United States > California > Redlands
JohnC (160) Mission Viejo, California | September 28, 2010
82 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 16/20
Nice place, friendly people, good beer, if Iím back in the Redlands area, Iíd stop here. Itís cool, as others noted, that to get to Hangar 24, you drive through some neighborhoods, some orange groves, then into pretty much no where.
In case youíre headed there, eat first. there was no where close by to eat.
dresden (64) Saskatchewan | December 30, 2014
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
A cool spot across from a small airport. No food available but cheap samplers of every beer available. Strange that 2 weeks after pugachev release they didnít keep any for in the brewery but whatever.
ChinoSkillzian (32) The Hills, California | July 17, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
A bit of a drive out by the Redlands airport, but a great place to visit for a beer release or just as a way to try most of the Hangar 24 lineup. Big spacious facility with plenty of parking in the vacant lot next door. A bright spot in the landscape of the Inland Empire beer scene.
mikem409 (227) bloomfield, Michigan | March 17, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Stopped by to do in person with joetheyounger. Was st pats so crowded lots of cool beer on tap. Solid price.
kathouse (67) Nevada | February 13, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Nice little place and I mean little. Good selection of beers and memorabilia. Outside patio is nice, but overall place is small and could really use some food offerings. Staff is friendly and service is fast. There was a live band to liven things up. Beer is very good and good pricing too.
heliport (11) Indiana | February 7, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
I really enjoyed this location and yes I am biased because itís by an airport. The staff were welcoming and the patrons were equally chatty and made this Hoosier feel welcome. Food not available unless a food truck is there. If youíre out that way definitely make a visit.
t0rin0 (1456) Do Not Resuscitate, California | December 10, 2012
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Visited maybe a dozen times since theyíve opened including anniversary parties, barrel roll releases, and tastings at hophead22ís house. Most recently last Saturday for the rerelease of Pugachevís Cobra.
This place has grown very fast. My first trip was on the first anniversary and at that point they already had 100 bbl fermenters in use and they were talking about celebrating their 300th account. At their second anniversary I saw multiple 160 bbl fermenters. This weekend I saw a whole new addition to the building.
Service is usually pretty good. They are all friendly and do a good job of moving the line which is always massive during releases and events. They also have a good amount of house beers on tap. Not sure if they still do it but they used to do a number of experimental cask variations as well.
Draft prices are reasonable and samples are $1. Never bought a growler or a shirt so I cant comment on those prices though they do use those fancy German growlers so I can only imagine that they cost a pretty penny. Doesnt affect me though as I refuse to buy growlers so long as I have to buy a different growler for every brewery.
No food served on premise though there are food trucks outside sometimes.
brokensail (933) Orange County, California | August 3, 2012
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
This brewery is growing at just a ridiculous rate, but theyíre doing some great stuff. A really massive facility, nice outdoor seating, and plenty of space inside. Really friendly staff, plenty of beers on tap, and good prices. A little bit out in the middle of nowhere for me to visit with any real frequency, but I stop by when I can.
Terminus (334) Las Cruces, New Mexico | July 3, 2012
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 17/20
Wow, a hidden jem out in the IE. a very odd location, along a small regional airport. Kind of on the end of a street-one way in/out. was worried that cops would just stake this place out and hit people driving out of here drunk. Well, turns out the cops dont even bother people here (according to some people i met while at the brewery). Place is awesome-small old hangar with a tap order bar (with lovely looking waitresses) and outside is a long stretch of picnic tables. very friendly people here and prices were very reasonable. I must stop here again. Beer was very solid, some of the best i had on my CA trip. A MUST stop in the LA basin for sure!
GT2 (620) San Diego County , California | May 29, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Way out in the middle of nowhere, literally in an old aircraft hangar at the still active private Redlands airport. Parking is free for all in the grass and anywhere you can see. No towing. Inside was a madhouse- big local cult following with a mad crowded bar. There is NO FOOD served despite the place rating here since someone accidentally did not put N/A for food in their rating. However, you CAN BRING YOUR OWN FOOD and sit outside on the patio or just chill outside with the beers. Beers on tap are house beers only with tasting flights available. Beer styles are American and German with high hop rates. Lots of fruitier, light beers as well to appeal to a good mix of clientele. Atmosphere is crowded, loud, lively, music blasting, and you drink inside the brewery with fermentation vessels abounding. Really fun to stop by. They update their website frequently so you know what will be on tap and what to get growler fills of.
badlizard (141) Berkeley , California | December 29, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 16/20
Solid brewery with nice patio views of the mountains to the north and sunsets (to the west obviously). Solid beers; well above average. Cask Fridays are fun with a different one off brew each week. They finally stopped playing Queen, Elton John, Steve Miller, et al., and started playing 90s music. Good job, guys. Iím giving you a perfect score for ambiance just for that change! It can get a bit crowded with long lines, but mostly a lively atmosphere with a few beer nerds here and there. So follow that yellow brick road or fly like an eagle or if you want, ride your bicycle! to Hangar 24.
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