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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BEER AVG
3.87/5
Based on:
135 Beers
106,617 Ratings
Place Score: 100
Ratings: 293
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: n/a
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[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1075 E. 20th Street
Chico, California, 95928
United States
phone: (530) 893-3520

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4.3/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co has been on my bucket list for a long time. I have been drinking their beer for 25 years, but never found the chance to visit Chico and check out the brewery. When my second son wanted to check out CSU Chico, I scheduled a tour on a Friday afternoon.

The tour was a lot of fun. You get an introduction while having a taste of pale ale and checking out different types of malts. Afterwards, you go on a tour to check out the hops (get to smell them) and follow the complete process of making beer! In the end, they give you a sample of about eight different beers (varies depending on the time of year). We got to try barreled aged Big Foot. Awesome! The tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable.

Afterwards, we went to have dinner at the restaurant. Not sure if they take reservations, but if they do, get them. We had to wait an hour to get seated. The food was good and the atmosphere was laid back, but nice.

More User Reviews:
Photo of timontheroad
5/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of tdmccarthy
3.78/5  rDev -17.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of MikeyGCAP
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Overall this is one of the best brew pubs that I have visited. The food is good, and the on tap selection will keep you busy for days.

Photo of jonatanlauritzen
3.41/5  rDev -25.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5

They dont do food, its a brewery

Photo of wkosturko1
5/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

One of may favorite brews!

Photo of ROW3BOT
4.88/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of oldglory78
5/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Mattfjord
4.83/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Caseyk1088
5/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of SierraCain
5/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Love this place, great times!!

Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
4.53/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Jakkusu90
4.95/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

The brewery is so big. They have solar panels and are very eco friendly. It's beautiful. The only downside is there isn't much of an outside/patio area. The food was great, lots of vegetarian options. They had a great selection of their beers and other local beers.

Photo of Schwegler
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Bfrickz
4.74/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Simply amazing Brewery and restaurant, make sure you take the tour

Photo of SmashPants
4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of Meshuggahman
4.76/5  rDev +3.5%

Photo of Ors55
5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of hansavijaticar
4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of CraftoMatic
3.4/5  rDev -26.1%

Photo of HunterSBeerson
4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of CNoj012
5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of hollywoodaubie86
5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of ghettobooty88
4.96/5  rDev +7.8%

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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. in Chico, CA
100 out of 100 based on 293 ratings.