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San Diego Craft Beer Global Acknowledgement – Coronado Brewing Company

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Congratulations to Coronado Brewing Company – representing #SDBeer as CHAMPIONS at the World Beer Cup 2014. 

A Little History: 

Coronado Brewing Company has been “killing it since ’96”. Founded in 1996 by Ron & Rick Chapman, the brothers set out to create higher quality beer in their hometown ‘island’ of Coronado, California. They were one of the original breweries in San Diego County, and delivered their first keg to the historic Hotel Del Coronado. In 2012, Coronado Brewing Company opened their 2nd Location over by San Diego’s Linda Vista / Tecolote Canyon neighborhoods. Located on Knoxville Street, their new 22,000 sqft warehouse & 30-barrel stainless system can easily be accessed off the I-5 Sea World Drive Exit. 

At their Knoxville location, they regularly have their core beers on tap plus an additional 10-15 specialty beers. Their tasting room was designed adjacent to their massive new brewing system & bottling line, so you can see all the brewers in action. 

2014 World Beer Cup Information: CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL LIST OF 2014 WINNERS

  • There were 219 judges from 31 countries conducting the blind tastings
  • 1,403 breweries from 58 countries entered 4,754 beers this year, the most ever
  • Mid-sized breweries brew 15,000 to 6,000,000 barrels per year, big range = even bigger win
  • Coronado also won SILVER for Old Scallywag Barleywine (53 entries) & a GOLD for Islander IPA in American-Style Strong Pale Ale (97 entries)

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