Discover Our Story


Alta Brewing Company (ABC) is located at 1983 Julian Avenue in the Bread & Salt building in Barrio Logan. ABC intentionally sought out this location because this neighborhood offers culture, vibrancy and artistry.


BRETT STAMPF is a 20-year veteran of the craft brewing industry having worked at well-respected national craft breweries such as Stone, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and Green Flash. Brett has early experience working in brewpubs and, prior to that, a construction background which has translated into brewery construction and expansions. Since 2011 he has consulted on projects including Rough Draft and La Jolla Brewing Companies.

JOSH GLIKO is a structural engineer who founded Shop Engineering in 2005. He has offices in both San Diego and Bozeman, Montana, providing services for commercial and residential projects. He owns J3 Products Group Inc., a millwork shop that provides custom cabinets, tables and design installations.

Alta's Vision

Established in the art-centric Bread & Salt building, Alta Brewing Company believes that brewing beer is a creative venture. Our vision is to craft great beer in the brewery and develop direct relationships with our customers inĀ  our tasting room, within a community offering culture, vibrancy and artistry.