Joint San Diego Launch Events:

The Bear Republic and Coronado Brewing teams will be partnering up and hosting dual tap takeovers with the brewers on-site in search of the elusive MerBear. You will be able to meet the brewers and taste the two versions of MerBear side by side, By Land & By Sea.


Wednesday, February 17

Blind Lady Ale House

5:00 p.m.

Includes three unique beers from each brewery including both versions of MerBear


Friday, February 26


5:00 p.m.

We may even have a few special guests migrating down from NorCal for the event!


More details to come but guaranteed to be legendary events between the two brewers. 


Additionally, Coronado Brewing will host a teddy bear drive at the company’s Bay Park Tasting Room. Starting February 12th, bring in any stuffed bear or animal and receive a free Coronado pint glass. Donations will go to a local kids charity, It’s All About the Kids Foundation.

MerBear Teddy Bear Drive

February 12 – 29, 2016

Coronado Brewing Tasting Room

1205 Knoxville Street

San Diego, CA 92110


Coronado’s MerBear Rye IPA specs:

Style:                   Rye IPA

ABV:                     7.5%

Bitterness:         45 IBU

Package:             22 ounce bottles & draft

Release:              February 2016

Malts:                  Wheat, Biscuit, 2-Row

Hops:                   Amarillo, Hallertau Blanc, Centennial, and Equinox


Bear Republic’s MerBear Rye IPA™

Description: A Rye IPA collaboration with San Diego’s pioneering Coronado Brewing Company. The pungent and layered blend of Ella, El Dorado, Equinox, and Azacca dry hops coupled with a whirlpool addition of Buddha’s Hand creates an aromatic explosion, ending with a spicy malt caramel backbone.

Availability: 22 oz. bottles and draft

Hops: Super Galena, Ella, El Dorado, Equinox, Azacca, Buddha’s Hand

ABV: 7.5% – IBUs: 65 – Rye IPA with Buddha’s Hand