Red, White, and Brewed: Best Breweries to Visit During Comic-Con

San Diego is home to more than just an annual comic book convention.

Christopher Osburnby Christopher Osburn

San Diego is one of the biggest hotbeds of beer production in the US. The area is home to over seventy breweries and boasts a large population of beer aficionados. Whether you’re a pale ale fan, a stout lover or a hop head, San Diego has the right beer for your palate. It also helps that the weather seems to be perfect every day of the year. And nothing makes a warm, sunny day better than an ice cold beer.

From the hop-filled brews at Stone and Green Flash, to the Belgian-inspired offerings at Lost Abbey, to the perfect pint with a slice of pizza at Pizza Port, San Diego has the right beer for every palate.

Comic Con

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As much as San Diego is known for beer, the city is also known for the annual migration of nerds, geeks and super fans that descend on the city every year to celebrate everything comic books, TV, movies and video games. The popularity of San Diego’s Comic Con has led to similar conventions in India, Romania, Russia, the UK, the United Arab Emirates, Canada and fifteen or so American cities following suit.

This year’s Comic Con will take place from July 9th-12th. The celebrate the giant gathering of nerds, we’ve decided to go the beer geek route and pick the most best breweries in San Diego where Comic Con revelers can go to quench their thirst after a day filled with cosplay and anime.

That being said, here’s the best breweries to visit during your trip to Comic Con this year: