We can all agree, it’s a great time to be a beer lover. There are more quality beers to enjoy than ever, more new flavors and interpretations of styles, and more people dedicating their lives to the craft of brewing. Culture Brewing Co began with a long-time passion for beer. Culture’s three owners, John Niedernhofer (Owner), Steve Ragan (Owner/Brew Master) and Dennis Williams (Owner) began brewing together long ago. From the earliest brainstorms about taking things to the next level, the goal was always to create more than just great beer. Bringing an approachable style to the already rich community of the craft beer industry, we opened our brewery & on-site tasting room in February 2013. In November 2014, Culture Brewing Co opened our satellite tasting room in Ocean Beach CA. With our beers gaining fans every day, we couldn’t be more excited about what we’ll brew next, and who we’ll get to share it with.


Our modern and rustic microbrewery is the ideal showcase for our beer. The on-site Brewhouse is equipped with a 10 barrel Premier Stainless System including a boil kettle, mash tun, 5 fermenters and 3 brite/serving tanks that can be seen from the on-site tasting room through large glass paned windows. Located on-site at our Solana Beach tasting room, the brewery offers a unique experience for beer seekers traveling through our Solana Beach tasting room to see “where (and sometimes if you’re lucky, how) it’s made”.


Our Solana Beach tasting room features an inviting beer service counter made of raw steel, indoor and outdoor space for visitors with an ocean breeze. The tasting room’s 20-tap serving system (including 4 Nitro faucets) allows us to deliver a large variety of our crafted beers. With ample space to share some of north county San Diego’s creative talent, local artwork fills our walls in a pop-up gallery fashion changing monthly.

The Ocean Beach and Encinitas tasting rooms mimic the look and feel of our flagship location in Solana Beach. The spaces offers a spacious raw steel service bar, exposed original wooden ceiling beams, a trademark graphic wall displaying brand merchandise, rustic concrete walls and local wine barrels to rest your beer. An exposed cold storage, with glass panes floor to ceiling, exposes all of the kegs and future brite serving tanks. Like the pop-up gallery in Solana Beach, we also feature a new local artists monthly to give flair to our walls.