FiftyFifty Brewing Company | Truckee, California
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FiftyFifty Brewing Company
Exceptional based on 28 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

11197 Brockway Rd
Truckee, California United States 96161 [ print map ]
530 587 BEER

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Hours: Sun - Thur 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM; Fri - Sat 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM


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Beer Available At FiftyFifty Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Makerís Mark Barrel 97, FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Evan Williams Single Barrel 100, FiftyFifty Rouge Baril Baltique 93, FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Coffee / Java Coffee 100, FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Pappy Van Winkle 20 Year Barrel 98, FiftyFifty Totality Imperial Stout 98, FiftyFifty Donner Party Porter 93, FiftyFifty Charles B. Brown 76, FiftyFifty Rockslide IPA 94, FiftyFifty Leg Lifter Pale Ale , FiftyFifty California Pale Ale (CaPa) 86, FiftyFifty Manifesto Pale Ale 49, FiftyFifty Miso Hoppy , FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel 100, FiftyFifty Saison du Prick , FiftyFifty Farmhouse Ale , FiftyFifty Base Camp Golden Ale 49, FiftyFifty Truckee Blonde Reserve , FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - 18 Year Rum Barrel 99, FiftyFifty Darkslide
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28 reviews for FiftyFifty Brewing Company
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  68%
 Selection  74%
 Food  71%
 Value  64%
 Overall  73%
 Rating  83%
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
bhensonb  (473) Woodland, California | June 2, 2014
GPS overshot - pub is in a building complex not too visible from highway. Decor is fairly modern. Good beers. Good food. Very cheerful service.
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
swanmann  (7) Norman, Oklahoma | December 19, 2012
Stopped in about 4 on a Wednesday, just a few locals in. Pulled pork sandwich with fries was great. Green chile soup has no cilantro which is a huge plus. Delicious. Menu has good variety. Brews I had: Belgian Lipstick, Saison du Prick, Trifecta Tripel, Rockslide IPA, Donner Pass Porter- all solid. Sampler is $6 for 5/ 3oz samples. They had one beer bottled, although they had various versions: 22oz Eclipse stout aged in various bourbon barrels and some were even previous vintage. A must stop if youíre in the area. Our server, Efrain, was very nice and filled our water bottles for the road which was MUCH appreciated.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
larryLSB  (41) La Selva Beach, California | August 24, 2010
We try to get to this place every summer when we are over on the Westshore; how I wish it (or we) were closer! Excellent service, a nice selection of solid brews, and above average for food. Stopped by for a growler fill on our way over to the Westshore, and then went over for an early happy hour later in the week for a beer and appetizers. They always have guest taps, but I tend to stick with the housebrews. By far, the last one I had, the Donner Party Porter, was the best. They appear to have a loyal, local clientele also, which is always a good sign.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
ineedbeer  (15) Oakland, California | December 8, 2012
Friendly staff, good food and great beer. It's never overly crowded and they have a couple TVs with sports. I really enjoy this place and try to make sure I stop in every time I am in North Shore Tahoe. I wish prices were a bit cheaper but it is a resort town. I also would like to see more Eclipse on tap but they usually have at least one barrel aged offering on tap.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
illinismitty  (279) Nashville, Tennessee | September 28, 2009
I stopped in on my way to Reno. The bartender was very friendly and I talked to the brewerís brother for a bit. The ambiance is like a fusion of ski lodge meets contemporary. They seem to have a strong local following. I did not eat, but the food looked good. The beers I tried were excellent. Make sure you have a map or GPS, this place is hard to find.
82
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
DocJitsu  (92) Florida | April 12, 2013
Nice looking place just outside of the very cute town of Truckee, CA. Service is very good. People are genuinely nice and like conversation. Good selection of a variety of their beers. It has a full bar as well.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail  (825) Orange County, California | August 18, 2013
Finally made it here. Really nice location in Truckee in a shopping area with lots of other restaurants and bars. Smallish interior with a nice patio area. Had an impressive lineup of the regular beers (blonde, pale, IPA, etc.) as well as a number of seasonals and three barrel aged beers. Food here was excellent, the service was great, and the beers were quite good on the whole as well. It was a bit of a drive from South Lake Tahoe, but well worth it.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
dcschiller  (45) Scottsdale, Arizona | January 3, 2012
Cool little building with a lodge type feel to it. The food was pretty good and they had about a dozen beers on tap including 2 eclipse beers. I got there early so seating at the bar was easy and the bartender was helpful in getting me something to scribble my notes on. As dinner rolled around, the place was packed. I had a chance to talk to Todd for a few minutes and one of the brewers, Eugene. Both were very friendly and answered my questions. Next time Iím in Reno, Iíll look to make the drive out to FiftyFifty.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Savvy1982  (70) Lethbridge, Alberta | September 15, 2012
A really nice brewpub, which is about as far off the beaten path as you can get. Honestly you could roll right through Truckee and never know this was here.Came for drinks in the middle of the afternoon, no Eclipse variants on, but Totality was, and so was a BART variant, so that was perfectly okay. Going in I really only knew this place for the Eclipse, but their other beers, especially the California Pale, were a nice surprise. Didnít eat, but the menu looked pretty good, service was average, prices were about what I expected. Bought a couple bottles of BART and hit the road. I will definitely be back.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
SuzyGreenberg  (32) Seattle, Washington | August 11, 2009
Sunday afternoon stop in July and once we past there near empty inside seating, I was happy to sit in the warm sun and notice that Eclipse was on the board; no food was ordered, but menu and passing dishes looked pretty tasty; staff was enjoyable except for the obligatory directions for drinking my sampler; beers were all above average IMO and quite tasty, including the Foggy Goggle; after some back and forth the waitress brought me some bonus samples of the just tapped Golden Ale and non-BA Imperial Stout; nice new "old" architecture and overall a great stop on my way to the lake; highly recommended

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