Sierra Nevada Brewing Company | Chico, California
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Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
World Class based on 58 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

1075 E 20th St
Chico, California United States 95928 [ print map ]
916 893 3520

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58 reviews for Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
 Ambiance  90%
 Service  83%
 Selection  81%
 Food  80%
 Value  82%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  97%
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
bvc  (103) Kenmore, Washington | August 16, 2014
Probably nothing new to add other than I enjoyed our stop here. The place itself is beautiful and they are taking care where they can to do things to lessen the impact on the environment or show that they value the employees. Excellent tour with plenty of samples. Tap room had solid food, great prices and service. Make sure to book a tour a head of time if you can. If not, you can try to squeeze in on one but it isnít guaranteed. Even without the tour it is well worth the stop.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Lothore  (40) California | June 1, 2014
An absolute institution. Great tap list. I remember my first, massive sierra nevada taster at the brewhouse ... amazing. The food here is excellent. Other than the long wait there is not much else I can complain about. Beautiful, classy interior. Absolutely awesome gift shop. I canít stop in Chico without going here.
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Beerenberger  (61) Fischer, Texas | May 31, 2014
Large in door and out door eating facilities. Felt like I was at a nice restaurant instead of a brewery. Good selection of their beers on tap. Very enjoyable.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
Fatehunter  (60) Corbett, Oregon | April 14, 2014
It was a beautiful day so we sat outside. The inside bar and dining area looked nice too. Nineteen of their beers on tap with a fairly wide variety between them, though only one "Belgian" style beer. Whatever, all their beers are solid or great. The service was the perfect blend of normal American style of "bugging-me-every-other-minute-to-ask-if-everything-is-okay" and German "never-approach-your-table-unless-you-are-doing-jumping-jacks-to-get-attention". The food was great. I would go there just for the food. We had some fries, pretzel and beer cheese and a salad. The prices were normal for the area. The gift shop has great prices on glassware, $3 for an imperial pint.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
HighWine  (28) Whalezbro, Illinois | January 30, 2014
Been here before but am having a great experience right now. I love the selection of unknown SN beers. They do flights of 4 pours for $3. Before I even ordered the waitress brought me a freebie flight pour of their Thursday cask. My two flight paddles arrived promptly and thy still dropped off bread, vinegar, and oil even though I declined to order food. 9 beer samples, bread with a yummy oil and balsamic dip, and out the door for $6. Practically unheard of anymore.
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Aquilo  (20) Berkeley, California | January 19, 2014
This turned out to be a great place to meet with friends and family. You know what to expect from the beer, because itís frikken Sierra Nevada. The food is incredilbe. I recommend the beer cheese burger. Service is good. Everything is good.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
dripke  (1) Chico, California | October 19, 2013| Updated November 26, 2013
I have lived in Chico for 30 years. This is my favorite place to have a drink with friends or my wife.
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
Vballnbeer  (72) Gorham, Maine | July 5, 2013
Great brewery tour and beers to taste. They have been one of the most consistent breweries since the beginning.
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
rickhall28  (256) Parsippany, New Jersey | March 7, 2013
These guys started it all...and theyíve come so far and grown so much (in good ways) over the past few year (canít wait for their east coast Ashville, NC location). I love their growing variety of bars...especially the wet hop styles and the beer camp series. A visit here is a must for any beer geek. Great bar area and fantastic people. I was once told when sitting at the bar here that Sierra changed the draft Pale Ale recipe some from the bottle recipe a numner of years ago...supposedly making the draft slightly less hoppy and more approachable to gain tap space around the country. The point of the story was that...again supposedly...you could only get the original bottle recipe "on draftí at the Chico brewery location. This may have since changed...but itís a great story in any case.
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
Schlenkerla  (338) , Austria | February 9, 2013
We visited Sierra Nevada in 2006 and were very impressed. The brewery tour was quite good although the guide was not very knowledgeable. We were very positively surprised by the beer selection in the brew pub. First time we had the harvest and anniversary ales. We will never forget this day. Just would not eat the Burger at Carlís Jr beforehand.

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