What is a Real Ale anyway?


Have you ever tried cask beer or bottle conditioned beer? If so, then you’ve likely had “real ale”. But what…

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Where does our dragon fruit come from?


Did you know that dragon fruit grows on the Hylocereus cactus? The superfruit is indigenous to southern Mexico, Central America,…

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Yakima Chief Hops & an Idaho-grown IPA, Seven Samurai


Yakima Chief Hops–a 100% grower-owned global supplier of premium quality hops–is at the heart of our Seven Samurai IPA story.…

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Raspberries: the JSM Organics difference


Organic gold, double gold, and red raspberries have once again made their way into our annual barrel-aged collaboration with Fruition…

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Black Sears Winery & the Beer-Wine Hybrid, Tao


A brewer and a winemaker walk into a bar… While it may not seem like a brewery in San Diego…

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What is a Braggot Anyway?


So, what is a braggot anyway? Braggot is what happens when honey meets beer. Some say braggot is a beer…

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Nuances of Barrel-aged Beer


Here at Pure, we’re all about ingredients and we design our beers around them. Though you might not think it,…

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Vanilla: A Labor of Love


Did you know that vanilla is the most expensive ingredient we use in our beer? Current prices range around $300…

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