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What is West Coaster?
West Coaster is…
-a monthly print magazine distributed in San Diego County
-a website containing a blog, event calendar, a beer map/directory, as well as digital versions of the magazine.
-active in three major social media outlets: TwitterFacebook & Instagram

What is your editorial scope?
We focus on the brewing community and industry of San Diego County.

How do I work or write for you?
We are not seeking any employees at this time. As for writers, if you have a good idea for a story and you’re willing to research and write it – feel free to pitch us.

How do I get you to write about my craft beer business?
We’re interested in news. If you want us to write about you, you’ll need to be doing something that stands out. Use this form to contact us.

How do I advertise in West Coaster?
See this page for more information. We’ll place your craft beer related business or product in front of the hottest beer drinking market in the world. We reserve the right to refuse business for any reason. Please understand that buying ad space provides no editorial privilege.

How do I become a distribution location for West Coaser print? Who do I talk to about problems with distribution?
We are always looking for new distribution locations. We can provide a stack of West Coasters delivered to your business each month free of charge. If you’d like to receive issues at your business or if you have any problems with distribution, please contact

How do I get my business in your online / print directory?
Inclusion of your craft beer-related business on the print directory in the back of our issues and online is free. We only ask that you become a distribution location for West Coaster, allowing us a spot to leave our issues every month at your business.

Who are you? Where did you come from?
We are a talented team of mostly native San Diegans that are passionate about our hometown’s greatest product: beer.

You suck!
Constructive criticism always welcome.

Have a question you don’t see here? Ask us using this form.