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Valiant Brewing Co.

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BEER AVG
3.87/5
Based on:
39 Beers
50 Reviews
Place Score: -
Reviews: 6
Visits: 28
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

2294 N Batavia St Ste C
Orange, California, 92865-3108
United States
phone: (949) 859-1465

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @valiantbrewing

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Reviews: 6 | Visits: 28
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4.25/5  rDev n/a

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vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

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vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3

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vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

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vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

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vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

At times, their selection can be lacking, but at other times it can be overwhelming. They make very good beer and everyone that works there are really nice and helpful. Come while a Ducks game is on and you get $1 off pours... pretty awesome. (242 characters)

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4.23/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

The CA-57 corridor is once again housing another brewery. Enter Valiant Brewing, which has had its doors open for six months, yet had to receive a visit from me despite my proximity. Part of an industrial complex and a bit tricky to find since it's not visible from Batavia, Valiant prides themselves as "your ale specialists". Indeed, each of the 13 beers pouring from tap were ales (bitter, dunkelweizen, IPA, Double IPA, Trappist Ale, barrel aged Blonde, Imperial Red among them), much of them in the experimental and high alcohol category. More importantly were the two beers which I tried being of high quality. Beers are served via pint, goblet, or 8 ounce snifter. The bitter was priced at just $4.50, though some of its strong ales top $6.50 for 8 ounces. Flights are available, as are 1 and 2 liter growlers for take away.

Service was spot on and a little extra. I didn't even need to leave my seat to order a second beer, as the multi-tasking cashier was quick to realize my need for a full glass of beer.

The one con I could think of was the atmosphere, which was not nearly as polished as nearby Old Orange or The Bruery. At least the furniture is new and comfortable.

My first visit leaves me excited for future visits and future tastings. (1,258 characters)

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4.53/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Valiant's tasting room is your typical industrial brewery setup, with a few stools and tables set among brewing kettles, barrels, and other equipment. Of course, the brewery itself is hidden away in the back of some random industrial office park, as all breweries seem to be around here. It reminded me a bit of Green Flash's setup except smaller-scale. You can kind of tell that it's a work in progress, but it works well enough.

The beer lineup was quite interesting - 12 different and unique beers including a barrel-aged Belgian pale, a trappist-style Belgian dark ale, an imperial coffee porter, and an imperial black saison. Valiant doesn't shy away from producing unusual takes on the usual beer styles, which makes the selection at the brewery definitely worth checking out. The barrel-aged beer was a little intense, but pretty much everything else I had was stellar.

They don't have food, but they offer a 5-beer flight for $7.50 which is pretty cool. When I was there the main brewer / founder was there hanging out and chatting up the customers - he went into depth on a few aspects of their brewing as well as the physical setup, pretty interesting guy to talk to.

Valiant's tasting room is a great place to relax and taste a few delicious brews. I'll definitely be coming back and bringing a few friends. (1,323 characters)

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