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Carmel Brewing
(UB Group)
(Closed)
1044 Harkins Road
Salinas CA 93901
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Notes

Opened: 1995

Closed: 1998

Annual Production: 5,000 bbl

Formerly located in Carmel, Carmel Brewing merged with Sausalito's United Brewing Group in 1998. Carmel's brands will be brewed at Mendocino Brewing in Ukiah CA.

Updated: January 21, 2008

Beer List

    • Date: October 7, 1996 (#1878)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Kamuela Liquor Store, Kamuela HI
      Score: 14½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Red, moderate carbonation, good head. Some caramel aroma. Sweet, bitter, not quite balanced. Bitter hop flavor in finish.

    • Date: August 26, 1995 (#1143)
      Package: draught
      Place: The HopYard, Pleasanton CA
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Red clear. OK carbonation, good head. Caramel and hop aromas. Pretty malty, pretty hoppy too. Finishes clean.

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    Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast
    • Date: October 7, 1996 (#1877)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Kamuela Liquor Store, Kamuela HI
      Score: 13 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Yellow, very high carbonation and head. Nutty aroma. Thick, nutty, wheat flavor. Almost tastes like a rye beer.
    • Date: September 26, 1996 (#1618)
      Package: bottled
      Score: 11 points
      Overall Impression (2)
      Hefe? It's yellow and perfectly transparent. Clean aroma. Good body, not much flavor.
    • Date: September 24, 1995 (#1206)
      Package: draught
      Place: The HopYard, Pleasanton CA
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Dark yellow opaque, big head. Hoppy nose. Thick, great wheat flavor, malty finish.