Toronado

Mayor: dpitinga (3) | Taps: About 50 | Bottles: About 50
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Beers At Toronado

NameABVEntered
Moonlight Simcoe Szack5.3%6/8/2016
Cellarmaker Party Ghost6.6%6/6/2016
Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #8 (Number of the Beast)13.7%6/5/2016
New Belgium La Folie7%6/5/2016
Russian River Blind Pig IPA6.1%6/5/2016
Almanac Tropical Platypus6%6/5/2016
Russian River Pliny the Elder8%6/5/2016
Cellarmaker Modern Day Warrior6.5%5/19/2016
Cellarmaker Maltster of Puppets4.5%4/30/2016
Bear Republic / Coronado MerBear Rye IPA7.5%3/6/2016
Lost Abbey Cable Car7%3/5/2016
Beachwood Thatís What She Said9%2/29/2016
Russian River Propitiation7%2/29/2016
Russian River Rejection6.1%2/29/2016
Russian River Sonambic6%2/29/2016
Russian River Compunction5.8%2/29/2016
Beachwood Hops of Fury11%2/3/2016
Almanac Golden Gate Gose5%2/3/2016
Russian River Temptation7.25%2/2/2016
Beachwood Tovarish Imperial Espresso Stout11.2%2/2/2016
Russian River Salvation9%2/2/2016
Russian River Benediction6.75%2/2/2016
Russian River Erudition6.5%2/2/2016
Altamont Beer Works Scarcity IPA311%1/29/2016
Moonlight Reality Czeck4.9%1/29/2016
Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea8.88%1/29/2016
Fieldwork Mandarina Tart Saison5.9%1/10/2016
Coronado Stingray Imperial IPA7.9%12/14/2015
Green Flash / Alpine Handshake IPA7%12/14/2015
Moonlight Twist of Fate Bitter Ale5.7%10/24/2015
Boneyard / Three Floyds Armored Fist Imperial CDA10%8/17/2015
Track 7 White Stout5.5%7/10/2015
Cellarmaker Dank Side of the Moon8.1%6/24/2015


100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 20/20
ChillCoat  (43) Concord, California | December 1, 2004| Updated December 8, 2004
If I were to open my own place Iíd want it to be like this. Great selection including many beers that are hard to find in this area. Go next door for a sausage then enjoy some great beer.
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
Jjbigtime  (14) California | March 9, 2011
Truth be told the service is only an 8 but everything else is so perfect the Toronado gets itís own set of rules. The grandaddy of California beer bars still leads the pack in itís uncomplicated and unpretentious glory. Like a lot of you, this is where it started for me. Best beer selection 20 years running. Iíd give it more than 100 if I could.
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
50belair  (220) Florida | February 16, 2011
Toronado is beer.......
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
HonusWagner  (11) Florida | September 13, 2010| Updated May 27, 2011
Possibly the only place in America where you can walk in on any day of the week and have a top 10 IPA, Pilsener, Black Lager, Sour, Porter, DIPA, Hefeweizen, and Belgian Ale on draft, guaranteed. Also a nice bottle list with some very well-priced bargains, but hard to get them to sell you those bottles (Beatification, Cable Car, etc.). This is one of the best places in the world to have a beer, hipsters and jerk bartenders be damned.
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
bmerz  (122) Brooklyn, New York | March 25, 2012
This is my favorite bar anywhere! This is valhalla. Every time I have the opportunity to be in SF it is a must stop. Walking through waist height door you are greeted with the smells and spirit of one of craft beers most important establishments with the tap list front and center focus. I love all of this place from the astounding patina of paraphernalia to the room ring of Duvel magnums to the metal often on the sound system, to the punk rock club-esque bathrooms. It can be crazy crowded on many nights but it is still pretty easy to get a beer. The bar tenders are fast and if you are a good patron treat you very well, even with the occasional buyback. I love the ritual with them. The beer list has some old classics that this bar clearly has a relationship with. I find it very respectable they havenít eschewed these for other trends. The draught list is better curated and more personal than anywhere Iíve been. Iíve only looked at the bottle list once and while extensive I just canít bring myself not to order from the taps for what by most standards are such good deals. Thanks Toronado for so many worthwhile hangovers.
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 20/20
Crosling  (70) Fort Collins, Colorado | March 13, 2005| Updated November 3, 2005
Iím convinced there is not a better bar in the U.S.A.
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 20/20
willblake  (81) Bel Air, Maryland | June 17, 2005
Well, this is a pretty long ride from NJ, but itís so freakin worth the trip that Iíve made it twice now. Iím not claiming to have visited every beer bar in the US, but Iíll go out on a limb and say Toronado is the best not only for selection (which is constantly rotating and beautiful) but also for just the incredible sense of satisfaction of being there. Iíve experienced a great crowd of locals in daytime on a thursday and the mayhem of the Barleywine Festival. And for godís sake walk 20 feet next door to get some sausages. They have had Westy 12 both times Iíve been there. The BWF is amazing. They put almost every Belgian you ask for in not just the appropriate glassware, but the actual logo glassware. Bartenders have been great at telling me about the beers, sharing anecdotes, and putting up with my drunk ass.

Iím telling you, if you donít like Toronado, youíre on the wrong website and in the wrong hobby and if this doesnít score perfect what the hell do you want? Free AdR Brune and blowjobs? Well, youíll never get that, so RUN to Toronado and experience the best youíll ever get.

100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
Nik925  (20) | July 17, 2011| Updated July 25, 2011
Who am I kidding, this is the best beer bar in the nation. I usually go for events, but on a random night you can find amazing beers that only 10 other people have rated. Just an amazing place. You know it, you love it, Iím not even sure why the hell Iím rating it. Lost Abbey night was one of the highlights of my beer consumption. The bartenders range the FULL spectrum...Some are complete A-holes, others are extremely nice (last time the bartender just plopped a off-menu super rare Lost Abbey in front of me with a big smile). If you are rating beer and live in the bay area, you have already gotten drunk here...if not, I just planned next Saturday night for you.
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 4/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
paolone  (19) | March 21, 2010
IL POSTO per eccellenza, varietŗ straordinaria di birre e competenza e passione come non se ne trovano da altre parti. Ci ho lasciato il cuore
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 20/20
drawde  (4) San Francisco, California | July 19, 2007
This place is the best place in SF hands down, almost certainly the best place in the Bay Area, and (according to some who have more experience at other famed bars) arguably the best place on the West Coast. Go. I love it. Downsides? not a ton of chicks, but the one who are their are beer fans! What more can you ask for? Didnít try the food (didnít even know they had food, I was mesmerized by the beer!). A must if you are anywhere near it.

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