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El Toro Brewpub
Bar/Tasting RoomBeer GardenRestaurantRetail ItemsBeer To Go (Off-License)
17605 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill CA 95037
Telephone: +1 408-782-2739
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11:00am-midnight, Friday-Saturday 11:00am-1:00am.
Brewer: Geno Acevedo
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Notes

Visited: October 5, 2008

Opened: 2006

Contributor: John Johansen

Nice place, but the big-screen televised football game was WAY TOO LOUD while we were there. A selection from their extensive array of beers will set you back anywhere from $4.50 to $8.

Updated: January 2, 2011

Beer List

    • Date: October 5, 2008 (#7421)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Appearance (3)
      Amber-brown. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mild grassy hops.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Medium body, smooth. Sweet caramel malt. Big earthy resiny hop flavor, reasonably bitter. Biscuity, earthy, resiny finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

    • Date: October 5, 2008 (#7427)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden, hazy. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Earthy, fruity.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Big, fizzy. Sweet malt. Earthy, fruity hops. Bitter.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Good beer that could use some age.

  • Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast
    • Date: October 5, 2008 (#7419)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden, hazy. Dense head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Clean, sweet malt.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light, fizzy, sweet. Mildly grainy. Clean.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    • Date: October 5, 2008 (#7426)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden-yellow. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Fruity, citrusy hops.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium-big body, fizzy. Huge fruity-floral hop flavor, with a huge bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Herb and Spice Beer

  • Kölsch
    German-Style Kölsch/Köln-Style Kölsch
    4.40% abv.

  • Lambic ET Faro
    Other Belgian-Style Ale
    4.00% abv.

  • Mach Bock
    German-Style Heller Bock/Maibock
    6.00% abv.

  • Negro Oatmeal Stout
    Oatmeal Stout

  • Old Nicolas Imperial Stout
    Imperial Stout
    8.00% abv.

  • Poppy Jasper Amber Ale
    American-Style Amber/Red Ale

  • Porter
    Robust Porter

  • Yo Winter Brew 2004
    Old Ale
    8.40% abv.