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Bootlegger's Brewery

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BEER AVG
3.71/5
Bootlegger's BreweryBootlegger's Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

130 S Highland Ave
Fullerton, California, 92832
United States

(714) 871-2337 | map
bootleggersbrewery.com

Notes:
Tasting Room Hours
Sun - Thurs 11am - 10 pm
Fri & Sat 11am - 12pm

Added by BeerBaronAaron on 06-28-2008

BEER STATS
Beers:
66
Reviews:
809
Ratings:
2,899
PLACE STATS
Score:
91
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
99
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
5.84%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 32 | Ratings: 99
Reviews by womencantsail:
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4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

I've been coming here for quite some time (probably evidenced by all of my reviews), and I plan on continuing to do so.

This is yet another brewery that exists in a business park where you wouldn't really expect a brewery to exist. In this case, you're right next to the train tracks, just down the street from the Fullerton DMV.

You definitely get the feel that you're in the brewhouse itself, because you are. The mash and liquor tuns (as well as the kettle) off to your left with all of the fermenters in the back right. Straight ahead is the bar with the long list of beers available overhead.

These guys have tons of their beers on-tap at all times with new and creative stuff being brewed all the time. Of course, their most popular beer has become Knuckle Sandwich. I enjoy quite a few of their beers, but like anyone, they have a couple duds.

Aaron and his wife are very nice and hospitable people and are more than willing to chat with you or offer you samples if you're unsure about a beer.

The prices tend to be pretty cheap, especially for the samplers (I think it's $3.5 for 5 different 2 oz pours). Growlers and bottles are available for sale (to go), too.

Definitely worth a stop by and a couple beers, especially being just a couple miles down the street from the Bruery.

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4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

A summer night feel with the beer selection and outdoor seating. Cornhole is always fun and there's a good pizza place next door that delivers over.

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3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

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4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
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4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
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They usually have a very good selection, super nice barbacks. The beer just lacks sometimes.

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3.59/5  rDev -12.7%
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3/5  rDev -27%

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3.9/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Stopped in to score Knuckle Sandwich IIPA in bottles but it was already gone. Had a few beers and I do enjoy their Black Phoenix. The seating inside is limited, outside seating is more expansive, and there was only one person working the bar. There wasn't many people there but it was early Saturday. I think they need put a little bit more into the scenery, I've been to establishments that are aesthetically pleasing. But the beer, atmosphere, and service are great. It's worth a visit.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Did a flight although missed out on the vaunted Knuckle Sandwich. Beers were good but not great. Taproom was in a garage with plenty of room but it was early. No food available that I knew of, service was satisfactory. Probably would go back but only to try Knuckle Sandwich as competition is fierce in Cali.

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Bootlegger's Brewery in Fullerton, CA
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