Today is National American Beer Day and what better way to celebrate than to hit up some of San Diego’s most prominent craft beer destinations around the city? Don’t miss out on this hoppy occasion and get your fill at these brew-centric hotspots! Known for its “freedom to pour” concept that enables patrons to pour their own beer from a selection of over 40 rotating brews on tap, Barrel Republic is your one-stop shop for a tailored beer experience. With the swipe of a wristband and a tilted glass, watch as your frothy selection cascades into any size glass you choose. Head to one of Barrel Republic’s three locations in Pacific Beach, Oceanside or Carlsbad for a National American Beer Day experience that goes unmatched. Seeking a National American Beer Day destination that offers topnotch pizzas to pair with your selection? Look no further than Woodstock’s Pizza in Pacific Beach to indulge in one of their signature pies, such as the Sriracha-cha, topped with creamy Sriracha sauce, crispy bacon, juicy pineapple, fresh green onions and a sriracha swirl. Pair this with one of their many craft brews on draft, and you’re in for a beer-ific day you’ll never forget! Head to Pacific Beach AleHouse for inventive menu items to enjoy with your brew of choice. Whether you choose to sip on a frosted glass of their house-brewed PB AleHouse 858 Blonde, PB AleHouse Soledad Stout, or prefer another craft favorite, you’re bound for satisfaction at this beer go-to nestled in Pacific Beach. Be sure to indulge in an order of Wings, smothered in your choice of Classic Buffalo, Thai Chili, BBQ or AleHouse Style sauce, accompanied by a side of bleu cheese dressing. Headed to the Gaslamp District for National American Beer Day? Stop by barleymash for a fun and laidback experience infused with modern flair. Choose from a vast selection of draft and bottled brews. Whether you favor bitter hops or dark malts, you’re sure to find your beer niche at this chic Downtown destination. Hungry? Pair your brew with a plate of their popular Bacon Bleu Cheese Iron Fries, loaded with Applewood smoked bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, green onions, tomatoes, pickled onions and basil-bleu cheese sauce. Stop by Pillbox Tavern in Solana Beach this National American Beer Day. Soak up the laidback atmosphere as you enjoy the local energy, and place your order for a plate of their famous Wings, tossed in one of their signature sauces such as Maple Bourbon Bacon, Sriracha Ranch, Shelly’s BBQ or Sweet Flame, and pair your selection with a frothy glass of draft beer from their rotating taps. Prefer your beer for brunch? Breakfast Republic is transcending the brunch realm by offering a variety of beers well-suited to their creative menu items. Mix it up with one of their beer flights, including the Bright Flight, consisting of Pizza Port Grandview Golden, Mikkellar CA Dream Hoppy Pilsner, Stone Tangerine Express IPA and Hennepin Farmhouse Saison, or their Coffee Flight, complete with Belching Beaver Peanut Butter Milk Stout, Modern Times Black House Stout, Mother Earth Cali Creamin’ and Resident Brewing Walk of Shame. Bring on the brews this National American Beer Day and treat yourself to a beer-filled day of fun at these San Diego restaurants that aim to please!