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A San Diego Estate Beer

The idea of an Estate Beer is not new. But creating a city-wide one from scratch just might be. That's what Tom Kiely, chair of the Slow Beer chapter of San Diego Slow Food and former MD of Thorn Brewing is attempting to do.

Tom joined me to chat about the project. We covered the philosophy behind it, and the challenges involved.

We covered what an Estate Beer actually is, beer tourism, American Brewer respect for Belgian Brewers, San Diego Weisse's, replacing hops with fruit, introducing grain to Avocado farms and a lot more...