Lagunitas Brewing Company | Petaluma, California
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Lagunitas Brewing Company
Excellent based on 76 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

1280 N McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, California United States 94954 [ print map ]
707 769 4495

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Hours: We-Fr 2-9; Sa-Su 11:30-8


Mayor: Travlr (4) | Taps: 10+ | Bottles: A few


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Beer Available At Lagunitas Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Lagunitas Undercover Investigation Shut-Down Ale 98, Lagunitas India Pale Ale 94, Lagunitas Fusion XXIII , Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout 96, Lagunitas Imperial Red Ale 98, Lagunitas A Little Sumpiní Sumpiní Ale 99, Lagunitas Sucks 100, Lagunitas NightTime Ale 99, Lagunitas Sonoma Farmhouse Gueuze 93, Lagunitas Sonoma Farmhouse Hop Stoopid 100, Lagunitas DayTime 96, Lagunitas Fusion XXII 90, Lagunitas Fusion XXI 64, Lagunitas Tokaloma Amber Ale , Lagunitas Unfiltered Pils 69, Lagunitas Pils 69, Lagunitas Pomegranate Pale , Lagunitas Maximus 98, Lagunitas A Little Sumpiní Wild Gueuze 92, Lagunitas Nelson Sauvin IPA
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76 reviews for Lagunitas Brewing Company
 Ambiance  85%
 Service  79%
 Selection  75%
 Food  70%
 Value  83%
 Overall  83%
 Rating  92%
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
Terminus  (333) Las Cruces, New Mexico | July 3, 2012
hmmmm, well after going to Russian River right before this, i have to say i was a bit let down. service was so-so however, it was uber busy the day i visited. the waitress screwed up my beer sampler and the beers i got were really bad. didnt seem fresh at all. very muddled and almost stale. food was bland however, the atmosphere and scenery (women) was amazing! i would go back here on a weekday to soak it all in more.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus  (4) California | July 21, 2014
Great outdoor beer garden. Decent selection though many are their regular bottles beers. Food is good but a bit pricey for what you get. Tour is nice but some of the tour guides are reluctant to awnser some questions about the product or did not know.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
alagnak  (71) Littleton, Colorado | June 30, 2014
Great complex with a small indoor bar area and expansive outdoor beer garden with plenty of huge Bavarian-style communal tables. Live music all the time (indoors in the cooler months and outdoors spring and summer). The full breadth of the standard Lagunitas offerings and a good (6-10) rotation of specials/seasonals/one-offs. Solid food and just an all-around great place for a few pints. Any brewery with free peanuts automatically gets an extra bump in their ratings regardless of the beers, but Lagunitas makes great beers so itís a frivolous extra point.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Beerenberger  (61) Fischer, Texas | May 24, 2014
Got there on a Saturday and it was hard to find a parking spot anda once we got in the court yard it was hard to find a spot to sit. The place was packed! We were waited on quickly however and once I had one of their beers that seemed to help overcome the first two problems. :-)
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
VastActiv  (24) Oulu, Finland | December 8, 2013
Beer garden is quite mess, bar is small and seems to be full always. Shop is one of the best I have ever seen. BTW Imperial Stout Ice Cream was horrible. Nevertheless, excellent place for local people.
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
bytemesis  (367) Sunnyvale, California | October 2, 2013
Finally made this stop! Very nice tasting "room" with covered outdoor seating live music, a festive atmosphere. Inside bar and additional seating as well. Board split between the regulars and the specialties, and offer a four-beer taster flight for like $5. Good service, free pretzels and peanuts, and interesting beers. Whats not to like?
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
t0rin0  (1345) Do Not Resuscitate, California | September 20, 2013| Updated September 24, 2013
California place rating number 400.

Visited many times since RBSG 2009.

We were literally the first customers through the door at the new tasting room. The paint was still drying and they tapped the first cask for us. Iíve been back just as a quick stop to try some new beers and to enjoy the sun and company and music. The employees are all very nice and like to hang out and talk. They do live music on some days and they always have new beers to try. Their hoppy beers are always good but they do some other good stuff like the farmhouse gueuze (the blended funky saison). The food is pretty good but itís just snack/pub food. Awesome place and awesome stop on the way to/from Russian River.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
noradeirdre  (16) New Orleans, Louisiana | September 15, 2013
Great brewery tour and tap room! Tap room serves several beer you wonít see outside of the brewery, which were wonderful. The entire "campus" is friendly and welcoming.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Fatehunter  (60) Corbett, Oregon | September 13, 2013
Stopped by on a Wed night. The live band was playing and the beer was flowing. Sixteen taps, one cask. I tried the cask and the Daytime. Both were good. The wife had the small sampler. We had a pretzel, which was fine but hardy enough to judge the food on. The service was prompt and good. The atmosphere was great. The outdoor area is excellent, it reminded me of the biergartens in Germany and Austria. Well worth going out of your way to visit.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
joeneugs  (148) Livermore, California | July 25, 2013
I love this place, and Iím actually not even a huge fan of Lagunitas. All their beers seem to have a signature character that makes them all taste the same. With that said, you are almost guaranteed to always find some interesting barrel treatment, sour or rare one off in the taproom. The service has always been awesome. The atmosphere is VERY chill and laid back but extremely fun, especially out on the patio when thereís live music. They certainly do a great job of creating a beer oasis amidst a rather industrial setting. The food is actually pretty darn good too. Overall, this is a must stop for anyone visiting the Bay Area, even if you have to go out of your way (cross the San Rafael bridge)
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick  (701) Columbus, Ohio | July 10, 2013
(Visited 06/2013): Lagunitas is in Petaluma on N McDowell in an industrial area, just a few minutes away from the Redwood Freeway. Parking lots adjacent to the buildings.

The Lagunitas complex consists of the brewery, beer garden, store and bar. Very laid back atmosphere, and the whole "420" thing permeates so to speak. The beer garden has communal benches and a stage, and the bar is relatively small with red walls, funky decor and wood, and a chalk board listing the available beers.

As for the beers there are around 20 house beers on draught plus a firkin. This included several staple beers like Censored, IPA and Gnarley Wine plus some unique offerings like Kriek, Gueuze, Brandy Barrel Aged Stout and SoCo Stout on my visit. The beers are all solid, and samplers are available.

Service at the bar was good. I was served by a few different bartenders and they all knew the beer and were friendly. Tours are available as well.

I did not have any food on this visit.

Overall this is a highly recommended place to visit north of San Francisco.

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