Media & Press

Brewchive® Media Mentions (many have been shared on other sites) See also Research & Publications for scholarly works and research sources. 

25 Years of Craft Unity (Sara Butler, San Diego Union Tribune, June 10, 2022) 

What's A Brewchive? It's An Archive Of San Diego Brewing Industry [YouTube] (Alexander Nguyen, KPBS Television, September 21, 2021)

Preserving San Diego's Craft Beer History One Growler at at Time [Radio transcript] (Alexander Nguyen, KPBS Radio, September 20, 2021)

Archive a Trove of County's Craft Brewing History (Pam Kragen, San Diego Union Tribune, September 12, 2021) 

Beer Archivist [Web page] (Rooted in Nature beer festival, postponed from October 2020 due to COVID) 

CSUSM Brewchive's Glass Half Full Project Now Open for Submissions (, June 26, 2020) 

Virtual Field Trip -- San Diego Brewchive [podcast] (I Like Beer, posted June 15, 2020)

Judith Downie, Beerchive [Brewchive®] [podcast] (Cheers! North County, Host: Ryan Allen for Coast News, recorded June 15, 2020)

We Don't Only Drink Wine: How L.A. Women Are Brewing Up Change in the Local Craft Beer Scene (Hidalgo, L.A. Taco, March 9, 2020) 

Breweries Benefitting Food Bank with Holiday Drive (Vanderburgh, Coast News, November 22, 2019 also Rancho Santa Fe News

Beer History at the Beard (Burning Beard Brewing, September 10, 2019)

San Diego Beer History: A Live Panel [podcast] (Indie Beer Show, August 22, 2019)

A New Archive is Brewing [blog] (San Diego History Seeker, July 28 2019) 

Museum of Beer [San Diego]: Exhibits: America's Hoppiest City (2019)

Museum of Beer Promises to be a "Welcome Center" for Beer Tourism (Demmon, The Morning Call, May 6, 2019)

'Engibeering' Beer Science Program Begins at CSUSM (Coast News, April 11, 2019) 

Tapping into Beer History with Books and Beer (Book Riot, February 1, 2019)

Tapping into Beer History: University Creates Archive for Local Breweriana (American Libraries, November 1, 2018, republished December 27, 2018)

Brews that Built San Diego Beer (San Diego Reader, October 24, 2018) 

Beer Initiatives are Bubbling up at Cal State San Marcos (Christine Vaughn, SD Metro, 2018) 

For the Love of the Craft (Steps Magazine: The Magazine of Cal State San Marcos, Summer 2018)

'Brewchive’ Tells The History Of San Diego Beer (KPBS Radio 89.5 FM, June 13, 2018)

Brewchive (Beer Search Party, April 22, 2018) 

Quick News Hits: Arrogant Bastard Archive? Dotinga, Voice of San Diego, April 17, 2018)

This San Diego Library Is Now Home to an Archive of Craft Brewing History (Mental Floss, April 12, 2018)

San Diego's Craft Brewing Archive (Public Libraries Online, April 10, 2018)

History Lessons with a Side of Suds: Longship Brewery’s Lectures on Beer-drinking Vikings and Beer Topics (San Diego Reader, March 6, 2018)

San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast Episode 79 (San Diego Magazine, January 31, 2018)

Pint-Sized Lectures Talks Beer, Viking History (Pacific San Diego,  January 23, 2018)

Chronicles of the Craft: A Program at CSUSM Strives to Archive San Diego Beer History (San Diego City Beat, January 3, 2018) 

2017 Year in Review (Innovate 78)

Brewchive Chronicles Southern CA’s Craft Beer History (Library Journal, October 4, 2017)

CSU San Marcos Chronicles San Diego's Rich Craft Beer-Making History in a New "Brewchive" (CSU, September 7, 2017)

Brewchive Preserves History of San Diego Craft Brewing Industry (KGTV Channel 10 News, September 6, 2017 YouTube version)

Here There in the World of Wine (& Beer) (Coast News, September 1, 2017)

Back to School: Cal State San Marcos Opens Year with Record Enrollment (Escondido Grapevine, August 28, 2017) 

CSUSM Begins Fall Semester Monday with Record Enrollment (North County Daily Star, August 25, 2017)

‘Brewchive’ Records History of the Craft (Peter Rowe, San Diego Union-Tribune, p. B2, August 25, 2017) 

The "Brewchive" and Other Beer Programs Started at Cal State San Marcos (San Diego Union-Tribune, August 23, 2017 also found in Baltimore Sun)

Tapping into Craft Beer History with Brewchive (CSUSM News Center, August 23, 2017 also posted to SDMetro)

CSUSM Library Launches Brewchive(tm) (YouTube, August 22, 2017)

Brewchive Debut Stone 21st Anniversary Event (YouTube,  August 22, 2017)

CSU San Marcos Launches Online Archive to Document San Diego's Craft Brewing Industry (KUSI News web page) and The "Brewchive" Will Be Unveiled... (Facebook post, both August 18, 2017)

'Brewchive' to Document San Diego's Craft Beer History (KPBS, August 17, 2017)

CSUSM Celebrating San Diego's Craft Beer History with 'Brewchive' Launch (Times of San Diego, August 14, 2017)