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Moonlight Brewing
Not open to the public (as far as I know)
PO Box 6
Fulton CA 95439
Telephone: +1 707-528-2537
Brewer: Brian Hunt
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Notes

Opened: 1992

Annual Production: 1,500 bbl

Contributors: Diane Crawford, Siegfried Binge

Interesting mix of beers coming out of Brian's barn. Give them a try.

Most Moonlight beers can be found at Flavor Bistro, 96 Old Courthouse Square in Santa Rosa.

Updated: November 4, 2009

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Beer List

    • Date: September 4, 1997 (#2173)
      Package: draught
      Place: The HopYard, Pleasanton CA
      Score: 17 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Black, actually. Nice dense head. Smells like coffee! This is a Porter, and a damn fine one. Lots of black malt and coffee flavor, real roasty and pretty sweet. Not a lot of wheat character, but who cares.

    • Date: September 4, 1997 (#2175)
      Package: draught
      Place: The HopYard, Pleasanton CA
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Red, flat, no head. Spicy, caramel aroma. Spicy, big, sweet. If I hadn't already tasted the Rocket Red, this would be fantastic. Word: "focus"...just like sharpening the image in a telescope's eyepiece.

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    • Date: February 21, 1995 (#785)
      Package: nitrogenated
      Place: The HopYard, Pleasanton CA
      Score: 12½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Dark amber, nearly opaque. Relatively thin head. Fruity, citrusy nose. Thick. Very bitter, quite fruity. Lingering bitterness, but not balanced at all. Served on the "nitro tap".
    • Date: October 2, 1993 (#2523)
      Package: draught
      Place: Lyon's Brewery, Dublin CA
      Overall Impression
      Bitter...long. Quite yellow. Sorta fizzy.

  • Robust Porter
    • Date: April 18, 1995 (#870)
      Package: draught
      Place: The HopYard, Pleasanton CA
      Score: 17 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Black opaque and good head. Roasty-burnt aroma. Good body, good burnt flavors...good Porter.
    • Date: April 23, 1993 (#9)
      Package: draught
      Place: Pacific Coast Brewing, Oakland CA
      Score: 18 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Definitely black, thin brown head. Nice roasty aroma that reminds me of the original Devil Mountain Devil's Brew. Real smooth. Like they say in their description, "sweet start and bitter finish." The black malt works really well, not burnt or astringent at all. This is a Really Good Beer! It's just like the original Devil's Brew, which was one of the best Porters ever.

  • American-Style Pale Ale

  • Golden Thistle
    American-Style Pale Ale

  • Mandolin Red
    American-Style Amber/Red Ale

  • Old Combine
    German-Style Pilsener

  • Pale Lager
    German-Style Pilsener

  • Rising Tides Amber Lager
    Vienna-Style Lager

  • Santa's Tipple
    Robust Porter

  • Toast (Slightly Burned) Malt Liquor
    English-Style Brown Ale

  • Trick or Treat
    Robust Porter

  • Twist of Fate Bitter
    (Special) Best Bitter