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Beachwood BBQ & Brewing

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3.99/5
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5,075 Ratings
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PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

210 E 3rd St
Long Beach, California, 90802-3188
United States

(562) 436-4020 | map
beachwoodbbq.com

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Added by beachwoodbbq on 07-04-2011

BEER STATS
Beers:
147
Reviews:
821
Ratings:
5,075
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.55/5
Reviews:
66
Ratings:
236
pDev:
8.35%
 
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Reviews by drewone:
Photo of drewone
4.25/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3

For the long beach location:

In the base of a newer loft building, large glass roll up doors connect a large shaded/heated patio with the smaller main dining area. Sat at a comfy round booth, also there were many tables and chair settings. Large glass window behind the main bar that looks into the brewery.

Have been waiting to try Beachwood in general for a long time and the new brewpub specifically. Overall I thought the beer was solid if not particularly exciting - all were well balanced and smooth. Had slightly higher expectations for the house beers based on history of Beachwood.

Attentive service.

Very nice tap and bottle list. I focused on the house brews since I had never visited before, but the guest taps included many beers I had never had, not to mention heard of. 8 house brews on tap running the style gambit, you can get flights of 4 - so amongst our party we tried them all. Then decided to have a pint of Melrose IPA 9my hop centric favorite) Also do half pours of the guest taps - tried a Moylans Hop Craic. Also many bottles on their list that are not common to find in the typical beer centric establlishment, with semi-reasonable prices: examples being FW15, 50/50 eclipse, 3f, etc.

Focused food menu, but again slightly let down from what my expectations were. Tried the BBQ brisket (too dry), chicken (quite good) and pulled pork (too dry). Also the chicken nachos (interesting), hush puppies, cornbread and both a field green and butter lettuce salad (my favorites). We might have made a mistake by not ordering any ribs - but that was beyond my control. Bar B Q sauces were good, appreciated the sweet and spicy choices. Large portions.

All in all a fun place with a great beer selection, that I will definitely go back to. Know that you can park in the building and get 3hrs validation.

Kid friendly, lots of families for lunch on a Sunday

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More User Reviews:
Photo of IRS4MEPLEASE
4.79/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Been here several times. Their beer selection is abundant, most of which is brewed on premise and very good. Lots of very well done IPA’s and many other excellent choices and styles. The food here is just as good. Many choices with several possibilities. If you like an aggressive IPA and some good grub, make a stop here. I will be back.

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Photo of ruzzal
4.49/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of mrcraft
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Beachwood in Long Beach brews some really nice stuff. I've had their beers over the years, but I finally had the opportunity to visit their Long Beach location. It was crowded! I didn't know going in, but it was their 6th anniversary event. I'm glad they are doing well.

Next time I'd like to try their food that I've heard nice things about. The beer selection was excellent today. Will be back when in the area.

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Photo of raclbc555
4/5  rDev -12.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 1 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Frosty11161
4.74/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Has a bit more industrial feel when compared to the original location, but on the other hand can support a lot of fans as well as tap takeover events with somewhat relative ease.

On the patio there are fire pits and benches for easy people watching on the promenade.

Don't forget the free parking as well, extremely useful in long beach.

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Photo of JuiceMan818
4.31/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of 2beerdogs
3.81/5  rDev -16.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of gr8fulbeerhead
4.54/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

This is for there place in Huntington beach. Great taproom. Standard building with a nice seating area with usb and power plugs right there. Also some games. The beer selection the day I was there was killer. Lots of variety. Got a sampler flight of ipa's. They were all great. Definitely stop here.

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Photo of user785335
4.34/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.71/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of AlvinLin
4.45/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Jvandever
4.43/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of PlatonicOtterLuv
4.69/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75

Nifty place near downtown Long Beach in a modern space yet with fantastic retro branding. The beer selection is astounding with around 24 drafts and a great representation of styles, but holy cow West coast IPAs Batman! Amalgamator in particular was downright gnarly - I could drink that beer like water.

We have never had a more talkative, thorough and knowledgable server at any brewery. He knew which hops were in what ales, he recommended what to drink with what food, what on tap was freshest, the best selling beers, et cetera. Just nuts.

They also make most of their food from scratch, including a ridiculous selection of legit BBQ. Honestly we were both very underwhelmed with the food here, which also isn't the cheapest. I had the ribs and the wife had their sweet potato burger, and neither of us were very impressed.

However, great atmosphere, great people, great beer - can't pass that up!

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Photo of WoodBrew
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Beachwood is a must visit for avid beer fans who also like BBQ. It's in the neat section of Long Beach and has a 60's like feel. The place was Hopping on a Tuesday night. The beer and food were quite good. Troy our server was cool and helped to pick a few beers off the length menu. There is plenty to chose from. The food was excellent....had the three meat....pork, ribs and brisket....pork was the best...followed by brisket....for sides I had the blue cheese grits and vanilla yams....both very good.

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4.48/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of HaoleToYouToo
4.55/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Photo of CityofWind_brew
4.23/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of BeerMeCJS
4.41/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.2/5  rDev -7.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of deniserat
5/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of IKR
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of dvmin98
3.86/5  rDev -15.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of BoredRocks275
4.53/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Yermomsfavorite
4.1/5  rDev -9.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

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Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Long Beach, CA
Brewery rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 5,075 ratings
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