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Ocean Avenue Brewing
Bar/Tasting RoomRestaurant
237 Ocean Avenue
Laguna Beach CA 92651
Telephone: +1 949-497-3381
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Notes

Visited: February 13, 1996

Opened: 1994

Contributors: Dean Schulte, Diane Crawford, Erin Fay

Good squid on the menu here, but beware the jalapeño appetizer! Good Belgian bottled selection.

Updated: September 15, 2009

Beer List

    • Date: February 13, 1996 (#1294)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 11 points
      Overall Impression (2)
      Golden-amber, OK head. Faint vegetal aroma. Body OK, bitterness weak. Tettnang flavor? "Extra Special and Bitchin".

    • Date: February 13, 1996 (#1293)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Red-brown, nearly opaque. OK head. Treacly aroma, some alcohol. Roasty-sweet. Sweet finish. Alcohol in middle and finish. "Bock like a dog".

  • South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier
    • Date: May 8, 1995 (#972)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Yellow-opaque. OK head. Clean aroma...some wheat. Sweet. Some bananas. They call it "The Goods".

  • American-Style Lager
    • Date: May 8, 1995 (#971)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 12½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Lots of carbonation, pale, good head. Very clean aroma. Sweet. OK malts.

  • Robust Porter

  • Red Sunshine
    American-Style Pale Ale

  • Rye
    American-Style Rye Beer

  • Scotch
    Scottish-Style Export Ale