JC Golf: Brewery Tour Tournament Beer-Ographies of Participating Brewers

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The following is a look at the nine local craft breweries who will each be pouring two beers for golfers to taste at the third annual Brewery Tour golf tournament on Friday, Aug. 8th, at Twin Oaks.
A few spots remain. For the $99 entry fee, golfers, who must be 21 or older, receive:

• 18 holes of golf with cart
• Range balls
• On-course contests and food
• Souvenir tasting glass
• Two five-ounce beer tastings from each brewery

To reserve your spot today, call 760.591.4700.

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Read on for a look at the company “beer-ographies” of the breweries in this year’s tournament line up.

Returning Breweries
Stone Brewing Company
Location: Escondido
Company overview: Founded by Greg Koch and Steve Wagner in 1996, San Diego-based Stone Brewing Co. is the 10th largest craft brewer in the United States. Stone has been listed on the Inc. 500 | 5,000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies list nine times, and has twice been called the “All-time Top Brewery on Planet Earth” by BeerAdvocate magazine.
Known for its bold, flavorful and largely hop-centric beers, Stone has built a reputation on brewing outstanding, unique ales while maintaining an unwavering commitment to sustainability, business ethics, philanthropy and the art of brewing.
Web site: www.stonebrewing.com

The Lost Abbey/Port Brewing

Location: San Marcos
Company overview: Port Brewing and The Lost Abbey produces an extensive line-up of continental and American-inspired ales and lagers. Under the direction of visionary brew master and co-founder Tomme Arthur, the brewer has garnered dozens of awards in its seven-year history, including the 2007 Great American Beer Festival Small Brewery of the Year and the 2008 World Beer Cup Champion Small Brewery.
Web sites: www.lostabbey.com; www.portbrewing.com.

Oceanside Ale Works
Location: Oceanside
Company overview: Oceanside Ale Works crafts award-winning ales in the first microbrewery to find its home in beautiful Oceanside, California. Using the freshest hops and finest malted barley, their ales are hand-crafted to exacting standards “ensuring a taste experience you are sure to remember.” Oceanside Ale Works is located along the North Coast of San Diego County, and right now you can taste their products at many locations in San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties.
“We are committed to crafting fine regional ales of great quality, character and taste.”
Web site: www.oceansidealeworks.net

Ballast Point Brewing

Location: San Diego
Company overview: What started in 1996 as a small group of home brewers who simply wanted to make great beer evolved into the adventurers known as Ballast Point. From bringing a hoppy twist to a porter, or adding four types of malt to its amber ale, to creating a breakthrough gold-medal winning IPA, the San Diego-based company is known for adding its own touch and asking if there’s a better way. Today an internationally recognized leader in the craft brewing and spirits industry, the company makes over 40 styles of beer and bottles five spirits.
Web site: www.ballastpoint.com

Mother Earth Brewing Company
Location: Vista
Company overview: Mother Earth caters to home brewers seeking the highest quality and freshest ingredients to people who enjoy sampling great beers – many of which are exclusively available at our tasting bar.
Come by for a truly unique experience, and always remember … Love Your Mother.
Web site: www.motherearthbrewco.com

New Breweries

Saint Archer Brewery
Location: San Diego
Company overview: The craft beer experience happens where art and science meet. Saint Archer understands this, so our company was founded on a unique strain of creative talent. World-class brewers. Artists and musicians. Professional surfers, skateboarders, and snowboarders.
Web site: www.saintarcherbrewery.com

Modern Times Beer

Location: San Diego
Company overview: Modern Times Beer focuses (non-monogamously) on aroma-driven, complex, flavorful, session-ish beers. They often brew hybrid styles, combining the features we like from established categories to create new mash-ups.
Web site: www.moderntimesbeer.com

Dos Desperados Brewery

Location: San Marcos
Company overview: Dos Desperados is the San Diego area’s newest craft brewery and tasting room. Dos Desperados Vixens’ meaning and motto – We will live; we will enjoy life. We will not break the law, but go around the conventional when needed – not necessarily following the normal standards and styles of beer and customer service
Web site: www.dosdesperadosbrew.com