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Beachwood BBQ & Brewing

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3.99/5
Beachwood BBQ & BrewingBeachwood BBQ & Brewing
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

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

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BEER STATS
Beers:
120
Reviews:
697
Ratings:
4,542
PLACE STATS
Score:
98
Reviews:
62
Ratings:
226
Avg:
4.51
pDev:
3.55%
 
 
Taps:
36
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews by drewone:
Photo of drewone
4.25/5  rDev -5.8%
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 Jvandever
4.43/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of PlatonicOtterLuv
4.69/5  rDev +4%
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 -0.2%
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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Photo of kjkinsey
4.48/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of HaoleToYouToo
4.55/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Photo of CityofWind_brew
4.23/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of BeerMeCJS
4.41/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.2/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of deniserat
5/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

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

Photo of dvmin98
3.86/5  rDev -14.4%
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 -9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of eLeMeNOhPee1
4.75/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of chrisjws
3.75/5  rDev -16.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of JayBeer77
4.63/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Great food, vibe is awesome, beers are amazing. They are making some of the best ipa period.

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Photo of hoptooth
5/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Stevenw7474
4.56/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Chaddiechadchad
4/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Good food, good beer. Been here many times.

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Photo of LocestLXCX
4.54/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Came here for a Societe tap take over. While the Societe beers were good, the Beachwood beers stole the show. They brew a lot of different beers and have a lot on tap. Tried 6 - 8 and didn't have one I didn't enjoy. The food was pretty good but honestly that's not why I was there. As far as the vibe goes it's nothing special. Was pretty packed with a typical restaurant like feel. Will definitely go back though.

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Photo of Camillo
4.24/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of SDRedDevil
4.35/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of injectr
4.53/5  rDev +0.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of EdTheEdge
4.41/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

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Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Long Beach, CA
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