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


76
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
hapjydeuce  (22) Carlsbad, California | January 17, 2008
Toronado is a definite must for any enthusiast visiting San Fran. Smaller place that gets a bit cramped on the weekend nights, and bar access can be tough. Somewhat reminds me of the old Liarís Club scene in Mission Beach. But they have a great tap list and a broad cellar list that makes up for it. They always carry some bomb RR stuff, and the bottle menu will send you home with something.
88
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 19/20
cloudskipper  (3) Kaneohe, Hawaii | January 3, 2008
I love this place. I go there often as I work a mere 3 min. walk from it, and Iíve never been disappointed. The service is not the best, thatís true, but the beer selection is. So many choices from so many acclaimed breweries, and is the only place Iíve seen an Alesmith beer on tap in NorCal (Speedway Stout. Yum). Grab a sausage next door at Rosamunde and stick around. Its always an enjoyable experience.
42
  • AMBIANCE 1/5
  • SERVICE 1/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 4/20
UofFkid  (32) Orlando, Florida | December 28, 2007
Toronado has been built up as a beer mecca in San Fran. This was a must see on our list while in town for a short period of time. We were so dissapointed. Now donít get me wrong they have one of the best beer offerings Iíve ever come across. The problem was the bartender wasnít pleased to serve them to you. Definetly an interesting neighborhood and neat for any out of towner but once inside the fun stopped. The place is about as big as my walk in closet and dark and dirty. The bartender reminds of Seinfeldís Soup Nazi. Know what you want to order and have cash in hand!! One of the biggest positives was that they didnít offer food but you could bring in food from outside. I scored some of the best BBQ Iíve ever had from across the street. Toughed it out long enough to grab lunch and dinner, loved the food so much. Canít say much about Toronado, go in with low expectations and you may come away happy. Beer selection is to die for, I could do without the staff.
86
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 5/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 19/20
PubPedaler  (1) Albany, California | November 28, 2007
A beer paradise! Always something interesting to try. Funky atmosphere. Mostly knowledgable beer drinkers found here. Service will vary, and patience is necessary until your server deems you worthy. Grab a sausage next door and hang out for awhile.
80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
AgentSteve  (83) SF Bay Area, California | November 15, 2007| Updated April 2, 2009
I expected Toronado to be bigger after hearing all the hype. I went on a wednesday evening, and there wasnít a seat in site, but they had several good beer on tap!
84
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 5/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 17/20
unclemattie  (112) Georgia | November 14, 2007
I was here on 27 April 07. Quaint part of town. No Food Available. Ate at Memphis Minnieís across the street. seems to mostly locals in the place. Large amounts of handles and 4 pumps. No Tabs, No Cards!, the bartender told me. Dogs are apparently welcome. One tore the shit out of box over in the corner. Long lines of old dusty Duval Mags along the walls. It was kinda dark inside, and a lot small than I imagined. Bartender was extremely knowledgeable, just NOT friendly towards me.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 17/20
glennmastrange  (86) hobe sound, Florida | November 3, 2007| Updated November 10, 2013
Great place for itís selelction alone. Russian River, Port Brewing, and Foghorn from Anchor are just a few, and their glasses suited each beer pretty well. The bartender was busy as hell but still had time to answer a few of my questions. Met a few other travelers, and the locals I spoke to were quite friendly. The tap handles from their past selections that are hanging from the walls made me drool. Maybe theyíre not retired, just standing by to be put back in service. Iíll stop by this place every time Iím in the area.
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3  (353) Tempe, Arizona | October 16, 2007
Walked here form 21st Amendment via Market and passing by the Capitol building. An amazingly scenic walk. Highly recommended if you donít mind hoofing it. This place feels as big as a walk in closet. We were fortunate to get seats at the bar. There are tap handles everywhere lining the walls. Opposite the bar are dozens of Duvel 1.5L bottles (empty). Being that this is the west coast barleywine festival event I wrongly assumed Iíd find some barelywines on the tap list. So Russian River Blind Pig and Pliney the Elder were the call. I heard someone order up one by just saying ďIíll take a Pliney.Ē It was nice to see Anchor Porter on cask. I should have hung around long enough to try it. Being October they had lots of unique German and Oktoberfest tap offerings.
80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
Alerider  (42) Charleston, South Carolina | October 9, 2007
Best beer selection Iíve ever seen. A dusty, funky bar in a neighborhood made famous in the 1960s. Food is next door but who cares?
82
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 17/20
ABUSEDGOAT  (64) California | September 19, 2007
Lives up to the hype. Selection is very impressive. Ambiance is like a divebar with lotsa beer stuff floating around. Service was fast, but lost lots of points when the bartender tried to tell me that Delerium Tremens was one of the rarest and most complex beers out there. Definitely worth the stop, but only for the beer. Good luck parking... I biked it....
90
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 18/20
RealAle  (1) | August 31, 2007
Happen to drop in the night before the anniversary. Coming from the east this place was one of the best. Great, Great selection. Lots of Hops! God Bless the West Coast Hop!

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