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Beer Available At Half Moon Bay Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Half Moon Bay Damage Inc. Imperial Stout , Half Moon Bay Big Ring IPA , Half Moon Bay / Green Flash Desperately Seeking Steve , Half Moon Bay Mavericks Full Swing IPA , Half Moon Bay Tunnel Vision IPA 75, Half Moon Bay Big Break , Half Moon Bay Black Rye IPA , Half Moon Bay Single Hop Pale Ale (#06277 - Nuggetzilla) , Half Moon Bay Irish Red Ale , Half Moon Bay Calf-eine , Half Moon Bay Not For Sale Saison , Half Moon Bay Clown Ninja Revolution , Half Moon Bay Mavericks PaPa Juice Barleywine , Half Moon Bay Double Bore XXIPA , Half Moon Bay Single Hop Pale Ale (Ella) , Half Moon Bay Mavericks Pace Setter Belgian Style Wit 43
CaptKirk (21) Hephzibah, Georgia | May 8, 2007
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
GREAT location! Had dinner out on the patio with a view of the bay. Food was fine, but I thought expensive ($17 for a crab and shrip sandwich). The beer was very good. My reviews of the 8 beers on tap are available. The service was very good and helpful with beer selection and pairing. I went when they had a jazz band, which was good, but a little too noisy on the inside for me. I just wanted to enjoy the view and the beer.
t0rin0 (1508) Do Not Resuscitate, California | July 22, 2014
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 16/20
Not sure how I missed this one since Iíve been here multiple times. Actually we used to go here before it was a brewery and it was the seafood place. Nice place but I always hated going as a kid because I disliked (still dislike) seafood. Itís a bit different now in that itís more hippie. Seems like they should have a surf board hanging above the bar. Oh wait, they do. They also started experimenting with their beer a couple years ago which is nice. When I first went there wasnít much to be had beyond the standard red ale, pale ale, brown ale, etc. Now theyíve got barrel aged beers, double IPAs, and they use some of the newer experimental hops occasionally. All that said the beer isnít great, but that can be forgiven if youíre going to the brewery to drink since if you can sit out on the patio on a warm day itís beautiful.
alagnak (78) Littleton, Colorado | June 30, 2014
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Visited on a Sunday late afternoon with the family along with just about everyone else that was headed back to the city from the coast. Busy, busy. Wait was only about 30 minutes @ 3:00pm, and the outdoor seating overlooking the bay is fantastic. Believe there were 8-10 on-draft options, of which we sampled 4 (Hefe, íSquirrelí belgian pale, Rye Pale and Tunnel Vision). All were just íOKí, but placed in the atmosphere will get an extra point. Food and location are standouts and portions are ginormous. We didnít feel like eating for many hours afterwards. Fish tacos, for example, was essentially 1/2 a pound of halibut dwarfing the tortilla.
jeremytoni (164) Swedesboro, New Jersey | November 2, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Some decent beers in a great setting.
richie747 (45) Sydney , Australia | October 26, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Nice sunny day, great atmosphere. Service a little slow after lunch, smiles and very friendly. Princeton by sea IPA, with Fish Tacoís, and wafting malt aromas from the brewhouse mashing tun! awesome!
bytemesis (566) Sunnyvale, California | March 17, 2013| Updated April 21, 2015
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Visited with the family on St. Patricks day - doing a great business. Nice location right next to the ocean, quite large with a mix of indoor and outdoor seating. Small bar area. Running about 10 beers on tap, including a mix of regulars and seasonals. Service was pretty good given how busy they were. Food is pretty good actually, but tourist-pricey. Beers, unfortunately, are only so so. Return April 2015; I donít know if I was just thirstier or if things have improved, but I thought the beer quality was quite solid on this visit.
mike_77 (114) Breda, Netherlands | November 29, 2012
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Itís a pleasant place to visit, especially sitting outside on a sunny day. The food is pricey but of good quality. Their beers vary in quality but they do have some good ones. Would visit again but more for the scenery and environment than the beer.
csaso (167) Missouri | September 22, 2012
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Great little place right on the coast. About 6-8 of their own beers on tap. the 2 I had were both pretty good. Food was outstanding!
joeneugs (188) Livermore, California | July 4, 2012
68 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
Visited here a while back while on a beach trip with the family. The place is obviously popular with this kind of crowd. It was full, but not overcrowded on a Saturday evening and the service was okay if a bit rushed. The location is awesome with a view of the ocean from the large patio. This is the place to be in my opinion as the inside is a bit run down. I thought both the beer and the food were average. The beer was particularly forgettable. This seems to be the kind of place that coasts on their incredible location, and Iím not a big fan of that. I will have to revisit soon though, because itís been a while since Iíve been here. It is worth a stop if you want the ticks and a decent place to relax after a day at the beach.
MPalecek (22) Racine, Wisconsin | May 6, 2012
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
No wonder why Travel and Lesiure Magazine named this one of the best beach bars in America. I visited here after kayaking in Half Moon Bay. Quick walk from the pier to this brewpub. Busy all Saturday afternoon. Sat inside for 30 minutes and had a 20 oz. IPA while waiting for an outside table. They had wind-shields around the patio area to keep the chill off, and allow you to view the ocean. Very good beer, excellent seafood, salads and sandwiches. A little pricy. One of the locals said thereís an interesting local speaker series on Thursday evenings, if you like intellectual conversation.
Sledutah (470) Utah | April 9, 2012
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 15/20
A nice place on the bay. Good sized bar area with a fireplace. Big patio and plenty of inside eating. Decent beers and good food. The service was OK, but seemed to be rushed whenever I asked a question.
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