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Riverside Brewing
3397 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside CA 92501

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Visited: February 15, 1996

Opened: 1993

Closed: 1996

Annual Production: 2,300 bbl

Contributors: Matthias Haaben, Dennis Welch, Larry Cummings

The number "119" signifies one of their monthly special brews.

Directions: Highway 91 into Riverside. Exit at Seventh or at University, depending on whether you're coming from the east or west. Mission Inn Avenue (Seventh Street) is one block east of University and runs parallel to it. Riverside Brewing is at the corner of Seventh and Lime, on the right side of the street, about a block north of the freeway.

Updated: January 16, 2008

Beer List

    • Date: February 15, 1996 (#1319)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Golden-red. Good carbonation, low head. Hints of chocolate aroma, fair amount of brown malt and spicy hops. Good body and good mix of flavors. Caramel, brown, chocolate, hop flavor, pretty fair bitter finish.

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    Bohemian-Style Pilsener
    • Date: February 15, 1996 (#1315)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden, fizzy, big head. Pretty clean aroma. Fairly bitter, slightly sweet late.
    • Date: January 8, 1996 (#1240)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Moloka`i Wines and Spirits Unlimited, Kaunakakai HI
      Score: 13 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Dark yellow opaque, good head, high carbonation. Sweet-candy some Bocks. Vaguely reminds me of Spaten Oktoberfest in flavor, but not as heavy. More grainy-malt flavor. OK bitter finish. "Handcraft Brewed - Fresh Malted Barley and Golden Hops." (Golden hops...?) $5.59 per 22-oz bottle!

  • American-Style Pale Ale
    • Date: February 15, 1996 (#1317)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 12½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden-amber, low carbonation, good head. Some spicy hops. Good body, reasonably malty...hint of domestic Tettnangs? They say "Fuggles"...

  • American Lager/Ale or Cream Ale

  • Seventh Street Stout
    Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout

  • Victoria Avenue Amber Ale
    American-Style Amber/Red Ale