According to “Dr.” Bill Sysak, craft beer expert and Ambassador for Stone Brewing Company, Mikkeller Brewing instantly became “one of the top 10 breweries in San Diego” when they opened their doors last month.
After ten years of brewing great beers as a “gypsy brewery” Mikkeller finally established a permanent “official” brewery. The new brewery is a partnership with AleSmith Brewing, another top brewery in San Diego.
Bill Batten, former master brewer for AleSmith, has moved over to Mikkeller as head brewer and is producing beers previously created by Mikkeller. Beer Geek Breakfast (7.5% ABV), an experimental beer developed in 2006, is one such beer. Newly developed beers are also being brewed by Batten.Continue Reading