Anderson Valley Brewing Company

Anderson Valley Brewing CompanyAnderson Valley Brewing Company
Anderson Valley Brewing CompanyAnderson Valley Brewing Company
Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

17700 Highway 253 - P.O. Box 505
Boonville, California, 95415
United States

(800) 207-BEER | map
avbc.com

Notes:
BEER STATS
Average:
3.87
Beers:
68
Reviews:
7,863
Ratings:
24,381
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.02
Reviews:
21
Ratings:
72
pDev:
12.44%
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Reviews by flagmantho:
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flagmantho from Washington

3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

I visited Anderson Valley a couple days ago while driving through Boonville. It's a bit out of the way, but could be worth a special trip if you're a big fan of the beer. It's a pretty capacious space, with plenty of seating and a cool copper bar.

They had 19 taps available when I was there, with about 8 of those offerings beers that they don't bottle and that are available on-tap only. I had a taster tray of 5 of those, and the beer was pretty good. Service was good as well, my server knew plenty about the beer.

Nov 02, 2016
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Ruger_44-Redhawk from Idaho

4.19/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Cool place to take a side trip. Bring your discs for disc golf. Did a brewery tour and they wanted to cancel it because my buddy and I were the only ones there but they still accommodated and took us through! We were on our way back from the Raiders game heading to Oregon and had to make a pit stop. Would love to someday make it back there.

Mar 15, 2020
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Kgoldsbe from Colorado

4.35/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

The beer and vibe are great, but the disc golf course puts this place over the top. We really enjoyed our afternoon here. My G&T gose was a perfect beer to drink as I played a round.

Mar 01, 2020
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rorjets from Connecticut

4.07/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Stopped by on our way to the Coast. Great taproom right off Rt 128 as you enter town from the east. Extensive selection on tap, and bottle and cans to go. Our group of 4 enjoyed two flights of beer, five beers per flight. The favorite was the Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout, but all selections were tasty. Really nice vibe. I would highly recommend a stop if you are passing thru Boonville.

Jan 24, 2020
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Mantooth from North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Nov 26, 2018
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icemanls4 from Switzerland

4.68/5  rDev +16.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Mar 16, 2017
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80x2HopHead from Vermont

4.14/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Dec 01, 2016
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ivegot3Dvision from Oregon

4.37/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Nov 15, 2016
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celistealth from California

4.73/5  rDev +17.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Nov 14, 2016
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tomb_ride from California

4.18/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Nov 05, 2016
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Piglet_rulz_da_yard from California

3.82/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Aug 16, 2016
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goopy from California

4/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Jul 17, 2016
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LXIXME from New Mexico

3.83/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

May 06, 2016
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rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.43/5  rDev -14.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3

When I think of the most hillbilly of California people, this place always comes to mind eventually. They have their own dialect they brag about. Repeatedly.

Wherever you're coming from, you've drove quite a ways, often on some very winding roads. All the brewery only selections have always been meh from my recollection. Gotta love the disc golf and horseshoes in the backyard if you will.

Apr 03, 2016
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soupermirl from Mississippi

4.58/5  rDev +13.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

I visited this place twice. Both times Fal was inviting and genuine. Thanks Fal. First visit in 2011 with my wife was great. We got the treatment of the century. Now, before I say why... I realize all people will not get the same treatment, but I have to brag on the brewery and staff. I sent a letter ahead of time... special tour was waiting. The tasting room is great. Laid back... Anderson Valley/Boonville feel. Easy going. The grounds are open for people to picnic, etc. Second time was in 2015 with a couple of buddies. Again, I let them know we were coming ahead of time... Tour, tasting, genuine feel of love. Fal, again.. what can one say... he is the man. Beers are wonderful. The grounds of the brewery are very cool. Thanks Fal and Anderson Valley for the love.

Feb 28, 2016
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marshrat63 from California

4.44/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Jan 30, 2016
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Masonpp85 from California

4.36/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Jan 08, 2016
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DanoBear from Ohio

4.44/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Stopped in on a portland to SF road trip. We have AVBC back home so stopped in more for the scene than anything else. It beat all expectations. They had 5 non bottled beers on draft. One BA stout was amazing (rye barrel stout). I wish it was bottled. Taps were cool as well as the trademark bear with antlers. Loved the brewery towering right next to the tap room. The 128 reference sunk in as we got back on the road....rt 128! Check it out for sure!

Jan 07, 2016
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JMcBride415 from Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Nov 22, 2015
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VABA from Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

A very scenic and relaxing drive through the mountains of northern California and then a great place in the middle of nowhere, with a very good selection of beers!

Oct 30, 2015
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WillDavis707 from California

4.29/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Cool stop on the way to the coast, pretty solid lineup of different beers. Something for everyone. Tour was fun. Also disc golf course!

Oct 28, 2015
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DoctorZombies from Florida

4.62/5  rDev +14.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Big taproom and bar. Beers on tap you can only get here. Busy place and staff work it. Outside seating too. And they make world class beer. What's not to like? Visited twice and both times struck up lively conversations with other patrons. Friendly vibe.

May 25, 2015
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peraltaspade72 from Florida

3.83/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Awesome small town brewery, came here during Sierra Nevada Music Festival. Loved the beers and enjoyed the whole town.

Apr 26, 2015
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Spanky7 from Oklahoma

3.78/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3

Apr 23, 2015
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EMV from Pennsylvania

4.07/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

My wife and I stopped into Boont on our way up to Mendocino and spent a nice hour and a half or so sipping beers at the Anderson Valley Brewing Co. It was a small place... nice bar and seating area and they didn't serve food at the time. They had a small selection of their own beers on tap, all high quality. Laid back atmosphere and worth stopping in for a beer tasting.

Apr 19, 2015
Anderson Valley Brewing Company in Boonville, CA
Brewery rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 24381 ratings