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Monkish Brewing Co.

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Monkish Brewing Co.Monkish Brewing Co.
BA SCORE
4.19/5
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2,491 Ratings
Monkish Brewing Co.Monkish Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

20311 S Western Ave
Torrance, California, 90501-1504
United States | map
monkishbrewing.com

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Added by UnknownKoger on 03-12-2012

BEER STATS
Beers:
188
Reviews:
303
Ratings:
2,491
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.31/5
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
119
pDev:
9.51%
 
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4.45/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of heytomcat
4.74/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Not much to look at from the outside but a very cool space once inside. Order your beer in the small front room then head to the back to stretch your legs. They even have bags of grain on the stools to sit on. There was an awesome wood fired pizza guy there when I was there.

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Photo of Ghostman25
4.97/5  rDev +15.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

One of my favorite places to stop by and fill a growler or two, plus there can release party lines.

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4.1/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Todd
4.47/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of BonsBeer
5/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of aaronyoung01
4.93/5  rDev +14.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of heatmiser18
4.64/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of WickedBeer
4.87/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Based on the criteria listed about from BeerAdvocate, Monkish is superb. Awesome quality , great service, incredible beer. They do, however, need to upgrade their space. The exclusive feel of the brewery is nice, and they run their releases as well as they possibly could, however they need to start thinking more of how they can update the space to accomodate the regulars that just want to sit, relax, and enjoy some awesome beer. I get that right now all the hype is with Monkish and that's awesome, but I feel like creating a more open atmosphere with more seating and space would be huge to their success and local popularity. Anyways, an awesome experience at Monkish and even after waiting hours for cans and tasters, they are sure to draw me back in! You can't argue with quality product.

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4.52/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of mecmd
4.55/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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4.33/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Lucnifter
4.48/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Simply_Babs
4.1/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Small with limited parking, but the beer is amazing. Highly recommend getting growlers.

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4.65/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Erikshegda1994
4.73/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Recently made the trip out to LA from Philly and my first stop was here for a growler fill and an 8oz pour of the sought after foggy window. Lots of hype about these beers and from the ones I tasted they lived up to the expectations. Great beer here, only issue is that I wasn't able to fill a growler with foggy window which my favorite beer that I sampled from them. Overall a cool little hangout with great beer.

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4.94/5  rDev +14.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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4.31/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

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4.48/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of shoegaze
4.93/5  rDev +14.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of StephenCollinsMarshall
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of BeerOps
4.55/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Sev
5/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of ThirstyHungryLife
4.33/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Vissla
4.4/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

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Monkish Brewing Co. in Torrance, CA
Brewery rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 2,491 ratings
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