Take it from the tap: Tony Gwynn Junior’s IPA

Tony Gwynn Jr.

Tony Gwynn Jr. brews a pale ale inspired by his father and the Baseball Hall of Famer, Tony Gwynn. 

(Courtesy photo)

Tony Gwynn Jr., the former pro baseball player and son of Baseball Hall of Famer, follows in his father’s footsteps and trades his bat for a brew with an IPA.

Beer: Tony Gwynn Junior’s IPA

From: AleSmith Brewing

Why: Show your Padres pride by hoisting this liquid riff on the Tony Gwynn-inspired .394 Pale Ale. Released late last month, Jr.’s IPA was created by head brewer Ryan Crisp and a former major leaguer whose name may sound familiar: Tony Gwynn Jr.


Geeking out: 4.3% ABV; 40 IBUs (International Bittering Units).

Seeking out: Jr.’s IPA is on tap at Petco Park, several local restaurants and taverns, plus the taproom at AleSmith Brewing

Alesmith Brewing

9990 AleSmith Court, Miramar, 858.549.9888,


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