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With locations in North Park and Carmel Valley, Second Chance boasts a robust selection of beers ranging from the traditional to the adventurous, as evidenced by their most popular core offerings, the Buddy Lager, Fluffy Tangerine Cloud Hazy IPA and the Fistful of Gummies Fruited Sour.

A tight-knit culture that values diversity, sustainability and innovation, Second Chance also donates a percentage of profits to dog rescue initiatives.

We talk with marketing manger Torie Berkel and head brewer Tom Mercado about Second Chance’s history and culture, get into the weeds about their brewing process, taste their favorite beers and talk about where the craft industry is headed.

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