Tap Truck Brings Craft Beer Right to Your Wedding Reception with a Friendly, Fun Style

One of the coolest wedding catering ideas to hit San Diego is Tap Truck, a gorgeous vintage 1952 Chevy Panel truck modified to serve craft beer on tap right at your reception! This is such a fun and unique wedding reception idea especially for craft beer savvy San Diego!  We had the pleasure of catching up with Co Founder Corbin who served up beer to hundreds of brides and grooms with a smile. From Grandpa to Groomsmen, you'll be your craft-beer-loving guests' hero with super friendly, fun and engaging Tap Truck at your event!

Co Founder Corbin doing what he does best - making people happy with great beer and a great attitude! All photos above by Paul Douda for The Wedding Party EXPO.

Tap Truck enjoys being the big hit at any [over 21!] Their wedding packages are a great guide to develop what you picture for your event. Each package includes a bartender(s) for safety and insurance purposes. Tap Truck is fully licensed and able to provide certificates to venues. Owners Corbin or Taylor are always ready to create your custom quote but here are a few faves: 

The Showcase Package (A Wedding Favorite) 
House Blonde and IPA Beers,  House Red and White Wine, served in style with a Tap Truck and bartender(s)

The Keg Convoy Package
House Cider, House Kegged Wine, and two custom beers, served in style with a truck and bartender(s) 

Custom Chrome Package
Pick your top 4 beers, served in style with a truck and bartender(s)

The Rally Package
House Blonde, IPA, and Stout beers, served in style with a truck and bartender(s) 

Nuts and Bolts (Truck Rental)
Put simply, we can rent our trucks by the hour and delivery milage, if the truck you desire is not booked!

Mechanic (Bartending Service)
We are able to supply additional bartenders, or just simply a Bartender for your gathering. This is based on start and stop time, Location and number needed.

The Fuel Pump (Cash Bar)
We love playing a part in festivals! Whether you need a provide whatever is needed to make your event successful. Ranging from simple cash bar at your wedding, party or event to full scale sales at a festival. Keep in mind we hold minimums.

Craft Beers at Weddings - Border X Brewing has the coolest suds for your San Diego wedding reception

So you're marrying a Beer Geek or you are one. Congratulations! Unique, creative, one of a kind Mexican Craft beer is the perfect addition to any San Diego wedding! So here is a mini tutorial on the coolest Mexican inspired craft beer in San Diego: Border X Brewing. Border X creates beer that is not your typical Mexican beer. Oh and did we mention that in addition to their tasting a room, they have an in house kitchen with the best food and beer pairings and the coolest event space too!? Read on beer lover....

A few tips for celebrating a beer focused celebration: Bridal Showers, Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties, Rehearsal Dinners and Day after Celebrations are a given but can you have your Wedding at a brewery? Of course!! We love the idea of a reception inside a brewery [why should wineries have all the fun??!] We suggest adding a fun beer tasting to your cocktail hour, food and beer pairings at your reception, gift baskets of beer for your out of town guests, custom beer bottle labels with your name and wedding date on them, charming hops in your floral arrangements and more. Keep the beer themed design and decor elements to about 20% to weave them into your wedding style without overwhelming the day.

photo by Shewanders
Photos by  Shewanders

Photos by Shewanders

Adding craft beer to your wedding day? Check out the latest Border X beers made with unique and creative flavors with traditional Mexican culinary elements like cinnamon, figs, clover, bananas, chocolate, malt and of course the most gorgeous hops and brewed with a whole lot of love and passion in the mix. 

Border X's  Abuelita's Chocolate Stout  A sweet stout, made with Chocolate Abuelita bars, lactose sugar, bitter black malt, 7.2-7.5% alcohol. English yeast fermented. Cinnamon & chocolate aroma, with a medium to heavy body, dark chocolatey color and smooth taste.

Border X's Abuelita's Chocolate Stout
A sweet stout, made with Chocolate Abuelita bars, lactose sugar, bitter black malt, 7.2-7.5% alcohol. English yeast fermented. Cinnamon & chocolate aroma, with a medium to heavy body, dark chocolatey color and smooth taste.

Border X's  Abuelos Pale Ale  Brewed with English malts, darker pale color, hopped with home-grown cascade hops and home-grown dehydrated figs. Fermented with English yeast, refreshing full flavor. *Seasonal, brewed in September and available while supplies last only.*

Border X's Abuelos Pale Ale
Brewed with English malts, darker pale color, hopped with home-grown cascade hops and home-grown dehydrated figs. Fermented with English yeast, refreshing full flavor. *Seasonal, brewed in September and available while supplies last only.*

Border X's Blood Saison  7% alcohol. 3rd Place Award winner at the Del Mar International Beer Festival, under "Specialty Beer" Category. Beer inspired by the traditional Mexican drink Jamaica. Tart and red hue made with real hibiscus, agave, and crystal malts. A saison style beer with low bitterness, delicious after taste, and notes that hint to a sour.

Border X's Blood Saison
7% alcohol. 3rd Place Award winner at the Del Mar International Beer Festival, under "Specialty Beer" Category. Beer inspired by the traditional Mexican drink Jamaica. Tart and red hue made with real hibiscus, agave, and crystal malts. A saison style beer with low bitterness, delicious after taste, and notes that hint to a sour.

Border X's Gran Jefe  6% alcohol, slightly higher alcohol percentage than this style usually has. Wheat 60%, and 40% Pilsner malts. Yellowish color, banana and clover esters, slight yeast taste, fermented with Bavarian style yeast. Most popular house brew, good for a hot day. Good introduction to craft beer.

Border X's Gran Jefe
6% alcohol, slightly higher alcohol percentage than this style usually has. Wheat 60%, and 40% Pilsner malts. Yellowish color, banana and clover esters, slight yeast taste, fermented with Bavarian style yeast. Most popular house brew, good for a hot day. Good introduction to craft beer.

Border X's Horchata Golden Stout  If you love the Home made original flavor of the classic mexican drink Horchata, then you will love this beer that captures the essence of tradition and taste. Golden California in color, this 9% alcohol full body beer is made with notes of vanilla bean and whole cinnamon sticks.

Border X's Horchata Golden Stout
If you love the Home made original flavor of the classic mexican drink Horchata, then you will love this beer that captures the essence of tradition and taste. Golden California in color, this 9% alcohol full body beer is made with notes of vanilla bean and whole cinnamon sticks.

Border X's Random Hoppiness  American IPA, brewed with crystal malts, a bit of wheat, and 5 kinds of hops on the boil, on a rotating hopping schedule. Golden pale color, light to medium body. Good introductory IPA beer.

Border X's Random Hoppiness
American IPA, brewed with crystal malts, a bit of wheat, and 5 kinds of hops on the boil, on a rotating hopping schedule. Golden pale color, light to medium body. Good introductory IPA beer.

Border X crafts beer the way Mexican beer should be made the old fashioned way where quality, unique flavor and taste as the utmost goal. Get on down to Barrio Logan for a true San Diego experience and bring your friends!

Border X Tasting Room - Barrio Logan located at 2181 Logan Ave San Diego CA 92113
Open Tue-Wed 4-9, Thu 2-9, Fri & Sat 2-11, Sun 1-6
Phone - 619-501-0503
Brewery - Barrio Logan Production Brewery - By appointment only!