Bottled and kegged: San Diego's craft brew culture

Friday, April 5th, is the opening of San Diego History Center’s upcoming exhibit, “Bottled and Kegged: San Diego’s Craft Brew Culture.” The exhibit features many hands-on interactive elements that help explain: the brewing process, how San Diego County brewers achieve such expansive flavor profiles, and the science behind matching beers with food.
bottledandkeggedTo kick off the premiere of the exhibit, San Diego History Center has partnered with UC San Diego Extension to present a panel discussion titled, “Is Beer in Your Career?” from 4:30-5:30 on April 5th. This conversation about San Diego’s brewing culture will explore why San Diego is on its way to becoming the craft brew capital of the country and how to find potential jobs in this rapidly increasing industry.

The panel consists of some of San Diego’s most well-renowned craft brew pioneers, including Yuseff Cherney, head brewer and co-founder of Ballast Point Brewing Company; Greg Koch, co-founder of Stone Brewing Company; Tomme Arthur, world champion brewer, co-founder and director of brewery operations at Port Brewing Company; and Chris White, founder of White Labs Inc. Pure Yeast and Fermentation.

Henry Devries, Associate Dean of UC San Diego Extension and career columnist for U-T San Diego, will moderate the panel and find out what these beer experts have to say about where the craft brew industry is headed and career opportunities inside the booming beer business.

Seats are still available for this panel discussion at the San Diego History Center in Balboa Park. To make reservations call (619) 232-6203, ext. 111 or email This event is free to members, reservations required.

If you can’t attend the event in person, be sure to catch UCTV’s coverage of the panel available online.

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