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Wheat & Water One Year Anniversary Weekend

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Thanks for Welcoming Us to the 'Hood!

One year serving food and drink and making new friends in Bird Rock. A lot has changed over the past year, and the North End of Bird Rock has seen the addition of some great new businesses.

Stay tuned because we're putting the final touches on our new cocktail list. But since we can't wait, so we have special prices to whet your palette for the new menu.

Anniversary Weekend Specials

Available Friday, November 10 & Saturday, November 11 starting at 5pm

Entree & Beer Pairings

Green Flash has hosted "Supper Club" for five years, and Wheat & Water's Chef Christian Fiol and team did a 5-course pairing on October 30th. But don't fret if you missed Supper Club because we'll have two of those entrees paired beer available over our anniversary weekend!

  • Seared Local Tuna Preserved Lemon, sprouted broccoli, pickled fennel, tonnato sauce, tangerine lace. Suggested pairing: Cellar 3 Natura Morta with Blood Orange.
  • Grilled Pork Chop Celery root polenta, cilantro pesto, caramelized grilled peach, crispy prosciutto. Suggested pairing: Natura Morta with Peach.

Green Flash, Alpine & Cellar 3 Tap Takeover

  • Green Flash Spanish Trampoline IPA Limited release loaded with hops including Cashmere, Idaho 7, Comet, Tahoma, Columbus & Nugget. 6.6%
  • Green Flash Imperial IPA The classic double IPA featuring Summit & Nugget hops. 9.0%
  • Alpine Duet IPA The flagship IPA with Simcoe & Amarillo. 7.0%
  • Alpine Windows Up IPA Extra dank & resinous with Citra & Mosaic. 7.0%
  • Alpine Pure Hoppiness Double IPA Special Winter Release of a West Coast IPA; CTZ Hops (Columbus, Tomahawk & Zues), Cascade, Centennial & Nugget. 8.0%
  • Cellar 3 Natura Morta with Blood Orange Barrel-aged sour ale. 5.5%
  • Cellar 3 Natura Morta with Peach Barrel-aged sour ale. 5.5%

We look forward to celebrating with you!

Green Flash Brewing & Alpine Brewing Co. Takeover!

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Attention all Beer Geeks & Craft Beer Connoisseurs:

On Friday, March 3rd, Wheat & Water will feature flights & pints of Alpine Brewing Co. & Green Flash’s rarest & most popular brews. And that’s not all! The first 48 people who order a pint of one of the featured beers get to take home a signature glass from one of San Diego’s best local breweries.

Let us know you're coming! Facebook Event Page


The Line Up

Rare Beers

  • Alpine Nelson Golden Rye IPA
  • Green Flash 3 Degrees of Celebration Triple IPA
  • Green Flash Cellar 3 Blanc Tarte Barrique Sour Blonde Ale

Popular Beers

  • Green Flash Sea to Sea Lager
  • Alpine Duet IPA
  • Alpine Windows Up IPA
  • Green Flash Imperial IPA
  • NEW! Green Flash "GFB" Blonde (aka Green Flash Blonde aka Green Flash Beer aka Good F*cking Beer)

The Rare Beers

Alpine Nelson Golden Rye IPA

Once named Beer of the Week by the Washington Post, Alpine Nelson Golden Rye IPA is a single-hop brew made with one of the world’s rarest and most sought after hop varietals. This is the kind of beer that gets your taste buds tingling.

Why?

It’s all about the hops. Nelson Sauvin hops are grown in New Zealand …and hops from New Zealand are very rare.

Just how rare? Let's put it in perspective:

  • Germany produces 34,000 metric tons of hops annually
  • USA produces 27,000 metric tons of hops annually
  • New Zealand produces only 800 metric tons of hops annually

Hailing from Nelson New Zealand, an area known for producing high-quality Sauvignon Blanc wine—and those juicy, tropical fruit flavors appear in their hops, too.

Green Flash 3 Degrees of Celebration Triple IPA

Created especially for Yard House’s 20th Anniversary in late 2016, this beer is as delicious as it is hard to find. And, if you hear the term “triple IPA” and cringe because you’re someone (like me) who’s not a fan of getting smacked in the mouth with a super hoppy, bitter brew—don’t worry.

Because even though Celebration is brewed with three different types of hops, triples are known for being smooth and extremely well-balanced. Not to mention, with an ABV of 10.50%, it’s pretty boozy.

What makes Celebration great are the three standout varietals of hops used to brew it:

  • Centennial
  • El Dorado
  • Mosaic

All three come from the Yakima Valley in Washington State, and are all known for their sweet (almost Jolly Rancher-esque) aromas and tropical fruit flavors like pineapple or mango.

Green Flash Cellar 3 Dry-hopped Fresco Sauvage Wild Ale *

From Dave Adams at Green Flash: "The base of this beer is the base for the Cellar 3 Natura Morta beer series. We start with that beer and age it in some single varietal wine barrels and add Brettanomyces. Then, we dry-hopped the hell out of it with Mosaic hops and another rotating hop varietal, which provides an amazing aroma and flavor. The final result is a bright, hoppy aroma with notes of blueberry, mango and citrus with a mild tartness from the Brett and a bone dry, sparkling wine-like finish."

* Correction: an earlier version of this post listed this beer as the Cellar 3 Blanc Tarte Barrique Sour Blonde Ale. Instead, we scored the Dry-hopped Fresco Sauvage Wild Ale!


Grab A Pint Before the Kegs Kick!

All three rare beers are only available in limited supply—and we only have a handful of signature glasses to go around. So, come in early, enjoy and imbibe!