Draft Only Release, Balboa Park, Carlsbad, Miramar, North Park, Vista

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Strawberry Fest Release: Nothing is Real

Strawberry season is upon us! We’re excited to release your favorite strawberry beers again this year, brewed with local & organic strawberries from J.R. Organics.

Third in our Strawberry Fest 2022 lineup is the return of Nothing is Real!

Nothing is Real will be released on draft at all taprooms on Wednesday, May 18th. Come for a fresh pour, or take a fill home with you.


Imperial Sour Ale with Strawberry
8% ABV

Believe it or not, our third annual Strawberry Fest imperial sour—Nothing is Real—is making its return. Created on a bright and tangy base that was soured during primary fermentation, this ale dons a beautiful coral hue thanks to the addition of 800 pounds of local, organic strawberries from J.R. Organics. It will take your taste buds on a journey through strawberry fields and make you question, is it real or just a dream?


local, organic, and pure strawberries

We are proud to source our organic strawberries locally from J.R. Organics. Located just up the road in North County, J.R. Organics is named after Joe Rodriguez, Jr., a fourth generation farmer on the grounds who initially helped his father farm conventionally. After several illnesses caused by exposure to agricultural chemicals, Joe asked his father for a small piece of land to start farming organically. In 1986, after successfully growing crops organically for a few years, Joe obtained his California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) certification and J.R. Organics was formed. Since then, Joe has expanded his business and taken over the farm. All produce from J.R. Organics is 100% organic and grown in the purest way possible…including the 7,000+ pounds of strawberries that are being added to our strawberry brews this season!

Learn more and check out our Pure x J.R. Organics Strawberry Fest video here!