United States > California > Hopland
JaBier (87) Capital City, Ohio | August 24, 2010
50 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 10/20
Stopped in here for a sampler on 8/6/10. What can I say? We hit 27 breweries and a couple of beer bars on the ultimate NorCal trip and this place was the worst. Keep in mind Iím mainly going on the beers since there wasnít much in terms of ambiance and service and no food. The highest rating I gave out of the bunch was 3.2 and Iím a very generous rater compared to most. Not hating here, just not the kind of beers I want to drink. Wouldíve killed for a Talon at this place, but apparently thatís only made on the East Coast.
bhensonb (445) Woodland, California | June 12, 2008
62 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
Appreciate the lesson: Small brewery builds too much off-site capacity - small brewery is purchased by a bigger organization - on-site brewing ceases. We are just lucky this little historical ex-brewing jewel is still around. A reminder of how things used to be. Stop if you are going through. Itís not Yakima, but itís still here to experience. This is where a big beer experience got started.
AgentSteve (77) SF Bay Area, California | September 3, 2007
52 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
Kind of small and dark. Played some darts and had a couple beers from Mendocino Brewing. Just O.K. Good place to stop in if you are there, but not worth the trip if that is the destination
ericnixon (57) Portland, Oregon | June 14, 2005
58 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
Heh, a town called "Hopland". Stopped by here while heading back from the Lagunitas brewery. It was a small pub with a gift shop (closed) and I did get to sample a few of their beers as well as bring a few back to New England with me. The place has a rustic look and feel to it, but donít come here expecting to find a fun, happeniní brewery.
3fourths (1270) Boulder, Colorado | December 14, 2004| Updated January 21, 2013
60 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
Bah... not worth stopping for, but if you stop for the bakery or some other tourist trap, might as well grab a beer. Doesnít offer anything special, just the regular Mendocino lineup, and the place itself is cramped, and looks like just the locals hang out there. NOT a brewpub, just a tap house for Mendocino, which is stupid because it still uses the name "Hopland Brewery". Whatever.
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