helix brewing co.

Helix Brewing Co. on Beer for Breakfast

Session beers with lower calorie counts have been growing in popularity as craft beer fans try to watch their skinny jeans waistline. But for heaven's sake, what about guts and taste? After all, we're not talking about lite beer here, just light on the ABV. Balancing the formula between great session beers and bold San [...]

Don’t Get Flooded Out — Grab Some Sandbags

Storm drains empty directly into waterways — don't throw litter into them (photo by Robert Lawton). By Tommy Hough Free water from the sky. That's how I look at rain. And even though we live on the edge of two deserts in a notoriously dry Mediterranean climate, we as a society still haven't developed meaningful [...]
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Burning Beard Brewing Co. on Beer for Breakfast

We were without the crushable wit and wisdom of under-the-weather Paul Segura from Karl Strauss Brewing this morning, but we had a full, jolly, coiffable studio nonetheless with the team from Burning Beard Brewing Co., who made their way from El Cajon in the Circle of Hops (put it on the map!) to 91X for [...]

Dr. Michael Lindsay On Our Attachment to Celebrities

Dr. Lindsay with Tommy in the 91X studio (photo by Producer Danielle). By Tommy Hough There's been no shortage of frequently shocking, seemingly out of the blue celebrity deaths over the course of the last year, and from Lemmy to David Bowie to Scott Weiland to Prince, many have hit 91X in a place that [...]
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Keg N Bottle on Beer for Breakfast

Along with having Paul Segura from Karl Strauss Brewing in tow, having a great local business like Keg N Bottle come on board as the sponsor of Beer for Breakfast ahead of the feature's "re-boot" in April was absolutely huge, and a big shot in the arm for re-launching the segment. So to show our [...]

Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher Dead at 60 Following Heart Attack

Carrie Fisher at the 2015 Comic-Con ahead of the release of The Force Awakens (photo by Gage Skidmore). By Tommy Hough Four days after suffering what was described as a massive heart attack during the final minutes of a flight from London to Los Angeles on Dec. 23, actress and screenwriter Carrie Fisher, best known [...]

Wham! Singer George Michael Dies at the Age of 53

George Michael onstage in Munich, Germany in Oct. 2006 (photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons). By Tommy Hough The BBC and other news outlets are reporting that singer George Michael has died "peacefully at home" at the age of 53. Best known for his solo work in the 1980s and early 1990s, George Michael came to [...]
32 North

32 North Brewing Co. on Beer for Breakfast

32 North Brewing Co. were the stars this week, but everyone loves Paul. Located in San Diego's Miramar (okay, "Beeramar") area and named for San Diego's latitude on the globe, we have to admit we weren't consulting too many maps ahead of 32 North Brewing Co.'s visit to Beer for Breakfast, but we were looking [...]

Bolt Brewery Visits Beer for Breakfast

Bolt Brewery master brewer Clint Stromberg and a growler of Dan Stouts. This week the 91X Beer for Breakfast team played host to Bolt Brewery, which can legitimately lay claim to being the first genuine craft beer outlet in San Diego, having gone into production in 1987 — a full two years before Karl Strauss [...]

Mike Vinn and the La Jolla Comedy Store’s 2016 Toys for Tots Event

Comic Mike Vinn first arrived in San Diego in 1998 for basic training at MCRD. Local comic and retired U.S. Marine Mike Vinn stopped by the 91X Morning Show on Monday to chat about the La Jolla Comedy Store's upcoming Toys for Tots event this Thursday, Dec. 15, at 8 p.m. at the Comedy Store [...]
3 Punk Ales

Three Punk Ales on Beer for Breakfast

We had a packed studio this week's edition of Beer for Breakfast as we were joined by the team from 3 Punk Ales — now moving into their new locale in Chula Vista on Third Ave. — including head brewer Kevin Lewis, punk numero uno Steve Garcia, and brewer and self-described paper pusher John Marshall. [...]
Left Coast Brewing Co.

Left Coast Brewing Co. on Beer for Breakfast

The Left Coast Brewing Co. team, including general manager Tommy Hadjis and California director of sales Martin Medina, made the trip from San Clemente to San Diego to join the 91X Morning Show for this week's edition of Beer for Breakfast. Located at 1251 Puerta del Sol in San Clemente, Left Coast were craft beer [...]