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Taproom by Firestone Walker Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Taproom by Firestone Walker Brewing CompanyTaproom by Firestone Walker Brewing Company
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

70 Ratings
Ratings: 70
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.14%
Taps: 12
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

620 McMurray Rd
Buellton, California, 93427-2511
United States
phone: (805) 686-1557

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Reviews by ALECOHOLIC:
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3.88/5  rDev -8.1%

I stopped in on a "wine tasting" weekend. The unfiltered dbl. bbl. is fantastic and I brought home a growler. There were two bartenders when we stopped in. The female seemed new but she looked great. The male barkeep had lots of info and the growler fill was perfect. The exit is Ave. of the Flags / McMurray. I had a pizza and my girlfriend ordered a flat iron steak. The pizza was generic but the steak was superb! It is a great stop if you happen to be hungry, thirsty or ready for a break from the 101 race. I will stop in again.

ALECOHOLIC, Nov 29, 2005
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The food is above average and though a bit pricey. I haven't had anything bad off of the menu yet. Firestone wine is always a good choice, though they have a good selection of other brands. The beer is always great, of course.

The staff goes above and beyond to make sure you get your money's worth.

**Barrelworks is an across the board 5.00. My only complaint about it is that I wish they were open more often than a few hours on the weekend.

TheMarkE, Jun 11, 2014
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4.41/5  rDev +4.5%

*I am going to combine my scores and reviews for both the taproom and barrel works since they are one listing over here on BA*

Our last stop on our drive to SD. I was mainly stopping to check out the barrel works but we decided to stay for dinner so I got to check out both. Atmosphere at the barrel works was awesome, you can get a beer and take a walk through the barrel room which is awesome. The taproom was packed with people but it still had a good vide. Quality across the board was quite good. Lots of great touches in both spaces help but don't detract from the atmosphere. Service in both spaces was solid. I never had to wait for a beer and the bartender at barrel works was great to talk to, especially being a fellow cicerone. Selection was excellent. Taproom had all of the staples on and the barrel works had 9-10 specialty beers on, most of which never leave the premises. Food in the taproom was pretty good. I got a burger and it was pretty good. Prices on the beers were fine, food was definitely overpriced on nearly all of the dishes. Overall a really nice showpiece for a great brewery. Glad we could stop and check it out.

orangesol, Feb 17, 2014
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Taproom by Firestone Walker Brewing Company in Buellton, CA
94 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.