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Where to Buy Cheap Keg Beer in San Diego

vinosnob Jul 22, 2009 05:22 PM

I'm looking to buy a keg of generic domestic beer (no micro-brews) and would love any suggestions of liquor stores in the Pacific Beach, Kearny Mesa, Clairemont Mesa, La Jolla or nearby areas.

If they can deliver, that's even better.


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    JRSD Jul 22, 2009 09:37 PM

    Bevmo has a location in La Jolla - check their website for the most convenient. Not sure if they deliver.

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      stevewag23 Jul 22, 2009 10:55 PM

      Highjack a beer truck.

      Great down economy move.

      The other upshot?

      You will be a PB legend.

      1. honkman Jul 22, 2009 11:01 PM

        Just curious - why not a micro-brew which are normally much better than the generic domestic beer

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        1. re: honkman
          Josh Jul 22, 2009 11:36 PM

          He's only a vino snob.

          1. re: Josh
            vinosnob Jul 24, 2009 08:58 AM


            Seriously, I dig microbrews, hell pretty much any beer for that matter, but the rest of the crowd for this party is more into Coors light.

            1. re: vinosnob
              honkman Jul 24, 2009 09:35 AM

              Coors Light ? Get new friends.

              1. re: honkman
                cstr Jul 24, 2009 11:06 AM

                Is that beer?? I wouldn't even wash my car with those suds!

              2. re: vinosnob
                Josh Jul 24, 2009 11:39 AM

                You could try getting something like Ballast Point's Pescadero Pils. It's a good, local beer that should appease people who don't like beer.

                edit: or not. ;-)

                1. re: Josh
                  DougOLis Jul 24, 2009 12:16 PM

                  Ballast Point only sells kegs of their 5 more common beers (Yellowtail, Wahoo Wheat, Calico, Big Eye, and Black Marlin)

                  1. re: DougOLis
                    RB Hound Jul 24, 2009 12:29 PM

                    Josh gets foiled again by Ballast Point's limited keg list:


                    [Why in the world I deja vu on this sort of thing is a mystery to me - you'd think my brain cells could be used for a more useful purpose.]

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            mmjgam Jul 23, 2009 08:37 AM

            Jug Liquor Cass & Loring

            1. deckape Jul 23, 2009 11:30 AM

              Beer King...858.292.9210...will deliver and generally the price of a keg is better.

              1. v
                vinosnob Jul 24, 2009 09:00 AM

                Thanks for the suggestions. Will probably end up going with BevMo since my bro and I can pick up the keg so we'll save $$ on delivery.

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                  mliew Jul 24, 2009 01:31 PM

                  A lot of grocery stores also sell beer by the keg, you just have to ask. You could try calling up Vons or Ralphs and see if they sell it. I know the Albertsons in UTC (which is now Bristol Farms) used to sell kegs -- we got them from there often during college :).

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