Take it from the tap: Going on a beer run


Go: Resolve to get in shape — with beer! At least two local breweries sponsor running clubs, blending good cardiovascular workouts with good craft brews.

Know (1): The Thursday Beer Run Club meets 6:30 p.m. weekly at Eppig Brewing’s Shelter Island beer garden. After a 3-mile jog around Shelter Island, most athletes return to Eppig to, ahem, rehydrate. Read more about the partnering running club here.

Know (2): Mikkeller Running Club San Diego meets monthly, usually on a Saturday morning. Check the Facebook page — — for times, places and beers.

Pro: At Eppig, runners are treated to $1 off the normal $7 pint price Thursday nights.

Glow: Stephanie Eppig, the brewery’s co-owner, says most runners order a pilsner or another lager. “Something light and refreshing,” she said. “But now that it’s getting colder, a few people are switching over to stouts and schwarzbier.”

Eppig Brewing Waterfront Biergarten
2817 Dickens St., Shelter Island

Mikkeller Brewing San Diego
9366 Cabot Dr., Mira Mesa

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