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Crossroads of Cultures
We were born at the crossroads of cultures, where the blend of energies, wisdom, and talents equal more than the sum of the parts. We are brewers, makers, and travelers wanting to see where we can take beer. And where it can take us. We explore the best of what each lado brings to the table. We cross borders and brew locally. We craft with an accent. We are SouthNorte. Hecho en San Diego.
A Brewmaster BridgingTwo Worlds
Ryan Brooks has always loved beer. When he wasn't travelling the world behind a drumkit, he was homebrewing. A lot. He eventually turned this into a career, working his way up to Brewmaster at one of San Diego's most award-winning breweries. While honing his brewing chops in San Diego, Ryan moved to Tijuana where he judged homebrew competitions, made tons of friends and met his wife. Ryan now lives in SD, but his heart is in Baja. It's this cross-border connection that makes Ryan the perfect SouthNorte brewer.
The SouthNorte Way
SouthNorte aims to bring the authentic flavor of Mexico to American craft beer. Here at the crossroads, the blend of influences from each side give the locals a bit of home no matter where they are. We just want to bottle that feeling so everyone can enjoy their own SouthNorte whenever the thirst hits. ¡Salud y Cheers!
SOUTHNORTE FOUNDS DOS CALIFORNIAS BREWSTERS CROSS-BORDER BREW
March 6, 2019
SouthNorte Celebrates Spirit of International Women’s Day with Epic Brew.
SouthNorte San Diego Fiesta
March 9, 2019
Join SouthNorte to celebrate our permanent residency at the Coronado Brewing Tasting Room!
SOUTHNORTE DEBUTS PAN A FLORES HOLIDAY ALE IN BOTTLES
November 1, 2018
Pan a Flores is a festive tribute to Saint Diego, brewed with a flavorful blend of Mexican chocolate, cajeta, Oaxacan coffee and...
San Diego Beer Week Events 2018
November 2nd - November 11th
Find us all around town for San Diego Beer Week!
SOUTHNORTE CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY WITH CHEF-INSPIRED BEER
Esteemed Baja chef, Javier Plascencia, provides culinary inspiration behind SouthNorte’s Aniversario 1 saison.
SOUTHNORTE PARTNERS WITH TELEFONICA TO ESTABLISH FIRST U.S. CRAFT BREWERY PRESENCE IN MEXICO
Thursday, June 21
SouthNorte crosses border to become the first independent American craft brewery to have permanent brewing and tasting room presence in Mexico.
SOUTHNORTE ARTFULLY BLENDS CULTURES WITH NEW AGAVEMENTE BEER
May 1, 2018
SOUTHNORTE ARTFULLY BLENDS CULTURES WITH NEW AGAVEMENTE... The award-winning lager is infused with hibiscus and agave for a refreshing twist on the traditional agua de...
2/9/18 - 2/17/18
Taco Mania is February 9-17! Stop by one of the participating locations for taco specials and cerveza.
Tankfarm x SouthNorte Pop-up Shop
February 3, 2018
Join us Saturday February 3rd for our first-ever Orange County event and pop-up shop at Tankfarm Huntington Beach.
CULTURE & COCKTAILS: MODERN MASTERS
Thursday, January 25
Celebrate the new year with a festive fiesta at Culture & Cocktails featuring Modern Masters from Latin...
SAN DIEGO BEER 2017 WEEK EVENTS
NOVEMBER 3rd - NOVEMBER 12th
Experience SouthNorte at one of our events...
Holiday Beer: Pan a Flores
December 11, 2017
Our first holiday beer is named after Saint Diego.
SouthNorte Claims Bronze Medal at the Great American Beer Festival®
October 10, 2017
Agavemente Wins Prestigious Brewing Honor in Specialty Beer...