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Free Comic Book Day…sounds pretty awesome, right?  Well, we think so.  Beginning in 2002, Free Comic Book Day was initiated to capture the fascination of the young and the young-at-heart, helping to promote comic book artists and local comic book shops.  Jamie and the good people right around the corner at Southern California Comics participate in Free Comic Book Day every year.  This year, on May 3, they will again be showcasing some pretty “super” comic books, and of course, their guests will be able to grab a free comic book to enjoy.  They will be kicking off the day around 9:00am, and they expect that they will be rocking and rolling until about 5:00pm.

Just like last year, Societe Brewing Company cannot help ourselves but get involved – we are likewise geeks, we just geek out over beer.  OK, sometimes marvelous comic books too.  On Saturday, May 3, we will be opening our doors early at 11:00am.  So go check out Jamie’s shop and then follow the signs for awesome beer.  We will be offering $1 off of full pours for folks who bring in their Free Comic Book.  We will also have free Boylan’s craft sodas for those folks who are under 21 or who don’t happen to care for a beer.  We want all comic book lovers to feel welcome at our brewery.

But it gets better!  The wonderful people at Pho Realz SD will be getting here right at 11:00am, and they will have you covered for lunch.  They make awesome Southeast Asian Street Food that goes incredibly well with a glass of our Out West, Old World, or Stygian beer.  They will be sticking around to serve food until they run out of grub, but we will be open and pouring awesome San Diego Craft Beer until 10:00pm that night.

For more information about Free Comic Book Day at Southern California Comics, you can visit or give them a call at 858-715-8669.  If you want some more details about how we will be involved, give us a shout at 858-598-5415.  Come see us on Free Comic Book Day!  Cheers.

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We value the integrity of our beer and want to ensure you enjoy the finest-quality version of it even when you take it home with you. This is the basis for our growler fill guidelines, which allow the following vessels to be filled per the request of individuals 21 years of age or older:

  • Any clean, Societe-branded growler
  • Any clean, unbranded 1- or 2-liter swing-top, stainless-steel or brown-glass growler
  • Any clean, unbranded 1- or 2-liter wide-mouth, swing-top, ceramic growler

Vessels we will not fill include:

  • Dirty or poorly-maintained growlers
  • Growlers featuring other companies’ branding
  • Threaded, screw-top vessels, including high-quality, vacuum-insulated growlers
  • Glass vessels with screw-top lids
  • Growlers defaced with stickers, duct tape or other obstructive materials
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***UPDATE: In the Barrel is SOLD OUT!***

We are very excited to announce our first in-house beer dinner – In the Barrel.

Join the members of Societe for an exclusive first taste of Societe Brewing Company’s line of barrel-aged beers. The event will feature three unique beers drawn from our barrels, and will also include beers from our standard lineup. Each beer will be artfully paired with delectable fare from Alchemy during Societe’s first in-house beer dinner.  This is the only opportunity to sample the first offering of beers from the barrel room.

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Some of the great things about San Diego are the sun, surf, and plethora of activities to keep you busy. In August, you may have seen Travis on the cover of the West Coaster taking advantage of the sun and surf – well, sort of. He was captured soaring over Mission Bay in a jetpack. Yes, you read that correctly, a jetpack. He had the great opportunity to test out one of Jetpack America’s water-propelled Jetlev jetpacks.

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With the holidays upon us, we will have slightly different hours so as to allow our staff to be with their loved ones. Please note the changes below:

Monday, December 24th = Closed
Tuesday, December 25th = Closed
Monday, December 31st = 11am-4pm

From all of us here at Societe Brewing Company, we wish you a joyous holiday season and a very happy new year!


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Societe Brewing Company may have been founded in 2011, but today we hit the six month mark since having opened our doors!

On May 9th 2012, with kinks still being worked out, we opened our doors to the public! Much to our delight we already had a following and many customers ready and waiting to come sample our beers. The feedback was, and continues to be, encouraging and keeps us working on brewing great beer!

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We know that many of you have marked your calendars already for June 30th and have been awaiting more details concerning our Grand Opening celebration. We thank you for your patience and are happy to say tickets will go on sale VERY soon through Be sure to check our Facebook and Twitter pages in the days to come for the announcement that tickets have gone on sale.

What to expect at our Grand Opening:

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We have enjoyed sharing all the details of the progress with you. We are happy to now announce our upcoming Grand Opening! Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 30, 2012!  We are still working out the specifics, so stay tuned for all the exciting details concerning our Grand Opening Celebration.

And now, we are happy to finally announce the truth behind the rumor that Societe Brewing Company is up and running. As of Wednesday, May 9th we will be opening our doors.

Our tentative hours are as follows:
Wed: 2-8pm
Thurs: 2-8pm
Fri: 11-8pm
Sat: 11am-8pm
Sun: 11am-6pm

As this is a soft opening, we will have limited beers available on tap, but you are welcome to visit us at 8262 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92111 and get a taste of what’s to come.

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We would like to announce the most recent addition to our team. Our Sales Manager, Mark Schell.

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We’d like to introduce you to an employee that’s been with us from the beginning, Lorah Smith. She is our Event Coordinator and part of our public relations and social media team. She also fills many other miscellaneous roles for the brewery.

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