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San Diego Beer News: Of Ducks and Wolves
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April 27, 2021

San Diego Beer News was founded by native San Diegan Brandon Hernández, an award-winning journalist and author who has covered the local brewing industry for more than a dozen years and written a pair of guides to the county’s breweries.

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Duck Foot Brewing crafting lager in partnership with iconic rock band Los Lobos

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PRE-ORDER ONLINE NOWBy Brandon HernándezApril 22, 2021″Not every collaboration brew involves a pair of breweries working together to forge a beer. Sometimes celebrities get involved. People from all walks of life enjoy beer, including musicians. Numerous San Diego breweries have teamed with musical acts both local and large to brew specialty offerings that further the reach of craft beer and make fans of that liquid medium out of fans of the bands that commissioned them. The latest local instance of this phenomena is Duck Foot Brewingteaming with legendary rock quintet Los Lobos to produce a beer speaking to its members tastes and culture.” READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE!

Do I Smell Tortilla Chips In Más Y Masa?

Do I Smell Tortilla Chips In Más Y Masa?

For this collaboration with Los Lobos we wanted to find something that would tie the beer to tradition while also pushing some limits. We wanted a crushable, light beer but that doesn’t mean that it has to be devoid of interesting character. So instead of...

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Spring Has Sprung

Spring Has Sprung

I have a little bit of a... well... addiction. I'm an avid gardener, but more importantly I require that (nearly) all of my plants should produce something edible. I know, it sounds a little bit tyrannical to demand that my royal subjects satisfy their king by...

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Duck Foot Brewing Company Is Born

Duck Foot Brewing Company Is Born

At the time it was a dream for me. The idea of opening up a brewery and making craft beer for a living seemed to have so much appeal. I was in my late 20's working in finance in New York City. As much as we could we would escape the hustle and bustle of Manhattan and...

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Beach Getaway – The Ultimate Encinitas Experience

Beach Getaway – The Ultimate Encinitas Experience

Duck Foot Brewing always does things differently, when we're in, we're ALL in! When discussion started about hosting a fun promotional giveaway for our community, we all had an opinion of what would be an epic prize. Things started off small, ideas like a merchandise...

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Which Came First, Beer or Baseball?

Which Came First, Beer or Baseball?

We are just under a week into the 2021 season of Major League Baseball, something that I never thought would bring tears of happiness to my eyes. With the 2020 season having been almost non-existent, the thought of returning to Petco Park (Go Padres!) and drinking a...

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Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Fermentation

Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Fermentation

Back on December 21st of last year, which would have been Frank Zappa's 80th birthday, we kicked off a pre-release sale of a special beer in honor of his memory and of his vast catalog of amazing music. The beer, the Zappa team and the whole process of putting this...

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Introduction to Our Head Brewer – Matt Akin

Introduction to Our Head Brewer – Matt Akin

As this is my first article for the Duck Foot Brewing Blog I figured I would take the chance to introduce myself and give some hints about the things I will be writing about in my monthly installments. So, hi, I’m Matt Akin and I make beer. I have made a lot of beer...

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Frank Zappa Collaboration IPA

Frank Zappa Collaboration IPA

From a lifelong love of his music and the coincidence that there was a hop named after the man himself Duck Foot Brewing is honored to launch our tribute beer to one of our all time favorite musicians Frank Zappa the Grand Wazoo! Matt Del Vecchio, Head Quack of...

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Mother Lover – Dry Irish Stout

Mother Lover – Dry Irish Stout

Mother Lover One fun aspect about releasing new beers is finding a fun name to go along with it. It's not always easy but it is rewarding especially when you can create a concept that has an underlying special meaning. Our recent release of our award winning Irish...

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