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Huntington Beach Beer Company
Bar/Tasting RoomRestaurantInternet Access
201-E Main Street
Huntington Beach CA 92648
Telephone: +1 714-960-5343
Hours: 11:00am-1:00am.
Brewer: Kris Martin
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Notes

Visited: February 13, 1996

Opened: 1992

Annual Production: 800 bbl

Check out the menu of "Specialty Beers of Belgium". Directions: Pacific Coast Highway (Hwy 1) to Huntington Beach Pier (Main Street). Turn east. Huntington Beach Beer Company is one block along on the left, upstairs from Baskin-Robbins. (Beer and ice cream...a great combination!)

Updated: September 18, 2007

Beer List

    • Date: February 13, 1996 (#1291)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Brown, transparent, good head. Roasty, sweet aroma. Big, sweet, roasty. Very nice Porter. Just barely too much astringency.
    • Date: May 8, 1995 (#964)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Dark red, very clear. Roasty nose. Roasty sweet flavors. Nice smooth finish. Funny, my original handwritten notes from this trip are dated "5/8/63"...hmmm...

  • Awards:
    • Date: February 13, 1996 (#1288)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Golden, good carbonation and head. Standard "Beach" Blonde aroma. Malty flavor. Saaz? Good bitter/malt balance in finish.
    • Date: May 8, 1995 (#961)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 13½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Pale, fizzy, good head. Clean aroma, some soap in glass. Malty, finishes clean.

  • (Special) Best Bitter
    • Date: February 13, 1996 (#1289)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden-amber, good carbonation and head. Fruity aroma...grape-ish. Good body, lots of caramel and fruitiness. Lingers through finish.

  • American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    • Date: February 13, 1996 (#1290)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Amber-golden, good carbonation and head. Pretty clean aroma, a little smoke. Very smoky flavors. Good body, smoky finish. This could be a Rauchbier!

  • Garden (Fruit Wheat) Beer

  • Hefe-Weizen
    Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast

  • Memorial Munich
    Münchner-Style Helles
    Awards:

  • Surfer in the Rye
    American-Style Rye Beer
    Awards:

  • Vienna Lager
    Vienna-Style Lager
    Awards: