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Boulder Creek Brewery & Cafe
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13040 Highway 9
Boulder Creek CA 95006
Telephone: +1 831-338-7882
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11:30am-10:00pm, Friday-Saturday 11:30am-10:30pm.
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Visited: October 6, 2008

Opened: 1990

Annual Production: 800 bbl

Contributors: Diane Crawford, stephen wyman

Just like with Buffalo Bill's, you can forget all the nasty things you've heard about this place. Far from the rancid swill they used to produce, their ales are big and tasty, and the food is hearty enough to soak it all up. Well worth the drive through the trees to get there!

Updated: February 27, 2013

Beer List

  • 7.90% abv.
    • Date: October 6, 2008 (#7442)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Red-brown, low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Toffee, spicy, grassy.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Thick and sweet. Lots of caramel malt, fruity and spicy esters. Some bitterness late.
      Overall Impression (2)

    • Date: July 8, 1995 (#1100)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Dark brown opaque, OK head. Some brown malts in nose. Smooth, brown, sweeter than Redwood Ale (15-1099).

  • American-Style Stout
    6.40% abv.
    • Date: October 6, 2008 (#7443)
      Package: nitrogenated
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Brown-black. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Roasty, with grasy hops.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, smooth. Roasty chocolatey malt all the way through. Mild grassy hop flavor and bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Good beer.

  • Garden (Fruit Wheat) Beer
    • Date: July 8, 1995 (#1097)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 13 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Orange opaque, small head. Berry aroma. Berry start, malty finish.

  • Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout

  • Lompico Pride Ale
    American-Style Amber/Red Ale

  • Redwood Ale
    American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    5.40% abv.

  • Summer Wheat
    Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast
    4.90% abv.