Beer Touring: Burning Beard Brewing Company

Burning Beard Brewing Co.

Standing across the street from Burning Beard Brewing Company (785 Vernon Way, El Cajon), I could hear two things crystal-clear—the low drone of punk-rock music and a bartender enthusiastically explaining one of the beers. I was familiar with and happy to encounter both. After crossing Vernon Way, I headed straight for the bar and said hi to my former AleSmith colleague, Shannon Rogers. Even in a county as beer-crazed as San Diego, there may no one person who extracts as much joy from sharing information and details on artisanal ales and lagers as her, and it was good to see the practice of friendly indoctrination she employed at her former place of work is in play at this new arrival to East County.

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