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390 Capistrano Road
Half Moon Bay CA 94019
Telephone: +1 650-728-2739
Hours: Open daily 11:30am-9:30pm.
Brewer: Kirk Hillyard
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Visited: April 3, 2007

Opened: 2000

Contributors: Arash Shahzadi, Chris Dicker, Diane Crawford, Siegfried Binge

Updated: August 15, 2010

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    • Date: April 3, 2007 (#6482)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 13 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright red-brown. Slight haze. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Toasty, roasty, sweet. Hint of maple.
      Mouthfeel (6)
      Light-medium body, low carbonation. Malty yet dry. Roasty, fairly astringent. Some diacetyl.
      Overall Impression (1)

  • 4.80% abv.
    • Date: April 3, 2007 (#6479)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden. Slight haze. Nice head.
      Aroma (3)
      Big grassy hops. Mild grainy malt.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body. Sweetly malty. Fruity, grassy hops with a low bitterness. Sweet clean finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • German-Style Strong Doppelbock
    6.80% abv.
    • Date: April 3, 2007 (#6486)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright deep RED. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Sweet, mildly toasty malt. Spicy.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Big body, low carbonation. Intensely malty, like a "low" alcohol EKU 28. Roasty notes. Sweet-ish. Tasty.
      Overall Impression (2)

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    American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    4.80% abv.
    • Date: April 3, 2007 (#6480)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Appearance (3)
      Amber-brown. Slight haze. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Malt-vinegar, without the tartness.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Medium body, smooth. Sweet caramel malt, with some grassy hop flavor at the end. Hint of dill?
      Overall Impression (2)

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.10% abv.

  • Paddle Out Stout
    Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
    5.20% abv.

  • Pillar Point Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale
    4.60% abv.

  • Sandy Beach Blonde Hefeweizen
    South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier
    4.50% abv.