity, refreshing wheat-based ale.

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Hofbrau Hefeweizen
Weizen/Weissbier     5.1%
Hofbrau Munchen, Munchen, Germany

A pale, spicy, fruity, refreshing wheat-based ale.

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Societe The 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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