Visited on 01/02/16 on Peters tour of doom.
We arrived around 6.30pm to find a dimly lit long rectangular room adorned with old shields - a kind of German style medieval hall affair @weird!
Lots of beers on offer and in reasonably priced (for the area) tasting flights. Beers ranged from decent enough to pants, although my average score looks like a 3.1/2 so no complete disaster.
As we left some locals told us that they brewed the best beer in the world - we agreed having come from Carneros!
The guy serving was friendly and heplful.
A place to come and tick - 16 beers on offer in total across a number of styles, but not a must visit for top notch beer by any means.
A rather inconsistent brewpub. Of the 16 beers I tried, they ranged from the fairly decent (3.4) to the frankly awful (1.6); my average rating probably settled in the mid/high 2s. We visited after dark, so the place had a somewhat gloomy feel about it - almost certainly not helped by the medieval-Germanic theme, or whatever it is this place is going for. The pricing was OK, the staff seemed friendly enough. Aside from offering quite a few potential ratings (taster-size pours available) in a range of oddball styles, I canít recommend this place very highly.
Weird spot. The strange decor seems like an attempt to channel the ambiance of a German hunting lodge. The expansive tap list was all over the place in terms of quality. Some beers were pretty tasty, others were terrible. Prices seemed OK for the area. I canít highly recommend this place, but itís decent spot if youíre interested in racking up ticks.
This place is weird. Itís hard to see at night, without much lighting on the street or the signage. But when we parked, you could already see the Medieval European theme going on from the outside, and the inside has the same thing - olde German flags and whatnot draped over brick and stone veneer and heavy woodwork. The merch and logo and stuff are clean and modern, which totally clash with the atmosphere here. But as hokey as it was, I found it charming in an odd way. There were like 18 beers on tap, and the styles and quality ranged dramatically. Some were good, some were poor. Iím not sure Iíve been to a place that was so dramatically inconsistent, for better or worse. I didnít see any sign of food, but that wasnít on the radar for our group. Worth a stop if youíre in town, but not necessarily a destination.
Very weird interior with a medieval theme, with plastic, fake brick walls and wooden tables. Absolutely horrible decor. Many beers were pretty terrible, even if a few were decent enough. Huge flight available. Free WiFi. Worth to stop by for quite a few ticks at a nice price if youíre in the area, but not worth driving any longer stretches for. Service was nice and few locals humored us as we nerded away.
No lit sign, so you are bound to drive right by. A weird place for sure, almost medieval with wood and benches. Service was friendly, seemed like a family. Large selection of beers, unfortunately not that great.
Awesome tap room. Very well built and clean. 14 house taps on with taster size available. Free parking in a small lot. Wifi is available. Beers were decent.
joet (104) Santa Rosa, California | August 3, 2015
Itís a weird sort of place off the main drag now but comfortable enough even if the decor is still coming along. This is ot going to wow any beer geeks but a good enough place to enjoy some beer moments for tourists.
It looks like a converted garage with the brewery in the back, a few barrels for ageing special beers to one side and the bar at the other with a small sitting area in the front. Very cozy place with decent beers.