Awards & honors

We stand by our word mark of Great Beer, No Exceptions, No Excuses. In the 3 years we have been producing beer on our world-class North Park facility, we have garnered 21 awards in major contests, including back to back Gold Awards in the bi-anual World Beer Cup (in 2016 and 2014).  We invite you to come on in to any of our three San Diego locations and enjoy all our great craft beer.  Look for our 6 packs or bottles at your local retailers, or ask for us by name at your favorite tap-room or restaurant throughout California, Arizona or Colorado. Thanks so much for your support!

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Habitus Double IPA

Habitus Double IPA took the 2014 World Beer Cup Gold Award in the Rye beer category. We unseated the previous king, Sierra Nevada’s Ruthless Rye! Habitus also won bronze at the 2016 Los Angeles International Beer Competition.

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Claritas Kölsch-style beer

Claritas won gold at the 2016 World Beer Cup in the Kölsch category. It also won gold at the 2016 San Diego International Beer Competition. It also garnered an Honorable Mention at the 2015 Los Angeles International Beer Competition and won the 2014 AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Gold Medal for Blonds and Light Ales.

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Solis Occasus (batch 27, 39, 42)

Solis (Batch 39) took gold at the 2015 Los Angeles International Beer Competition in the prestigious American IPA category, Batch 42 took Honorable Mention in IPA at the Cal. State Fair Commercial Beer Comp and Batch 27 won the 2014 AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Bronze Medal for IPAs.

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Deceptio Black IPA

Deceptio, our black IPA, won a Bronze medal at the 2015 Los Angeles International Beer Competition. It took the Bronze medal at the 2014 San Diego International Beer Competition, behind Lagunitas and Firestone Walker (not bad for little ol’ MHB, if we do say so ourselves). Deceptio finished just off the podium, with an Honorable Mention in the American Black Ale category at the 2014 Los Angeles International Beer Competition.

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Ordeum Rex Barleywine

Ordeum Rex, our 12% ABV Barleywine wins silver at the 2014 Los Angeles International Beer Competition in the Barley Wine Style Ale category.

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City Park Strong Ale (Winter Seasonal)

City Park was on the podium with Silver in the Other Strong Ale category at the 2014 Los Angeles International Beer Competition.

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8 West Orange Honey Wheat

8 West (as Jucundus) took bronze in the Herb and Spice beer category at the 2015 California State Fair Commercial Beer competition and bronze at  the 2014 Los Angeles International Beer Competition.

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Hartley Pale Ale

Hartley Pale Ale won a Bronze medal at the 2015 Los Angeles International Beer Competition.

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Umbrix Imperial Stout

Umbrix won Gold at the 2016 Los Angeles International Beer Competition and Silver at the 2015 Los Angeles International Beer Competition.