Calicraft Brewing Co.

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Brewery, Bar

2700 Mitchell Dr
Bldg B
Walnut Creek, California, 94598-1602
United States

(510) 882-7181 | map

Notes: Beers are brewed at / by another brewery. 
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Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 4
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3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4

Calicraft Brewing recently opened their taproom after being a presence in the Bay Area beer scene for the past few years. They are open Wednesday through Sunday.
The taproom is in an industrial park and can be somewhat difficult to locate. The two times I visited, they did have signs out on the street. There is a large parking lot at the brewery.
The taproom has 12 rotating taps of their beer without guest taps. Many of these beers are not widely distributed and some were exclusive to the taproom. There is a small refrigerated case for bottles to go. They fill growlers but I did not ask about any specific growler policy. Tasting flights are available. The beers on tap were good to very good and included a number of styles I had no idea they produced.
There are a few long tables and a big screen television. Restrooms were clean. They sell some snacks but on the two Saturdays I visited, food trucks were parked outside. Outside the taproom, there is a small deck with seating and plenty of room on a lawn for spreading out. I'm not sure about the taproom itself but there were a lot of kids and dogs on the front lawn and in the parking lot.
The only two negative things I have to say was that the music was a little too loud (I am old, I accept that) and that on the first visit, the line for the bar was long and slow moving. I expect the service to improve with time and as far as the music, well, I was very comfortable outside.
All in all, this is a welcome addition to the Walnut Creek area. Given the crowds I've seen in the two Saturday visits I've made, I anticipate they should be around for quite some time.

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Calicraft Brewing Co. in Walnut Creek, CA
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