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Karl Strauss and Taylor Guitars on Beer for Breakfast ABV

91X morning host Tommy and Producer Danielle first sampled the 614 Farmhouse Ale collaboration between Karl Strauss Brewing Co. and Taylor Guitars back in November with Beer for Breakfast craft beer enthusiast (and Rifftide guitar shredder) Paul Segura. The 614 (six-fourteen) farmhouse ale features lemon, Belgian spice and toasted maple flavors and aromas as a [...]

Beer for Breakfast and Pouring a Proper Black and Tan

We kept things centered on St. Patrick's Day for this week's edition of Beer for Breakfast, as 91X craft beer enthusiast Paul Segura from Karl Strauss Brewing demonstrated the correct way to pour a Black and Tan for Tommy, Producer Danielle and Abel from the 91X What's Hoppening blog. A good Black and Tan starts [...]

Beer for Breakfast ABV at Green Flash Brewing

For this edition of Beer for Breakfast ABV, 91X morning host Tommy, Producer Danielle and Paul Segura from Karl Strauss Brewing Co. opted to re-visit our friend Dave Adams at Green Flash Brewing, just up the road from 91X's World Domination Headquarters in the D-6 "Beer Belt." Not only is Green Flash one of the [...]

Dos Desperados and So Rich Chocolates on Beer for Breakfast ABV

Steve Munson, the owner of Dos Desperados Brewery along the "Hop Highway" in San Marcos, paid 91X a visit for this week's edition of Beer for Breakfast ABV, and brought with him confectioner Johna Nilson of So Rich! Chocolates for some beer and chocolate pairings. Oh no, craft beer and chocolate. What are we to [...]

Beer for Breakfast Samples Half Door Brewing

The Half Door Brewing Co. in East Village has couches and a house-like atmosphere. Producer Danielle and 91X beer enthusiast Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. paid a visit to Half Door Brewing Co. in the East Village earlier this week, and while they were there the inspiration struck and growlers were filled [...]

Baseball Season Arrives with Alesmith on Beer for Breakfast

The Alesmith 2015 Decadence Belgian-style Amber Anniversary Ale. There's no surer sign of spring than spring training, and the Padres kick off their spring training schedule this weekend. So to mark the return of America's Pastime for 2017, 91X craft beer enthusiast Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. brought along a pair of [...]

Oggi’s Pizza on Beer for Breakfast ABV

Tommy Hadjis, the chief of Brewery Operations at Oggi's Pizza, gamely joined 91X for this week's edition of Beer for Breakfast ABV, going before the 91X cameras with morning host Tommy, Producer Danielle and 91X beer enthusiast Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. Needless to say, Tommy didn't come empty-handed. Not only did [...]

Beer for Breakfast with Two South Park Brewing Co. Choices

91X beer enthusiast Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. paid Scot Blair and South Park Brewing Co. a visit this week, and growlered up a pair of South Park beers for this week's edition of Beer for Breakfast with Tommy, Producer Danielle and Abel with the 91X What's Hoppening blog: Grassmarket 80 Shilling [...]

Alpine Beer Company on Beer for Breakfast ABV

Tommy, Danielle and 91X beer svengali Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. shot the second edition of Beer for Breakfast ABV on Producer Danielle's birthday, so it was a no-brainer to invite one of her local favorites, and one of the few long-time San Diego brewers and breweries we hadn't had on Beer [...]

Beer for Breakfast and the Durability of Vermont-Style “Cloudy” IPAs

Paul Segura from Karl Strauss Brewing Co. is our 91X resident beer enthusiast. For this week's edition of Beer for Breakfast, Paul Segura from the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. brought along a pair of San Diego variations on the "cloudy" Vermont-style IPAs that Tommy, Producer Danielle and Abel from the What's Hoppening blog have seen [...]

Jeff Bagby and Melanie Pierce on Inaugural Edition of ABV

Legendary San Diego brewer Jeff Bagby of Bagby Beer Co. in Oceanside joined us for the first-ever edition of Beer for Breakfast ABV, along with Melanie Pierce from the Keep-A-Breast Foundation and Beer for Breakfast regulars Tommy, Producer Danielle and Paul Segura from Karl Strauss Brewing. Not only did the Keep-A-Breast Foundation hook us up [...]
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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 [...]