Press Release

Beer Hall

June 11th, 2010

San Diego Beer Weekend
Celebrating Craft Beer and Food at The Lodge at Torrey Pines®

SAN DIEGO, California (May 2010) - San Diego has been identified as the epicenter for beer culture and tourism. The Lodge at Torrey Pines® and the San Diego Brewers Guild are proud to present the showcase event for San Diego Beer Weekend. Seven local restaurants and breweries will partner to craft special food and beer pairings. Beer Hall will take place on Friday, June 11, at The Lodge at Torrey Pines®.

Recently, The Grill at Torrey Pines has produced a delectable series of Beer Events, highlighting the sophistication of Craft Beer in San Diego. This reputation quickly earned The Grill membership in the San Diego Brewers Guild. Beer Hall will be the showcase event for the San Diego Beer Weekend.

Chef Kyle Bergman and Chef Dan Boling, of The Grill at Torrey Pines amongst other talented chefs and brewers have paired up to create a first time Beer Hall experience at The Lodge at Torrey Pines®.

Participating Breweries

Participating Restaurants & Chefs

Hamilton's Brew The Grill at Torrey Pines
Green Flash Stone Brewing World Bistro
Karl Strauss Hamilton's/Small Bar
Pizza Port Ritual Tavern
Green Flash Blind Lady
Ale Smith Wits End Pub and Cafe
Stone Karl Strauss Brewery

The Beer Hall experience will be a combination of Food and Beer Pairings in a social atmosphere. Beer enthusiasts will appreciate the opportunity to sample craft beer and food at its highest level and interact with chefs and brewers alike. Beer hall tickets are $60 and available online at or over the phone at 858.777.6607.

A portion of the Beer Hall proceeds will be donated to the San Diego Brewers Guild, an organization dedicated to promoting awareness and increasing the visibility of fresh, locally brewed beer through education and participation in community events. For more information please visit The Lodge at Torrey Pines® embodies the very best of Pacific Coastal living. Designed in the Arts & Crafts tradition of architects Charles and Henry Greene, The Lodge is a loving homage of California Craftsman architecture, emphasizing authentic materials and craftsmanship, respect for the natural landscape, and integration of indoor and outdoor living.

The Lodge at Torrey Pines® is a tribute to the California Craftsman Movement and is modeled after Greene and Greene's famed Gamble and Blacker houses in Pasadena, California, two of the finest examples of early 1900s Craftsman-style architecture. The Lodge features 170 spacious guest rooms, including 8 suites, more than 13,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space, a 9,500 square-foot full-service spa and two restaurants serving contemporary California cuisine. The Lodge is adjacent to the Torrey Pines Golf Course and is within walking distance of Torrey Pines State Reserve.