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FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 49
Beer Ratings: 3,626
Beer Avg: 3.99

Taps: / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
95
world-class

44 Ratings
Ratings: 44
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 8.82%
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

11197 Brockway Rd SPC 1
Truckee, California, 96161-3352
United States
phone: (530) 587-2337

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @5050brewing

Notes:
Monday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 11:00am - 9:30pm
Saturday: 11:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm

(Place added by: Todd on 11-01-2006)
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Ratings: 44 | Reviews: 26 | Display Reviews Only:
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bcm75

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -13%

03-03-2014 02:47:51 | More by bcm75
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penguinboat

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

02-26-2014 21:38:14 | More by penguinboat
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mjw1200

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

01-24-2014 22:51:06 | More by mjw1200
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mc4z

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

01-20-2014 01:01:03 | More by mc4z
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IWannaEatFood

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

12-17-2013 15:29:51 | More by IWannaEatFood
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wesside89

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

12-16-2013 20:49:35 | More by wesside89
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PittBeerGirl

Pennsylvania

4.63/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25 | $$

A must stop on my honeymoon. We were there the end of April.

The location of this place is absolutely beautiful. Its just of I-80 in the Donner Pass and a really short drive from both Reno and Lake Tahoe-so there's a lot to do around here for a weekend trip if you live in CA or are driving to CA (as we were). It is set in a plaza of log lodge-style buildings-all commercial. The interior is as you would expect-log cabin style. Not really much else to say there.

Selection and Quality- FiftyFifty is most well known for their eclipse bourbon barrel stout series of which they had one on tap- old FItzgerald. Fantastic. Other beers they had on tap included a old conundrum barleywine, barrel aged barleywine, imperial stout, donner party porter, their regular line-up, plus rye pale ale, summit pale ale and maybe 4 wheat. My husband really enjoyed the entire selection only finding the blonde ale to be lackluster (but I guess that's the point.) After sampling all their brews we ordered the old fitzgerald, the barleywine, the BA barleywine, and the summit pale ale. We grabbed a growler of the Donner Party Porter to go plus bought a few bottles of totality imperial stout.

Service- We got their when the place opened on a Wednesday morning in late april and sat at the bar. The bartender treated us very well plus we got a little history about how the brewmaster is a Chicago guy. I think they were impressed we drove all the way out there from the PA/OH border and made it a point to stop here on our honeymoon.

Food- My husband likes his burgers rare-and that was not a problem here! I ordered the bourbon shrimp-which was also delicious.

Overall- This is a fantastic brewpub that makes great, but pretty traditional beers.

12-14-2013 18:09:25 | More by PittBeerGirl
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sansho

California

4/5  rDev -7.2%

10-29-2013 01:08:53 | More by sansho
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Goobastic

New York

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

10-19-2013 18:57:07 | More by Goobastic
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25 | $$

Stopped by here for lunch and some beers on our drive from Lake Tahoe to San Francisco.

Atmosphere is about what you'd expect for a brewpub. A nice bar, along with restaurant seating, and a nice outdoor patio area where we sat. clean, nice interior. Waitress was very friendly and knowledgeable, and food came quickly.

Selection and quality was top notch. They had about a dozen "standard" beers on tap, then some barrel aged specials. You could definitely find a style for your liking. All of the beers I tried were excellent. Any if someone in your party doesn't like beer they had a cocktail list. Food was very good - I had a blue cheese bacon burger with sweet potato fries and my wife had mussels.

Definitely recommend if you are in the area!

07-08-2013 22:08:52 | More by jmdrpi
FiftyFifty Brewing Co. in Truckee, CA
95 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.