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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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191 Ratings
Ratings: 191
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 10.22%
Active Beers: 190
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[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

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

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Reviews by drewone:
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4.58/5  rDev -0.4%

Chico is not convenient to anywhere - but I had wanted to visit for a long time and am glad I finally did as it did not disappoint. As you turn off freeway and drive down 20th you can not miss it.

Arrived on wed before thanksgiving around 11:45 - was able to snag the last spots on the 1pm tour (you can sign up ahead of time - but they always reserve half the spots for walk - in. Around holidays tours seemed to fill up fast.

Went and ate in the restaurant while waiting - super attentive staff, friendly to kids, quick service. Ordered pretzels, ham and bean soup, goat cheese salad, fish and chips, chicken curry (a special). All were very good, medium price. Also did 2 tater flights - $3 for 4 2oz tasters. As me and my wife were splitting 2 of them wish the size was a little bigger. Ideally in retrospect would have done tour than ate, but ended up not doubling up on many of the beers. Most all beers are all available as taster, half pints, pints or growler fills.

If you've trekked up here you better do the tour - and as it's free and they start you off first thing with a glass of SNPA you can't go wrong. Last about 1.5 hrs - highlights for me were the hop room and the packaging line. Ends in a tasting room where you get to try another 8 or so beers. Very awesome - guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable.

No k ids under 12 allowed on tour - although there is a short self guided tour open to any one.

11-22-2012 07:22:42 | More by drewone
More User Reviews:
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

They've got a little something for everyone. Not the best but pretty damn good. The best thing about Chico, CA.

08-21-2014 02:50:55 | More by Hophazzard
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.6/5  rDev 0%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. in Chico, CA
100 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.