The Bruery | Placentia, California
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The Bruery
World Class based on 87 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

715 Dunn Way
Placentia, California United States 92870 [ print map ]
714 996 6258

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Hours: Mo-Th: 5-10; Fr: 2-10; Sa&Su: 12-10


Mayor: brokensail (29) | Affiliated user(s) here eric_silva, PMR | Taps: 40 | Bottles: 15+


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Beer Available At The Bruery (arranged by most recent)
The Bruery / Beachwood BBQ Bourbon Barrel Aged Mrs. Stoutfire , The Bruery À la Mode , The Bruery Sucré (Rum Barrel) 94, The Bruery Sucré (Rye Barrel) , The Bruery Sucré (Tawny Port Barrel) , The Bruery Sucré (Tequila Barrel) 74, The Bruery Sucré (Maidera Barrel) 79, The Bruery Bourbon Barrel Aged 5 Golden Rings 77, The Bruery 5 Golden Rings 82, The Bruery / Three Floyds Floyd D’Rue 76, The Bruery Praecocia 61, The Bruery Shegöat 87, The Bruery Windowsill 95, The Bruery Smokey and the Bois 92, The Bruery / Smog City Atomic Kangarue , The Bruery Papier (Brandy Barrel Aged) 99, The Bruery Black Tuesday Imperial Stout 100, The Bruery Rugbrød 94, The Bruery Smoking Wood - Rye Barrel 99, The Bruery Chocolate Rain 100
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87 reviews for The Bruery
 Ambiance  83%
 Service  82%
 Selection  85%
 Food  76%
 Value  80%
 Overall  87%
 Rating  97%
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
DrDrinkAll420  (6) California | February 9, 2013
great atmosphere cool staff , and Great beer...need i say more?
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
gEUS  (50) Linden, Belgium | October 27, 2012
After having e-mailed the responsible manager, we were welcomed with open arms for a quick brewery tour outside opening hours. Staff was really warm and open and always helpful. The new tasting room is really nice and offers a view on the brewery as well. Perfect lay-out, nice selection (draft and bottle) and premium selction for their selected memb ers... Wish I was living in California so I could make part of the Reserve Society!!
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
andyinz  (9) redlands , California | March 21, 2011
One of my favorite brewries to visit. The beer is outstanding and the vibe is great. Big tasting room with losts of seating. Food is hit or miss because of the food trucks again. But like i said earlier i go there for the awesome beer.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
djenkin  (17) | September 12, 2010
A most welcoming brewery, er Bruery. Staff is fantastic, the beers are to die for and the the vibe is unsurpassed. Drive there! It’s worth it.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
BVery  (413) Burnsville, Minnesota | August 18, 2013
This place rocks. 20+ house taps with $1-$2 samplers. Kind of a warehouse feel but cool. A must stop when in the area.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
vtafro  (46) Wayne, New Jersey | September 9, 2013
Outstanding tasting room. The tap lists/bottle choices speak for themselves. Without a member in your group you will missout on the best draft options and bottle choices. Make friends. There was an awesome food truck outside also.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
Schlenkerla  (333) , Austria | December 20, 2013
We visited The Bruery on 20.12.2013. First it looks to be a typical US microbrewery place, in the middle of an office complex, garage style. However they are different and are offering great, very special beers. They have a round 30 ales on tap! Many of them sour, lambic style - very very good. Had a sour stout, amazing.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
brokensail  (825) Orange County, California | March 27, 2011
Been here tons of times now. The bar is located right in the center of the tasting room and right next to the equipment. A great deal of the space these days is full of barrels, so the room to stand and hang out has been diminished a bit. The service is always quick and friendly, and the bartenders are knowledgeable and willing to help customers. Like most breweries some of the beers I really enjoy, others not so much, but that’s to be expected. No food is served in the tasting room, but there is almost always a food truck outside for your convenience. Prices are fair, though like most things Bruery, are a little on the high side. But if there are more than one or two beers you want to try, the flight is a great deal. For $8 you get to keep your Bruery tulip and I think you get 4 or 5 samples.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
WeeHeavySD  (111) San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon | December 27, 2008| Updated March 14, 2009
Fantastic fun place. Finally got my ass over there today with my girlfriend Cyn and her brother Stuart. Great vibe in the brewery, the space is set up with bottle storage on one side and barrels and brewing equipment on the other with a tasting space in the middle. Saw Patrick around but didnt get to chat, it was relatively lively for the day after Christmas. Nice to have Pretzels and spicy mustard free with samples. Though I question the super spicy mustard with keeping the palate fresh. Prices are very reasonable including the $2 for 4 flights. I only have one complaint, there appears to be a limited number of beers available for growler fills, despite there being more beers on tap. Overall great place look forward to going back. Well worth the round trip hour and 20 minute drive from San Pedro.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
BMan1113VR  (379) Los Angeles, California | November 28, 2008
This place is a must stop at! Partick and his wife are greats hosts, and Patrick is an awesome brewer and a great guy! Small brewery (bruery), it looks like they will out grow it soon. A couple fermenters and tons of used and new barrels aging (at least 30). Small tasting bar. It is hard to believe these guys have only been in business for a short while. Patrick gave myself and my two friends a brief and personalized 1 on 1 tour. Great guy, I wish him all the best. The brews on tap and bottle were amazing. Free cheese and pretzeles to go with. Everyone there were kind and attentive. Even got a couple bottles that Patrick had reserved for his father (i.e. no longer for sale). Great expirience, I plan on comming back often. By far the best brewery in the Los Angeles Area, and easily a great So Cal brewery to rival the talents of Alesmith and PP/LA!!

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