Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits Company is an American brewery and distillery founded in 1996 by Jack White in San Diego, California. Ballast Point Brewing Co. started in the back of Home Brew Mart, a homebrew supply store White founded in 1992. As of 2015, it was the second largest brewer in San Diego County and the 17th largest brewery in the country based on sales volume. The company’s main production facility is in Miramar. It also has brewery locations in San Diego’s Little Italy and Scripps Ranch neighborhoods, as well as its original Home Brew Mart location in San Diego’s Linda Vistaneighborhood.