I Drink Good Beer

Shop – 5 & A Dime

Share in top social networks!

6202900186 1d6457b275 z Shop   5 & A Dime

A wise man once said, "Every girl's crazy 'bout a sharp dressed man." Well, he was right about the first part, but either way - if you're looking for some slick duds, 5&A Dime is a fine choice. Located in downtown San Diego, this self-proclaimed proprietor of haberdashery impressed the likes of even a classless undershirt-and-khakis oaf such as myself.

6202619205 3be6edcdc6 z Shop   5 & A Dime

Even the door knocker exuded style.

6202407791 3e62773f32 z Shop   5 & A Dime

Whether you are looking for a unique t-shirt or a nice button up 5&A Dime has it all. Each rack was organized by designer.

6202978792 b3660de3e6 z Shop   5 & A Dime

Jason does a very nice job of displaying his goods, and definitely makes the most of the limited floor space available.

6202457213 19077ba47d z Shop   5 & A Dime

Aside from clothing, there are a lot of accessories being sold as well.

6202449557 58e0bef36a z Shop   5 & A Dime

Grandma, is that you?!

6202470807 d120d995dd z Shop   5 & A Dime

There are many styles of shoes to choose from here! Your feet will thank you later, I promise.

6203128320 8c40d8b136 z Shop   5 & A Dime

Jason was hard at work helping us find some choice destinations to supplement our beer pilgrimage between sales.

6202426111 eeb2a05241 z Shop   5 & A Dime

While we were checking out the store, we caught these fresh leather key chains bearing the 5&A Dime logo - a little collaboration between them and Edison. A very nice piece which is selling out quick.

6202455315 1a527a574f z Shop   5 & A Dime

Is that a buffalo? Nope, just Chuck Testa... Wait, no, it is a buffalo.

6202442969 22d1fed3c2 z Shop   5 & A Dime

This was an awesome piece. 5&A Dime made this for MMA legend Manny Pacquiao and his crew - Pacman dressed up with the colors of the Filipino flag.

6202463483 8d4210e593 z Shop   5 & A Dime

One of my favorite sections of the store was the hat collection. Being an avid fitted hat enthusiast, I just couldn't help but pick up a fresh hat from 10 Deep. I'll grab a fedora next time.

6202941416 de201f4d57 z Shop   5 & A Dime

I'm sure by now you are wondering why this post is on a beer site. First of all, the place is fucking rad, so quit running your mouth, and secondly, 5&A Dime is a great example of the pervasive beer culture in San Diego . Take this bottle of beer for example - a collaborative brew between clothing company Us Versus Them (carried by the shop) and California beer maker Cthulhu Brewing.

6202945512 9e15232c1d z Shop   5 & A Dime

This is just one instance of how subcultures collide in this city. Such killer artwork!  It represents all the different designs that US Versus Them have done in the past. I liked this side of the bottle due to the death grip on my favorite ingredient in beer - hops. As Lovecraft said, "And with strange aeons, even death may enjoy a frosty beverage."

6202430199 1f15db8130 z Shop   5 & A Dime

This Black IPA was brewed with carafa malts to give the beer its dark color, then flavored with Amarillo, Centenial and Simcoe hops to give it that distinct IPA flavor. The Simcoe and Amarillo hops were also used in the dry hopping process as well.

6202899034 0de309d1e6 z Shop   5 & A Dime

If you ever find yourself in downtown San Diego, check this place out! Tell 'em the boys at I Drink Good Beer sent ya.

-Steve & Brian

Share in top social networks!
Comments (0) Trackbacks (0)

No comments yet.

Leave a comment



No trackbacks yet.